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February 26, 1968 | Volume 28, Issue 8

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Curtis Turner Cover - Sports Illustrated February 26, 1968

February 26, 1968 | Bob Ottum

February 26, 1968 | Dan Jenkins
In retrospect, it seemed inevitable that Jean-Claude Killy would ski away with three gold medals from the 1968 Winter Olympics; and indisputable that if the final Alpine event, the men's slalom,...

February 26, 1968 | Joe Jares
Adolph (the Baron) Rupp, scowling as usual, is winning, but not the way he used to. The competition in the Southeastern Conference, thanks to Rupp's influence, may be the toughest in the nation

February 26, 1968 | William Leggett
After a horrible season, the Dodgers are full of jokes, trades and early practices that may mean revival. Walter O'Malley is letting Angelenos into Chavez Ravine (free!) to watch them sweat

February 26, 1968 | Pete Axthelm

February 26, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy

February 26, 1968
Gunning for the top, LSU's Pistol Pete Maravich continues to score as no college basketball player before. Curry Kirkpatrick describes the wonderful ways of a coach's son.

February 26, 1968 | Pat Ryan

February 26, 1968
Warrior Nate Thurmond and Jockey Willie Shoemaker (below), 6'11" and 4'11" respectively, made an eye-catching couple at the Academy of Professional Sports awards presentations recently. Thurmond...

February 26, 1968 | Tom C. Brody
Ordinarily, two-team competition is thought to be merely preparation for the NCAA, but when USC and Stanford meet head on—watch out!

February 26, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy
Tom Weiskopf learns the one way to overcome his own angry outbursts

February 26, 1968 | Kim Chapin

February 26, 1968 | Garry Valk
In some places, particularly in sections of the Southeast, stock-car racing is the sport, dominating everything else. Anyone who questions this should get himself a carload of Southerners, pack a...

February 26, 1968
BASKETBALL—NBA: Eastern Division leader PHILADELPHIA (48-16) won five in a row, ranging from a 26-point victory over the Hawks to a one-point win over the Lakers in double overtime. After being...

February 26, 1968
13—Neil Leifer14—Jerry Cooke15—Jerry Cooke, Neil Leifer(2)16—Jerry Cooke21—Arthur Shay22, 23—Sheedy & Long24, 25—Roy DeCarava26—Herb Scharfman, Rich Clarkson28, 29—Arthur Shay38—Roosevelt...

February 26, 1968
Eadie Wetzel, 15, of Wilmette, Ill., won seven of the eight swimming races she entered this season, setting meet records with every win. In the 11th annual Chicagoland Open meet Eadie, who is...

February 26, 1968 | Mervin Hyman

February 26, 1968
DEAR TEX: (CONT.)Sirs:Once again the national attention focuses on the Presidential primary ballots. Upon reading Tex Maule's open letter to Pete Rozelle (Dear Pete: Feb. 5), I began to entertain...

February 26, 1968
IN PRINCIPLEIt is understandable, in the current emotional context, that black American athletes, angry over the International Olympic Committee's decision to allow apartheid South Africa to...

February 26, 1968
•Christl Haas, Austrian skier, on the drug test at the Winter Olympics: "I understand that this will concern only the first three, the medal winners. Why, you would think we were a bunch of...