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Booktalk

WHATEVER YOUR GAME IS, A LESSON IN PHYSICS CAN GIVE YOU AN EDGE

By Jeremiah Tax

DOES A CURVEBALL CURVE? YESSIREE, SAYS A FOND HISTORIAN OF THAT PITCH

By Robert W. Creamer

Reminiscence

ONCE, LONG AGO IN THE LAND OF COOP AND KELLY, LITTLE MO MET HER MATCH

By Walter Bingham

First Person

FOR THE CHAMPION IN THE ROTISSERIE LEAGUE, JOY IS A YOO-HOO SHAMPOO

By Steve Wulf

Kentucky Derby

All's Swale That Ends Swale

That's the word from Churchill Downs after Seattle Slew's son won the 110th Kentucky Derby, leaving 19 behind

By William Nack

Tigers

When Will The Bubble Burst?

Even though they continue to win at a blistering pace, the Detroit Tigers recognize that it won't last forever

By Ron Fimrite

The Islanders

The Great Ones Go After The Great One

After a slow start New York stuck it to the Canadiens and now faces the Gretzky Oilers with dynastic élan

By E.M. Swift

Ben Crenshaw

'This One Was For My Friends'

A man of rare graciousness in his years of despair, Ben Crenshaw is still that after his epic Masters win

By Sarah Pileggi

Danny Sullivan

A Hunk Hits The Road

If you don't think life as a front man for a pizza chain can be beautiful, take a careful look at Indy-Car driver Danny Sullivan

By Bob Ottum

TV/Radio

Hey, DV, lower the volume!

ESPN's Dick Vitale may not speak softly, but he carries a big shtick

By William Taaffe

Baseball

He's a hefty problem for pitchers

Tony Gwynn of the Padres may be weighty, but so is his .396 average

By Ivan Maisel

INSIDE PITCH (Statistics through May 6)

By Henry Hecht

Pro Basketball

The Suns turned on the heat

Maurice Lucas's power helped lift Phoenix to a 3-1 lead over Utah

By Anthony Cotton

Pro Football

It was up, up and no way

For the hapless Washington Federals, the USFL ain't what it used to be

By William Oscar Johnson

Tristan Jones

A NEW VOYAGE FOR AN OLD SALT

Sailor-author Tristan Jones has lost one leg but not his enthusiasm for high adventure on the high seas

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 30-May 6

Compiled by Armen Keteyian

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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