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October 04, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 14

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Sonny Sixkiller Cover - Sports Illustrated October 04, 1971

October 04, 1971 | Charles Gillespie
For reasons of geography, tradition and choice the University of Mississippi has always been a particularly inbred salient of a particularly inbred state. Unlike most major colleges, Ole Miss...

October 04, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

October 04, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Mike Reid, Cincinnati Bengal tackle, on the team's front four, Royce Berry, Steve Chomyszak, Ron Carpenter and himself: "We call ourselves Berry, Chomyszak, Carpenter and Reid. It may not be...

October 04, 1971 | Peter Carry

October 04, 1971 | Hugh D. Whall
'Miss Budweiser' is the obliging she, an unlimited hydro which won her third straight title for a man of unlimited confidence, Bernie Little

October 04, 1971 | John Underwood
Jim Dooley, the Chicago Bears' coach, had this plan. He would concede the Minnesota Vikings 17 points but, by getting field position and having room to throw, the Bears would get more. They did

October 04, 1971 | Ron Fimrite

October 04, 1971 | Roy Blount Jr.

October 04, 1971 | Dan Levin

October 04, 1971
Baseball's playoffs begin with a classic confrontation, the smoke of Oakland's Vida Blue against the firing of Baltimore's Frank and Brooks and Boog and Merv—and duck.

October 04, 1971
It has been the custom of Elmer Fisher to stop by the varsity locker room on his way to classes at Wayne State University in Detroit. To don shoulder pads and cleats? No, to take a free shower,...

October 04, 1971 | Pat Putnam
To beat Tennessee, Auburn was relying heavily on its pass-catch combination of Pat Sullivan to Terry Beasley, so when Beasley was kayoed early things looked bad. But out he came again, and with...

October 04, 1971 | Joe Jares

October 04, 1971 | Joe Jares
THE BACK: Tulsa Quarterback Todd Starks, a Californian who was the national junior college passing champion two years ago, beat favored Arkansas 21-20 with three touchdown passes and 22...

October 04, 1971 | Hugh McIlvanney
Nobody watched as Dallas beat Atlanta, but a British expert finds some signs that everybody's game of football may yet catch on here

October 04, 1971 | William F. Reed
Herve Filion danced off with pacing's most esteemed trophy after driving Nansemond to an improbable victory over the mighty Albatross

October 04, 1971 | Clive Gammon

October 04, 1971 | Barbara Hildenbrand
Two fishermen in a small metal skiff in Barnegat Bay are struck by lightning. The bolt hits one man's metal fishing rod, then jumps to his jacket zipper, killing him. His companion is knocked...

October 04, 1971 | Walter Bingham

October 04, 1971 | Herman Weiskopf

October 04, 1971
BASEBALL—ROCHESTER of the International League, Baltimore's top farm team, won the Junior World Series four games to three over Denver (Washington) of the American Association, defeating the Bears...

October 04, 1971
Priscilla Hill, 9, of Lexington, Mass., has become the youngest skater ever to complete the series of tests required by the U.S. Figure Skating Association to compete in USFSA senior events. The...

October 04, 1971
Cover—Fred Kaplan-Black Star20—Heinz Kluetmeier21—John D. Hanlon22, 23—John D. Hanlon, Leviton-Atlanta, Heinz Kluetmeier27—Neil Leifer28—John Iacono53—top, AP54—Herb...

October 04, 1971
TINY TIMSirs:John Underwood has presented us with Ted Williams, Happy Chandler, Spiro Agnew and now Tim Rossovich (Burning to Be a Success, Sept. 20). Each story is a masterpiece. Without doubt,...

October 04, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
We know a young family man up in Boston for whom these particular weeks of the year pose a serious domestic challenge. He summed it up at a dinner party recently when his wife happened to ask him...