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February 05, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 5

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Bill Walton Cover - Sports Illustrated February 05, 1973

February 05, 1973 | William Leggett

February 05, 1973 | Peter Carry

February 05, 1973 | George Plimpton

February 05, 1973
And with almost the same camera, too. The icy test is in applying that photo-finish principle to people on skis, stopping the action while maintaining the sensation of speed that is faster than...

February 05, 1973 | Anita Verschoth
Back when it all began, skiers often closed their eyes while dashing downhill and—if early accounts are accurate—held their breath as well. According to one report from the past, at the turn of...

February 05, 1973 | Myron Cope

February 05, 1973
Up and up goes Steve Smith, pole vaulting's newest—and maybe loudest—star. He tops the field at Toronto's Maple Leaf Games, fast becoming indoor track's best show.

February 05, 1973
In an opinion holding that cock-fighting is not illegal under Kansas laws prohibiting cruelty to animals. State Supreme Court Justice John Fontron managed to invoke the names of George Washington,...

February 05, 1973 | William T. White
A Brooklyn boy down in Tennessee is leading all the nation's scorers

February 05, 1973 | Pat Putnam

February 05, 1973 | Jim Kaplan
Mike Antonovich & Co. lead a U.S. invasion of Canada's hockey fief

February 05, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 05, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillie pitching star, who was signed by General Manager Paul Owens for a reported $165,000: "I'd have played for nothing, but Paul insisted I take something."

February 05, 1973 | Virginia Kraft
The two-pronged Arabian oryx was becoming as much a fable as its one-horned cousin until an international rescue team got to work

February 05, 1973 | Charles Goren
How big a handicap can a bridge expert give his opponents and still win? And what kind of advantage can he afford to offer? In the past these fascinating problems have been tackled in some unusual...

February 05, 1973 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 05, 1973
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—In winning its 16th game of the season, UCLA snapped the NCAA record for consecutive victories by defeating Notre Dame 82-63 for its 61st straight (page 72).

February 05, 1973
12—UPI13—Fred Kaplan-Black Star14—Heinz Kluetmeier, Lane Stewart15—John Iacono, Tony Triolo16—James Drake19—John D. Hanlon20, 21—Neil Leifer22—Neil Leifer (3), Walter Iooss Jr.40,...

February 05, 1973
Mickey McGlade, a senior at Gloucester Catholic High in New Jersey, scored 20 points to top the 1,000 mark in her career as the Ramettes defeated Eastern High 57-18. Mickey has scored 260 points...

February 05, 1973
UCLA OF THE EASTSirs:It's hard to figure out if SI has a grudge against Lefty Driesell, the University of Maryland, or both (A Lesson for the Preacher Man, Jan. 22). In the last year you have had...