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October 09, 1972 | Volume 37, Issue 15

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Joe Namath Cover - Sports Illustrated October 09, 1972

October 09, 1972 | Ron Fimrite
AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST

October 09, 1972
BOXING—Unbeaten RON LYLE knocked out Buster Mathis in the second round of their heavyweight bout in Denver, prompting Mathis to announce he may retire (page 88).

October 09, 1972
Billy Johnson, a sophomore at Widener College in Chester, Pa., scored six touchdowns in a game against St. John's University, N.Y., rushed for 180 yards in 10 carries and returned four punts for...

October 09, 1972
7—Lane Stewart42, 43—Melchior DiGiacomo44—Tony Triolo45—Eric Schweikardt, Tony Triolo46—top, Herb Scharfman, bottom, Neil Leifer54—Fred Kaplan-Black Star76—Popperfoto-Pictorial Parade, Donald...

October 09, 1972
MR. BUCKLEY'S VIEWSirs:I will never, repeat never, open another issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. What qualifies William F. Buckley Jr. (Strange Bedfellows, Sept. 25) to write an article in a sports...

October 09, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
THE POLITICAL ANIMAL

October 09, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Fritz Peterson, New York Yankee pitcher who will help broadcast hockey games for a New York radio station: "There is no truth to the rumor Sparky Lyle will do the last five minutes."

October 09, 1972 | Tex Maule

October 09, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
Three astonishing game-winning goals by a mystery man gave the Canadians a narrow victory over Russia in their historic series, thus retrieving a measure of dignity for some anguished icemen

October 09, 1972 | Whitney Tower
No one living has rivaled Elliott Burch's record of training three Horses of the Year; now he has a fourth—Key to the Mint

October 09, 1972 | William Leggett

October 09, 1972
The roundball bounces again and the stars of the game (well, most of the stars) are suited up as pro basketball—league-jumpers, holdouts and all—moves into a new season.

October 09, 1972 | Ron Fimrite

October 09, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
After a convulsive summer in which salaries soared and pride plummeted, the NHL lakes the ice at war with a brush new league that has bought some of its big sticks

October 09, 1972
Who's afraid of Bob Woolf? Consult the mighty conglomerate of Bobby Orr-Phil Esposito, Ltd., also known as the Boston Bruins. Woolf is the Boston lawyer-agent who negotiated those astronomical WHA...

October 09, 1972
What's to be expected of a team that loses 33% of its attack, 66% of its inspiration and 99% of its charisma? Well, for one thing, a divisional title. Although Bobby Hull pocketed a contract worth...

October 09, 1972 | John A. Meyers
This week's cover picture of New York Jet Quarterback Joe Namath is a notable milestone for Photographer Neil Leifer, whose 100th SPORTS ILLUSTRATED cover it is. His first, slightly...

October 09, 1972
Fans, the question is this: Do you want quality or parity in your hockey? Forget about having both. If you want quality, stick with the NHL—at least on those nights when the Bruins or Rangers or...

October 09, 1972
That is Sigmund Freud's grandson all decked out in racing silks and psyching up the horse he is going to ride at Lancashire's Haydock Park. Clement Freud, a writer and television personality...

October 09, 1972 | Dan Jenkins
Ohio State fans have cheered for many outstanding runners in the 50-year history of massive Ohio Stadium, but none more exciting than Archie Griffin, a young freshman who last week had the old...

October 09, 1972 | Joe Jares

October 09, 1972 | Joe Jares
BACK OF THE WEEK: Wyoming Quarterback Steve Cockreham, a 169-pounder from Lusk, Wyo., led the charge against favored Arizona State with 177 yards in 37 carries, five of 13 passes for 103 yards and...

October 09, 1972 | George T. Draper
The country's finest racers met in California to have a go at some records. By the end, smashed marks were strewn all over the place

October 09, 1972 | Dan Levin
Ron Lyle, once convicted of killing a man, rained his combinations on the bulbous form of Buster Mathis to become a serious contender himself

October 09, 1972 | Pat Putnam
It is about that often that Stanley Dancer's trotter takes another prize, but no one seems very excited, even when it is a triple crown race

October 09, 1972 | Norman B. Wiltsey
Everybody except his jockey had given up on Humorist, whose courage was more than skin deep