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August 09, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 6

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Mike Peterson Cover - Sports Illustrated August 09, 1971

August 09, 1971 | Peter Carry
The All-Stars lost, as usual, but some of the brassy kids who made it close are going to brighten up the pros

August 09, 1971 | Roy Blount
Like motorists everywhere, Richard Petty climbed into his blue Plymouth and went for a ride. This one was called the Dixie 500. He won it, a $20,560 purse, and became the richest stock-car racer...

August 09, 1971 | Hugh McIlvanney
For the first time in the Age of Aquarius, Britain and the U.S. met in polo. Champagne ran, and 'Hair' bristled

August 09, 1971 | Ron Fimrite

August 09, 1971 | William Johnson

August 09, 1971 | William Johnson
Insurance Man Wayne Jaynes: "Mike is the nicest, most modest boy in the town."

August 09, 1971
Teams in flux, the Dallas Cowboys and the L.A. Rams, test some new talent and a new coach in a major preseason match, with Tex Maule on hand to analyze the outcome.

August 09, 1971 | Thomas McGuane

August 09, 1971
That chap with hand on hip is Baltimore Colt Coach Don McCafferty, and he is talking with syndicated football columnist Nila Gilcrest, who wants a coaching job. Nila is serious about this....

August 09, 1971 | Larry Keith
Chicago's Bill Melton is leading the league in homers. Bill who?

August 09, 1971

August 09, 1971 | Frank Deford
In a deal that must affect all sports, the two basketball leagues will probably be allowed to become one—at the cost of the reserve clause

August 09, 1971 | Myron Cope
Palmer and Nicklaus won their third Team Championship in five outings and gave a needed boost to a novel, but shaky, tournament

August 09, 1971 | Charles Goren
The Summer National Championships in Chicago ended last week on a note of high excitement and utter confusion.

August 09, 1971 | Robert Cantwell
Half of Hal Higdon's On the Run from Dogs and People (Regnery, $5.95) is made up of explanations and anecdotes intended to show the nonrunner how interesting long-distance running really is. You...

August 09, 1971 | Dan Jenkins

August 09, 1971
ARCHERY—JOHN WILLIAMS, 17, of Cranesville, Pa., won the men's title with 2,445 points at the world championships in York, England. Finland's Kyosti Laasonen was second with 2,381. EMMA GAPCHENKO...

August 09, 1971
12, 13—Neil Leifer, Heinz Kluetmeier14—Neil Leifer17—Wayne Wilson-Leviton (Atlanta)18, 19—Gerry Cranham30—Yates Center News38—AP, Francis Routt-The Washington Star40—Sheedy & Long44—John...

August 09, 1971
David Cohen, 10, of Blauvelt, N.Y., pitched eight no-hitters in a 10-game Little League season, struck out 108 batters, had an ERA of 0.18 and a batting average of .609. He was chosen for the...

August 09, 1971
HERE COMES THE ROADRUNNERSirs:It won't be either a tortoise or a hare that captures the batting crown (Aesop Is the Official Scorer, July 26)—but a road-runner. Speedster Ralph Garr of the Atlanta...

August 09, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

August 09, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Maurice H. Stans, Secretary of Commerce, on exempting sports measurements from his proposal to put the U.S. on the metric system: "I don't think you would ever hear a sports announcer say, The...