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Booktalk

GATHER ROUND, READERS, AND LISTEN TO TOMMY LASORDA TALK BASEBALL

By Jeremiah Tax

Sideline

GAUDY OR NOT, CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS ARE THE CHERISHED SPOILS OF VICTORY

By N. Brooks Clark

Detroit Tigers

You Can't Win'em All

Sure, the world champion Tigers led the AL East, but two weeks into the season they had already lost three games

By Ron Fimrite

A Prince Comes Through For The Boss

To George Steinbrenner's joy, Eternal Prince won the Wood and became a favorite for the roses

By William Nack

Cheers For Langer Linger Longer

As an encore to his Masters win, Bernhard Langer held center stage once more at the Heritage Classic

By Barry McDermott

Tim Kerr

Housebreaker On The Loose

Hot-shooting Tim Kerr made the Islanders' end of the ice his own as the Flyers stormed to a 2-0 lead in the NHL playoffs

By Jack Falla

Mat Mania

WHO'S KIDDING WHOM?

Pro wrestling has gone big time, thanks to a show-biz send-up that has bred stars like the Missing Link—who's not missing, he's right here

By Bruce Newman

HOW WRESTLING GOT TV IN ITS CLUTCHES

By William Taaffe

WHAT YOU SEE IS NOT ALWAYS WHAT THEY GET

By N. Brooks Clark

BOB BACKLUND: NO ROOM FOR MR. NICE GUY

By N. Brooks Clark

Baseball

Go south, old man, go south

The small-time Miami Marlins have lured some former big-time ballplayers

By Sandy Keenan

INSIDE PITCH (April 15-21)

By Henry Hecht

Pro Football

Is it a draft or a K mart?

The fuss over Bernie Kosar has overshadowed all the other plums

By Paul Zimmerman

Murmansk

TRIP TO THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

On a journey to Murmansk—a Soviet port that lies well north of the Arctic Circle—for a ski race, the author encounters racing reindeer, skating skiers, weatherproof walrus and mind-numbing Northern Lights

By William Oscar Johnson

On The Scene

ON STURDY, LIGHT OFF-ROAD BICYCLES, RACERS CAN HANDLE TOUGH TERRAIN

By Dan Levin

Reminiscence

A STRING OF 127 FREE THROWS WAS MERCIFULLY A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME FEAT

By John Garrity

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 15-21

Compiled by Duncan Brantley

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 Franz Lidz