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November 30, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 22

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Sidney Wicks Cover - Sports Illustrated November 30, 1970

November 30, 1970
BASKETBALL—ABA: The Kentucky Colonels, winners of 13 of their last 14 after a miserable 2-4 start, took over the East Division lead when Virginia lost to Memphis 119-103. The Squires fell again to...

November 30, 1970
Dr. Steve August of Detroit defeated Gordon Pfeiffer of Seattle 20-21, 21-20, 21-7 in winning the National AAU Four Wall Handball championship played in South Bend, Ind. Neither man had lost a set...

November 30, 1970
16, 17—top left & bottom center, Walter Iooss Jr.; Heinz Kluetmeier (3)18—Heinz Kluetmeier20, 21—Neil Leifer22, 23—Carl Iwasaki24-26—Don Uhrbrock41—illustration by Thomas B. Allen65—Tony...

November 30, 1970
THE OLD SAVAGERYSirs:First it was your hilarious probe of the Heidi incident (Television and Spoil, Dec. 22 et seq.), then the true story of Booth Lusteg ("The Coach Wants to See Yon," Sept. 21)....

November 30, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
ENDANGERED SPECIESWhen Walter J. Hickel was appointed Secretary of the Interior, there was widespread dismay among conservationists who assumed he would be prone to yield to the wishes of the...

November 30, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Harvey Johnson, director of player personnel for the Buffalo Bills, on a player he drafted who turned out to be a flop: "He had size, speed, agility. He could do it all. But I knew I should never...

November 30, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
Atoning for 1969, Rex Kern and a galvanized Ohio State mauled Michigan; the offense was unleashed and the defense held fast

November 30, 1970 | Pat Putnam
Annoyed by Foster's reference to him as "dumb," the champion spent nearly three minutes trying to show how clever he was. Then, in 49 seconds, he destroyed his man

November 30, 1970 | Peter Carry
Playing for superpatriot Bill Daniels in a red, white and blue arena, with the ABA's multicolored ball and flags decorating their uniforms, the Utah pros have become the best team in the league

November 30, 1970 | Morton Sharnik
<b>Jerry Levias, the Oilers' star wide receiver, has been overcoming one prejudice or another ever since he was a 116-pound defensive back</b>

November 30, 1970
Bouncing back from his worst year—an embarrassing trade and subpar basketball—Jerry Lucas is playing like an eager rookie for San Francisco. Peter Carry tells why.

November 30, 1970
College Basketball in the 1970s has moved light years away from those old snake pits where visiting teams—and sometimes even home teams—were forever threatened by overhanging balconies, low...

November 30, 1970 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Not even the occult can put a finger on the specific point in time when the Bruins of UCLA (<i>see cover</i>) took over the game of college basketball—when they nursed it, rehearsed it and...

November 30, 1970 | Joe Jares
This is the interim for UCLA—between Alcindor's years and the current freshmen, who are said to be something special. So what does a Bruin do during an interim? He wins, as the Uclans did last...

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<b>ALMOST THERE</b>

November 30, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
The signs all over the campus say EXPECT A MIRACLE. At Oral Roberts University on the south edge of Tulsa, miracles are a part of everyday life. Founded only five years ago by its president, Oral...

November 30, 1970 | William F. Reed
Now is as good a time as any to clear up some misconceptions concerning Frankfort, Ky., a modest city (pop. 23,500) only a few furlongs away from the heart of the famed bluegrass horse region....

November 30, 1970 | Skip Myslenski
Kicking one lonely field goal, that is, to edge the inspired Tigers of Louisiana State, remain undefeated and advance to Dallas in the hope of a rematch with the conquerors of last year, the Texas...

November 30, 1970 | Harold Peterson
<b>MIDWEST</b>

November 30, 1970 | Harold Peterson
THE BACK: As UCLA scandalized USC 45-20, Dennis Dummit, ace of the "full house" back-field, erased Gary Beban's career passing record by throwing 272 yards for a total of 4,226 and set a new UCLA...

November 30, 1970 | Pamela Knight
But they do get a kick out of collecting special ceramic bottles of booze. More than 10,000 Americans are into this big craze—swapping, selling and meeting to discuss their hobby. Over coffee, of...

November 30, 1970 | Virginia Kraft
To repay his debt to the land, a wealthy ex-governor of New Mexico makes things grow, including swamps, game—and a very special tree

November 30, 1970 | Mark Mulvoy
Punch, that's it. It's all over. You're fired."

November 30, 1970 | George U. Packard
<b>Uh, these guys were coaching this girls' basketball team, see? Just maybe they weren't exactly what Miss Blander-Quist had in mind, but neither was the game. Still, it was all going O.K.,...