Booktalk
The Playoffs
TWO GAMES FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
Minnesota blitzed Chicago 17-0 in the first half, then the Bears routed the Vikings 19-3 in the second. It was the kick-spikers who won the showdown for the Vikes
ALMOST EVEN IN AN ODD SEASON
James Hunt won at Watkins Glen to gain one more victory than Niki Lauda in the race for the world championship, but the defending titlist kept his slim lead in overall points with a dramatic third-place finish
Bobby Orr
Hockey 1976-77
THE SWEDISH INVASION
A decade of expansion from six to 30 major league teams has opened hockey's for-Canadians-only job market to foreign competition. Despite their pacifist upbringing, the best of the imports are Swedes
NHL
On paper and on ice, Montreal seems too deep, too classy and too talented for those upstart Islanders and the dethroned Flyers
WHA
Bobby Hull and all his Swedish playmates make Winnipeg the best in the West, while Quebec's Frenchmen are the East's best.
College Football
Harness Racing
Now the pace quickens
UNHERALDED JADE PRINCE CAME DOWN FROM CANADA AND UNCORKED A RECORD MILE AT LEXINGTON. THE SEASON HAS BEEN THAT WAY, BUT NO ONE KNOWS WHY
Pro Football
Gotham gazetteer: a guide for losers
IN THAT SECTION OF NEW YORK KNOWN AS NEW JERSEY, THE GIANTS CHRISTENED THEIR NEW STADIUM WITH WHAT HAS BECOME AN OLD CUSTOM, LOSING, WHILE IN QUEENS THE JETS ACTUALLY WON, MAKING THE TOWN'S RECORD 1-9
Volleyball
The Americans get spiked
"FRIENDSHIP FIRST, COMPETITION SECOND" WAS THE CHINESE SLOGAN FOR A U.S. TOUR. THAT'S THE WAY IT WENT FOR THE HOME TEAMS—A VERY POOR SECOND
Sporting Look
Walking
As I Did It
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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