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July 09, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 2

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George Allen Cover - Sports Illustrated July 09, 1973

July 09, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

July 09, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Billy Graham, evangelist, on the Lord's role in sports: "I don't think there is anything wrong with a man who wants to give credit to the Lord, but I don't think the team with the most Christians...

July 09, 1973 | Ron Fimrite

July 09, 1973 | Brock Yates

July 09, 1973 | George Plimpton

July 09, 1973
No Smith, no Nastase and no Australian will appear in the final match on Centre Court at Wimbledon, but the light is bright on the ladies and on upset-oriented youngsters.

July 09, 1973 | Kenny Moore

July 09, 1973
Summer is a coming-out party for show dogs and their fanciers. It is a scene far removed from the drear confines of winter competition, those halls and malls, armories and auditoriums. The...

July 09, 1973 | William Hjortsberg

July 09, 1973 | Jack Meyers
In 1971 Joe Marshall decided he would like to do his master's thesis for Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism on Howard Cosell. Cosell gave him no trouble ("Fine. How about next...

July 09, 1973
Four years after he exhumed her from the Pendine Sands on the British Coast, Owen Wyn Owen, lecturer at England's Bangor University, has restored Babs to life. Babs is a 500-hp automobile that set...

July 09, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
Milwaukee Pitcher Jim Colborn admits he has a mediocre arm, but by thinking the ball to just the right spots he has become a big winner

July 09, 1973 | Pat Putnam

July 09, 1973 | Gwilym S. Brown
The discus throwers, looking for wind, found a home on the range

July 09, 1973 | Pat Ward-Thomas
An eminent British golf writer assesses countryman Peter Oosterhuis, who nearly won the Masters and is aiming at next week's British Open

July 09, 1973 | Jane Gross
The NBA's two teams that need excitement most, the Braves and 76ers, show off their prized new guards. The result: Ernie D earns an 'A'

July 09, 1973 | George Allen

July 09, 1973
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—The U.S. men touring China continued their winning ways with two more victories, 81-55 and 101-82. The women's team from John F. Kennedy College bounced back after three opening...

July 09, 1973
5—Tony Triolo20, 21—Lane Stewart22—Lane Stewart, John Iacono30, 31—Rich Clarkson50—Sigurd Bo Bojesen-Photoreporters, UPI52—Herb Scharfman67—Neil Leifer70, 71—John Iacono74, 75—Walter Iooss Jr.,...

July 09, 1973
Cindy Malinchak, of Monesson, Pa., won the 13-14 age-group division of the Mid-Atlantic AAU gymnastics championships. She placed first in the uneven parallel bars, second in the vault and won the...

July 09, 1973
WIDE OPENSirs:As a Johnny Miller fan, I congratulate Dan Jenkins on his story Battle of the Ages (June 25) about the U.S. Open. Not only did he do an excellent job on Johnny's fantastic round of...

July 09, 1973 | Dolly Connelly
When the ice breaks in the Northwest Territories' Great Slave Lake in June, the M.S. Norweta begins her first run of the Mackenzie River. Last year I waited to board her at Inuvik: the luminous...

July 09, 1973 | Peter Hird
Ah," said the headmaster of the primary school, where I was visiting at the time, "if you want to go diving for sponges, then Niyazi is your man! We will just have another glass of tea and then go...