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February 09, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 6

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Terry Bradshaw Cover - Sports Illustrated February 09, 1970

February 09, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
Twenty-one years after he won the U.S. national championship (left), Pancho Gonzales is beating the pick of the pros and remains undefeated in the Tennis Champions, Inc. Classic. Last week in...

February 09, 1970 | Frank Deford
After rejecting three basketball teams, Chicago embraces the Bulls, thanks to new men in the front office and on the bench

February 09, 1970 | Robert F. Jones
<b><i>Ferrari put its legend on the line at Daytona in a high-powered return to distance racing—and caught a brutal one-two punch as the irreverent people of Porsche anted up in the glitter...

February 09, 1970 | George Plimpton
<b>The author of 'Paper Lion' sits in on the Detroit pro football draft and learns about the market in rare gems</b>

February 09, 1970 | Gary Ronberg
Pittsburgh has never seen the likes of Terry Bradshaw (see cover), the big blond quarterback from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute who was the first to go in last week's pro football draft. But...

February 09, 1970 | Alfred Wright
<b>Big things have happened at Squaw since the Olympics of '60 spurred Alec Cushing. Now he has the grandest gondola, and there's more to come in the valley of the moody grim giant</b>

February 09, 1970
The high schooler for this and most other seasons is 6'11" Tom McMillen, the most sought-after basketball player since Alcindor and, says Peter Carry, one of the most elusive.

February 09, 1970 | William Shoemaker
<b>To conclude his revealing account of racing's winningest career, Shoe tells how he learned from being outsmarted or overconfident on a few occasions and discloses his one unfulfilled...

February 09, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Few readers caught up in the wild ribaldry of Author Clive Gammon's account of a Welsh rugby team invading Paris (page 58) will pause to worry much about the rules of the game they were there to...

February 09, 1970
"A fast-moving featherweight with a marvelous jab who never gets his left out of your face, but he'd never knock anybody down," said Norman Mailer recently. Has Norman discovered a new fighter?...

February 09, 1970 | Curry Kirkpatrick
That's the NCAA pro-bation bowl, and nobody has a cheerier lock on the title than Florida State's Hugh Durham

February 09, 1970 | Peter Carry

February 09, 1970 | Dan Levin
Riding runaway horses and antique iceboats have a lot in common. Wayward the old boats may be, but there are those who love them

February 09, 1970 | Pat Putnam
The Millrose Games people called it the Mel Sheppard 600, and when they sent out four guys in short pants and lined them up last Friday night at Madison Square Garden nobody would fault you if you...

February 09, 1970 | Clive Gammon
<b><i>If you can translate the above battle cry (Wales Forever!) you are a scholar—and a patriot. If you can shout about it you will be welcome in any pub in Cardiff or Swansea—or even in a...

February 09, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: San Diego is in sixth place in the West, but Elvin Hayes has taken over the league lead in rebounding with a 16.2 average, replacing San Francisco's injured Nate Thurmond. Los...

February 09, 1970
14—UPI15, 16—James Drake17—Lee Balterman18, 19—Arthur Shay32, 33—UPI, John G. Zimmerman-LIFE40—Jerry Cooke41—Neil Leifer42—Russ Halford, Martin Mills-Black Star50—Wil Blanche54—John D....

February 09, 1970
Hank Osborne, a ninth-grader at St. Johns Country Day School in Orange Park, Fla. who plays center forward on the soccer team, is the leading scorer, with 32 goals in 12 games this year, for a...

February 09, 1970
HARRIED HEIDISirs:I have just finished reading William Johnson's five-part article on television and sport (Dec. 22 et seq.). I think that most people will tell you that network television has...

February 09, 1970
DARKEST AFRICAArthur Ashe behaved with dignity and restraint when he applied for a visa to play tennis this spring in South Africa. South Africa's ruling politicians reacted with typical...

February 09, 1970
•Richard M. Nixon, President of the U.S., on the allegation that G. Harrold Carswell, his nominee for the Supreme Court, once belonged to a restricted golf club: "I can only say with regard to the...