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May 03, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 18

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Jim Fregosi Cover - Sports Illustrated May 03, 1971

May 03, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

May 03, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Joe Frazier, a recent guest at the White House, when asked about his wife's desire for him to quit fighting: "All wives are like that; quit being a fighter, quit being President, or something...

May 03, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
There were saunas, swimming pools, sumptuous parties, pretty girls—and Jack Nicklaus, who methodically routed the field and won $33,000 at the Tournament of Champions

May 03, 1971 | William Leggett
After Oakland Manager Dick Williams blistered his A's on a bus, they drove to the top, running over the California Angels and shaking up the nervous Twins as baseball's dullest division came to life

May 03, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
Hoping for any kind of winner, New York was blowing kisses to the hot line of the Rangers in a tight hockey series

May 03, 1971 | Kim Chapin
<b>The recent spectacular success of southpaw bowlers has the ABC scratching its head, the PBA considering a quota system and the game's beleaguered righthanders talking to themselves</b>

May 03, 1971
Burying the bullets in their first games, Milwaukee's Bucks seem headed for the championship that Lew Alcindor had predicted. But will they get it? And how easily?

May 03, 1971 | Whitney Tower
The Kentucky Derby is wide open, the betting will be wild and the author gambles by suggesting three for the money

May 03, 1971 | Tex Maule
<b>Heretical as it may sound, some people consider squat Johnny Campo, off the streets of New York, the best trainer in the business. This week in Kentucky he may get a chance to convince a few...

May 03, 1971 | Thomas McGuane
America revs up to the 'millennial thunder' of the sport of motocross, whose implausibly deft riders perform on the ragged edge of disaster in an astounding landscape of rushing machinery

May 03, 1971 | A. B. (Happy) Chandler
<b>Durocher's suspension triggered Chandler's downfall. The owners didn't mind losing Leo—but they didn't want a strong commissioner</b>

May 03, 1971 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
Hugo Vihlen was a $23,000-a-year pilot for Delta Air Lines when he decided a few years ago—for no reason he has adequately explained—to cross the Atlantic Ocean in the smallest boat ever used for...

May 03, 1971
Erich Segal, Yale professor but mostly author of Love Story, has made it through another Boston Marathon—he has run in 15 of them—but this year his loneliness was enlivened by a girl who shouted...

May 03, 1971 | Ron Fimrite
Now, just what in the name of Leo Durocher is Eddie Stanky doing down there in Mobile among the azaleas and the dogwood at—now get this—the University of South Alabama?

May 03, 1971 | Joe Jares

May 03, 1971 | George Curry
The Blackeye Bean Capital of the World has no traffic lights, one movie house, 28 churches and a little boy who holds 16 U.S. records

May 03, 1971 | Roger Rapoport
Good old Squaw Valley ranks right up there in the American consciousness with Shirley Temple, the Liberty Bell and, possibly, even deep-dish apple pie. Mention Squaw Valley and people identify...

May 03, 1971 | Harold Peterson

May 03, 1971
BASKETBALL—NBA: Milwaukee opened the championship round of the playoffs with two victories over Baltimore, 98-88 and 102-83. In the first neither team was quite ready—the Bullets tired from their...

May 03, 1971
21—Fred Kaplan-Black Star22, 23—Walter Iooss Jr.24—Sheedy & Long25—chart by Dan Todd32—Vic Stein-Santa Anita Park, UPI, Jerry Cooke33—Walter Iooss Jr., UPI, Jerry Cooke34—Jerry...

May 03, 1971
Janice Cole, 5'10" senior at South Beauregard High School in Longville, La., led her team to the state Class B basketball championship with a record of 54 wins and no losses. She averaged an...

May 03, 1971
NEW LOOK IN PHILLYSirs:Thank you very much for a splendid article on the Phillies' first game in Veterans Stadium (Curtain Up on a Mod New Act, April 19). After seven long years of waiting,...