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April 16, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 15

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Earl Monroe Cover - Sports Illustrated April 16, 1973

April 16, 1973
BASKETBALL—LEXINGTON, Ky. defeated Cincinnati 89-84 and took the 66th AAU men's championship in Ashland, Ky.

April 16, 1973
Eric Hulst, a freshman at Laguna Beach (Calif.) High, set a world age-group record for 14-year-olds when he ran three miles in 15:18.3. Eric has led his varsity team to a 6-0 dual meet record to...

April 16, 1973
25—John D. Hanlon26, 27—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), Neil Leifer28—Lane Stewart30, 31—Tony Triolo40-42—Fred Kaplan-Black Star66, 71—Carl Iwasaki75—John Iacono79—illustration by James Flora87—Bettmann...

April 16, 1973
Sirs:In your article about UCLA's seventh consecutive national championship (, April 2) little was mentioned about the other fine Bruin players. I agree that Bill Walton is a great college...

April 16, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

April 16, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Mike Kilkenny, Cleveland Indian relief pitcher, after reading that Babe Ruth's salary of $80,000 a year in 1930 was equivalent to a salary of 5307,130 today because of inflation and increased...

April 16, 1973 | Dan Jenkins

April 16, 1973 | Peter Carry
New York defeated Baltimore four games to one in the NBA playoffs by blending solo bursts with a typical team effort

April 16, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
Surprise followed shock as New York opened Stanley Cup hostilities with defending champion Boston. The "demoralized" Rangers routed the Bruins in Boston and heard sweet music at home

April 16, 1973 | Frank Deford

April 16, 1973 | Kim Chapin

April 16, 1973
The towplane pulls them up ($5.50 for the first 1,000 feet plus 200 per additional hundred) and then, blessedly, it goes away somewhere and they are alone, soaring in every sense of the word,...

April 16, 1973 | Bob Ottum
For some reason, possibly a soft spot in their stern makeup, hawks and eagles accept sailplanes. More than that, they often show a positive affection: they'll soar right along, beak by jowl,...

April 16, 1973 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 16, 1973 | Gwilym S. Brown

April 16, 1973 | Joe Marshall
Virginia's Cavaliers, last year's national champions, could win again, mostly because of the spectacular reflexes of their sophomore goalie

April 16, 1973 | Brock Yates
Experts think it can and racers think it can. But finances and rules are restricting the rotary

April 16, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
They call me Mouth," he said. "I never shut up. I'm a speech major and I'm interested in interpersonal communications." There were also the Smiler, the Mystic and Birdman and his Gliders, and they...

April 16, 1973 | Ellington White
And now The Nature Conservancy, with 49,000 acres given by a visionary corporation, digs in to save Virginia's famed Dismal Swamp

April 16, 1973 | Clive Gammon

April 16, 1973 | Robert H. Boyle
Publishers have been turning out a torrent of angling books, so for the spring season here are some half dozen titles that should appeal to a diversity of readers.

April 16, 1973 | David Lampe
Some 20 years ago the good name of the American Third Air Force was shockingly threatened, finally driving a base commander in England to desperate—albeit sporting—measures