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September 24, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 13

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Danny Murtaugh Cover - Sports Illustrated September 24, 1973

September 24, 1973 | Joe Jares
AL EAST

September 24, 1973
FLYING—Californian LYLE SHELDON set a speed record for unlimited class at the Reno National Championship Air Races. He piloted his F-8 Bearcat to 428.155 mph, breaking his three-day-old mark of...

September 24, 1973
25—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), John D. Hanlon (2)26,27—Lane Stewart, John D. Hanlon (2), Carl Iwasaki28,29—Neil Leifer30, 31—Heinz Kluetmeier65—AP (2)66, 67—AP, UPI76—Heinz Kluetmeier

September 24, 1973
Neil Glenesk, 20, of Burlingame, Calif., won the seventh National Triathlon Championships—for shooting, swimming and running—in Palo Alto. He topped a 35-man field, including veterans of the...

September 24, 1973
THE BIGSSirs:Texas is No. 1 (The Top 20, Sept. 10)? If the criterion is having the No. 1 pushover schedule, your analysis is indisputable.WALTER DAVISOklahoma City

September 24, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
PETE UNDER PRESSUREFootball coaches and other chauvinists like to say that there is no such thing as a good loser, which is foolish. A good loser is someone who knows how to cope with defeat—in a...

September 24, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Elvis Zarring Peacock, Miami (Fla.) Central High running star, on his name: "I like it. Not too many people have that name."

September 24, 1973 | William Leggett

September 24, 1973 | Whitney Tower
Secretariat was the matchless winner and Riva Ridge an imposing second in a smoking-fast Marlboro Cup

September 24, 1973 | Tex Maule
It was over 100° on the floor of the Orange Bowl but the Miami Dolphins were even hotter, burning up the Poly-Turf in the fourth quarter to fricassee San Francisco 21-13 and extend their winning...

September 24, 1973 | Martha Duffy

September 24, 1973 | Robert H. Boyle

September 24, 1973 | Carleton Mitchell

September 24, 1973
The trojans war on Georgia Tech, which should let USC's Anthony Davis show why he is college football's hottest runner. John Underwood observes every zigzag.

September 24, 1973
"I signed Bobby Orr to his longest contract yet—till death do them part," noted the Rev. Robert A. Crooks, coach and manager of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Bobby's hometown, Parry Sound,...

September 24, 1973 | Pat Putnam
As any frustrated Nittany Lion knows, east is east and Penn State is a victim of its geography. And an awful lot of people are going to be mugged because of it. Joe Paterno's kids are getting...

September 24, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf

September 24, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
THE BACK: South Carolina Quarterback Jeff Grantz was on target with seven of nine passes, two for touchdowns, and he carried the ball 11 times for a total of 102 yards and two more TDs in a 41-28...

September 24, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Bill Johnson and Jerry Cooke, respectively writer and photographer, are a brace of inscrutable Occidentals. Almost as soon as their passports had been stamped and they were inside China with the...

September 24, 1973 | Kent Hannon
Vijay Amritraj, the 19-year-old from Madras, India who reached the quarterfinals at both Wimbledon and Forest Hills this summer, has a relish for the game and a regard for the people involved in...

September 24, 1973 | Rick Telander
In the dead of summer in Michigan's farmland, time no longer drags but snowmobiles do, tearing down alfalfa straightaways all out for fun

September 24, 1973 | William Johnson

September 24, 1973 | William Johnson
A visit to the Pearl River Delta, where an entire village has adopted swimming and a mass plunge may involve 30,000 people.