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January 19, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 3

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Len Dawson Cover - Sports Illustrated January 19, 1970

January 19, 1970 | Tex Maule
<i>In the Super Bowl the ingenious boss of the Kansas City Chiefs aimed a devastating machine at Minnesota, and Engineer Len Dawson used it to outhit, outmaneuver and eventually destroy the...

January 19, 1970 | William F. Reed
Little St. Bonaventure has big Bob Lanier. He may be worth a million to the pros, but right now he is the solidly based (shoe size 19) star of an undefeated team that is reaching for the NCAA title

January 19, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
<i>In Los Angeles, Billy Casper wins the first tournament of the 70s, and the PGA sets off into what everyone hopes is a brave new era</i>

January 19, 1970
<i>In his annual compendium, The World of Professional Golf, attorney and players' representative Mark H. McCormack has added a couple of novel wrinkles to the annual race for the game's...

January 19, 1970 | William Johnson
<b>What goes on behind its crane and camera, mike and monitor, switch and socket as television brings Super Spectator his electronic sport, and sometimes a little Swiss girl, too</b>

January 19, 1970 | William Johnson
The corporations that foot the bills, the people they hope to reach, where sport outsells "Bananas" and why fans should root for the GNP.

January 19, 1970
Upheaval is the word for what Bob Cousy has started in Cincinnati as coach of the NBA's Royals. Trading stars, changing styles, he has brought a lethargic franchise to life.

January 19, 1970
If the Olympics are a paean to our ancient Greek heritage, indoor track is a salute to central heating. Thus saith Arnold Roth, whose paintings (and captions) appear on this and the following...

January 19, 1970 | Frank Deford
<b>History's first regional franchise-which means that it plays a regular schedule in several 'home' cities-sprang from the brow of a Sports Illustrated writer two years ago. Its success may...

January 19, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Shortly after Jeannette Bruce finished the story on astrology that begins on page 52 we insisted that she have her own horoscope done by a computer named Astroflash, which is a central character...

January 19, 1970
Colette Flesch has become the first woman to be elected mayor of Luxembourg City, the capital of the Grand Duchy. She was born there but graduated from Wellesley, studied at Harvard and received...

January 19, 1970 | Joe Jares
Ralph Simpson is a gifted sophomore on an otherwise mediocre Michigan State team. He lives basketball and, scoring 30 points a game, he probably is the best rookie in the country today

January 19, 1970 | Peter Carry

January 19, 1970 | Robert F. Jones
The Meadow View Wildlife Preserve—"a perfect retreat for hunters who want sure action," reads a brochure circulated by its proprietors—is a 50-acre reach of red clay and marshland situated in the...

January 19, 1970 | Bud Collins
Tennis loves to put its head under the guillotine. Just when the game seemed to be entering an era of increased popularity, thanks largely to the long overdue approval of open play, up pops a new...

January 19, 1970 | Jeannette Bruce
<i>It's sometimes hard to see out there, but the fans and fanciers of astrology are convinced that a look into the void will help before the game begins</i>

January 19, 1970 | Jeannette Bruce
JOE NAMATH: (Gemini) May 31, 1943, 9 p.m.Sometime Super Bowl quarterback.

January 19, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: Halfway through an eight-game road trip, their longest of the season, the New York Knicks won back some of their early-season luster, taking three straight before the San Diego...

January 19, 1970
4—Eric Schweikardt11—left, Neil Leifer; right, James Drake12—Neil Leifer13—top, James Drake; bottom, Walter Iooss Jr.14—Neil Leifer16, 17—Herb Scharfman18—Martin Mills20, 23—Sheedy &...

January 19, 1970
Karl Douglas, quarterback for Texas A&I, tossed three touchdown passes, ran for a fourth touchdown and kicked two conversions as he led the Javelinas to a 32-7 victory over Concordia College...

January 19, 1970
TV IMAGESSirs:William Johnson's article After TV Accepted the Call, Sunday Was Never the Same (Jan. 5) was excellent. His description of the bidding war between the networks for the NFL and AFL...

January 19, 1970

January 19, 1970
•Tony Curtis, actor, on why he gave up smoking: "I like to think of it in simple terms. Smoking shortens your life by eight years. I love watching pro football on television. If I smoke I'll miss...