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November 01, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 18

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Ed Marinaro Cover - Sports Illustrated November 01, 1971

November 01, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

November 01, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Jake La Motta, controversial ex-prizefighter, after being named "Noblest Roman of them all": "I guess it's because I haven't been arrested in a long time."

November 01, 1971 | Dan Jenkins

November 01, 1971 | Peter Carry
Entering the game with hardship and dropout dispensations, a few rookies are staging a new version of how to succeed at pro basketball without the help of an alma mater: play now and study later

November 01, 1971 | Tex Maule
Denver shut out Cleveland, a victory due in part to a home-cooked Polish meal polished off by the Broncos' defensive line

November 01, 1971
Big boo, big bubba and the Human Bowling Ball are three of the 40 reasons why the Colts have been so successful. A look at the Super Bowl champions by Tex Maule.

November 01, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle
Racing cringes before a new scandal as horse and pro football owner Ralph Wilson and two trainers are suspended for dealings with a shadowy figure. But NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle sees no wrong

November 01, 1971 | Kim Chapin

November 01, 1971 | Carlton Stowers

November 01, 1971
It is Fitting that in cross-country the team with the least number of points wins. Fitting, because the sport's advocates outdo one another in extolling its Thoreauvian virtues—purity, simplicity,...

November 01, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
One of the functional clichés of our business is that of the tongue-tied jock—the athlete who staggers across the finish line or climbs from the prize ring to offer something that sounds like, "I...

November 01, 1971 | Kenny Moore
You start on the grass beside the Water Board fountain on Honolulu's Makiki Heights Drive. There is a level half mile, under thorny kiawe trees, before you begin to climb a long ridge. You pass...

November 01, 1971
Looks here as if Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin, hockey stick in hand, is trying to break the ice with Montreal Captain Henri Richard. The scene was Vancouver, British Columbia, where Kosygin...

November 01, 1971 | Pat Putnam
While the Notre Dame varsity was getting lumped at South Bend, the first-year men were south of the Rio Grande bullying the Mexico City Redskins in a bruising display of hands—and arms,...

November 01, 1971 | Gwilym S. Brown

November 01, 1971 | Gwilym S. Brown
THE LINEMAN: Tom Reynolds, a San Diego State split end who sat out last season with a knee injury, caught 17 passes, three shy of the NCAA single-game record, for 290 yards and one touchdown as...

November 01, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
And a good thing, too, because swift Bobby Sheehan, one of pro hockey's few Americans, is a crowd-drawing savior for the sorry Seals

November 01, 1971 | Huston Horn
The Good Lord willin' and the creeks don't rise," said the ads in the Los Angeles papers, and Friday began shaping up strong as Country Music Night at the harness races. The harness people at...

November 01, 1971 | Roger Rapoport
Subdivider Jeff Dennis has a new pitch for babes in the wilderness

November 01, 1971 | John Underwood

November 01, 1971
BASKETBALL—ABA: Commissioner Jack Dolph ruled that Jimmy Jones and Larry Cannon were Free agents, and let Jones move from Memphis to Utah and Cannon from Denver to Memphis. But he fined their new...

November 01, 1971
5—Wayne Eastburn22—James Drake23—Sheedy & Long24—Heinz Kluetmeier, Neil Leifer25—Rich Clarkson, Martin Mills-Black Star26—Leviton-Atlanta27—Heinz Kluetmeier28—Neil Leifer30—Jerry Cooke44—Roy...

November 01, 1971
Fred McNair and Freddie, 21 (left), of Washington upset top-seeded Chauncey Depew Steele Jr. and Chauncey III of Cambridge, Mass. 11-9, 6-2 for the national father-son tennis championship in...

November 01, 1971
THE BUCS' RETORTSirs:Please inform Ron Fimrite that what they call it in Pittsburgh is pitching! They also call it fielding. Whatever does Mr. Fimrite call that fiasco he tried to pass off as...

November 01, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle
Bernie Parrish, former cornerback for the Cleveland Browns and Houston Oilers, writes the way he played football, by lowering his helmet to bash an opponent in the ribs. In his book They Call It a...