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March 23, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 12

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Richie Allen Cover - Sports Illustrated March 23, 1970

March 23, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer

March 23, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Mme. Claude Moreaux, the first woman licensed to train thoroughbreds in France, on her profession: "I have always compared it to that of the nurse. For, in the end, what is a horse in training...

March 23, 1970 | William Leggett
<i>Even with Richie Allen aboard, the owner of the new, new Cardinals, peeved by player demands and a Supreme Court challenge, is hardly Little Gussie Sunshine—as poor Steve Carlton has...

March 23, 1970 | Mark Mulvoy
It was win or perish last week for the Montreal Canadiens, and win they did as Jean Beliveau and John Ferguson helped patch up some cracks in the Quebec dynasty

March 23, 1970 | Curry Kirkpatrick
<i>It will be close when the four best college teams in the country meet in Maryland for the national title. But UCLA, always toughest when the games mean most, should win again</i>

March 23, 1970
Basketball climax comes in Maryland and New York, with reports by Joe Jares and William Reed on UCLA's bid for the NCAA title and Pete Maravich's fling in the NIT.

March 23, 1970 | Pat Ryan
<b>To Wendell Rosso, buying a thoroughbred is like buying a carload of bananas for his supermarkets, because "there is a chance to make a profit." So now he's waiting for his $405,000 Sea-Bird...

March 23, 1970 | Harvey Aronson
<b>Sparring partners like Danny Andrews are paid only for working with name fighters, and even then the pay is peanuts. Danny is good at his profession. He does not hit hard, so you can't get...

March 23, 1970
That Joe Namath is about to make the scene with a bunch of dolls may not sound like news, but it is, for the reason that the dolls are literally dolls. Word is out that a 12-inch "action figure"...

March 23, 1970 | Dick Russell
Feathers fly on Saturdays In the chicken-fighting capital of Kansas

March 23, 1970 | Gary Ronberg
Young Coach Herb Magee and his boys whooped it up as they won and, hopefully, ended forever the hoary wheezes about Philadelphia Textile

March 23, 1970 | William Johnson
After putting down the kids for another season, Austria's 31-year-old superracer says that maybe now is the time for him to hang 'em up

March 23, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Harvey Aronson, who wrote the boxing story beginning on page 40, is a newspaperman of long experience and a lifetime sports fan. There are times when Aronson would probably like to forget that he...

March 23, 1970 | Walter Bingham
The South African made a controversial effort to counteract the protest over his country's racial policies. But at Pensacola last week he discovered there's nothing like an armed guard to help...

March 23, 1970 | Pat Putnam
Muscle prevailed over speed as the Jayhawks won the NCAA title

March 23, 1970 | William Johnson
<i>Top-class bridge players are fiery individualists, each sure he is the game's best. Now millionaire Ira Corn (far right) has persuaded a group of prodigies to sublimate their egos to a team...

March 23, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: With a 119-103 victory over the San Diego Rockets, the New York Knicks capped the most successful season in their history by clinching the Eastern Division title for the first time...

March 23, 1970
6—Herb Orth, Harry Benson-LIFE19, 20, 23—Walter Iooss Jr.24—Tony Triolo26—Rich Clarkson27—Tony Tomsic34-36—Charles Trainor46—Tony Triolo (3), Roy DeCarava52—Rich Clarkson58, 59—Jerry Cooke60,...

March 23, 1970
Bob Florence, 6'2½" forward on the North High basketball team in Des Moines, scored 58 points in a 110-69 victory over Des Moines Tech to set a city record. Young Florence credited his twin...

March 23, 1970
DOWNFALL (CONT.)Sirs:In their letters, which appeared in 19TH HOLE (March 9) concerning your publication of the downfall of Denny McLain, Messrs. Reiss, Kostinas and Pearson take strange positions...