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July 17, 1972 | Volume 37, Issue 3

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Jim Ryun Cover - Sports Illustrated July 17, 1972

July 17, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

July 17, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Mrs. Laura Quilici, hearing that her son Frank had been named manager of the Minnesota Twins: "Oh, the poor kid. He's going to get an ulcer now."

July 17, 1972 | Pat Putnam

July 17, 1972 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Meanwhile, in the quaint setting of Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, Md. the 30-odd woman Olympic track and field team was being sorted out, with a bit too much help from The Man...

July 17, 1972 | Hugh D. Whall
It is hard to hide a 67-foot trimaran, but just when the sailing world was set to laud one Frenchman in a giant schooner, in snuck another to provide an astonishing finish to the Trans-Atlantic race

July 17, 1972 | Mark Kram
In one of the most unexpected upsets—and thrilling races—unlimited hydroplanes have known, a man who had never won before seized the President's Cup on the Potomac from the sport's last hero

July 17, 1972 | Curry Kirkpatrick

July 17, 1972 | William Johnson

July 17, 1972 | William Johnson
Avery Brundage calls the Olympics a ray of sunshine. Others call Brundage a hypocrite.

July 17, 1972
With 165 bunkers and swirling winds, Scotland's elegant Muirfield lies in wait for Jack Nicklaus and his Grand Slam play. Dan Jenkins is there for Act III: The British Open.

July 17, 1972
Proverbially both hard headed and conscious of the pleasures of elegance, the French are at their finest in this 1,100-acre harness horse Training establishment at Grosbois, east of Paris. Several...

July 17, 1972
Nebraska Football Coach Bob Devaney has convened the College All-Stars for their July 28 game in Chicago against the Dallas Cowboys and has imposed some training-camp regulations that will almost...

July 17, 1972 | J. Richard Munro
In this issue one of our writers pulls off something of a double play. On page 62 Bil Gilbert confesses that he spends about 40 days a year living out of doors, suggests that camping may be camp...

July 17, 1972 | Ron Reid
In almost any athletic quest except those peculiar to pro basketball, hockey or bird watching, third place or thereabouts is the province of losers. Consider, however, the St. Louis Cardinals,...

July 17, 1972 | Barry McDermott

July 17, 1972 | Barry McDermott
Golf is Japan's latest boom, and the imports, led by Chako Higuchi, have already hit the LPGA tour

July 17, 1972 | Robert F. Jones

July 17, 1972 | Bil Gilbert

July 17, 1972
BOATING—BILL STERETT JR., driving his Pride of Pay 'N Pak at 109.090 mph, won the President's Cup Regatta for unlimited hydroplanes on the Potomac River in Washington (page 20).

July 17, 1972
5—Lee Balterman13—Neil Leifer (2), James Drake14—James Drake, Neil Leifer (2)17—Heinz Kluetmeier18, 19—Dick Raphael (2), John D. Hanlon20, 21—John D. Hanlon29—AP (1)30—Tony Triolo, Lynn Pelham-Kay...

July 17, 1972
George Yadrich, of Rockhurst (Mo.) College, won the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Bowling Championship when he totaled 460 pins in a two-game roll-off for the title. He also...

July 17, 1972
MR. JACKSirs:Your article by Jack Nicklaus (Do I Deserve To Be There?, July 3) was, to say the least, superb. I was particularly pleased with Jack's comments on his preparation for a tournament....

July 17, 1972 | Kent Hannon
Connie Hawkins was born in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant section, in the middle of that melancholy summer of '42, with few prospects of improving upon the ghetto life-style he inherited from his...

July 17, 1972 | Robert H. Boyle
In this pop plastic age, one tends to think of fine craftsmanship as a disappearing art, and nowhere is this more prevalent than in angling, where crusty old types swear by the split-bamboo rod....

July 17, 1972 | Jack Cavanaugh
Summer jobs in the Catskills developed some exotic talents in college players of the 1940s