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May 9, 1983 Table Of Contents

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RALPH NELSON IS LOOKING FORWARD TO A SECOND CHILDHOOD IN PRO FOOTBALL

By Michael Globetti

The Lakers

The Force Ran Its Course

Invincible Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a fierce fast break gave L.A. a 3-1 lead over Portland in the NBA playoffs

By Bruce Newman

Special K

For Ryan, It Was A Very Special K

Houston's Nolan Ryan became baseball's leading strikeout pitcher, surpassing Walter Johnson, whose record had stood for 56 years

By Jim Kaplan

Derby Dilemma

It's About As Clear As Mud

The Kentucky Derby is just around the corner and all the preps have been run, but no solid favorite has emerged from the mire

By William Nack

Bill Madlock

Glad Times For Mad Dog

Belying his nickname, Pirate Bill Madlock has a rein on his explosive temper and a hold on the good life

By Steve Wulf

Boxing

This pigeon was a tough bird

Edwin Rosario barely beat Jose Luis Ramirez for the WBC lightweight title

By Jack McCallum

Diving

A double victory with a new twist

Greg Louganis won both the men's titles at this unusual World Cup

By Craig Neff

Baseball

INSIDE PITCH

By Herm Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 25-May 1

Compiled by Roger Jackson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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