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'SDI Game'

January 06, 1988

There seems to be a frightening similarity between "Star Wars" and sports, and we should all hope that the "SDI game" between the United States and the Soviet Union never takes place.

As any sports fan knows, the offense is always ahead of the defense. Moreover, no-hitters in baseball and scoreless games in football are practically unheard of. The number of "shots" fired in "Star Wars" would exceed by thousands the number of shots taken in a basketball game.

Are we to believe there would be no "scoring"?! If we believe that, we believe in the Tooth Fairy and Ronald Reagan.

WILLIAM J. KRAUSE

Palm Springs

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