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March 26, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 12

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Steve Downing Cover - Sports Illustrated March 26, 1973

March 26, 1973
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—UCLA, Memphis State, Providence and Indiana won their regional titles and moved to the NCAA's final round in St. Louis (page 18).

March 26, 1973
Cover—Sheedy & Long, Rich Clarkson, Heinz Kluetmeier, Eric Schweikardt5—Nancy Crampton19—Heinz Kluetmeier20, 21—Eric Schweikardt, Rich Clarkson, Sheedy & Long22, 24—Neil Leifer25—Sheedy...

March 26, 1973
Tim Appleton, a senior at Sewickley (Pa.) Academy, chalked up the highest prep scoring figure in the state this year with 1,002 points in 23 basketball games. Appleton shot 50% from the field and...

March 26, 1973
Sirs:Philip Roth (, March 12) was being characteristically modest in your LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER concerning his baseball prowess as a youth. The fact stands that Roth was considered one of the...

March 26, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

March 26, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Russell (Sox) Walseth, Colorado basketball coach named Big Eight Conference coach of the year, on why he called two consecutive time-outs without resumption of play in a game with Missouri:...

March 26, 1973 | Barry McDermott

March 26, 1973 | Pat Putnam
If God were to make the ultimate racehorse, It would be Secretariat, or so they say at the track. He is the world's most expensive animal, one with ideal form and Derby prospects

March 26, 1973 | Whitney Tower
At Santa Anita, some 24,000 furlongs west of Aqueduct, mild but courteous attention was paid to the announcement that Secretariat had won the Bay Shore. After all, the Kentucky Derby was still...

March 26, 1973 | Gwilym S. Brown

March 26, 1973
Finally the finale, the showdown for the NCAA basketball championship. Curry Kirkpatrick covers the shootout as pretenders to the crown assail UCLA's ramparts.

March 26, 1973 | Edward Hoagland

March 26, 1973 | Clive Gammon

March 26, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Edward Hoagland, a novelist and writer of what might be termed social essays, is the author of the story on bear specialist Lynn Rogers that begins on page 32. An Easterner educated at Deerfield...

March 26, 1973
Danny Abramowicz led the New Orleans Saints in pass receiving every year from 1967 until '71, but he was recruited as a thrower for this year's Mardi Gras. Reigning as Romulus, the first king of...

March 26, 1973 | Dan Levin
In the continuing saga of a Cinderella team, its sophomore hero and its fervent fans, the Badgers beggar belief by upsetting Cornell in sudden-death overtime, then shocking Denver to capture the...

March 26, 1973 | Charles Goren
The annals of bridge are studded with tales of difficulties overcome in the pursuit of the game: hurricanes, fires, even a power failure in a blizzard that hit the 1958 Spring Nationals in...

March 26, 1973 | Ron Reid
When I bring a trophy home, I look at it for a day or so and then sometime later I wake up in the middle of the night and say to myself, 'Do I really run?' I have to get up, go down and look at my...

March 26, 1973 | Pamela Knight
Troubled that squash's aristocratic reputation is denying it broad popularity, a devotee slashes court costs with an ingenious design

March 26, 1973 | William Johnson
She crushed the opposition early and now the cannonball queen of racing is coolly coasting home

March 26, 1973 | Larry Keith
At the NAIA the favorites lost early and often and Guilford, N.C., a long shot sparked by an almost ancient ex-Marine, grabbed the title

March 26, 1973 | Ken Dryden