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March 12, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 10

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Bill Melton Cover - Sports Illustrated March 12, 1973

March 12, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

March 12, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Dwayne Roe, assistant basketball coach at Oral Roberts University, asked what he said when he realized the man helping him break up a fight in the ORU-Southwestern Louisiana game was evangelist...

March 12, 1973 | Hugh D. Whall

March 12, 1973 | William Leggett
As they open spring training under a mellow Sarasota sun Dick Allen is there, rich and ready. Bill Melton—The Back—is back in one piece, and fans on the South Side are asking: Is this The Year?

March 12, 1973 | Joe Jares
...and green stuff. Chris Evert gets her introduction to the money game and comes away with 10 grand reasons for being a pro

March 12, 1973
On the treadmill again go college basketball's best, as they seek the pleasure of meeting UCLA in the NCAA showdown. Curry Kirkpatrick assesses who will get furthest.

March 12, 1973 | Barry McDermott

March 12, 1973 | Philip Roth

March 12, 1973 | John A. Meyers
"Why baseball for your new book The Great American Novel?" Philip Roth was asked last week.

March 12, 1973
Skiing at Gstaad, Teddy Kennedy and his close friend, Senator John Tunney of California, happened to arrive at the funicular railway up to the slopes in the midst of a horde. According to a report...

March 12, 1973 | Gwilym S. Brown
The style is so quiet at Kansas State and the coach's profile so low that the country only now is waking up to the team's loud success

March 12, 1973 | Pat Putnam

March 12, 1973 | Ron Reid
A crowd of 10,480 came to Idaho's Minidome to see America's first full-fledged pro meet and was witness to three world records, the world's goofiest relay and a world-record holder racing some...

March 12, 1973 | Morton Sharnik
If you're called Lee Davis you should make quite a name for yourself in the South, even if you're as black as the bore of one of General Grant's Napoleons. But, as Lee Davis admits, "I'm not even...

March 12, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
It isn't that Jim Crumley has an eye for trouble, although it may seem that way. But trouble certainly has a way of finding Crumley, who wrestles for Oregon State. Take that eye. It is Jim's only...

March 12, 1973 | Lee Gutkind
Danny Seemiller-brash and unorthodox-keeps banging away at the little white ball with no doubt that he is a future world champion

March 12, 1973 | Coles Phinizy

March 12, 1973
BASKETBALL—NBA: The moving teams in the East were the second-placers—one up, Atlanta one down, New York. The Hawks, cemented behind Baltimore in the Central Division, swept four in a row: Seattle,...

March 12, 1973
4—Herman Roth26, 27—Walter Iooss Jr.28, 29—John D. Hanlon30—Charles Trainor56—AP64, 67—Rich Clarkson68—Leviton-Atlanta70—Fred Kaplan-Black Star73—Wil Blanche76, 77—Leviton-Atlanta, Coles...

March 12, 1973
Baron Flenory, a 5'10" ninth grader at New Kensington (Pa.) Junior High, set a school single-game record when he scored 81 points in his team's 124-52 win over Deer Lakes. As a starter for New...

March 12, 1973
CENTER ATTRACTIONSSirs:Mark Mulvoy mentioned in his article (All Ablaze at Center, Feb. 26) that Flyer General Manager Keith Allen turned down five players for superstar Bobby Clarke. The fact is...