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Booktalk

BILLY CLYDE AND FRIENDS RIDE AGAIN IN A HILARIOUS SEQUEL TO 'SEMI-TOUGH'

By Jeremiah Tax

Viewpoint

THE LAKERS CRUMBLED UNDER 3,000 YEARS OF ANCIENT CELTIC TRADITION

By Franz Lidz

Sideline

IN THE U.S. CROSSWORD CHAMPIONSHIP, THE LAST WORD WAS SPELLED U-P-S-E-T

By J. Austin Murphy

College Football

Hats Off To The Trojans

USC beat top-ranked Washington at its own game—tenacious D—to earn a Rose Bowl bid

By John Underwood

Gatorgate May Be The Real Gatoraid

By Jack McCallum

They've gone Frog wild over Davis

Long-haul scorer Kenneth Davis is leading unbeleevable (8-1) TCU

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK

By Herm Weiskopf

Breeders' Cup

Squeezing Into The Limelight

The first Breeders' Cup, a $10 million equine extravaganza, opened in a burst of speed and closed with a bumpy thriller

By William Nack

The Canadiens

Alors! Look Who's Coming To Dinner

Montreal, the very citadel of French-Canadian hockey prowess, now suits up six Americans, three of whom have been key figures in a fast start

By Jack Falla

He Doesn't Make Any Bones About It

To Larry Holmes, Marciano's mark is gravy. He keeps fighting for bread

By Jaime Diaz

Mark Duper

A Man with Deep Roots and Deep Routes

Miami's Mark Duper has strong ties to his native Louisiana and a passion for pulling in passes

By Craig Neff

Boating

It was streak or swim at Key West

George Morales kept his speed up to keep the water out in the worlds

By Bob Ottum

Pro Football

Pittsburgh's bashful bruiser

Self-effacing Mike Merriweather becomes Mike the Marauder on Sundays

By Rick Telander

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

TV/Radio

How not to hook an audience

NBC's broadcast of the inaugural Breeders' Cup left too much unexplained

By William Taaffe

Eddie Bishop

A Twilight's Last Gleaming

The story of Eddie Bishop, small-town football hero, was an American classic—until he came home to Pineville, Kentucky as the high school coach

By Frank Deford

Perspective

FATHER VOWED TO BE CALM AND FAIR WHEN HE TOOK OVER HIS SON'S TEAM

By William Tapply

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 5-11

Compiled by Bruce Anderson

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