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April 03, 1972 | Volume 36, Issue 14

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Bill Walton Cover - Sports Illustrated April 03, 1972

April 03, 1972 | Knox Burger
In 40 years of angling for various freshwater fish, from nesting sunnies to Atlantic salmon, I have committed virtually every sin open to fishermen. I have discovered, after a two-mile hike to...

April 03, 1972
BASKETBALL—College: UCLA beat Florida State 81-76 to win its sixth NCAA title in a row (page 30), while MARYLAND walloped Niagara 100-69 to take the National Invitation Tournament at Madison...

April 03, 1972
26, 27—Tony Triolo28, 29—John D. Hanlon30—Sheedy & Long38, 40—illustrations by Robert Handville67—James Drake75—John D. Hanlon78—Stable of Photographic Arts107—Southern California Speed...

April 03, 1972
Chris Anaya, a senior at San Lorenzo (Calif.) High, won the Northern California 168-pound wrestling championship, running his season record to 52 straight wins, including 35 pins and 11 tournament...

April 03, 1972
Sirs:Walter Bingham's article (March 20) is really an injustice to Nancy Richey Gunter, who has been playing brilliantly of late. Admittedly, the participation of both Evonne Goolagong and Chris...

April 03, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

April 03, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Lou Burdette, Atlanta Braves pitching coach, on throwing his spitball during batting practice: "I've slowed down so much, they're hitting the dry side."

April 03, 1972 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 03, 1972 | Robert F. Jones
In a last farewell, Sebring loosed a pride of Ferraris on Italy's other brand, Alfa Romeo, and a gorilla, yet. Both ran amok

April 03, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
Her 'God Bless America' works wonders for Philadelphia as the Flyers battle California and Pittsburgh for an admittedly lowly, but exceedingly lucrative, Stanley Cup playoff spot in the NHL West

April 03, 1972 | Curry Kirkpatrick

April 03, 1972 | Dan Jenkins
Going to Augusta, golf's greatest moneymaker is fit and his game is honed for a prize that is larger than mere dollars. Jack Nicklaus' grail has become the elusive Grand Slam

April 03, 1972

April 03, 1972 | Jack Olsen

April 03, 1972
Embattled baseball nears a new season with the players and owners no longer sure that a strike is what an ump calls. A special preview issue sums up the latest developments, and William Leggett...

April 03, 1972 | Barry McDermott
A slow spring start no longer worries Rico Petrocelli, who is only anxious to begin chasing a pennant he feels that Boston can win

April 03, 1972 | Dick Miles
U.S. Ping-Pong people, that is, who suddenly are realizing that their conquest of China has had a stimulating side effect at home

April 03, 1972 | Whitney Tower
It was actually a Ridge, but the Derby brigades were repulsed and sent scattering. Dug in at the top is a big gun named Riva, whose target is the Triple Crown, which no horse has won for a quarter...

April 03, 1972 | Joe Jares
UCLA, maybe. The Maryland coach finally made it in the NIT and...

April 03, 1972 | William Johnson