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Booktalk

FRED LEBOW'S BOOK ON MARATHONING IS MORE A PERSONAL AWARD CEREMONY

By Jeremiah Tax

First Person

LEO THE DOG COULDN'T SWIM, BUT HE KEPT THE AUTHOR'S SPIRITS AFLOAT

By Rick Telander

Sideline

IN PRAISE OF AN OLYMPIAN: WE DIDN'T BELONG IN THE SAME BOAT WITH HER

By Lisa Twyman

The Playoffs

You've Got To Hand It To The Padres

Led by MVP Steve Garvey, San Diego charged from way behind to defeat Chicago and take its first National League crown ever

By Steve Wulf

The Tigers Roar To The Pennant

By Ron Fimrite

Walter Payton

Up and Over, to the Record and Beyond

Needing 66 yards to catch Jim Brown, Walter Payton got 'em against the Saints with 88 to spare

By Rick Telander

Hockey 1984-85

A SWITCH TO FINESSE ?

That's the novel direction in which the NHL may be headed now that Wayne Gretzky's slick Oilers are the Stanley Cup champions

By Jack Falla

PITTSBURGH LANDS A RARE BIRD

The pitiful Penguins figure that they'll be a lot higher in the NHL pecking order now that their prize draft pick, Mario Lemieux, is in their nest

By E.M. Swift

TV/Radio

Too much of a good thing

College football ratings appear to be suffering from overexposure

By William Taaffe

College Football

It's ebb Tide, and the fans are restless

Following a sea change, Alabama is off to its worst start since 1957

By Douglas S. Looney

THE WEEK

By N. Brooks Clark

Pro Football

He can see where he's going

Jet Wesley Walker's vision may be impaired, but not his pass-catching ability

By Jill Lieber

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Special Report

THE TORRENT OF DEATH

Ten thousand migrating caribou, meeting a river swollen as never before, followed their instincts to death in Canada

By Robert Sullivan

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 1-7

Compiled by Greg Kelly

FACES IN THE CROWD

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