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November 06, 1972 | Volume 37, Issue 19

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Larry Brown Cover - Sports Illustrated November 06, 1972

November 06, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN

November 06, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Mike Johnson, 5'9", 165-pound Western Michigan defensive back, asked how he was physically able to make 56 tackles last season: "I'm so small, blockers just run right by me and look for someone...

November 06, 1972 | Roy Blount

November 06, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
A woeful season's start for Derek Sanderson & Co., rich but unready, illuminates the fitness of things

November 06, 1972 | Robert H. Boyle
With Long Island and Hatteras the battlegrounds, a war between anglers and haul seiners is fought each season as striped bass migrate along the Atlantic coast. Now, peace may be in the offing

November 06, 1972 | Peter Carry

November 06, 1972
A running commentary by Tex Maule touches on Floyd Little of the Denver Broncos and other ballcarriers who are putting the feet back into professional football.

November 06, 1972 | Whitney Tower
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November 06, 1972 | Robert F. Jones

November 06, 1972
Actor Richard Boone, a sparring partner of pro boxers for 11 years and a friend of Archie Moore, tells this story. It seems that Archie, driving on a Los Angeles street, did something to anger...

November 06, 1972 | William Johnson
There is nothing fancy about Michigan football, as Minnesota found out last week, just an iron-curtain defense and run, run, run

November 06, 1972 | Larry Keith
MIDWEST

November 06, 1972 | Larry Keith
THE LINEMAN: Senior Middle Guard Don Rives of Texas Tech personally shut down SMU's strong running game with 13 unassisted tackles, five of them behind the line of scrimmage for 48 yards in...

November 06, 1972 | Pat Putnam
...in her very next start, in fact, La Prevoyante can equal a mark that has stood for 65 years

November 06, 1972 | Richard W. Johnston
It may look like a tourist stunt, but the annual 41-mile run across Hawaii's Molokai Channel is one of the toughest events in all sport

November 06, 1972 | Timothy Sullivan

November 06, 1972
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The season's first "crucial" game had nothing to do with winning teams competing for playoff berths: Philadelphia and Cleveland were playing to determine the NBA's last winless...

November 06, 1972
24—Arthur Weeast25—Wil Blanche36, 41—Whitney Tower51—Montreal Star-Canada Wide, Central Press-Pictorial Parade52—Roy DeCarava64—C. Wood72, 73—UPI (4), AP (3), Brown Brothers74, 75—UPI89—Jim...

November 06, 1972
Doug Atkins, a 10-year-old fifth-grader from Huntington, W. Va., received his black belt in the art of Korean karate to become the youngest holder of the rank in the United States. His brother...

November 06, 1972
BOX SCORESirs:Regarding Ron Fimrite's article A Big Beginning for the Little League (Oct. 23), I don't know how or why the belief that the National League is superior to the American League came...

November 06, 1972 | Frank Deford
The tennis centennial and the tennis boom are upon us, and since any centennial or boom is inevitably accompanied by a litter of books, we can expect to be inundated with court literature in the...

November 06, 1972 | Charles Gillespie
Round and round they flew, and when Al and Fred finally came to earth they had broken all existing endurance records and caused more cricks than a spring thundershower