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February 16, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 7

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Tom McMillen Cover - Sports Illustrated February 16, 1970

February 16, 1970 | Whitney Tower
In his first start of the season Sonny Werblin's Silent Screen put on a plucky show at Hialeah as the 3-year-olds there and at Santa Anita launched the campaign that leads to Churchill Downs in May

February 16, 1970 | Alfred Wright
Last Tuesday came on so fine you could see the outline of the nearby mountains through the smog, and in this idyllic setting Santa Anita Park finally braced itself for an avalanche of dollars. For...

February 16, 1970 | Mark Kram
After a decade of alarums and excursions, Joe Frazier and Jimmy Ellis—shunning horseplay and hysteria—bring only their fighting talents to the task of deciding who is the 'official' heavyweight...

February 16, 1970 | Joe Jares
The league of privileged scholars has two nationally ranked teams now and its best crop of freshmen ever

February 16, 1970 | Pat Ryan
Feminine and nicely elegant on the outside, cold steel on the inside, the finalists in the U.S. figure skating championships proved again there is more to those fluffy little girls than meets the...

February 16, 1970 | Gene Sarazen
Age in golf arrives almost imperceptibly. One day you are standing on the tee of your favorite hole, a par 3 whose green has always been a four-iron away when the ball is hit right. Today you hit...

February 16, 1970 | Peter Carry
<b>To his mother Tom McMillen is a little boy, to college coaches he is very big, but everybody pursuing the most sought-after schoolboy since Alcindor agrees: approach him gingerly</b>

February 16, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
<b>What can the private citizen do to fight pollution? Well, he can complain, harass—ultimately sue—to get existing laws enforced by bureaucrats, and if he's lucky it will take only six...

February 16, 1970
There is a murder trial under way in Edinburg, Texas, and the University of Texas was mentioned in the course of the examination of the jurors. "Mr. Foreman," said Presiding Judge J.R. Alamia to...

February 16, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Athletes whose likenesses appear on the cover of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED usually are stars whose ascendancy has been established in adult competition, but we also keep a constant watch on the arenas of...

February 16, 1970 | Peter Carry
Led by two dead-eye evangelists, Ohio University has raised plenty of 'oofs' and 'ughs' with its new blood and guts style of play, which has transformed the school into a national power

February 16, 1970
MIDEAST

February 16, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
Was it Captain America or his good friend Billy? It didn't matter, really. Here he came and that was enough. He could have his quiet ways and his long, shaggy hair. He could race purely for...

February 16, 1970 | Herman Weiskopf
It's the favorite hold of little Terry Hall who, with his big coach, Vaughan Hitchcock, has made Cal Poly the best small-college team

February 16, 1970 | William Johnson
<i>Without hockey, the saying goes, the community of Dauphin, Manitoba would freeze to death in winter and nobody would notice until spring. Citizens young and old have the game in their very...

February 16, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: The Cincinnati Royals, playing without Oscar Robertson, who pulled a groin muscle last week, lost five straight games and fell from fifth to last place, the only change in the...

February 16, 1970
4—Hy Peskin, Rich Clarkson, Robert Huntzinger11—Jerry Cooke12—Sheedy & Long16—Tony Triolo18, 19—Heinz Kluetmeier28-31—Neil Leifer32—Robert Hoebermann34—right, UPI39—UPI, New York Daily...

February 16, 1970
Larry Murphy, a senior at Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., led his varsity hockey team to a 7-2 victory over Massachusetts Institute of Technology when, in the third period, with Holy Cross...

February 16, 1970
GRAVE MATTERSirs:For several years I have been an avid subscriber-reader of your fine magazine. It is my personal belief that you have provided sportsmen and nonsportsmen alike with a tremendous...

February 16, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
INCIDENT AT FORT COLLINSA group of Colorado State students asked college authorities for permission to hold a protest demonstration against Brigham Young University at a basketball game between...

February 16, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•John McKenna, VMI football coach who quit to become assistant athletic director at Georgia Tech, on why he would not return to coaching: "I wouldn't go through the business of recruiting again,...

February 16, 1970 | John F. Chandler
Nobody can deny that there have been more heavily capitalized racehorse-owning syndicates than the one that owned Saucy (Vaguely Noble was syndicated at $5 million, Buckpasser at $4.8 million),...