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April 30, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 17

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Chris Speier Cover - Sports Illustrated April 30, 1973

April 30, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

April 30, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•George Gardner, Los Angeles Shark goalie, on what it was like before masks became popular in pro hockey: "I had nightmares before every game. I'd wake up in the middle of the night in a cold...

April 30, 1973 | Whitney Tower

April 30, 1973 | Jay Cronley
Admitting that Quarterback Kerry Jackson's high school transcript was altered, the Sooners forfeited eight of their 1972 wins

April 30, 1973 | Barry McDermott
The Tournament of Champions became a tournament of old champions when Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino took the spa's waters like fish, but the new Masters champion, Tommy Aaron, took a bath

April 30, 1973 | Pat Putnam

April 30, 1973
Old Octopus Arm, Luis Tiant of the Red Sox, became the toast of Fenway Park in last year's pennant chase. Before that, as Myron Cope writes, he was going nowhere.

April 30, 1973 | Morton Sharnik

April 30, 1973
Put a sail up on a surfboard and what do you get? Gymnastics Olga Korbut never performed. The latest sailing craze—-still another product of Southern California ingenuity—requires the balance of a...

April 30, 1973 | Jay Cronley

April 30, 1973
Well-known author, announcer and tattletale Jim Bouton did not have to make much of a pitch to get the role of Terry Lennox in the forthcoming movie The Long Goodbye. "I went figuring there would...

April 30, 1973 | Ron Fimrite
The Phillies stirred two young arms into the rotation and while it may take a while to cook they're predicting full proof from the pudding

April 30, 1973 | Jim Kaplan

April 30, 1973 | Peter Carry
But the playoff between Kentucky and Carolina was sure no laugher

April 30, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
As New York stumbled and Montreal struggled in Stanley Cup warfare, passions off the ice were becoming as heated as the action on it

April 30, 1973 | Roy Blount Jr.

April 30, 1973
Richard Moss, 8, of San Mateo, Calif., won first place in his age group at the Monterey College Invitational Judo Tournament. Richard defeated 10 boys in a row to win the H Group class, despite...

April 30, 1973
16, 17—Jerry Cooke18—Eric Schweikardt19—Jerry Cooke20, 21—John D. Hanlon22—Martin Mills (2), center, Lane Stewart32, 33—Fred Kaplan-Black Star55—AP, Popperfoto-Pictorial Parade56—Wil...

April 30, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers gave a week-long demonstration of the bad-neighbor policy as they dealt three straight defeats to up-the-coast resident Golden State....

April 30, 1973
Sirs:I have been a consistent follower of Earl Monroe since he entered the NBA in 1967 with the Baltimore Bullets. I must say that SI has been one of the few magazines to recognize that The Pearl ...

April 30, 1973 | James Morgan
The longest poker game begins with but a single card. And chances are the card comes from Cincinnati, home of the U.S. Playing Card Co., maker of around 60% of the estimated 100 million decks sold...

April 30, 1973 | John Cottrell