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January 11, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 2

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Joe Theismann Cover - Sports Illustrated January 11, 1971

January 11, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
<i>It began with a convulsion in Dallas as Notre Dame whipped No. 1 Texas, scorched on to Pasadena and Stanford's stunner over No. 2 Ohio State and climaxed in Miami, where No. 3 Nebraska...

January 11, 1971 | Tex Maule
With a pair of exceedingly physical wins the Cowboys and Colts rode hard into the Super Bowl, where Dallas' horde of demon defenders will try to stop a well-aged—but hardly mellow—John Unitas

January 11, 1971 | Robert F. Jones
Like a fine old wine, Johnny Unitas travels well. Not only has the 37-year-old Baltimore quarterback endured for 15 years without going flat, but last Sunday he concluded a season-long journey...

January 11, 1971 | Peter Carry
All those Boston Celtic haters had fun for a while, but the party is over

January 11, 1971 | Yukio Mishima
<i>Yukio Mishima, who committed seppuku, a grisly and ritual act of suicide, last November, was a literary figure of massive proportions in Japan. His novels, plays and articles were the...

January 11, 1971 | Walter Bingham
<b>You name the event—table tennis, coin pitching, backward running or a whole decathlon of trivial skills—and Eddie Kantar will take you on. He is probably the</b>

January 11, 1971
Golf's richest tour gets under way next week in Los Angeles, and Dan Jenkins will be there to give the pros a proper send-off and review the high points of last year.

January 11, 1971
Question: What do they do in Denmark besides produce X-rated movies?

January 11, 1971 | Curry Kirkpatrick

January 11, 1971 | Don Delliquanti
When Bob Beamon, world record-holding long jumper, began playing basketball again three months ago, Coach Mike Gordon watched the reaction of his Adelphi University squad: "They had the image...

January 11, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
A pair of good goalies instead of one makes the difference between this season's durable Rangers and the collapsible variety of the recent past

January 11, 1971 | Bil Gilbert
The qualifying school of the PGA's Tournament Players Division serves up heaping portions of conventional wisdom to 60 young men who would gladly settle for nothing but a wallet-size piece of paper

January 11, 1971 | Pat Ryan
A report from Cocoa, Fla. on the annual Audubon bird count

January 11, 1971 | Alexander Eliot
<i>More than 70 youthful pastimes of the 16th century can he found in this rollicking masterpiece by Pieter Bruegel. An art historian and sometime sportsman now offers us a detailed look at...

January 11, 1971
BASKETBALL—ABA: Success, American style, is having one of your games televised. The Nets picked up some of this electronic prestige against the Carolina Cougars in Greensboro, but all it meant was...

January 11, 1971
7—Jane Eliot—TIME11—H. Lane Stewart (3), James Drake12, 13—Sheedy & Long14—H. Lane Stewart, Walter Iooss Jr.17—Walter Iooss Jr., AP18—AP, Sheedy & Long19—Walter Iooss Jr., UPI20—UPI,...

January 11, 1971
Pete Sorber, soccer coach at Florissant Valley Community College in St. Louis, ran his four-year record to 58-2 with a 13-0 season, including a 2-1 win over Lorain County CC in 11 overtimes for...

January 11, 1971
<b>BUGGED</b>Sirs:John Fowles' article, <i>Weeds, Bugs, Americans</i> (Dec. 21), is the most thought provoking that I have read concerning conservation. His intensely personal approach...

January 11, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
Was Yukio Mishima, actor, activist, philosopher, poseur and Japan's premier novelist, signaling his intention to commit ceremonial suicide in his last written works? The most careful perusal of...

January 11, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

January 11, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Don Meredith, former Dallas Cowboy quarterback, on his future as a movie actor: "I could play the pilot in a war film who dropped his first bomb and it was incomplete. Or, more likely, intercepted."