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Letter From The Publsher

LETTER FROM THE PUBLSHER

By Donald J. Barr

Booktalk

HERE'S A GOOD TAKEOUT IF YOU CAN'T TAKE IN ANY SPRING TRAINING CAMPS

By Jeremiah Tax

Shopwalk

BOB KNIGHT'S BASKETBALL VIDEO IS FINE ON THE BASICS BUT LITTLE ELSE

By Morin Bishop

Florida Derby

Hoofing It To Louisville

Snow Chief, partly owned by a former vaudevillian, won the Florida Derby to become the favorite for the Roses

By Demmie Stathoplos

Out In The Boonies With Seve

Banned from the PGA Tour, Seve Ballesteros last week lent major presence to the fledgling TPA

By Barry McDermott

The Padres

A Fresh Breeze Cools The Desert Air

Under Dick Williams, the Padres had become a sullen team. Now he's out and Steve Boros promises them a new beginning

By Jaime Diaz

Ivy League

Color Of The Year In The Ivys: Brown

The Bruins put an end to 17 years of dominance by the P teams and won their first Ivy League title ever

By Alexander Wolff

Special Report: Gambling

THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN

By John Underwood

The Brain That Gave Us The Point Spread

By Robert H. Boyle

Using Your Computer For Fun And Profit

By Robert H. Boyle

Another View Of Gambling: It's Good For You

By Pat Putnam

The Line Is Pulled Out Of A Hat

The point-spread Gospel according to Vegas comes from some highly unexpected sources

By Douglas S. Looney

Tales Of Self-Destruction

Members of Gamblers Anonymous come together to try to drive away the demons that haunt those afflicted with the pathological compulsion to bet

By Clive Gammon

The Straight-Arrow Addict

Art Schlichter was once an All-America quarterback and a hot NFL prospect. Now he's a living example of the havoc that gambling can wreak

By Armen Keteyian

'Arthur? What Did You Do?'

When they met after 25 years, basketball point-shaver Art Hicks was called upon to do some serious explaining to Seton Hall teammate Al Senavitis

By Sam Toperoff

TV/Radio

The lord of the TV hoops

Dave Gavitt of the Big East has the networks eating out of his hand

By William Taaffe

College Basketball

The day of the Dolphins

Jacksonville won its first Sun Belt Conference tournament since 1979

By Roger Jackson

THE WEEK (Feb. 25-March 2)

Nostalgia

PRO BASKETBALL FLOUNDERED UNTIL IT BROUGHT IN FEISTY MAURICE PODOLOFF

By Charles Paikert

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 24-March 2

Compiled by James E. Reynolds

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan