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January
8
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Notre Dame's Terry Eurick
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Shake Down The Thunder (Fifth-ranked Notre Dame toppled No. 1 Texas 38-10 in the Cotton Bowl) (Third-ranked Alabama rocked No. 9 Ohio State 35-6 in the Sugar Bowl) (Sixth-ranked Arkansas upset No. 2 Oklahoma 31-6 in the Orange Bowl) (Thirteenth-ranked Washington stunned No. 4 Michigan 27-20 in the Rose), Strong In all Departments (Notre Dame set a lot of store by a scouting report that underrated Guard Kyle Macy, who led No. 1 Kentucky to a 73-68 win), Next Stop, New Orleans (Haven Moses' TD catches led Denver to the AFC title) (Too Tall Jones jolted Minnesota as Dallas won the NFC), ...And Away We Go (The start of Golf's celebrity season), A Little Hanky-Panky But No Fixes (A few players tried - and failed - to carry opponents on he pro tour of the '50s but there were no tank jobs), Quest in the Jungle (Two American adventurers explore a nearly impenetrable Central American rain forest for a legendary lost city)
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January
30
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"The One And Only Champ - Duran Stops DeJesus"
A Solid Right To The Title (Roberto Duran), Let's Start The Music (NFL coaches switch seats), The Roof Came Tumbling Down (Roof collapse at the Hartford Coliseum), Visitors Run Off With The Show (Sunkist Track meet), Come In, The noise is Frightful (Indoor car racing in Indiana), Firm Stand For Quaking Aspen (Grouseecologist Gordon Gullion), Bozo The Bruin (George Plimpton practices with the Boston Bruins)
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February
6
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Milers Buerkle & Bayi
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The Slop and the Hustle take Over (Millrose Games), The Hand that Beat 16 Aces (U.S. Pro Indoor Tennis Championship), Playing Like an Amateur (Ladies PGA), Foursquare for the Four-Corners (NCAA basketball-North Carolina style), 'Lord, No More than Five (Boston Bruins use a new Goalie), Stealing was my Speciality (Detroit Tigers' Ron LeFlore
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February
20
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Forward Walter Davis
The Cold Gold Preview (Winter Olympics), It's Whoooosh! Boom! Whoop! Time (NBA rookies), He Don't Get No Respect (NFL's St. Louis Cardinals), The World is Small at 185 MPH (NASCAR), 'Learned in the Lore of Old Men' (Wayne Gretzky), You Call This a Job (Good jobs)
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February
27
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He's the Greatest, I'm the Best (Leon Spinks fights Ali), The NCAA Goes on the Defense (Congressional Probe), North for Sure, but also East (The Anchorage Northern Knights are in the Eastern Basketball Association?), The Guns They Bang Away (Hunting for Woodcock at Ashford Castle), Rules of the Road (Jack Scaff and his Marathon Clinic)
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March
6
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Houston McTear
The Iceman Scoreth (George Gervin), Montreal Was Hale Until Hardy (NHL Canadian's unbeaten streak ends), He Goes Like Sixty (Houston mcTear), This Martina Tests 100 Proof (Martina Navratilova), Spring, The Way It Was (Pittsburgh Pirates training camp), Girls Win, Boys Lose (Prairie City, Iowa girls basketball team), Stone Walls, Stout Hearts (Rock climbing)
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March
13
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"Duke Breaks Loose - Gene Banks of the ACC Champs"
Calumet's Colors Fly Again (Horse racing), Memorable Win for a Forgotten Team (College basketball & Duke), Y'All Come on Down Now, Y'Heah (White Sox spring training), The Iron Ball and the Bible (Leon Spinks), How to Put Bad Backs Behind You (Backache relief), Coach, You're Fired! (Kansas City Chiefs clean house)
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March
20
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All Out and Wide Open (UCLA and Kentucky win their semi-final games in the NCAA), Flyers, the Captain's Speaking (Bobby Clarke leads the Flyers to four victories), A Smash Without a Crash (Charlie Tickner wins a world figure skating title), The Hopefuls Spring Eternal (Baseball rookies including Clint Hurdle), It's One Big Party (Arkansas Derby Week), Too Far, Too Fast (Women's College Basketball is unorganized), Send in the Clown (Boxer Max Baer)
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April
3
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"The Goose Was Golden - Givens leads Kentucky to NCAA Title"
NCAA Basketball (Finals), No. 1 For The Wizardess (UCLA women's coach Billie Moore), The Spark Is Missing (Sparky Lyle), Bald Is Beautiful (Tennessee wins NCAA swimming), Antipasta vs. Propasta (The notorious spaghetti tennis racket), Pursuing an Ancient Pursuit (Running down deer), Trout Heaven in a Bit Of Hell (Fishing in the Falkland islands)
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May
22
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Marvin Webster
Ready for a Sonic Boom (Seattle in Playoffs against Denver), Mother's Day Present for Dad (Tennis), Gimme an 'S', Gimme an 'E'... (Pro football cheerleaders), Uproar over a controversial Drug (Butazolidin in horse racing), Power from the People (Fourth Annual Human-Powered Speed Championship), They Answered DeGaulle of the Wild (Crossword puzzle tournament), Swift and Sure (Horse racing), The Game Goes On (Poaching in Kenya)
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May
29
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"Scramble for the Stanley Cup"
Aiming to Set Up an Upset (NHL), A Firm Bid for a Triple (Horse racing), The Jolly Blue Giants (San Francisco Giants), Showing Early Speed for the 500 (Indy), North to Naibor Keju (Kenya's Game animals), He's Very High on his Horses (Harness racing's Alan Leavitt), The Mild Bull of the Pampas (Tennis's Guillermo Vilas)
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June
12
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Running Wild in Oregon (USC wins Team Title with Henry Rono leading the way), Sky High over the World Cup (Forecast for the soccer World Cup), Down to One Last Collision (NBA Playoffs with Bullets and the Sonics), Goodby to a Red Baron (Darryl Greenamyer and his Junkyard Jet), The Bugle Call Champion (Boxer Ken Norton), Look for Him Early, Not Late (Golfer Rod Funseth), The Bargain Monster (The two foot Sea Roach)
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July
17
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"Money! Money! Money! Is it Ruining Sports?"
Wimbledon's Royal Couple (Conners & Evert), Will Red and Brown Harmonize (NBA franchise swap), Higher, but not Mightier (US-USSR Track Meet), Special Report Money in Sports
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August
14
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"Brutality - The Crisis in Football"
Jumping for Joy (PGA Championship), Going Flat-Out in California (Giants and Dodgers), The Right Turn on a Cook's Tour (Powerboat Lake Erie race), Big Splash in Texas (AAU swim championship), Stress, Strain and Pain (Pitchers with sore arms), An Unfolding Tragedy (Violence in football)
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August
21
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Bill Walton
Off On a Wronged Foot (Walton quits Blazers), Galloping Toward a Dream Race ((Seattle Slew and Affirmed keep winning), Big Splash in Edmonton (Commonwealth Games), Punishment is a Crime (Football Brutality), He's still Le Grand Orange (Baseball's Rusty Staub), Going Real Strawwng (Ted Turner)
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August
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"Hooray! and Up, Up"
Across the Sea to Glory (Ballooning across the Atlantic), Close Encounters of the Worst Kind (Horse racing), Exhaustion and Elation (Two attempts at swimming open waters), Speed is all the Rage (Coaching and chemistry), Just Name your Game (Bettor Oswald Jacoby), Raised by Women to Conquer Men (Jimmy Conners)
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September
4

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Roger Staubach
Contents - Two In A Row For The Cosmos (Rich and ready, the Cosmos won their second consecutive Soccer Bowl from a Tampa Bay team that missed one of its stars), A Dutch Treat For Mario (By roaring away with the Grand Prix at Zandvoort, America's Andretti wheeled closer to the world championship), Blood On The Dodger Blue (Though division leaders, both the Dodgers and the Phillies were hunting particularly L.A.'s brawl-rocked "happy family"), Uncle Sam's Girls Play It Again (U.S. women swimmers are back on top, shocking the Olympic champion East Germans in Berlin's world title meet), Pro Football '78 (Bud Goode and his farseeing computer put Dallas and Miami in the Super Bowl, with the Big D winning by three), A Zurich is every football bettor's dream - a sure thing which leads to this football writer's fall fantasy), (A good tight end is as fast as a running back, has a receiver's hands and a blocker's strength. Here are the best), An assessment of all 28 teams, with a computer readout of Goode's point spread to every game of the 16-week season), A Do-Gooder Who's Doing Good (Roger Staubach - the Cowboy Galahad - is readyto mount his white horse and ride off in quest of another championship)
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September
18
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Jimmy Conners
An All-American Open (Tennis), A Gusher of a Rusher (NFL rookie Earl Campbell), The Boston Massacre (Red Sox lose lead to Yankees), Big Wind in CHicago (Harry Caray), To The Polls, Weakly (Choosing the No. 1 team), High But Dry (Fashion with Gore-Tex), Prodigy in a Puddle (Trout Fishing)
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September
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Muhammad Ali
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Once More To The Top (Ali beats Leon Spinks), It's Slew, That's who), Seeing Ain't Believing (The Yankeess surge carries them past the Red Sox), Penn State States it's Case (Penn State beats Ohio State as it tries to state it's case for No. 1), The U.S. Hits Pay Dirt (American Davis Cuppers finally win on Latin clay courts), If the le le Don't Get You... (A survey of Hawaiian birdlife)
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October
2
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"USC's Charles White Runs Wild"
It Was Sum Game (USC beats Alabama), One for the Road is Rodgers(Runner Bill Rodgers), There's No Wiz Like Show Biz (Little Brown Jug), Officially, It Was Pittsburgh (NFL), His Old Self is on the Shelf (Dodgers player Reggie Smith), A Date with Nemesis (Bass fishing), Bravo, Mario! (Mario Andretti)
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October
9

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Terry Bradshaw arguing with a Ref
Contents - It Came Down To A Playoff (After a tense final week, the Yankees and Red Sox ended the season in a tie and had to play a 163rd game), The Doctor Was 20-20 Reading The Green (When Hubert let the World Series of Golf slip out of focus, Gil Morgan saw his chance to win on the first extra hole), Open Season On The Zebras (NFL officials have almost routinely botched up games this season with their quick whistles and questionable calls), The Dakota Goodlands (As indications point to a banner year for pheasant shooting in South Dakota - indeed, the best season in 20 years), Arming Himself For The Fray (Al Turner became an arm-wrestling champ on God-given strength, but he's been training. At 50 he may have 12 more good years), A Thing Of Beauty (Dive into pool, a game whose clarity and precision have fascinated devotees ever since the cue was tipped 170 years ago) The Departments - Scorecard, College Football, Baseball, College Athletics, Soccer, Hockey, For The Record, 19th Hole
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October
16
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Marvin Webster
Contents - Serving Up Two Over Easy (In four-game playoffs, the Yankees scrambled the Royals, while the Dodgers fried the Phillies), Whooping It Up In Washington (Supposedly rebuilding this season, the Redskins are undefeated and uninhibited under their new coach, Jack Pardee), Oklahoma is Filled to Overflowing (The Sooners suspected they were good before meeting Texas, but they found their cup runneth - and passeth - over), Heavens What a Year (NBA Preview), Heavens, What A Year (The NBA opens this week with Bill Walton out, Marvin Webster and Rick Barry on new teams, and three refs on the court), (Elvin Hayes finally has his NBA championship ring. Now what he wants most is the respect of his peers), (Champion Washington is in the Atlantic Division, Philly is phearsome, and the boom is over for the Sonics. Complete scouting reports), A Legend Seeks His Past (Once considered the greatest basketball talent in L.A., Raymond Lewis is now 26 and still hasn't played in an NBA game) The Departments - Scorecard, TV / Radio, College Football, Tennis, Boxing, Weight Lifting, For The Record 19th Hole
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October
30
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Bill Rodgers
All Around the Town (New York marathon), Cheers for the Red, White & Blue (New England Patriots beat Miami), 30-95 and Look Who's Alive (NCAA recruiting rules), Big Bucks Flambe (Europe golf war), Fancy Figures down at the Rink (Competitive roller skating), Waa-Mu! Waa-Who? (Northwestern sports)
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November
6
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"Confessions of a Master Fixer"
Racing's Biggest Scandal (Fixing horse races), Starr has a New Bunch of Stars (Packers coming back), Rose May Not Be Red Anymore (Pete Rose), Don't Hate 'Em, Just Hit 'Em (Boxer Larry Holmes), That Fitz is a Honey (NBA's 76ers), The Name is Cale (NASCAR)
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November
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"Penn State Rolls On - Chuck Fusina Dazzles Maryland"
Contents - A Lionized Defense (Penn State stopped Maryland 27-3 in a battle of unbeatens by stymieing Terps' rushing and stealing their passes.), C'mon, Flames, Light Mah Fire (Hockey's hottest team is the Atlanta Flames, and they may put a match to the city's tag of "Loserville, U.S.A."), The Sonics Garde Is Up (Seattle was supposed to fall apart without Center Marvin Webster, but Tom LaGarde has filled in admirably as the Sonics roll.), It Could Be Doomsday In Dallas (The Super Bowl champion Cowboys lost their fourth game of the season to Miami, and face a fight just to make the playoffs.), Horses For His Kingdom (Robert Sangster literally has the horses - and he has made good on his to shake racing by the neck.), What's Up, Doc? Nearly Too Much (By skipping practices and studying 18 hours a day, Kentucky's Jim Kovach is combining med school with linebacking.), A Long Time Between Beers (What began as a pleasant day's fishing trip off Baja California turned into an 11-day ordeal for two Los Angeles anglers.) The Departments - Scorecard, College Football, Boating, Pro Football, Tennis, Fishing, For The Record, 19th Hole
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December
11

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"Daring Climb on a Tower of Ice"
Contents - The Broncos Say Thanks (Denver's winning weapons in its showdown at Oakland were Raider fumbles and penalties, a blocked punt and three interceptions), Behold The New Kings Of The Midwest (Christmas is still to come in Kansas City, but they've unwrapped a goodie named Phil Ford and he's turned the team around), Beginning Of Another Life For The Aces (The return of basketball, Evensville's love, alleviated the grief that racked the city after an air crash killed its team), Winning Is No Laughing Matter (But to much of the tennis public the bristling behavior of John McEnroe has obscured his brilliant talent), Forecast: Racy Winter (The competitive image is in and the season's message is clear; no matter how slow you ski, look fast at all times), (Skiers who are otherwise sane go bananas over ski bowls, where powder makes a whoopee wonderland), A Tongue On The Loose (Neither age (75) nor jail has slowed the flow of blather - or curbed the championship lust - of Canadian sports mogul Harold Ballard), Daring Young Men On A Tower Of Ice (Its violence stilled by the grip of winter, Bridalveil Fall loomed into the sky, an invitation to a chilling climb) The Departments - Scorecard, TV/Radio, College Basketball, College Football, Golf, Hockey, Pro Football, For The Record, 19th Hole
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December
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John McEnroe
The Kid Don't Kid Around (John McEnroe), They Flunked Foreign Affairs (NCAA soccer), Another Irish Roast on the Coast (Notre Dame beats UCLA), Li'l Abner Finally Makes it Big (Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw), Their Son, The World Champion (Boxer Mike Rossman), It's Jimmy, the No. 1 Jogger (Jimmy Carter), Slick Gets in his Licks (Bob Leonard of the Indiana Pacers), One Moment in Three Careers
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