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March 30, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 13

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Artis Gilmore Cover - Sports Illustrated March 30, 1970

March 30, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer

March 30, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals' star pitcher, who speaks his mind: "Too many people think an athlete's life can be an open book. You're supposed to be an example. Why do I have to be an example...

March 30, 1970 | Joe Jares
That special aura of success surrounding UCLA basketball—the achievement of John Wooden—surely did not hinder the Bruins at College Park, but the champions earned their glory and their title

March 30, 1970
While UCLA was psyching out the NCAA and Marquette was sewing up the NIT, a game between Las Vegas show girls and some airline stewardollies gave basketball a new shape—and a lot bigger gate

March 30, 1970 | William F. Reed
<i>Showtime with Pete Maravich came to Madison Square Garden and New Yorkers loved it, but Marquette brought in a star performer of its own—a local boy at that—and easily won the NIT...

March 30, 1970 | Myron Cope
<b>Massing his legions to storm the citadel of an implacable foe named Elbaum, Dean-the pitcher, not the singer-mounts a comic-opera boxing vendetta</b>

March 30, 1970
Masters amateurs hold the spotlight in Dan Jenkins' preview of the 1970 tournament, and Curry Kirkpatrick details the trials of a young Texan on his first visit to Augusta.

March 30, 1970
For years skiers have known that somewhere—up there above the last lift lines—were heavenly fields of unbroken snow; the problem lay in getting to them. Then along came Hans Gmoser and his...

March 30, 1970 | Pat Ryan
<b>In the wake of a blazing well, spilling oil menaces the Louisiana coast; only the north wind has saved the land</b>

March 30, 1970
The art of pitching baseballs, it turns out, is a little something Sophia Loren picked up from American troops stationed in Naples during World War II—as she demonstrated when opening a sports...

March 30, 1970 | Robert F. Jones
Leadfoot Mario Andretti hopped from a failing Ferrari into a live one and beat the Porsche of brokenfoot Steve McQueen by mere seconds

March 30, 1970 | Roy Blount
With superior players, a quietly capable manager and a new color scheme, the Athletics this year hope to draw some spectators for a change

March 30, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Roy De Carava, who photographed Dean Chance for the article beginning on page 26 of this issue, was born in Harlem in 1919 and is best known for his deeply personal studies of people. "You should...

March 30, 1970 | Hugh D. Whall
One of the world's worst cases of sailing fever has made Stuart Walker, M.D. a small-boat skipper of wide renown. Walker is a man of such tenacity that he has been known to keep racing even when...

March 30, 1970 | Jonathan Rhoades
<b><i>Oh, there were a few sleepless hours from the bawling sea lions and screaming gulls, and the plumbing was awry, but there were plenty of big fish and only one tarantula</i></b>

March 30, 1970
BADMINTON—The All-England tournament, the sport's unofficial world championship, ended with RUDY HARTONO of Indonesia winning his third straight title by defeating Svend Pri of Denmark 15-7, 15-1....

March 30, 1970
6—Sherry Turner17—Rich Clarkson18—Rich Clarkson, Neil Leifer (2)20, 21—Shel Hershorn-Black Star23—Wil Blanche24—Tony Triolo26-32—Roy De Carava47, 48—U.S. Coast Guard54—Lee Balterman, AP57—Eric...

March 30, 1970
Derrick Harrison, 260-pound senior at Smith High in Greensboro, N.C., undefeated through 42 wrestling matches over two years, capped his high school career by winning his second straight state...

March 30, 1970
<b>MECHANICAL INTRUDER</b>Sirs:My sincerest thanks to Jack Olsen and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED for the overdue article, <i>Bad Show Out in the Cold Snow</i> (March 16). In past years my state...

March 30, 1970 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
If you are the sort of chap who lives in London and keeps chambers in Albany, who patronizes a Savile Row tailor, buys groceries from Fortnum & Mason's, guns from Purdey's and fishing tackle...

March 30, 1970 | Ezra Bowen
<b>Scouted by a drinker of lemon extract and signed as a shortstop by the Indians of Fort Qu'Appelle, this part-time mink rancher starred briefly as a pitcher until a thunderstorm struck him...