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September 14, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 11

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Archie Manning Cover - Sports Illustrated September 14, 1970

September 14, 1970 | Charles Goren
In bridge circles—which are not exactly the same as pro football circles—you would not normally belittle a man who weighs 170 pounds. But in Boston recently, when the largest field ever to contend...

September 14, 1970 | William Johnson
<b>That's the way it was decades ago when air circus pilots flew deadly competitions—and that's the way it is still as sports like Bevo Howard (preceding page) take to the skies and perform...

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BOWLING—JIM STEFANICH of Joliet, Ill. withstood a closing surge by Butch Gearhart of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to capture the $4,000 first prize in the $50,000 Gansett Open in Cranston, R.I....

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24, 25—John D. Hanlon26—Ferenc Berko27—Nick Eaton28, 30—Sheedy & Long49—Sheedy & Long50—James Drake (2), John Iacono51—Arthur Shay, Walter Iooss Jr., James Drake52—Arthur Elgart94—Tony...

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Victor Kelly, 18, of the Bronx, N.Y., was named MVP after he scored 21 points and led a New York City high school all-star basketball team to victory over a Philadelphia squad. A 5'6" guard, he...

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BRANDEDSirs:Regular readers of SI have resigned them-selves to the fact that no professional football season can begin without a prediction by Tex Maule that the Dallas Cowboys will be world...

September 14, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
VINCE LOMBARDI

September 14, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Len Jardine, football coach at Brown: "In my first game as a head coach I discovered there wasn't any chalk for my pregame discussion. I had to use my ulcer pills to write on the board."

September 14, 1970 | Martin Kane
Overweight and undertrained, Muhammad still looked mighty good as he returned to action in Atlanta and worked up a sweat against three sparring partners. He could quickly get ready for the real thing

September 14, 1970 | William F. Reed
When young Johnny Simpson won with Timothy T. he upheld a tradition begun by his father, who had triumphed with Timmy's sire six years ago

September 14, 1970 | Roger Rapoport
Urban blight and civic turmoil come to tiny Aspen, Colo., once esteemed as a mountain hideaway but now a community beset by developers, traffic jams, sewage worries, freeway plans and even dynamiters

September 14, 1970 | Jack Olsen
<i>Riding high and hard at Del Mar, Calif. last week, Bill Shoemaker booted home eight winners to equal one of sport's major marks—most victories by a jockey, a record held for years by Johnny...

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Pro Football kicks off its first season united but not standing pat. It's a changing game, thanks to Hank Stram and his 66 formations, which Tex Maule describes in addition to making his fearless...

September 14, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Once again a major section of our annual college football issue is devoted to an appraisal of the Top 20 teams in the nation. Before much appraising can be done, however, a Top 20 must be...

September 14, 1970 | Peter Carry
<b>Supposedly a money saver, artificial turf is now the big thing in baseball. Faster and bouncier than grass, it is changing the old game—but not entirely for the better</b>

September 14, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
College football coaches have always lived with certain nightmares—with intellectual linemen who jumped offside because they couldn't remember exactly what "hut" meant, with fullbacks who flunked...

September 14, 1970 | William F. Reed
Perhaps the loudest campus protest of the year will occur late in November when one quarterback, and only one, emerges as the consensus All-America and, most likely, the Heisman Trophy winner. For...

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For eight weeks last year Ohio State was the No. 1 team in the country, starting with a 62-0 romp over TCU and ending with the total destruction of Mike Phipps and Purdue 42-14. That game, played...

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For the benefit of incoming freshmen at the University of Mississippi here is some useful information that you may not find in your student handbook. First, there is a law in Oxford against...

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Arkansas. Home of the Hogs. Pig, sooey! And all that. But not much else. At least that's what they tell you down there. "Look; man. We have an old saying. There're three things in this state....

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Steve Worster, Texas' All-America fullback, has been called, at various times, King Kong, as in "Like King Kong, Worster plays anywhere he pleases"; Gorilla, as in "Worster runs like a 400-pound...

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Lincoln, the capital of Nebraska, has for decades been nicknamed the Holy City. There is an abundance of churches in town, most of them Protestant, and several store windows display Bibles opened...

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Basketball is a good way for football players to fight off flab and boredom in the off season, which is why Quarterback Jimmy Jones was playing on a pickup team last spring against alumnus O.J....

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One of the abiding pleasures of a football weekend at Notre Dame used to be the pep rally in the Old Fieldhouse, that drafty, dirty, airplane hangar of a building where the Irish once played...

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If any college football team should be out to overthrow the Government this year it is Penn State. After all, the President and the polls overlooked the Nittany Lions last year at trophy time,...

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The question asked most often around Ann Arbor this fall is not "What kind of year are the Wolverines going to have?" but "How is Coach Schembechler feeling?" Bo Schembechler, of course, is the...

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The University of Florida campus is generally considered the hippest, in terms of exotic styles of hair and dress, in the Southeastern Conference. That is about like being considered the hippest...

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Missouri's urban centers, Kansas City and St. Louis, are located at opposite edges of the state. Between them is Fulton, quiet and peaceful, where a group of oldtimers chaws tobacco on the...

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Fun time, right? It's something like that down in Houston. None of that nonsense about painful grass drills and tackles having to run six-minute miles. Coach Bill Yeoman doesn't like the thought...

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"It's Boulder this summer," advised an advertisement in the Los Angeles Free Press, and hundreds of hippies crossed over from California and settled into the Colorado town located on an eastern...

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Aside from all those who were hung over, bless their hearts, the unhappiest man in America last New Year's Day might well have been Charlie McClendon, the good ol' country boy who coaches football...

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"Sweet Auburn!" wrote Oliver Goldsmith, "loveliest village," but Auburn, Ala. is less lovely than lively. Its basic stock is good old-fashioned fans. Toomer's Corner, downtown, is still the...

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What do you do in Morgantown, W. Va.? Well, you can try to get out of it, but there aren't too many flights a day from Morgantown Municipal Airport. So why not stick around and sample some of the...

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Stanford's football history is spangled with excellent quarterbacks: Frankie Albert, Bob Garrett, Bobby Grayson, John Brodie. Even with all those brains and arms, however, Stanford has made it to...

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Before Vince Gibson appeared among the limestone buildings on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan four years ago, alumni preferred to boast about the quality of the college of...

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The immediate future of UCLA's football team is obscured in what might be best described as, well, a cloud of smog. On one hand is the fact that 23 veterans are missing from last year's 8-1-1...

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All right, let's try it again. From the top, please. And try to get it right this time. What you see here once more is the Arizona State football team. Consistent quantitative analyses show it to...

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<b>Big Ten</b>

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ST. JOHN'S (COLLEGEVILLE)

September 14, 1970 | Don Delliquanti
If anyone knows about being a relief man in tight situations, he is Washington bullpen ace Darold Knowles, whose experiences go back to January of 1968 and the Pueblo crisis. Among the first...

September 14, 1970 | Roy Blount Jr.
NL EAST

September 14, 1970 | Gwilym S. Brown
She is Margaret Court of Australia, and last week at Forest Hills she moved in on one of the rarest prizes in world-class tennis—a Grand Slam

September 14, 1970 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Young Lanny Wadkins won the U.S. championship over a field that showed as little respect for its elders as it did for the record book. Meanwhile, the seniors at Waverley could always fall back on...

September 14, 1970 | Ursula Beary
Two years before he reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953 Edmund Hillary had accompanied another Everest expedition, led by Eric Shipton. Of that climb, Hillary wrote: "It wasn't so much our...

September 14, 1970 | Robert Cantwell
On the stage or in the selling ring, Voluptuary looked every inch the winner, but it took the spotlight and applause of England's greatest race to make him anything but an also-ran