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May 09, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 19

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John Havlicek Cover - Sports Illustrated May 09, 1966

May 09, 1966 | Robert Cantwell
The Prince of Wales may have exaggerated a little when he said that Hugh Lowther, the fifth Earl of Lonsdale, was "the greatest liar in my kingdom." Douglas Sutherland's suave biography, The...

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May 09, 1966
•Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packer coach, on the possibility of package football contract negotiations à la Koufax-Drysdale: "If they come in my office as a group they'll go out as a group, I...

May 09, 1966 | Whitney Tower

May 09, 1966
When they move into bright, clean and slightly antiseptic Busch Memorial Stadium next week, the St. Louis Cardinals will become the 10th big league team in the last 11 years to take up new digs....

May 09, 1966
The Derby report includes all the color that the annual one-day festival and an especially uncertain horse race can provide. By Whitney Tower and a corps of cameramen.

May 09, 1966 | Frank Deford

May 09, 1966 | Frank Deford
Red Auerbach is a complex man, inspiring a wide range of responses from people. He can be completely tactless, querulous, belligerent without apparent provocation. A moment later he will be the...

May 09, 1966 | Jack Olsen

May 09, 1966 | Jack Olsen
The champion's future is shrouded in doubt by a possible draft call. And so, according to these close fight observers, is his place among the other 22 who have held the title

May 09, 1966 | Garry Valk
Artist Frank Mullins has done nine SPORTS ILLUSTRATED covers, and they have had wide scope—from halfback to swimmer, from heavyweight champion to Masters champion. Mullins has played football, is...

May 09, 1966 | Logan Bentley

May 09, 1966
"Just beautiful! A gorgeous shot!" said Ray Milland as he smacked a golf ball from a green brush mat into some dusty canvas curtains hanging a few feet away (below). It's possible that Californian...

May 09, 1966 | Hugh Whall
Splashing up bow waves like white butterflies, most of the entries in the annual Miami-Nassau powerboat race faced rough going off the Bahamas, but the slickest driver of all beat the elements by...

May 09, 1966 | Bob Ottum
Selecting sites for 1972, the Olympic committee was as aloof as ever, but never underestimate the power of the last-minute politician

May 09, 1966 | Mark Kram
The middleweight title changed hands, but it was hard to pick a winner as Emile Griffith pedaled backward and Dick Tiger punched mostly air

May 09, 1966 | Gwilym S. Brown
Wind, rain and the natural reluctance of established stars to challenge each other marred a big weekend, but a few expectations were fulfilled

May 09, 1966 | Charles Goren
Sixteen pairs of collegians are now meeting at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. to decide the intercollegiate championship for 1966. They won their way into the finals from a field of more than...

May 09, 1966 | Jack Nicklaus
The position of the shoulders at address is one of the least involved but most important aspects of golf. Properly positioned, the shoulders can be the key to a very good swing. Improperly set,...

May 09, 1966 | John Underwood

May 09, 1966 | Tom C. Brody

May 09, 1966
BASKETBALL—"They all had their shots at me and the Celtics, but we beat them all," crowed Red Auerbach. BOSTON won the NBA championship by defeating Los Angeles in the final game 95-93, and the...

May 09, 1966
4—Martin Nathan22-24—Jerry Cooke27—Neil Leifer30, 32—Fred Kaplan31—Sheedy & Long54-56—David Lees65—Joseph Consentino, Marty Nordstrom66, 67—Charles Trainor71—Herb Scharfman—LIFE

May 09, 1966
Steve Schrader, 10, a Coral Gables, Fla. swimmer, clipped 5.2 seconds off the AAU age group 200-yard freestyle mark and won five other events (100-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley,...

May 09, 1966
ONLY YOU, ROONE ARLEDGESirs:Congratulations to SI, Roone Arledge and Gilbert Rogin on the perspicuous article, It's Sport, It's Money, It's TV (April 25). Television has had a staggering impact on...

May 09, 1966 | Bill MacKay
Somehow the author's grand scheme to win a boxing championship without really trying worked—or did it?