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May 08, 1972 | Volume 36, Issue 19

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Phil Esposito Cover - Sports Illustrated May 08, 1972

May 08, 1972
ECOLOGYSirs:Every once in a while an article appears that is simply amazing in its stupidity. Gospel of False Prophets (April 24) by Mr. Bil Gilbert is such a masterpiece.

May 08, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

May 08, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Frank Anderson, retired Texas A&M track coach, after watching Kjell Isaksson make his world-record 18'1" pole vault at the Texas Relays: "It was considerably better than the 10'2" I made to...

May 08, 1972 | John Carol
Bad news for housewives on television this summer. Tomorrow Syndication, an independent production company, has announced it will be hitting the airwaves starting June 28 with a weekly prime-time...

May 08, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
The Stanley Cup was brimming with hate as the Bruins, determined to be tough guys, squared off against the Rangers, who were not above a fast glove to the face. The result: Round 1 to Boston

May 08, 1972 | Pat Putnam
Rain, wind and assorted ailments hampered U.S. Olympic hopefuls at Des Moines' Drake Relays, but nothing bothered the one key man who wasn't eligible to go to Munich, South Africa's Fanie Von Zijl

May 08, 1972 | Larry Keith
American cycling cannot boast many big wheels, but the U.S. Grand Prix showed we are pedaling to the top

May 08, 1972 | Whitney Tower

May 08, 1972
The pivotal point is the play of the rival pivotmen in the Knicks-Lakers set-to for the NBA title—big Jerry Lucas vs. bigger Wilt Chamberlain. A report by Peter Carry.

May 08, 1972 | Pat Jordan

May 08, 1972 | Ernest Schwiebert

May 08, 1972
"Trust me, darling, I love you," cooed Cornelia Wallace to her husband, Alabama Governor George Wallace, as she pressed the accelerator and picked up speed in the 1972 Olds she was driving....

May 08, 1972 | William Leggett
Minnesota comes up with a Darwin to embellish its changing world

May 08, 1972 | Jim Kaplan

May 08, 1972 | Charles Goren
I shudder when someone in a "sociable" bridge game says, "Oh, we aren't that technical." It sounds especially friendly and sportsmanlike after another player has pointed out an infraction of the...

May 08, 1972 | Peter Carry
All season long they battled evenly and, sure enough, the playoffs came down to three wins for Utah, three for Indiana and judgment day

May 08, 1972 | Tex Maule
The West German national team, which has battled England in two of the game's pivotal contests of recent years, turns a rematch before 100,000 at London's Wembley Stadium into something of a...

May 08, 1972 | Kenny Moore

May 08, 1972
BASKETBALL—ABA: While Utah and Indiana battled to seven games in the West (page 70), New York defeated Virginia 119-117 and 118-107 to tie the Eastern Division finals, then lost 116-107.

May 08, 1972
20, 21—Neil Leifer22, 23—Dick Raphael24, 25—Rich Clarkson26—Sheedy & Long28, 29—UPI, Jerry Cooke (2), Bud Kamenish, Jim Raftery, Angelo Arella, Bob Coglianese (3), Heinz Kluetmeier34—Hy...

May 08, 1972
Janie McGrath, 17, a setter on the Advance Schools' Chicago & Co. girls' volleyball team, served 15 straight points to beat Michigan State 15-0, and later, in the Region 7 (Midwest)...