SI Vault

May 24, 1971 | Volume 34, Issue 21

Previous Previous
Marty Liquori Cover - Sports Illustrated May 24, 1971

May 24, 1971 | Edited by Frank Deford

May 24, 1971 | Edited by Frank Deford
•Rick Forzano, Navy football coach, after scouting Notre Dame's spring game: "They are so big they can double-team us with one man."

May 24, 1971 | Frank Deford
It is unlikely that sport has ever been presented so dismally in prime time as it was in this year's coverage of the NBA championships on ABC. It was a shoddy effort in all respects, from thought...

May 24, 1971 | Pat Putnam

May 24, 1971 | Whitney Tower
The underrated Kentucky Derby winner took the Preakness just as convincingly and became a mighty threat to win racing's Triple Crown

May 24, 1971 | William Leggett

May 24, 1971
THE HOT ONES. Baseball's brightest stars are off to fast, and in some cases surprising, starts. In color and text, a look at the giants of the game who are shaping the season.

May 24, 1971 | Robert F. Jones

May 24, 1971 | Kim Chapin

May 24, 1971 | Carleton Mitchell

May 24, 1971
Most Glittering Sport Soiree of The Week—

May 24, 1971

May 24, 1971 | Ron Fimrite
Larry Dierker, an English major at —the University of Houston who says he favors Shakespeare, Homer, Aeschylus and "all that stuff," first heard of the accusation made by Dave Marshall, an...

May 24, 1971 | Peter Carry
While the ABA's Stars and Colonels were fighting for a championship, an important move to stop another fight was taking shape off court

May 24, 1971 | Peter Carry
After watching both leagues throughout the season, Peter Carry ranks every team in the NBA and ABA and reaches some surprising conclusions

May 24, 1971 | Lynn Simross
Austria's little-known Adolf Übleis took on famous opponents in the world driver championships—and soon had them dancing to his tune

May 24, 1971 | Clive Gammon

May 24, 1971
AUTO RACING—PETER REVSON in a McLaren M16 won the pole position for the Indianapolis 500, outspeeding an early flyer, Mark Donohue, with a record qualifying run of 178.696 mph (page 34).

May 24, 1971
Joan Pavelich, 18, of University Hill (Vancouver) Secondary School, won the discus throw at the Mount San Antonio Relays at 169' 7½", breaking by 2" the meet record for the women's discus and...

May 24, 1971
27—Neil Leifer28—Herb Scharfman34, 35—Heinz Kluetmeier46—Carleton Mitchell46, 47—map by U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office61—London Daily Express-Pictorial Parade, Charles Trainor-Miami News62—Wil...

May 24, 1971
UNHAPPYSirs:Please explain to your readers that the headlines for the Chandler stories were yours not mine (How I Jumped from Clean Politics into Dirty Baseball, April 26 and May 3).

May 24, 1971 | Janet Graham
If you are a big-game hunter, it could be worthwhile to fit one telegraphic address inside your sun helmet: JUNGLE, LONDON. This is the way you get in touch with Messrs. Rowland Ward Ltd., for...

May 24, 1971 | Jeannette Bruce
Teetotaling Thomas Cook launched his company with a trip to a temperance meeting in Loughborough and started a revolution in tourism. Now they're trying to sell the revolution