Booktalk
Yesterday
No Miracle
NO MIRACLE REQUIRED
For weeks the Oakland Raiders stayed in the race by means of a series of almost supernatural last-second wins, but when they beat Kansas City for the Western Division title their tactics were au naturel
BARNBURNER IN THE OLD BARN
Kentucky was supposed to help Indiana open its new arena, but maybe it was better that it remained unfinished; the way the Hoosiers and Wildcats had at each other, the place might have split at the seams
Arms And Ogres
ARMS AGAINST THE OGRES
They belong to Jim Plunkett and Joe Theismann, and they'd better be strong if the Indians and Irish intend to upset fearsome opponents
Sportsman
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: BOBBY ORR
Only 22, he set entire new standards of hockey excellence. While leading his team to a championship and emerging as an alltime star, he ushered a growing sport into the '70s with a flash of flying ice
Nose Count