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March 22, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 12

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Wes Parker Cover - Sports Illustrated March 22, 1971

March 22, 1971 | Joe Jares
<b><i>The NCAA basketball playoffs are down to 16 teams and one question: How in blue and gold blazes do you stop UCLA?</i></b>

March 22, 1971 | Gwilym S. Brown
<b><i>Led by Colt John Mackey, who dishes it out on or off the field, NFL players charge management with delay of game and unsportsmanlike conduct</i></b>

March 22, 1971 | William Leggett
<b><i>With Cincinnati's Big Red Machine out of tune the muscular Dodgers are now the team to watch, as two Hellenic National Leaguers agree</i></b>

March 22, 1971 | William F. Reed
<b>The question is not whether Indiana will engulf the opposition to win its fourth straight collegiate championship but whether it could beat an all-star team from the rest of the world</b>

March 22, 1971 | Jack Olsen
<b>The battle goes on between those who would protect all animals and those who preach death to predators. If peace is to come, perhaps nature will have to be allowed to take its own course</b>

March 22, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
There was nothing unduly hazardous about the assignment: cover a track meet in San Diego, a placid California community of flowers and sunshine, and file an overnight story. And, so far as could...

March 22, 1971 | Coles Phinizy
<b>Dr. Robert Magoon, a noted eye surgeon, tried powerboat racing, and when he stopped hurting he was hooked. Now he is a champion</b>

March 22, 1971
Manuel Benítez, otherwise known as El Cordobés, was in New York to promote a show in which he will fight a closed-circuit bull. It was his first visit, and the matador gave the city a big olé. "I...

March 22, 1971 | Sandy Treadwell
Downtown Kansas City swells and shifts with the passing of conventions. Last fall it was the Shriners riding motorcycles through the go-go parlors on 12th Street. In February it was the 8,000...

March 22, 1971 | Jule Campbell
Fishermen go gaga over gadgets. Little things endlessly entertain them: flies, hooks, lines, reels, pliers, creels, knives, all those compartmented clear-plastic boxes full of stuff. Fishermen...

March 22, 1971 | Pat Putnam
Villanova's tough band of runners, led by Marty Liquori's blistering double in the two mile and mile (above), won the indoor NCAAs

March 22, 1971 | Peter Carry
Down in Virginia, anyway, as he leads the scrappy Squires toward a title a year ahead of schedule

March 22, 1971 | Richard Frey
Were you ever mystified by the strange design on the reverse side of a checkerboard? Did you wonder why your board was accompanied by 15 checkers of each color when you need only 12 to play the...

March 22, 1971 | Clive Gammon
<b><i>There will always be an England—even in Germany, where conduct becoming a gentleman is still expected of a Briton</i></b>

March 22, 1971
BASKETBALL—NBA: Lew Alcindor scored 34 points and Oscar Robertson 28, but New York beat Milwaukee 108-103, its fourth win in five games against the Bucks this season. Dave DeBusschere scored 33...

March 22, 1971
4—left, H. Lane Stewart12, 13—Eric Schweikardt14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier, except center, Bruce Roberts-Rapho Guillumette (2)16—Sheedy & Long18—Walter Iooss Jr., New York Times21—Shel...

March 22, 1971
Stan Greenfield of Rockford (Ill.) College scored 45 points to lead his basketball team to a 91-84 victory over St. Procopius College and become the state's alltime college-division career scoring...

March 22, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

March 22, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Fred Taylor, Ohio State basketball coach, on players whose rebellious actions have led to a number of coaching resignations: "You could put the brains of three of those guys in a hummingbird and...

March 22, 1971
NO HOME ON THE RANGESirs:Thank you for Jack Olsen's superb article The Poisoning of the West (March 8 et seq.). It is nearly beyond belief that today, after years of painful lessons supposedly...