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Movietalk

UNLIKE THE AUSSIE HORSE PHAR LAP, THE FILM 'PHAR LAP' ISN'T A WINNER

By Frank Deford

The Olympics

The U.S. Is Back...And How!

As Americans dominated the first full week of the Olympics, nowhere did they make a splashier splash than in swimming

By Craig Neff

A Vault Without Fault

The U.S. gymnastic teams almost always stuck it to their opponents as they stunningly leapt to the fore

By Bob Ottum

They Got Off On The Right Track

Carl Lewis sure did, in the 100 (below). So did Joan Benoit, Evelyn Ashford and Edwin Moses as track and field began

By Kenny Moore

Moments Both Golden And Gallant

American cyclists won their first Olympic gold medals ever, but they may have most distinguished themselves in a loss

By Ron Fimrite

One Man's Opinion

Cheer, Cheer, Cheer For The Home Team

You want foreigners, go to Disneyland. For L.A., the Olympics were just another franchise in town

By Frank Deford

Baseball

A tight fight in the West

The Twins and Angels traded wins and the division lead last week

By Steve Wulf

INSIDE PITCH (Statistics through Aug. 5)

By Henry Hecht

Pro Football

Truckin' down the field

That's what San Diego will be doin' with a 510-pound load of backs

By Rick Telander

Extra Points

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Yesterday

A FORMER FOUNDRY WORKER FORGED A RECORD BY PLAYING FOR 26 SEASONS

By Bruce Anderson

Viewpoint

THIS OLYMPIAN FEELS COMMERCIALISM AND NATIONALISM DEBASE THE GAMES

By Kenny Moore

For The Record

A roundup of the weak July 30—Aug 5

Compiled by Greg Kelly

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 Robert W. Creamer

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