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Booktalk

WITH 'BALLS,' GRAIG NETTLES TAKES A FEW CUTS AT GEORGE STEINBRENNER

By Jeremiah Tax

Kong And Reggie

Kong And Reggie: Remembrance Of Swings Past

Busts in 1983, Oakland's Dave Kingman and California's Reggie Jackson are booming homers again this season

By Steve Wulf

Olympics

She's Back, Running Like The Wind

Evelyn Ashford demonstrated at Mt. SAC that she's healthy again and going for gold

By Craig Neff

Bernard King

Hero Of A Showdown In Motown

The magnificence of Bernard King was a real revelation as the Knicks popped the Pistons in the playoffs

By Bruce Newman

Derby Preview

The Fast, The Fat, The Game, The Gals,

The Kentucky Derby field includes speedsters, one plump colt, some real go-getters and a pair of fillies

By William Nack

Snooker Craze

The Great Snooker Craze

As a pastime to pull heartstrings it seems most unlikely, but on TV in Britain its emotional appeal is such that it surpasses even Wimbledon

By Clive Gammon

The NASL

The NASL: It's Alive But On Death Row

A salary cap has saved the soccer league from complete collapse, but its future looks forbidding indeed

By Clive Gammon

Baseball

It's tough to tee off on this guy

Bryn Smith of the Expos is way above par on the mound

By Jim Kaplan

INSIDE PITCH (Statistics through April 29)

By Henry Hecht

Hockey

The duel of the dynasties

The Islanders were down but not out in their playoff series against Montreal

By E.M. Swift

The Natural

A STAR WITH REAL CLOUT

Actor Robert Redford, who plays the lead in the new baseball movie 'The Natural,' is himself a fine athlete. In fact, Redford is a natural

By Ron Fimrite

Nostalgia

ABOARD HIS FAITHFUL YELLOW BIKE, A BOLD EXPLORER BLAZED NEW TRAILS

By Harry Middleton

On The Scene

MEET THE OKIE: THIS IS ONE ANGLER WHO FISHES FOR THE SHEER FUN OF IT

By Michael Baughman

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 23-29

Compiled by Joy Duckett CAIN

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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