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July 26, 1982 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A NOVEL BASED ON THE BUNION DERBY MASTERS THE SUBJECT, NOT THE LINGO

By Jeremiah Tax

British Open

A Fourth On The Firth

Tom Watson's latest British Open win, at Troon, came thanks to a young American who faded and a South African who folded

By Dan Jenkins

Rocky The Wreck Rides Again

Restaurateur Rocky Aoki, bent and broken in a crash, returned to racing with a bang, winning his own Benihana race

By Alexander Wolff

It Was Just Another Mary Chase

Mary Decker Tabb celebrated her homecoming by entering a 10,000—and set her seventh world record of 1982

By Kenny Moore

Rookies

They Haven't Been Kidding Around

Seriously, folks, a lot of rookies in the National League look as though they've been in the bigs for ages

By Steve Wulf

One, Two, Three, Kick!

Van Beveren

The Flying Dutchman

Jan van Beveren got in Dutch in his native Holland, so he emigrated to Fort Lauderdale, becoming the NASL's top goalie

By Bruce Newman

Baseball

An All-Star comes to light

The Reds may be dead, but Shortstop Dave Concepcion is alive and clicking

By Ivan Maisel

THE WEEK (July 12-18)

By Herm Weiskopf

Handball

Here's a cat who's an unrepentant killer

Naty (El Gato) Alvarado has this game by the tail

By Franz Lidz

TV/Radio

They're waving the white flag

Except for the Cosells, the networks have given up on sports journalism

By William Taaffe

Boxing

The Sum of the Month Club

The lure of one last payday keeps 37-year-old Earnie Shavers in the ring

By Ralph Wiley

Bill Walsh

To Baffle And Amaze

In 1979 Bill Walsh brought his iconoclastic, unpredictable and wide-open brand of football to the lowly San Francisco 49ers. Three seasons later they were Super Bowl champions

By Kenny Moore

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 12-18

Compiled by Rob Buchanan

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by John Papanek

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