Sport: Ten for the Show

Who is the world's greatest all-round athlete? ABC-TV and sundry promoters went through the motions of finding out last week by staging a kind of mini-Olympics called "The Superstars." Ten top professional athletes were invited to compete in any seven of ten events, excluding their specialty. In return each competitor received an $8,500 chunk of real estate in a new Florida resort community called Rotonda West and a chance at $122,000 in prize money.

The opening tennis competition set the pace. Bowler Jim Stefanich, playing the first set of his life, began by serving...

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