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January 04, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 1

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John Roche Cover - Sports Illustrated January 04, 1971

January 04, 1971 | Tex Maule
<i>Of the four teams that survived the scramble for Super Bowl gold, the fittest, fittingly, looks like the San Francisco 49ers</i>

January 04, 1971 | Clement Freud
<i>The former got lots of the latter when Oxford and Cambridge met Egypt in a more or less titanic struggle, after which a sporting question arose: How many saw the belly dancer's scar? This...

January 04, 1971 | Curry Kirkpatrick
<i>John Roche is the best of some New York transplants who are mean enough to take South Carolina to the NCAA title</i>

January 04, 1971
A wild week of football showdowns will settle who is No. 1 in the college bowl games and produce the Super Bowl contestants. SI's experts and the color camera report.

January 04, 1971 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
<b>Stewart McDonald got to the bottom of things years ago: he kicked off his shoes and started strolling barefoot through life. Now, on the fringe of the flaky Florida sport world, his...

January 04, 1971
The way it started, the idea was to get from one place to another in wintertime without floundering in snow, maybe even enjoying the frozen scenery along the way. Then someone made a sport out of...

January 04, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
Down the dusty main street of Livingston, Mont. (pop. 6,783) one high noon not so long ago—or so the story is told—marched grimly the man whose byline appears on page 40 of this issue of SI. He...

January 04, 1971 | Thomas McGuane
<b>Our time's uneasiness pervades even the quiet of the Golden Gate Club, where young men play at the fishing game and older men dream of lost wild streams</b>

January 04, 1971
So much for old 1970. On to the Sporting New Year with this selected sampler of 1971 resolutions—

January 04, 1971 | William F. Reed
Jim McDaniels is an improbable giant. He plays center, naturally, but also forward and sometimes guard. He is, says Coach John Oldham of Western Kentucky, a "roamer," meaning that McDaniels would...

January 04, 1971 | Joe Jares

January 04, 1971 | Edited by Robert Creamer

January 04, 1971 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Mercury Morris of the Miami Dolphins: "In practice I try to play it like a game. Other guys run 10 to 15 yards. I score every time. I run away from guys that aren't there, but they're going to be...

January 04, 1971 | William Leggett
Readin', 'ritin' and 'rithmetic—and baseball. That is the curriculum at a revolutionary school in Florida where the Kansas City Royals are striving to turn good football and tennis players into...

January 04, 1971 | Edwin Shrake
If you didn't get an armadillo for Christmas, just relax. You might wake up tomorrow morning and discover one in your backyard

January 04, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
Unlike the Kings and the Seals, Bob Breitbard's Gulls are not West Coast major-leaguers. But they have made San Diego's hockey fans...

January 04, 1971 | Alfred Wright
<i>When it comes to viewing life through rose-colored glasses, no one beats the people who put on Pasadena's splendiferous New Year's parade. Its modern princesses (opposite) are no less...

January 04, 1971
BASKETBALL—ABA: It was Mel Daniels of the Indiana Pacers and Mike Maloy of Virginia who squared off, but it was Coach Al Bianchi and two of his Squires, Charlie Scott and Jim Eakins, who landed in...

January 04, 1971
4—Ron Shuman11—Heinz Kluetmeier12—H. Lane Stewart, Neil Leifer (2)13—Walter Iooss Jr.14—Sheedy & Long30, 31—Jim Annan35-38—Neil Leifer40-43—Rich Clarkson44—Rich Clarkson, AP (2), Arthur Shay,...

January 04, 1971
Tony Rosetti Jr. of Biloxi, Miss. captured the World All-Around Skeet Shooting championship in Savannah, Ga., the Grand Prix of Europe in Wiesbaden, Germany and the Golden Bear Shoot in Bern,...

January 04, 1971
BOBBYSirs:You have made, in my opinion, the only conceivable choice for Sportsman of the Year: Bobby Orr (Dec. 21). I would certainly like to congratulate you on your excellent article on him....

January 04, 1971 | Herman Weiskopf
College football's top award might bear another name if the man it commemorates had had a kinder ancestor