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November 29, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 22

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Tom Burleson Cover - Sports Illustrated November 29, 1971

November 29, 1971 | Joe Marshall

November 29, 1971 | Mark Kram
It brings memories highballing back to old ballplayers of times when sport moved leisurely and train travel was something to sing about

November 29, 1971
BASKETBALL—ABA: Kentucky moved past Virginia to grab the East Division lead and Utah replaced Indiana in first place in the West. The Colonels won three straight behind rookie Center Artis...

November 29, 1971
5—Roy DeCarava22, 23—Neil Leifer24—Jerry Cooke25—Neil Leifer26, 27—Lane Stewart28—Neil Leifer, Tony Triolo30—Fred Kaplan-Black Star31, 32—Sheedy & Long46—Heinz Kluetmeier50-78—illustrations by...

November 29, 1971
Steve Ciccalone, a sophomore at the Coast Guard Academy, tied an NCAA record when he kicked his 11th straight field goal, a 23-yarder in a 27-14 win over Case Western. Unhappily, his next attempt...

November 29, 1971
Sirs:I have read a lot of absurd articles in my time, but Peter Carry's (Nov. 15) takes the prize. Carry might be well on his way toward becoming the Tex Maule of basketball writers.

November 29, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
WRITING ON A WALLThe cheapness of the card stunts executed by Southern California's cheering section at the USC-UCLA game last Saturday was broadcast by nationwide television, although no one...

November 29, 1971 | Whitney Tower
They held an Irish wake for steeplechasing last week, an exuberant celebration of the jumping game—of what it once was and what it could be. The sport seems moribund in the U.S., killed this month...

November 29, 1971 | William F. Reed
Welcomed with a roar from the stands and at the goal line in Baton Rouge, Notre Dame found itself the entree in a Tiger feast

November 29, 1971 | Tex Maule
Muhammad Ali, the compassionate, has his old skills, but the will to kill has waned

November 29, 1971
A Bonanza of gridiron action occurs over Thanksgiving weekend as Nebraska-Oklahoma and Alabama-Auburn battle for No. 1. Dan Jenkins and Pat Putnam observe the fun.

November 29, 1971 | Ron Fimrite

November 29, 1971 | Tex Maule

November 29, 1971 | Curry Kirkpatrick
For some time now the refrigerator in Jim Chones' 17th-floor apartment on the edge of the Marquette University campus in downtown Milwaukee has been a subject of considerable interest as well as...

November 29, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
In his reminiscence-paean to the great days of American railroading (page 106), Mark Kram is up to his old, engaging literary tricks. He has perceived correctly that much of the romance of the...

November 29, 1971
If they can resist the blandishments of the pros until graduation, the stars of the class of 1974 may turn out to be the best college basketball has ever seen. Assuredly, they are the biggest. Tom...

November 29, 1971
No team ever deserved more to belong in the top 20, except.... The flaw is defense, and if Harvard (yes, Harvard, whose winter love story has always been hockey) decides finally to play defense,...

November 29, 1971 | William F. Reed
A man going into Eau Claire, Wis. in search of a small-college basketball team—or even a small college—is in for a massive disappointment. There is a school there, but it has 8,650 students, a...

November 29, 1971 | Jeannette Bruce
The following was recorded recently in a Baskin-Robbins ice-cream parlor in a Middle Western American city. This seemed like a good time to publish it.

November 29, 1971
Charles Pasarell, who finished 11th in the World Championship Tennis standings, is getting married to Shireen Fareed this week and plans to whisk her off to Africa on a barnstorming tennis tour....

November 29, 1971 | Lynn Simross
Vassar may not be an Oklahoma or Nebraska, but the Big Pink is better than Sarah Lawrence

November 29, 1971 | Larry Keith

November 29, 1971 | Larry Keith
THE BACK: Ed Marinaro's magnificent performance against Pennsylvania in his final game gave him NCAA major-college rushing records for career (4,715 total yards, 174.6 per game average) and a...

November 29, 1971 | Clive Gammon
Successful Norwegian farms may yet prove to save the fish at sea