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Booktalk

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR'S GIANT STEPS' IS A BIG STEP INTO THE OPEN FOR HIM

By Bruce Newman

Shopwalk

HERE IS A CONCOCTION CALCULATED TO ALLEVIATE THE COMMON COLD FOOT

By Franz Lidz

Virginia

Yes, Santa Claus, There Is A Virginia

Four different centers have taken a shot at replacing Ralph Sampson, and UVa games are no longer sellouts, but hey, the Cavaliers are still winning

By Bruce Newman

Zap! Pow! He's A Real-Life He-Man

With moves worthy of a cartoon character, bantamweight champ Jeff Chandler beat Oscar Muniz

By Franz Lidz

Pro Football

Dr. Z Lets You Know Who's Really All-Pro

Our resident expert weighs the strengths and weaknesses of all the NFL's leading players and picks the best of the best

By Paul Zimmerman

Sportswoman Of The Year

She Runs And We Are Lifted

By Kenny Moore

Schnellenberger

Nebraska May Be In For Double Trouble

Bound for the Orange Bowl, Miami has been winning hand over fist for Coach Howard Schnellenberger

By John Underwood

BASIC TRAINING

TV/Radio

Handing out the Heidis

Here are the best and the worst that TV sports had to offer in 1983

By William Taaffe

Christmas

GREETINGS FROM CHRISTMAS

More than 200 years after Captain Cook came upon Christmas Island, the remote Pacific atoll and its splendid fishing have been discovered by a wave of modern adventurers

By Clive Gammon

College Football

Message to Athens from Troy: Gotcha!

USC downed the Lady Bulldogs of Georgia in a battle of unbeatens

By Alexander Wolff

College Basketball

THE WEEK (Dec. 12-18)

By Roger Jackson

AS IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING

Though most stars of the first Winter Olympics are gone, a few of them—like Herma Szabo-Plank (left)—can recall when, young and innocent, they met in Chamonix

By William Oscar Johnson

Yesterday

DECEMBER HERALDS A SAD BUT VIVID MEMORY OF FOOTBALL, WAR AND DEATH

By Schuyler Bishop

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 12-18

Compiled by Ivan Maisel

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD