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January 14, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 2

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Julius Erving Cover - Sports Illustrated January 14, 1974

January 14, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

January 14, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Woody Hayes, Ohio State coach: "When we lose a game, nobody's madder at me than me. When I look in the mirror in the morning, I want to take a swing at me. I'm only interested in pleasing one...

January 14, 1974
Fancy passing will be needed from Fran Tarkenton, or the Vikings will be just another passing fancy and the Dolphins will have another Super Bowl victory. Tex Maule reports.

January 14, 1974 | Dan Jenkins

January 14, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
Its appetite for three squares as hearty as its hockey talent, a Russian team shows in a devastating American visit why the Soviets should forget the small fry and arrange a rematch with the bigs

January 14, 1974 | Robert F. Jones
At $3,500 a crack, Curtis Jackson Prock guided "guaranteed" jaguar hunts where no jaguars had been seen in 60 years

January 14, 1974 | Peter Carry

January 14, 1974 | Joe Marshall

January 14, 1974 | John A. Meyers
Just one more big football game coming up, and this week we undertake that riskiest of all editorial stunts by unequivocally predicting the Super Bowl winner for you.

January 14, 1974 | Tex Maule
Recalling Yepremian's feeble pass attempt, Eller's histrionics and the unpredictability of Tarkenton, our resident expert picks the Vikings

January 14, 1974 | Whitney Tower
The steeplechase course at Pau, in sight of the towering Pyrénées, is one of the treasures of France. When you add the traditional fox hunt and the national stud, the place really begins to jump

January 14, 1974
Curt Gowdy's big play was in the Rose Bowl game, but he had other ideas of what made a perfect holiday in Los Angeles—like doing an orchestral sportscast. With the shouts of spectators still...

January 14, 1974 | Barry McDermott
Alabama came to Nashville with one loss and high expectations of handing Vanderbilt its first defeat of the season. But unloading a bag of tricks, the Commodores magically rose from the dead and...

January 14, 1974 | Kent Hannon

January 14, 1974 | John Underwood
The bowls on New Year's weekend served as an example of how exciting the game can be when the offense is wide open and mistakes be damned

January 14, 1974 | Edward Hoagland

January 14, 1974
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: "We're going to be one of the better teams around eventually, but we're just trying to get it together this year," claimed Detroit Coach Ray Scott. "Eventually" became "right...

January 14, 1974
5—drawing by Arnold Roth31—Sheedy & Long32, 33—James Drake, Sheedy & Long (4)34, 35—Sheedy & Long42—Sheedy & Long51—Heinz Kluetmeier52—Walter Iooss Jr., Sheedy & Long, Neil...

January 14, 1974
Brad Rowe, 13, an eighth-grader at Taft Junior High School in Crown Point, Ind., led his cross-country team to a 15-0 record. Rowe, who started running competitively just last year, had best...

January 14, 1974
Sirs:O.J. Simpson is finally receiving some of the credit he deserves (, Dec. 24), but what about the rest of the Buffalo Bills?