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April 23, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 16

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated April 23, 1973

April 23, 1973 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

April 23, 1973 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•John McKenzie, Philadelphia Blazers player-coach, on his team needs for next year: "Eighteen Bobby Orrs, seven Phil Espositos and four Bobby Clarkes."

April 23, 1973 | Robert F. Jones

April 23, 1973 | Peter Carry
The Golden State Warriors upset the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA playoffs as Clyde Lee played some beautiful basketball

April 23, 1973 | William Leggett
Kansas City bursts into the season with a grand new stadium, an inspired new manager and the meanest bats in the West

April 23, 1973 | Tex Maule

April 23, 1973 | Coles Phinizy

April 23, 1973
Much is made of the ecstasy and agony of rowing, the hopeful start in a swirl of spray, the powerful beat to an ancient rhythm, a fragile shell being driven by almost a ton of men, the...

April 23, 1973 | Vasily Aksyonov

April 23, 1973
The beat generation seems to include all other Derby colts as Secretariat wins and wins. Whitney Tower believes only his rider or the horse himself can lose the big one.

April 23, 1973
A person can get away with doing almost anything these days, especially if she's a girl. And particularly if she's Victoria Medlin. Victoria is the girl in those Vitalis TV commercials who romps...

April 23, 1973 | Jim Kaplan
Rod Carew, the best-hitting American League second baseman since Charlie Gehringer, finds it almost impossible to hit the headlines. This is puzzling. For one thing, Carew was born on a train, and...

April 23, 1973

April 23, 1973 | Joe Jares
Forget for a moment the other questions simmering on the tennis stove. We are not going to decide here which is the better racket, wood or metal, or who will win the Margaret Court-Bobby Riggs...

April 23, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
The former became the latter for Minnesota in a week of furious playoff activity as the WHA Saints staggered and the NHL North Stars fell

April 23, 1973 | John A. Meyers
When Photographer James Drake arrived on assignment in Albuquerque recently, following an eight-hour trip from his home in Philadelphia, he first tuned the TV set in his motel room to Sesame...

April 23, 1973 | Dick Miles
Ever since 1952, when a wispy Japanese named Satoh won the world table tennis championship, Europeans have been singing the wait-till-next-time blues. Yet as next time led to next time the raw...

April 23, 1973 | John Underwood

April 23, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The Golden State Warriors reinforced Rick Barry's observation that "We're playing basketball now instead of fooling around," and eliminated the Milwaukee Bucks 100-86 in the...

April 23, 1973
7—Peter Dechert24, 25—Sheedy & Long26—Tony Triolo27—Lane Stewart34-36—Coles Phinizy61—Carl Iwasaki65—Lane Stewart68—Melchior DiGiacomo71—Eric Schweikardt72—UPI74, 75—Lee Lockwood-BlackStar,...

April 23, 1973
Don Duvall, a junior at Denver North High, set a national indoor high school record when he triple-jumped 51'8¼" in a state meet at the Air Force Academy. The jump betters the old mark of 50'¼",...

April 23, 1973
Sirs:Your April 9 baseball issue was most satisfactory reading and especially the Dick Young article on the game ().