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19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER
March 10, 1980
THE GAMESSir:And on the Eighth Day, God created the U.S. Olympic hockey team.CARL NIXON Barberton, Ohio
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March 10, 1980

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

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Then it became clear. The bathing-suit issue is your readers' halftime show, coming as it does between the Super Bowl and spring training, and midway through the basketball and hockey seasons.

Beautiful, scantily clad women parade through the issue like cheerleaders at a football game. By presenting a halftime show, you confirm the fact that reporting and reading about sports is an event so intense as to require a change of pace—a time-out.
RONALD L. KAMM, M.D.
Tinton Falls, N.J.

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