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February 27, 1967 | Volume 26, Issue 9

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Chris Thomforde Cover - Sports Illustrated February 27, 1967

February 27, 1967 | Dan Jenkins
A big pro tournament highlights the golf week, only this time the pros aren't golfers, and the scramble for the $30,000 is truly a scramble

February 27, 1967 | Joe Jares

February 27, 1967 | William Leggett

February 27, 1967
The Palmer Saga—the astonishing story of an athlete, millionaire and public idol—is told by his attorney, close friend and the man who knows him best, Mark McCormack.

February 27, 1967
They would feed you to Ralph Nader in bite-size chunks if you tried on the highway what the men on the opposite page are doing: racing bumper to bumper at Daytona at 175 mph. That being so,...

February 27, 1967 | Garry Valk
Every house-hunter can sympathize with Associate Editor Lee E. Thompson, the discoverer of Moonhole (page 42), for she house-hunts 365 days a year. Lee and her colleagues in our DESIGN FOR SPORT...

February 27, 1967
What with the retirement of Sandy Koufax and all that criticism from Dodger fans about trading away Maury Wills, Walter O'Malley could be excused for seeking some lucrative sidelines to offset the...

February 27, 1967 | Coles Phinizy

February 27, 1967 | Gwilym S. Brown
Gerry Lindgren looks like an elf but he runs like a giant, as he proved last weekend when he trounced an honored idol, Australia's Ron Clarke

February 27, 1967 | Charles Goren
It is not widely known, but the much publicized Culbertson-Lenz match—the Bridge Battle of the Century—had its roots in an earlier challenge match that Culbertson lost. Challenger George Reith...

February 27, 1967 | Jack Olsen

February 27, 1967
4—Richard Meek16-19—Russ Halford20-23—James Drake24—Lee Balterman30—Tony Triolo33—Walter Iooss Jr.34, 35—Bob Peterson36—Wayne Wilson for Leviton-Atlanta40—Dick Rowan, UPI42-46—John G....

February 27, 1967
BASKETBALL—NBA: PHILADELPHIA (56-10), with four straight victories, pushed its lead in the East to eight and a half games. In a 131-123 win over the Royals, Wilt Chamberlain tossed in 58...

February 27, 1967
Terry Aldrich, a St. Lawrence University (N.Y.) junior, won skimeister honors at his school's winter carnival by taking both slalom events, placing eighth in the Eastern Amateur Open Cross Country...

February 27, 1967 | Mervin Hyman

February 27, 1967
JUDGMENT DAYSirs:I think Tex Maule's account of the championship fight between Muhammad Ali and Ernie Terrell (Cruel Ali with All the Skills, Feb. 13) was degrading to the champion. Maule speaks...

February 27, 1967

February 27, 1967
•Paul Hornung, asked why he got married at 11 a.m.: "Because if it didn't work out I didn't want to blow the whole day."

February 27, 1967 | Robert Boyle
A bureaucratic list of animals doomed to disappear makes compelling reading

February 27, 1967 | Bill MacKay
There were only two likely candidates for Sports Day Queen, but the vagaries of high-school politics caused an upset