Sport: Big Time for the Bucks

It was a big moment for the Milwaukee Bucks. Staving off a late rally by the Detroit Pistons, the Bucks registered their 19th victory in a row, to set a new National Basketball Association record for consecutive wins. After his team bounded jubilantly into the locker room. Coach Larry Costello locked the door until everyone had a chance to simmer down. Then he announced grandly: "Let the press in!" In they came—three reporters and a stray autograph hound. "No TV cameras, nothing!" Costello fairly shouted in dismay. "If the Knicks had set this record, the news would be in Tokyo already."

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