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Booktalk

THIS BASEBALL NOVEL WOULD BE A HIT, EXCEPT FOR A FEW AUTHOR'S ERRORS

By Daniel Okrent

Swimming

A Pool Party With Records

Five world and two American marks were set at the Long Course Nationals in Fresno, but some old champions were struggling to keep afloat

By Demmie Stathoplos

There's A New Bear On The Loose

Hal Sutton put a death grip on the PGA Championship to stop a classic Jack Nicklaus charge

By Dan Jenkins

Macho: Too Mucho For Bazooka

Macho Camacho went home to Puerto Rico and knocked out Bazooka Limon to win the WBC super featherweight title

By Jack McCallum

John Elway

In Denver, Delirium is Spelled E-L-W-A-Y

Playing his first NFL game, Quarterback John Elway exceeded even the mile-high hopes of a football-mad city

By Douglas S. Looney

World Track

Splendor And Agony In Helsinki

As the first World Championships in track and field began, there was victory for some, but for others grievous injury

By Kenny Moore

Misdeeds

What's Happened To Our Heroes?

Each week brings news of athletes' misdeeds. How serious is the situation? Here is the result of an SI inquiry

By William Oscar Johnson

Baseball

Biggest Bird in the bushes

Baltimore's Jim Palmer went to Hagerstown to begin his comeback from an arm ailment

By Steve Wulf

INSIDE PITCH (Through August 7)

By Herm Weiskopf

Tennis

A dazzling dash of paprika

Hungary's fast-rising Andrea Temesvari feasted at the U.S. Clay Courts

By Franz Lidz

Harness Racing

After the tears, the cheers

Still mourning a dead colt, Stanley Dancer won his fourth Hambletonian

By Alexander Wolff

Yannick Noah

THERE'S BITTER WITH THE SWEET

Heir apparent to the legendary Four Musketeers, Yannick Noah is the toast of France and a vital new force in the tennis world, but now he agonizes that he may be "losing control of my life"

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 1-7

Compiled by Lisa Twyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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