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January 25, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 4

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Jim O'Brien Cover - Sports Illustrated January 25, 1971

January 25, 1971 | Tex Maule
<i>Baltimore had seven turnovers and Dallas only four as both teams bumbled through a laugher of a Super Bowl, but in the end the joke was on the Cowboys, who made the biggest mistake of...

January 25, 1971 | William Leggett
No, you still can't fix a race. But, in a major departure, California now lets horses run while soothed by Butazolidin

January 25, 1971 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
<i>It's the biggest in history—the brainchiid of show biz promoter Jerry Perenchio, who got Jack Kent Cooke to put up the money. Now they own the Ali-Frazier fight and they make a mint...

January 25, 1971
Ice hockey can be a harsh and demanding mistress. It often treats its men badly, rewards them less than most big-time sports, exacts from them an enormous nightly expenditure of effort and, in the...

January 25, 1971
Ryun runs again after a year and a half in virtual seclusion. Pat Putnam is on hand in San Francisco to observe the famed miler's return to big-time competition.

January 25, 1971 | Curry Kirkpatrick
<b>Dean (The Dream) Meminger has the Cheshire smile, his coach Al McGuire manages the "checker board" and there's a mad tea-party air in the corners at Marquette</b>

January 25, 1971
What did the first astronaut say to the football coaches?

January 25, 1971 | Sandy Treadwell
Two Saturdays ago Lefty Driesell presented the University of Maryland with its greatest basketball victory since, well, he last great one. That came in September when Tom McMillen registered at...

January 25, 1971 | Harold Peterson

January 25, 1971 | Hugh D. Whall
Just as everybody wants in, the host yacht club may want out

January 25, 1971 | Felicia Lee
No matter what skiers say about all the swell aspects of their sport, they have for years suffered from two great pains: 1) aching, numbed feet and 2) cold feet. Oldtime leather boots have long...

January 25, 1971 | Peter Carry
An Olympic hero is spending more time in federal courts than on basketball courts as two leagues and a flock of owners wage a far-reaching battle to decide which team he will play for, or if he...

January 25, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
Several dozen of the game's most influential underachievers pull out all stops in their pursuit of reflected glory at the Crosby Clambake

January 25, 1971 | Edwin Shrake
In a voice that sounds like a recorded announcement Eighty Dollar Natey says, "Pleased to make your acquaintance." His handshake is quick and slight, his flesh cold. His eyes, sunk in black...

January 25, 1971 | Edwin Shrake
• Don't bluff. In a limit game try to be sure you are going to turn over the best hand. When you have it, bet it. When you don't, get out.

January 25, 1971
BASEBALL—Major league baseball's 24 teams selected 127 players in the sixth annual winter draft of free-agent prospects. The top pick was Third Baseman JOHN DAVID HILTON of Pearland, Texas, by the...

January 25, 1971
13—Walter Iooss Jr.14—Neil Leilfer15, 16—Walter Iooss Jr.18, 19—John Iacono22, 23—Sheedy & Long41—UPI52—AP53—Heinz Kluetmeier54—Martin Mills56-63—Sheedy & long71—Des Moines Register and...

January 25, 1971
Bob and Barry Harwick of the Mt. Lebanon (Pa.) Track Club have won eight national Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic race-walking titles. Bob, 14 (left), won the 440-yard race walk in 1968 and...

January 25, 1971
BOBBY (CONT.)Sirs:I must question one critic (19TH HOLE, Jan. 11) of your selection of Bobby Orr as the Sportsman of the Year. Martin J. Aronoff's contemporary cry of racism in hockey seems to...

January 25, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

January 25, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Calvin Hill, Rookie of the Year and Dallas Cowboy running back, who was benched for much of the season: "The worst part of it is waking up on Monday morning and not aching. You feel you haven't...