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November 17, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 21

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November 17, 1980 | Dan Peterson
Evanston Township High School wasn't looking for 5'5", 125-pound football players in the 1950s, or so I told myself. The truth was, I wanted no part of contact, especially the college-level...

November 17, 1980 | Allan Pospisil
John Bouchard and Rick Wilcox are Alpinists who live not in Chamonix or Zermatt but in North Conway, N.H., where only the tallest mountain exceeds 6,000 feet. Such an area might seem to offer slim...

November 17, 1980
4—Mark Perlstein28, 29—Andy Hayt30, 31—Heinz Kluetmeier (top left), Andy Hayt (3)32, 33—Andy Hayt (2)34, 35—Tony Triolo (top), Paul Kennedy36—Peter Read Miller37, 38, 41—Carl Iwasaki68—AP80,...

November 17, 1980
MARK DEVEYBETHLEHEM, PA.Mark, a senior at Moravian Academy, scored eight goals and assisted on another in the Moravian soccer team's 9-1 win over Saddle River Country Day. The center striker has...

November 17, 1980 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
PRO BASKETBALL—The Spurs' first victim was Pacific Division-leading Phoenix, fresh off its eighth straight win, 109-108 over Indiana. With James Silas scoring 30 points, including the 10,000th of...

November 17, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
FRONT-RUNNERSSir:Kenny Moore's coverage of this year's New York Marathon (There Are Only 26 Miles to Go, Nov. 3) was, in my view, second to none. He not only described the progress of the...

November 17, 1980 | Jonathan Yardley
John G. Mitchell's The Hunt (Knopf, $11.95) is a thorough, sensible and dispassionate discussion of a subject—hunting—that tends to leave a great many people foaming at the mouth. Its author is a...

November 17, 1980 | Rick Telander
An idea that has struck a number of modern entrepreneurs is this: if people like A and people like B, then people will love A and B together. Any enterprise that combines pleasures, like roller...

November 17, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

November 17, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Gerry Cheevers, goaltender-turned-coach of the Boston Bruins, who are off to a 3-9-1 start: "Hockey was my life. This could be death after life."

November 17, 1980 | Joe Marshall

November 17, 1980
Battling back for another crack at the national championship, two former No. 1 teams, Alabama and Notre Dame, square off. Bear Bryant has 304 victories, but not one has come against the Irish. Can...

November 17, 1980 | Larry Brooks
The Flyers' brawling style—an old story in Philadelphia—is again arousing outrage. That the team wins compounds its victims' frustrations

November 17, 1980 | Bruce Newman

November 17, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
Terry Todd, whose story on Houston Oiler Guard Bob Young begins on page 48, says the 285-pound Young reminds him of Vasily Alexeyev, the renowned Soviet weightlifter. "They're similar in...

November 17, 1980 | Susie Trees
It is a matter of record that in 1938 a Chinese named Kho Sin Kie reached the fourth round at Wimbledon, losing to one Franz Cejnar of Czechoslovakia. With that exception, China hasn't made a...

November 17, 1980 | Terry Todd

November 17, 1980 | Terry Todd
What of the weight program Bob Young—at 6'1", 285 pounds one of the most massively proportioned players in the NFL—used to gird those slackening loins? How does it differ, if at all, from the...

November 17, 1980 | Mike DelNagro
Georgia's clearly the nation's top team now, but who's ahead for bottom honors? It's a tough choice from among a field of losers who have fallen as badly as 105-0

November 17, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

November 17, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Dave Wilson of Illinois set an NCAA mark by passing for 621 yards and had a Big Ten-record six TDs during a 49-42 loss to Ohio State. He also equaled NCAA records with 43 completions in...

November 17, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

November 17, 1980 | Michael Baughman
It was a cold spell in early January, and my wife, Hilde, and I had decided to make use of the full moon to take a late-night cross-country ski tour. The drive up through the Cascade Mountains on...

November 17, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
A series of questionable player deals by the Cleveland Cavaliers has brought the NBA in to monitor the club's operations

November 17, 1980 | E.M. Swift

November 17, 1980 | J.D. Reed