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October 22, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 17

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Bert Campaneris Cover - Sports Illustrated October 22, 1973

October 22, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—ABA: Carolina Coach Larry Brown revamped his starting lineup, inserting newly acquired Jim Chones at center and moving third-year man Tom Owens to forward. Both responded, Chones...

October 22, 1973
Richard Lewis, a New York City housing policeman, won three gold medals in the New York State Police Olympics at West Point. A five-year veteran of the force, Lewis defended his six-mile title,...

October 22, 1973
7—Roy DeCarava24—Jerry Cooke, Herb Scharfman (2)25—Fred Kaplan-Black Star26, 27—Walter Iooss Jr.28, 29—Tony Triolo30, 31—Walter Iooss Jr., John Iacono32—Heinz Kluetmeier33—Carl Iwasaki, Melchior...

October 22, 1973
Sirs:"One thing is certain: the tide has turned for Minnesota" (, Oct. 8). Thanks for your words of wisdom. Not only have the Vikings defeated every team they have played so far in the 1973...

October 22, 1973 | Jonathan Yardley
It may come as a surprise to those who are still dismissing sport as mere fun and games, but the way Americans play is receiving more and more thoughtful, scholarly consideration. There is proof...

October 22, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

October 22, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Mark Duncan, director of player personnel for the Los Angeles Rams: "Ohio State is loaded this year. They're so good they could even finish third or fourth in the Big Eight."

October 22, 1973 | Ron Fimrite

October 22, 1973 | Barry McDermott
With a dramatic win in the Piccadilly, the South African proved to be as tough as he was before his bout of surgery

October 22, 1973 | John Underwood

October 22, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy

October 22, 1973
A generation gap the width of a football field occurs when Alabama, led by old Bear Bryant, meets Tennessee and young Bill Battle. Middle-aged John Underwood reports.

October 22, 1973
The news that Goaltender Ken Dryden was leaving the Montreal Canadiens to work for a law firm in Toronto sent shock waves through three cities. In New York—true story—Ranger loyalist Wayne Lachman...

October 22, 1973
The constant challenge—the only challenge—in the West is to knock off the established Chicago Black Hawks. This season Bobby Clarke's Philadelphia Flyers could do it, with Goalie Bernie Parent the...

October 22, 1973
So the Bobby Hull Money Crusade is skating out for an encore. Despite Hull's charismatic presence and his unceasing office efforts to promote the league in its rookie year, the WHA's 12 owners...

October 22, 1973
When R. Alan Brown won a drawing held by the Washington State University Cougar Club he reluctantly turned down the prize, a free seat on the WSU flight to the Ohio State game. Brown takes good...

October 22, 1973 | John A. Meyers
It was in March of 1971 that Giles Tippette, a reformed rodeo cowboy, found one more reason to go right on believing that Destiny is the guiding force in everyone's life. At the time Tippette had...

October 22, 1973 | Ray Kennedy
Arizona State's Frank Kush produces winning teams every year by espousing the Lombardian theory of coaching—hit, sweat, fight, take a couple of laps up the side of a mountain and then whip...

October 22, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf

October 22, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
THE BACK: Tailback Dickey Morton scored both Arkansas TDs in a 13-7 win over Baylor, going all the way on runs of 68 and 81 yards and rushing for a total of 271, the second highest total in...

October 22, 1973 | Clive Gammon
Rumors of Japanese excellence made the hosts uneasy, but it soon became apparent that Welsh missionaries had done their job too well

October 22, 1973 | Ron Reid
Skeptics felt that Johnny Rodgers was too small for pro ball, but after 11 games with the Montreal Alouettes he is intact and up to all his old tricks as a kick returner, 'receveur éloigné' and a...

October 22, 1973 | Giles Tippette