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December 10, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 24

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Len Elmore Cover - Sports Illustrated December 10, 1973

December 10, 1973 | Coles Phinizy

December 10, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: New York, suffering its own energy crisis without injured stars Willis Reed, Earl Monroe and Jerry Lucas, lost its fifth straight game, to Chicago 115-97, before Phil Jackson...

December 10, 1973
5—Edward Kasper26, 27—Yale Joel28, 29—Melchior DiGiacomo44, 45—Melchior DiGiacomo58—Jerry Cabluck81—left, Mark B. Jacobson82—Lane Stewart91—Jerry Cabluck95—Wil Blanche98—John Kenney125—James A....

December 10, 1973
Craig Elkins, 17, a senior at San Lorenzo Valley High School in Felton, Calif., bowling in the Wednesday night Junior-Adult League at the Felton Bowl, rolled consecutive series of 731, 708 and...

December 10, 1973
PRIDE OF THE EASTSirs:Congratulations on your Nov. 26 college basketball preview and especially Curry Kirkpatrick's article about David Thompson and the ACC (David Goes After Goliath). With...

December 10, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

December 10, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Ed Weaver, Ohio State athletic director, asked if it would be fair to inquire how he voted on whether to send Ohio State to the Rose Bowl: "Yes, it would be fair, but it sure would be stupid."

December 10, 1973 | Curry Kirkpatrick

December 10, 1973 | Joe Jares
Australia's John Newcombe and Rod Laver performed precision surgery on the U.S., cutting loose the treasured Davis Cup

December 10, 1973 | Mark Mulvoy
Opposing one another in a WHA game for the first time, NHL idols Gordie Howe and Bobbie Hull skated to a standoff but, in a display of supreme talent, showed the iceniks how hockey is played

December 10, 1973
Mighty though young, traditional foes Indiana and Kentucky meet in Louisville. Barry McDermott reports on Mid-America's first showdown of the college basketball season.

December 10, 1973 | Frank Deford

December 10, 1973 | Bob Briner

December 10, 1973 | Frank Deford

December 10, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Artist Francis Golden, whose delicate watercolors of a goose shoot appear on pages 70-72, first came winging onto SPORT'S ILLUSTRATED'S horizon in 1960, when the magazine was only six years old....

December 10, 1973 | Joe Marshall
Washington Redskin Coach George Allen approaches winning the way White Owl goes about selling cigars. "We're gonna getcha," Allen's cautious game plans seem to say. "Maybe not in the first...

December 10, 1973 | Edwin Shrake

December 10, 1973 | Robert F. Jones

December 10, 1973
After years of trying, Richard Nixon has finally made it in football. He was elected president of the New York chapter of the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials. L. Richard...

December 10, 1973 | Barry McDermott
Oklahoma. Land rushes, oil rushes and fullback rushes. I never met a football man I didn't like, or an oil well. If it can't block, tackle and get down and grunt like a fatty in a buffet line,...

December 10, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf

December 10, 1973 | Giles Tippette
Air racing is alive and as well as can be expected for a sport that almost died of neglect back in the early 1960s. In fact, the recent Texas National Air Races, sixth and final stop on this...

December 10, 1973 | Larry Keith

December 10, 1973 | Peter Carry
Parlaying a new coach, two new starters and new enthusiasm, the Sixers have already won nine games. This may not seem like much, but it's as many as they won all last season

December 10, 1973 | Charles Morey
In the spring of 1940 a leathery gentleman of the turf and a baronial ranch owner from Texas flew in the face of an old horse breeder's adage and came up with a champion. The trainer, Max Hirsch,...