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18 Remembrance of Swings Past
Busts last season, Dave Kingman of the A's and Reggie Jackson of the Angels are booming home runs once again
by Steve Wulf

24 She's Running like the Wind
Evelyn Ashford, the No. 1 U.S. woman sprinter, demonstrated at Mt. SAC that she's healthy again and out for gold
by Craig Neff

26 Hero of a Showdown in Motown
The magnificence of Bernard King was a revelation as the New York Knicks popped Detroit's Pistons in the playoffs
by Bruce Newman

36 Kentucky Derby Preview
The field for the 110th Run for the Roses includes speedsters, an overweight colt, some real triers and a pair of fillies
by William Nack

42 The Great Snooker Craze
As a pastime to pull heartstrings it seems unlikely, but on TV in Britain its appeal is so vast it surpasses Wimbledon
by Clive Gammon

74 The NASL: Living on Death Row
A salary cap has saved the soccer league from complete collapse, but its future appears to be forbidding indeed
by Clive Gammon

92 A Star with Real Clout
Actor Robert Redford, who plays the lead in the new baseball movie The Natural,' is a fine athlete. In fact, a natural
by Ron Fimrite


13 Scorecard
82 Baseball
88 Hockey
115 For the Record
116 19th Hole

Credits on page 115

Cover photograph by Jerry Wachter


LEADING OFF: Leapin' lizards and jumpin' Jehoshaphat had nothing on Detroit's soaring Cliff Levingston, here laying some rare D on Bernard King during the Knicks' playoff defeat of the Pistons, and Ron Brown (blue shorts) and Carl Lewis, who literally flew through the 100 meters at the Mt. SAC relays. Lewis won by .06, in 10.06.



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