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January
8
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'Bama Stops Penn State
The Bowl Games, The Pro Playoffs, Small in the Saddle (Cajun country bush track jockeys), The Devils Came up Doubly Blue (NCAA Holiday Festival), A Legend Lost at Sea (Alan Colas is missing)
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January
15
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The NFL Playoffs (Steelers beat the Houston Oilers and the Dallas Cowboys beat Los Angeles), A High-Caliber Bullet (Washington Bullets and Bobby Dandridge have the best record in the NBA), The Wrath of Grapes (Hockey coach Don Cherry), All's Not Tranquil at Placid (Preparations for the 1980 Winter Olympics), He Just Keeps Rollin' Along (Drag Racer "Big Daddy" Don Garlits)
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January
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"Ohio State Upsets Illinois"
Contents - A Case Of Fratricide (Big Ten basketball teams, after murdering non-league foes, turned on each other. The big victims, Michigan State and Illinois), It Was All Over Before The End (Behind on points, welterweight champ Carlos Palomino made his move to stop Wilfredo Benitez. But it was too late), Starting A Season Full Of Hope (The tour started in a new place at a new time, but Johm Mahaffey held off a Lee Trevino charge and picked up where he left off), An Island Unto Itself (Hockey's fastest draw belongs to Mike Bossy, whose 35 goals this season have helped lead the Islanders to the NHL's best record), Super Showdowns - Often plagued by clunkers, the Super Bowl offers a classic matchup in Game XIII as Pittsburgh and Dallas go after a third title), (Cowboy Safeties Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters would prefer to forget Dallas' last Bowl encounter with Lyn Swann), Yankee From Louisiana (Ron Guidry, the Cajun shotgun, spent the summer bagging hitters. Now he's by the bayous trying to be just another Guidry) The Departments - Scorecard, TV/Radio, College Basketball, Track, Tennis, Pro Basketball, For The Record, 19th Hole
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February
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Danny Lopez
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It Happened in Monterey (The tragicomic last round of the Bing Crosby saw leads disappear and putts without end until Lon Hinkle won on the third extra hols.), The Prescription the Doctors Needed (Since Dr. Stanley Frager began hypnoting Louisville's Darrell Griffith, the Docs of Dunk have operated on defense, too.), Thank You, Father Duffy (Steve Cauthen finally broke his 110-race losing streak on a winless gelding. Was it divine intervention?), Gambling on the Future (The Western Basketball Association has franchises from Tucson to Las Vegas to Montana, and players with big hopes.), The Russians have Come (It's the Soviet national team, with Valery Khariamov and Vladisley Tretiak, against the NHL All-Stars for world hockey supremacy.), You Can't Keep a Good Man Down (At least not featherweight champ Little Red Lopez who rises up to go on the warpath and deck the man who dropped him.), Cold Place for a Walk (Baffin Island is windy and icy, but Canada's national park has become the in place for rock climbers and other adventurers.)
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March
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Spring Training
The Tigers are Roarin' (LSU Basketball), Candy is Dandy (Hurdler Candy Young), A Run for the Money (Luge), A Game the NHL Can't Win (Effects of the Soviet All-Stars beating NHL All-Stars), The Kid's Got Heart (College wrestler Mark Lieberman), Every Dog has his Bay (Rabbit hunting without dogs), Back to School (Spring Training), A House Divided (A mother writes about her 6'9" son being pursued by college scouts)
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March
12
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"Stealing The ACC Title - Dudley Bradley Dunks Duke"
How To Juice Up A Classic (PGA), Downhill All The Way (World Cup racing), New Tycoon In Town (Rod Carew plays for the Angels), North Carolina Kicks up It's Heels (North Carolina wins the ACC Tournament), It's Still May In September (Grand Master's Tennis), The Provo Proviso (Bonefishing), Strange Stunts (Stunt driver Chuck Strange)
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March
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Shortstop Harry Chappas
Contents - Two Hitters Who Can't Miss (Super-bantam Wilfredo Gomez and featherweight king Danny Lopez are on course toward a big bang), Many An Oops Twixt The Ball And The Hoop (If the victories by Oklahoma and Toledo in the NCAAa were upsets, what do you call what Penn and St. John's did to the ACC?), It's Not Only A Game Of Inches (It's of little consequence whether Harry Chappas is or isn't the smallest big leaguer. The big question is can he help the White Sox win), Hey, Look At Ol' Andy Bean (The PGA's No. 3 money-winner likes to jack-rabbit around the orange groves, wrestle alligators and go fishing with his daddy), The Bargain Of A Lifetime (Nelson Bunker Hunt bought Exceller for $25,000, and now the 6-year-old is closing in on $2 million and Kelso's earning record), The Great Dublin Robbery (Did Mike McTigue deserve his victory over Battling Siki on that feteful St. Patrick's Day? After 56 years, the true story) The Departments - Scorecard, Pro Basketball, Horse Racing, Track & Field, Wrestling, For The Record, 19th Hole
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April
2
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Earvin Johnson
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Contents - Two For the Title (Michigan State, with it's magic man, Earvin Johnson, and Indiana State, with soaring Larry Bird, settled the question of whose No. 1.), Hard Times For Guy and the Guys (After flying high for years, Guy Lafleur and the Canadians have been brought to earth by Bryan Trottier and the Islanders.), This Stones Left None Unturned (Now a former amateur, Dwight Stones tells the world just how he made a comfortable living from high jumping.), Lanny's a Two-Time Winner (Wadkins became the first golfer to take two tournaments in this bewildering year as he won the TPC by five convincing strokes.), Good Show by Goodell (Brian Goodell of UCLA proved in the NCAA meet that he is again the top U.S. male swimmer, but Cal won the team title.), Doubling His Pleasure (Gene Conley was a rare bird, flying from the basketball court to the pitcher's mound with lots of success and laughs.), Captains Outrageous (The Ensenada race brings out the buccaneer in most everybody who saild and swills his way down the coast to Mexico.) The Departments - Scorecard, Rodeo, Tennis, Women's Basketball, Horse Racing, Boxing, For The Record, 19th Hole
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April
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Jim Rice & Dave ParkerCover
Contents - The Olympic Getaway (Lake Placid is proud of it's Olympic Village, which will become a prison, but many nations want out before they're in.), Big Push on the Oregon Trail (After stumbling earlier this season. the Portland Trail Blazers have found their stride and could be a force in the playoffs.), Clearing The Air After a Hayes (As Ohio State begins spring football practice this week, two things are new; their coach and his open-door policy.), Powerboat Racing Has Gone to Pot (And for big money, too, as dopesmugglers make high speed runs to Florida in a deadly new game of hide-and-seek.), Baseball 1979 (As the season opens, the game is riding an unprecedented wave of popularity - and there are a lot of good reasons for it.), (The post National League bats have most often hit in Pitt. Artist Bernie Fuchs depicts celebrated Pirate batsman, and Roy Blount profiles the latest and loudest, Dave Parker. Plus scouting reports on all the teams.), (The American League's most feared hitter is Boston's Jim Rice who, Ron Fimrite reports, is an ultrastrong silent type. Scouting reports indicate that perhaps the Yanks can be beaten and perhaps K.C. can't.), Son of "Ball Four" (On his way back to the bigs, the author found that today's players are a lot different from those he met his first time up.) The Departments - Scorecard, TV / Radio, Horse Racing, Golf, Cross-Country, Hockey, For The Record, 19th Hole
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April
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"Denis Potvin of the Islanders"
They're Out (Baseball's Umpires on strike), A Pretty Post Pattern (LPGA with Sandra Post beating Nancy Lopez(, The Effect Was To Grind Them Up (Long Beach Grand Prix), Washington vs. Washington (NBA playoffs), Undaunted and Unhaunted (Denis Potvin), An Uplifting Experience (Inner-city weightlifting team), The Odds Couple (Keith Taft and Ken Uston beat Las Vegas casinos)
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April
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George Bamberger
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Contents - A Way to Upset CART (A fued between the organizations that control Indy-car racing has boiled over and only A.J. is sitting pretty.), If the Derby were in New York (Instrument Landing, the winner of the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, was a bust at Santa Anita, but he's big in the Big Apple.)), The Puck Stops Here (With big John Davidson filling the nets, New York took a 3-to-1 lead over Philadelphia in the quarterfinal playoffs.), And For My Next Trick... (Earvin (Magic) Johnson, whose legerdemain brought Michigan State the NCAA basketball title, is facing a dilemma.), Carnival Time (The tents that gave the Penn Relays their full name are gone, but the usual crowd will still have a great time this week.), The Toast of the Town (Milwaukee loves George Bamberger, and not just because he can hold his beer. The Brewers' manager has turned the team around.), To Delight and Infuriate (Here, reflecting the current passion for lists, is a collection of bests, worsts and oddest in sport.) The Departments - Scorecard, Baseball, Pro Football, Golf, Soccer, For The Record, 19th Hole)
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May
7
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Elvin Hays
Alive, but just Barely (NBA Finals with Atlanta losing to Washington), No Longer Only Dome Sweet Home (Houston Astros), A Biggie Meet at Mac and Al's (Invitation only Track meet), The Great Bird Bash (Bird Watching), He's Every Inch a Decathnut (Decathlon historian Frank Zarnowdki), Good Lord of Golf (Byron Nelson)
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May
14
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Ron Franklin & Spectacular Bid
A New Bid for a Triple, The Yanks Now Spell Relief G-U-I-D-R-Y, N.Y. vs. N.Y.: It's All-Out Warefare (Rangers vs. Islanders), Cuba, No! (U.S. success at the UCLA Invitational), Youth Can Age You (High stakes Poker), Ironman (Tom Warren wins in Hawaii)
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May
21
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"Soccer's Super Scorer - Giorgio Chinaglia of the Cosmos"
Grabbing Front Row Seats (Indy 500 qualifying), Boom, Bust, Boom In The West (Seattle Supersonics), A Quick Cook's Tour (Powerboat champ Betty Cook), Offers They Can't Refuse (College football stars and agent offers), They're Just Mad About Charlie (A's and owner Charlie Finley), Buffalo Made A Wise Choice (Tom Cousineau), I Am Giorgio Chinaglia! I Beat You
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June
11
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"High Scorer Gus Williams"
It Was Seattle, Handily (Seattle wins NBA Championship), Seeing Was Believing in Champaign (NCAA Track championship), A Spreading Scandal in Jai Alai, Playing Hurt-The Doctors' Dilemma (Team Physicians), Shot From Out Of The Past (1930's trick shooters), One Giant Win For Big John (John Tate beats Kallie Knoetze), Goin' South (A Minnesota moose travels to Missouri)
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June
18
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Bid Three, Down One (Spectacular Bid looses at Belmont), Smile for the Birdies (Baseball's Baltimore Orioles), She's Young at Heart (LPGA's Donna Caponi Young), Never Behind the Eight Ball (NBA owner Jerry Buss), It's Been Step by Precise Step (Track star Edwin Moses), The Putter God Forgot (Orville Moody), Rocky's Secret Life (36 year old Richard Pohle masquerades as a 21 year old baseball player)
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July
2
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Roberto Duran and Carlos Palomino
Winners on the Wane (Yankees and Dodgers not doing well), A Fistic Farrago (Holmes and Duran win but Leon Spinks loses to Gerrie Coetzee), The Best and the Brightest (Twins reliever Mike Marshall), Extra Tricks for Dummies (Bridge), A Home Without Hometowners (Washington D.C.)
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July
9
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Eamonn Coghlan
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Contents - Hands Across The Chasm (An outcast Sydney Maree looked on, Eamonn Coghlin ran the fastest mile of the season and Mary Decker set an American record.), Vito: Veni, Vidi, Vici (And as his prize for conquering middleweight champ Hugo Corro, Antuofermo gets to face Marvelous Marvin Hagler.), Watch Out! The Sky Is Falling (Or so it may seem to the teams in the NASL, so stunning has been the turnaround of the Houston Hurricane.), Jack Comes To Grips With Topic A (Golf's greatest player is having a distressing season. Is it a slump or an irreversable slide? Nicklaus and others speak out.), Look, Luv, It's Young Stevie (Can a jockey from a Kentucky hamlet find happiness among the toffs of England? You bet your boots he can.), Good Hit, Better Man (Dave Winfield's bat is mighty, so is his heart. The two have established him as San Diego's favorite son.), Brace Yourself, Tracy (Andrea Jaeger, 14, has the strokes and grit to become Miss Austin's primary challenger for teenage tennis supremacy.) The Departments - Scorecard, Baseball, Horse Racing, Gymnastics, For The Record, 19th Hole
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July
16
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Bjorn Borg
The Grande Finale (Wimbledon), A Summer Winner In Montreal (Montreal Expos), Feeling Right At Home In San Juan (Pan-Am Games), Don't Kick Sand in His Face (Alan Page plays for the Chicago Bears), The Good Hands Man (Chiropractor Leroy Perry), Up In Arms About My Arm (Woman tries to figure out why she throws "like a girl"), Cast And Cast Again (Salmon fishing)
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July
30
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Sebastian Coe
Adios, Amigo (British Open), Glittering Run in a Golden Mile (Mile record set), Hoping, Not Expecting (Red Sox fans hoping after last year), Mirror, Mirror... (Triple-jumper Milan Tiff), Tales of the Terrible Towel (Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans), There's Music in the Where? (Guinness Book of World Records)
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August
6
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Kenny Stabler
All's Quiet in Oakland, It Was a Spectacular Bid (Horse racing), The Curtain Rises on Moscow (Spartakiade), Long Lift the King! (Power Lifter Larry Pacifico), To Paris with Glove (Softball in France)
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August
13
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Silver Anniversary Issue
An Ongoing Epic (Baseball's Baltimore Orioles), This Graham Refused to Crack (Graham beats Crenshaw in PGA), An Explosive Quarter Century, The Peach Brandy Man (Baseball)
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September
3
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Earl Campbell
Give the Girl a Big Hand (Sprinter Evelyn Ashford), It Couldn't Be a Heart Attack-But It Was, Say Ho to the Little Red Machine, Pro Football '79, The Roots of Greatness (Earl Campbell)
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September
17
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Tracy Austin
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Contents - The U.S. Open (Youth prevaild at Flushing Meadow as John McEnroe and Tracy Austin won the singles championships.), A Spectacular Shoe-In For Bid (Affirmed's weighty problems took some of the drama from the race, but Spectacular Bid won a memorable Marlboro Cup.), Pittsburgh Made Them Face The Music (The Steelers' Monster played a tune on Houston, crashing Dan Pasatorini from the game and stopping Earl Campbell cold.), The Whitecaps Kicked Up A Storm (In Soccer Bowl '79, Vancouver was unpopular and unyielding, stopping Tampa Bay to win the NASL championship.), A Pitch In Time Saves Nine (When the Cubs are in trouble, in comes Bruce Sutter, whose split-fingered fastball has made him the best rreliever in baseball.), "Win One For The Gipper" (Was that George Gipp's deathbed request, or just another ploy by Knute Rockne. The concluding part of a series.), Some Wild And Krazy Guys (They dress up as chickens, have crazy names and wear psychedelic wigs, but these "Whatevers" keep the fans hopping
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October
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"Dewey Selmon Batters the Rams"
Down to the Wire (Baseball's pennant races), Kicking and Clawing at Maryland (College football), Time for Good Times in Tampa Bay (NFL), Pilgrimage to Mecca (Boxer Earnie Shavers), Oh, The Joys of Losing Fish (Fishing), "Let Those Big Wheels Sing to Me" (Truck racing)
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October
8
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Larry Holmes and Earnie Shavers
Holmes, Sweet Holmes (Boxing), Mayday for the Favorites (Baseball), Dear Tom: They Don't Miss You in Buffalo (NFL abd Tom Cousineau), Nearly a Vale of Tears (USC vs LSU), Hockey 1979-80, Hawaii Five Double O (500 kilometer 20 day road race)
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October
29
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Marathoner Bill Rogers
Rush Hour in the Big Apple (New York Marathon), There's the Devil to Pay (Arizona State fires Frank Kush), Did Anyone Catch Their Numbers (Redskins beat Philadelphia), No Sweat for Laffit (Horse Racing), A Fish on the Fly (Fishing in Wisconsin), North on the Nowhere Road (Canada's Dempster Highway)
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November
12
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"Who's Really No. 1" Jarvis Redwine, Steadman Shealy, Art Schlichter, Jimmy Jordan and Delrick Brown
There's A Red Alert (Six football teams laying claim to No. 1), These Three Kings Are Unbeatable (NHL's LA Kings), Too Tall Almost Had Too Little (Ed "Too Tall" Jones leaves football for boxing), In Charge In San Diego (Quarterback Dan Fouts), Struggle on Fog Mountain (Surviving a blizzard and the elements on Bitterroot Ridge), When In Doubt, Punt (Football)
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November
26
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Art Schlichter
Buckeye Block Party, The Broad St. Bullies Clean Up Their Act (NBA), All Dressed Up, Nowhere to Go (NFL's O.J. Simpson), Running to Nowhere (Pueblo Indians as high school athletes and later), Sugar Sure is Sweet (Boxing's Sugar Ray Leonard)
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December
3
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Indiana basketball jersey
Boston is Winging Once More (NBA Boston Celtics), Sims Like Old Times at Norman (Oklahoma running back Billy Sims), Lonesome No Longer (Houston Oilers Beat the Cowboys), College Basketball, The Game is Her Dominion (Nancy Lieberman)
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December
10
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Sugar Ray Leonard
Two New Champs and a Close Call (Boxing winners Leonard and Marvin Johnson and a draw between Hagler & Antuofermo), How New Mexico Feels the Heat (NCAA football allegations), Snow and Easy (Skiing clothing), The Old Man and the Ski (102 year old skier), Of Gold and Gophers (U.S. Hockey team prepares for the Olympics), Champagne, Roses and Donuts (Lynn Swann)
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December
17
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Ralph Sampson
On the Beam in Texas (world Gymnastic titles), His Future is Up in the Air (Ralph Sampson), The Boo Birds Return to New York (NHL), Where to Draw the Line (Yacht designing and racing), Dispensers of Love and Liniment (NBA trainers), Now Joe Must Carry the Flag (The racing Ruttman family)
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