March 10, 1980
March 10, 1980

Table of Contents
March 10, 1980

The Hoosiers
Jim Craig
  • Born in the Bay Area 51 years ago, Billy Martin is back in the neighborhood as manager of Charlie Finley's downtrodden Oakland A's, an assignment that, given the personalities of the principals, may not last the season

Track & Field
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Hooray for the Hoosiers! 10
With Mike Woodson back in the lineup, Indiana capped a late-season rally by beating Ohio State for the Big Ten title
by Curry Kirkpatrick

This is an article from the March 10, 1980 issue Original Layout

The Flame Burns Brightly 14
Fresh from his heroics at the Olympics, Goaltender Jim Craig turned Atlanta on to hockey and won his debut with the Flames
by Kathy Blumenstock

Berkeley Billy Comes Home 18
Billy Martin is back in his old stomping grounds as manager of Charlie Finley's A's, but the relationship may not last the season
by Ron Fimrite

The Future Is Soon 26
With Muhammad Ali overweight and overage, the heavyweight division is hurting, but some young boxers could rescue it
by William Nack

Full of Heart in an Empty House 32
Minnesota and the rest of the teams in the WBL go for broke on the floor while trying to avoid going broke at the gate
by Sarah Pileggi

Nobody's Bigger Than Jumbo 64
In 45 years as track coach at Villanova, James Francis Elliott has brought home more silverware than he knows what to do with
by Rick Telander

The Departments

Scorecard 7
College Basketball 43
Track & Field 54
Swimming 56
For the Record 78
19th Hole 80

Credits on page 78

Cover photograph by Lane Stewart

Next Week

Hoop heaven, the NCAA tournament, opens its portals to 48 teams in a frantic week of action that will reduce that record number to 16. Curry Kirkpatrick assesses the survivors and predicts which of them will make it all the way to the final four.

Well East of Eden by now, Eve suddenly has muscles. Women's bodybuilding has arrived, and, as Dan Levin reports, the ladies know just what they're doing, but a lot of gym owners, promoters and, above all, judges don't have the slightest clue.