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November 26, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 22

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David Thompson Cover - Sports Illustrated November 26, 1973

November 26, 1973
The old Men's Gym at North Texas State was nicknamed the Snakepit, and lest any visiting player got the mad idea that the place was less frightening than it seemed, students trotted out a bull...

November 26, 1973 | Ron Reid
Nestled down among the rills, farmland and covered bridges of tiny Oxford (pop. 6,500), Miami of Ohio does not seem like a campus with an athletic reputation. You might guess that it would be hard...

November 26, 1973 | Pat Putnam
WEST

November 26, 1973 | Pat Putnam
THE BACK: Oklahoma Halfback Joe Washington rushed for two touchdowns and 119 yards against Kansas, giving him 1,006 yards for the season and making him the first Big Eight player to pass the...

November 26, 1973 | William Leggett
In the meantime, the Tigers attempt to solve the age problem with a crash program designed to force-feed their own young

November 26, 1973 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Rod Laver led the Australian Davis Cup team—a geriatric brigade of millionaires—past Czechoslovakia and on to the U.S. for the finals

November 26, 1973 | J. D. Reed

November 26, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: It was beginning to look as if Milwaukee would never lose again, and Buck Guard Oscar Robertson was speaking about losing streaks with the contempt bred of unfamiliarity:...

November 26, 1973
9—Nina MacInnis34—Lane Stewart35—John D. Hanlon36—Tony Tomsic37—John Iacono38—Wil Blanche46—Tony Tomsic67—Sheedy & Long (4), Rich Clarkson (1)68—Sheedy & Long108—John Kenney121—Herb...

November 26, 1973
Michael O'Shea, 17, of Limerick, Ireland and Providence College, won the New England Intercollegiate Cross Country championship. The freshman broke the record on Boston's Franklin Park five-mile...

November 26, 1973
ATLANTA SHARPSHOOTERSirs:Your Nov. 12 cover photo of Pistol Pete Maravich was the best you have ever had, and the article He's Shooting the Works matched it. But the most spectacular, by far, was...

November 26, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
THE BASIS OF POWER

November 26, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Bernie (Boom Boom)Geoffrion, Atlanta Flames coach, on how he would like to handle the Philadelphia Flyers, National Hockey League penalty champions last year: "If I could talk Jimmy Brown into...

November 26, 1973 | Roy Blount, Jr.

November 26, 1973 | Peter Carry
By switching to the fast break, Artis Gilmore, Dan Issel and the rest of the Colonels have shot to the top of their division

November 26, 1973 | Robert H. Boyle
The Heisman Trophy is voted annually to "the outstanding college football player in the United States," but history has proved that linemen and underclassmen seldom merit serious consideration

November 26, 1973 | Dan Jenkins

November 26, 1973 | Gwilym S. Brown

November 26, 1973 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Is it possible to begin a college basketball season without raising hosannas to Bill Walton and his UCLA Bruins? Well, no. So here's to Bill—Kick him in the knee, rah, rah, rah. Sting him with a...

November 26, 1973
His tendinitis-inflamed knees will still require ice packs and heating pads. His allergic reactions to a minor beesting while bicycling last summer caused collapse, a rush to the hospital by...

November 26, 1973

November 26, 1973
A cornucopia of college football fills the holiday weekend, highlighted by Ohio State vs. Michigan and Alabama vs. LSU—games that may decide the national championship.

November 26, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Photographer Heinz Kluetmeier has been known to pick up and suddenly race 70 yards along the sideline away from the action at a football game, cameras and light meters flying. "I might have a...

November 26, 1973

November 26, 1973
All right, assume that you have heard about the Greyhounds, assume that you even know that they come from Worcester, Mass., and assume that every last basketball-wise sophomore in the land has...

November 26, 1973 | Barbara La Fontaine
Rosey Grier has had the nerve to put it right there on the cover of his new book that this is a book for men, but gutsy ladies should walk right up to counters everywhere to demand a copy. Men may...

November 26, 1973 | Neil R. Stout
At 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 24, 1903 a bomb went off amidst 200,000 people gathered at Versailles, just outside Paris. It signaled the beginning of an automobile race, not a revolution, but the...