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December 14, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 24

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Steve Worster Cover - Sports Illustrated December 14, 1970

December 14, 1970 | Frank Deford
Upon the conclusion of another season, it is only fair to say that ABC's college unit has the most difficult task in football TV. College games are much faster paced than the pros—an average of...

December 14, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
SAME OLD CHARLIE

December 14, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Danny Lawson, Minnesota North Stars forward, after a head-on collision with Pat Quinn of the Vancouver Canucks shattered Lawson's jaw: "We've got to stop meeting this way."

December 14, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
<i>As applied by Texas to Arkansas it spoke louder than words, although Darrell Royal had some of those, too, as the Longhorns won their 30th straight game</i>

December 14, 1970 | Mark Kram
I've never wanted to whup a man so bad," said Muhammad Ali, while fanning his usual hysteria last week. "I'm gonna put some soul on his head." The head belonged to Oscar Bonavena, and whatever...

December 14, 1970 | Pat Putnam
<i>That's the front four—three blacks and a white—and last week Chicago was on the receiving end as the Vikings clinched the title</i>

December 14, 1970
The Sportsman of the year, the moments of the year and the controversies of the year are part of a special issue that captures the excitement, vigor and concerns with which a new decade has begun....

December 14, 1970 | Dan Levin
<b>Why is Mountaineer Mitch Michaud on Ebright Road in Centerville, Del.? Because it's there. Also because it's the highest point (440 feet) in the state, and Michaud yearned to be the first to...

December 14, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Frank Deford, whose by-line has appeared on all manner of stories in this magazine, is too valuable a man to allow to be idle. Our editors agree, however, that he can use a rest every now and...

December 14, 1970
As his work shows, Arnold Roth is crazy. This makes him the ideal artist to portray the vagaries of pool, a game whose apparent simplicity conceals its frustrations. Here, then, is the oddball...

December 14, 1970
The one they call the Demon of Rye plays inside right for the home-town soccer team. The Demon played so ferociously in a recent 5-1 victory that the losers got a bit suspicious. "How do we know...

December 14, 1970 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The Utah settings are serene, the arenas big, new and bustling. Alas, the teams have been much too accommodating—but not for long

December 14, 1970 | Joe Jares
SOUTH

December 14, 1970 | Charles Goren
A Los Angeles foursome of Lew Mathe, Don Krauss, Richard Walsh and John Swanson overcame an almost insurmountable deficit of 83 international match points to defeat a favored New York quartet...

December 14, 1970 | Mark Mulvoy
After waiting 53 years for the opportunity, just being in the big league is a feast for Vancouver. A playoff position is like extra dessert

December 14, 1970 | Peter Carry
Bill Fitch can't decide whether to laugh or cry as he watches...

December 14, 1970 | Walter J. Hickel
As one of his last official acts, the former Secretary of the Interior moved to save a threatened whale population. Here, he explains why

December 14, 1970 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
<i>The statue of the Virgin still looks down from the famous Golden Dome, and football still dominates the autumn Saturdays at Notre Dame. But even here there is New Awareness, for the times,...

December 14, 1970
BASEBALL—In the most significant trade of the major league winter meeting in Los Angeles, the rebuilding Chicago White Sox sent All-Star shortstop LUIS APARICIO to Boston for Second Baseman Mike...

December 14, 1970
4—H. Lane Stewart21—Walter Iooss Jr.22-24—Neil Leifer34—Stephen Green-Armytage41—Jerry H. Deuel-Dot Graphics Ltd.52—top, London Daily Express-Pictorial Parade55—AP66—Bob Peterson68—Tony...

December 14, 1970
Paul Barnes of Rosemont, Pa. was the top offensive performer as Harriton High ended a 32-game losing streak with a 26-0 victory over Garnet Valley High. The junior halfback scored two touchdowns...

December 14, 1970
UCLA AND OTHERSSirs:Congratulations on an outstanding article concerning UCLA basketball and Coach John Wooden (UCLA: Simple, Awesomely Simple, Nov. 30). As a player who saw little action from...