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October 26, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 17

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Lou Hudson Cover - Sports Illustrated October 26, 1970

October 26, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
BORING FROM WITHIN

October 26, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Hayden Fry, SMU coach, agreeing that the Southwest Conference race gets less predictable every year: "It's awfully hard trying to figure out who will finish third behind Texas and Arkansas."

October 26, 1970
There were infidels in the land who spoke of Ohio State or Texas, Auburn or Nebraska as No. 1, but in countless hearts where football is forever green—even if the players' names often are...

October 26, 1970 | Mark Kram
<i>In short, Muhammad resembles the Ali of old, which means Jerry Quarry should expect to have a hard night of it in Atlanta</i>

October 26, 1970 | Tex Maule
In years past, the San Francisco 49ers have been almost defenseless, but now they've got the hitting to go with John Brodie's passing and are making a run at the National West title

October 26, 1970 | William Leggett
<i>All the Orioles seemed to have a hand in casting a spell over Cincinnati but there was no one to compare with Brooks Robinson, the friendly ghost, who made the Reds disappear in five...

October 26, 1970 | Peter Carry
Pete Maravich's debut earned him mixed reviews as Oscar Robertson made his first Buck game a winner

October 26, 1970
The road back for Muhammad Ali begins with a 15-rounder in Atlanta against Jerry Quarry; the next planned step is a title match with Joe Frazier. Mark Kram reports.

October 26, 1970
On its 25th anniversary, professional basketball sits for a unique portrait. Artist Douglas Gorsline views the sport's swirling combat as in a fractured looking glass, jaggedly juxtaposing...

October 26, 1970 | Peter Carry
In a 36-hour period last summer, while Dow-Jones was steadily insisting that bears were in control of the market, the new Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association sold $2,250,000...

October 26, 1970
The '70 Knicks are even better, and the Buffalo Knicks are best of the new teams

October 26, 1970
As Cincy awaits the fruits of revolution, it's Atlanta's Bell-Bottoms vs. the Baltimore Knees

October 26, 1970
Here comes the Milwaukee dynasty, and there goes the chance for a four-team division race

October 26, 1970
One more year, at least, for those hot shooters from L. A., while Alex Hannum prepares his coup

October 26, 1970
In a weak division of regional roamers, Kentucky now has the big men to be best

October 26, 1970
The closest race in both leagues should help the gate but have a familiar finish

October 26, 1970
Question: What are those people doing scattered out there in the street? Answer: Observing Survival Day, of course. In Ottawa the Society to Stop Pollution (STOP) convinced the city council to ban...

October 26, 1970 | Pat Putnam
So spindly was Joe Theismann when he entered Notre Dame that coaches were guilt-stricken. Not so now. Shrewdly guiding what may be Ara Parseghian's best Irish team, he engineered a solid victory...

October 26, 1970 | William F. Reed
<b>EAST</b>

October 26, 1970 | William F. Reed
THE BACK: Stanford's Jim Plunkett accounted for 275 yards in a 63-16 win over Washington State to break the national collegiate career total-offense record. He now has 6,630 yards, with at least...

October 26, 1970 | Whitney Tower
Nijinsky's defeat after 11 straight victories raised questions about his English jockey and how he ranks with the world's best race riders

October 26, 1970 | Dudley Doust
Getting a major pro tour started on the Continent may prove as thorny as D-Day if last week's tournament near Paris is an augury

October 26, 1970 | Jeannette Bruce
Unlike judo and other forms of exotic combat, this martial art is strictly for the gentle-at-heart

October 26, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
<i>A new study shows that toxic chemical compounds—methyl mercury, DDT and mysterious PCBs—are present in our most popular saltwater fishes. Now rising residue levels endanger human health as...

October 26, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
All the figures shown on the chart are parts per million. WARF Institute's procedures for determining chlorinated hydrocarbon residues are in the "FDA Pesticide Analytical Manual," Volume 1,...

October 26, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: In a verbal war that overshadowed their opening game, the Seattle SuperSonics settled a contract dispute with star Center Bob Rule. The 6'9" Rule, whose 24.6 points and 10.3...

October 26, 1970
16, 17—Neil Leifer18—Tony Triolo (2), Neil Leifer, Bob Gomel—LIFE20, 21—Sheedy & Long22, 23—Neil Leifer24—Herb Scharfman28—Wayne Wilson from Leviton-Atlanta38-41—Walter Iooss Jr.42, 43—John F....

October 26, 1970
Mrs. Roberta Harper, 76, teamed up to win the women's and mixed doubles titles of the Trenton (N.J.) Country Club and reached the semifinals of the women's singles. Her first club championship,...

October 26, 1970 | Frank Deford
NBC's coverage of the World Series seems to be ruled by an official dictum declaring that, aside from the gobbledygook of Casey Stengel that we all can afford to suffer, our October classic...

October 26, 1970
QUESTIONS OF CONSCIENCESirs:By announcing Chip Oliver's departure from the world of reality (Wow, Like Let's Really Try to Win, Oct. 12) to a world of hollow-eyed, aimless existence, you have...

October 26, 1970 | Ezra Bowen
No matter what J. D. Salinger or Herman Wouk or Philip Roth says about the home lives of Franny or Zooey or Marjorie Morningstar or even poor old Portnoy, I refuse to believe that American Jews...

October 26, 1970 | John Cottrell
Riding a lady's bicycle with a hamper on the handlebars, 66-year-old Gustav Hakansson, five times a grandfather, still beat the best young bicyclists in Sweden over 1,000 miles