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Ali
THERE'S GOLD IN THEM THAR SPILLS
In years past, the San Francisco 49ers have been almost defenseless, but now they've got the hitting to go with John Brodie's passing and are making a run at the National West title
Black Magic
THAT BLACK AND ORANGE MAGIC
All the Orioles seemed to have a hand in casting a spell over Cincinnati but there was no one to compare with Brooks Robinson, the friendly ghost, who made the Reds disappear in five games
Pro Basketball
ATLANTIC
The '70 Knicks are even better, and the Buffalo Knicks are best of the new teams
CENTRAL
As Cincy awaits the fruits of revolution, it's Atlanta's Bell-Bottoms vs. the Baltimore Knees
MIDWEST
Here comes the Milwaukee dynasty, and there goes the chance for a four-team division race
PACIFIC
One more year, at least, for those hot shooters from L. A., while Alex Hannum prepares his coup
EAST
In a weak division of regional roamers, Kentucky now has the big men to be best
WEST
The closest race in both leagues should help the gate but have a familiar finish
People
College Football
Reports of Li'l Joe's death were premature
So spindly was Joe Theismann when he entered Notre Dame that coaches were guilt-stricken. Not so now. Shrewdly guiding what may be Ara Parseghian's best Irish team, he engineered a solid victory over Mizzou
Horse Racing
Aikido
Poison
POISON ROAMS OUR COASTAL SEAS
A new study shows that toxic chemical compounds—methyl mercury, DDT and mysterious PCBs—are present in our most popular saltwater fishes. Now rising residue levels endanger human health as well
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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