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December 03, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 23

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Paul Bryant Cover - Sports Illustrated December 03, 1973

December 03, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
Although Atlanta's expansion Flames are burning bright, Goalies Danny Bouchard and Phil Myre and their teammates are hearing boos as once-naive Southern fans begin to wise up trouble in...

December 03, 1973 | Dan Jenkins
Spain's Valentin Barrios has a future, as he showed in the World Cup, but it was Johnny Miller of the U.S. who put it all together

December 03, 1973 | Frank Deford

December 03, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—ABA: As usual, the league was making more news off-court than on-court. Item: Commissioner Mike Storen orders the first replay in ABA history. Feeling that three crucial seconds of...

December 03, 1973
5—Lane Stewart26—Jerry Cooke27—Rich Clarkson28, 29—Heinz Kluetmeier30, 31—C. Wood32—Carl Iwasaki40, 41—Fred Kaplan-Black Star78-80—Guy dela Valdene, background by Manny Millan88—London Daily...

December 03, 1973
Jimmy Allen, 34, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., drove Big Night to a 1½-length victory at Saratoga to break Herve Filion's national harness racing record of 181 wins in a single season at one track....

December 03, 1973
Sirs:William Johnson's article on Joe Paterno (, Nov. 19) was excellent and portrayed the high moral principles of the man. The respect that the students and faculty of Penn State have for Paterno...

December 03, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

December 03, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Bob Cousy, explaining why he resigned as coach of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings, who are in last place in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference of the NBA: "Maybe they need a new voice...

December 03, 1973 | Ray Kennedy

December 03, 1973
QB or not QB, that is the question for Kilmer and Jurgensen, Staubach and Morton. A look back at the first Dallas-Washington game, and a look ahead to the big rematch.

December 03, 1973 | Richard W. Johnston
He is Ian Cairns, who won the world's richest tournament on his homemade triple-finned, double-concave surfboard

December 03, 1973 | Joe Marshall
The Denver Broncos, who have never had a winning season, took over first place in their division last weekend by beating Kansas City, a feat attributable to a coach who's a certified Dale Carnegie...

December 03, 1973 | William Johnson

December 03, 1973 | Edwin Shrake

December 03, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Senior Writer Frank Deford, being of sound mind and not too sound body, is usually content to leave the journalist-disguised-as-jock routine to such as George Plimpton. He has written about horse...

December 03, 1973 | Brock Yates

December 03, 1973 | Jim Harrison

December 03, 1973
Well, that explains everything. Sifting through dusty archives to find evidence of links between Mark Phillips, Princess Anne's recent bridegroom, and the nobility, English genealogists have...

December 03, 1973 | Pat Putnam
And vice versa, as UCLA discovered when the Trojans flexed their biceps, stopped the Bruin running game and won another Rose Bowl berth

December 03, 1973 | Joe Jares

December 03, 1973 | Joe Jares
THE LINEMAN: Junior Linebacker Rod Shoate helped Oklahoma hold Nebraska scoreless for the first time in five years. A valuable ally of the Selmon brothers, he was in on 14 tackles, three unassisted.