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April 17, 1967 | Volume 26, Issue 16

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Maury Wills Cover - Sports Illustrated April 17, 1967

April 17, 1967
NOT ALL OF THE TIME

April 17, 1967
•Melvin (Sunshine) Calvert, trainer of Florida Derby winner In Reality, explaining why he races his horses sparingly: "To me a horse is like a bar of soap. Every time you wash your hands you take...

April 17, 1967 | Norris Hoyt
There were some new fashions set in the Caribbean this year as a fleet of experimental blue-water craft vetoed most of the old rules of thumb

April 17, 1967 | Dick Miles

April 17, 1967 | Dick Miles
TRIPS. Three of a kind.

April 17, 1967
BASKETBALL—NBA: PHILADELPHIA made it three straight over the Celtics in the Eastern Division finals with a 115-104 victory as Wilt Chamberlain set a playoff record with 41 rebounds and Hal Greer...

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23—Neil Leifer24—James Drake25—Neil Leifer26,27—James Drake32—Keystone Press33—Topix34—London Express40—Tony Triolo44—Bob Gomel49—Walter Iooss Jr.50—Eric Schweikardt51, 54, 55 (top)—Curt...

April 17, 1967
Rose Yeisley, a 30-year-old housewife from Deming, Wash, who won the 1966 British Columbia indoor ladies' .22 rifle championships after only three months of shooting, won again this year in...

April 17, 1967
BOOT AND SADDLESirs:First prize for the best Thoroughbred racing story of 1967 should go to Whitney Tower of SI for his three-part article with Bill Hartack (A Hard Ride All the Way, March 27 et...

April 17, 1967 | Dan Jenkins

April 17, 1967 | Frank Deford
Gambling on defense and running relentlessly on offense, both tributes to the dominant play of Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia took a commanding lead over the Celtics in the Eastern Division pro...

April 17, 1967
Pro Basketball's top title is on the line, Frank Deford reporting. Sum-ups of the series in the east and west divisions provide clues to the eventual champion of the NBA.

April 17, 1967 | Whitney Tower

April 17, 1967 | Garry Valk
We have always encouraged our writers to express their opinions below their signatures, even when those opinions represent something less than the unanimous conclusion of the rest of the staff....

April 17, 1967 | William Leggett

April 17, 1967
In one brief month this winter the ballplayers on the following pages suddenly learned that they would be opening the new season in different uniforms. Each has something to prove, and their new...

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April 17, 1967 | Frank Graham Jr.

April 17, 1967
Canadian colleges seldom give athletic scholarships, but last week the Premier of British Columbia decided there was one deserving freshman at Notre Dame University in Nelson, B.C. He awarded...

April 17, 1967 | Tom C. Brody
Jimmy Jacobs, perennial king of four-wall singles, picked the wrong time to abdicate. While he eased to a doubles win, two brilliant newcomers, battling as fiercely as only he had in the past,...

April 17, 1967 | Charles Goren
It usually takes years for a bridge tournament of less than world-championship importance to establish its stature, but The London Sunday Times International Pairs, with its invitational field...

April 17, 1967 | Kim Chapin
Showing respect for neither records nor their elders, 17-year-olds Mark Spitz and Fred Haywood splashed to the top of the U.S. swim ranks

April 17, 1967 | Kim Chapin
It is generally agreed that the proudest product of this century is the modern motorcar. There are now about 80 million cars in the U.S. alone, and the number is increased by nearly eight million...

April 17, 1967 | John Hanlon
A lot of weird games between a lot of scrub teams probably were played on ice before Jan. 19, 1898, but on that day modern intercollegiate hockey competition was officially born