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January 28, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 4

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Ann Simonton Cover - Sports Illustrated January 28, 1974

January 28, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

January 28, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Don Shula, Miami Dolphin coach, after his team's second successive Super Bowl victory, when asked who had written the words "Best Ever" on a blackboard in the Dolphins' dressing room: "I think...

January 28, 1974 | Barry McDermott

January 28, 1974 | Dan Jenkins
Another sizzling streak was at stake last week, but this one grew even longer when a new star swinging old clubs captured the Tucson Open and became the first player ever to win a tour-opening triple

January 28, 1974 | Pat Putnam
Lover, film freak, wild man, world-record holder, Marcello Fiasconaro compromised in L.A., but lived up to his billings

January 28, 1974 | Robert Cantwell

January 28, 1974 | Jim Kaplan
You know how they play chess in Georgia: they line up the pieces and knock them down with a football. At least, so claim those who think a Southerner can't tell a fianchettoed bishop from a...

January 28, 1974 | Mark Kram

January 28, 1974
Hockey's badmen occupy a special niche in the lore of the sport, but seldom are they essential to a team's success. They go to the penalty box a good deal, providing the other side choice...

January 28, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
Despite the menacing figures they cut on the ice, the Hound and the Hammer stubbornly insist they are misunderstood. "People think we're bloody animals, out there just to fight," says Dave Schultz...

January 28, 1974
Why is this Japanese chap wearing such a distinctly un-Nipponese costume and performing in the Ice Capades as one of its star skaters? Very interesting. It seems that Sashi Kuchiki is a former...

January 28, 1974 | Jane Gross
Diminutive John F. Kennedy College of Wahoo, Neb. may not be long for this world, but its immensely talented Patriettes are world-beaters

January 28, 1974 | Joe Marshall

January 28, 1974
Can Muhammad? Will Joe? A rip-off or a rip-up? Has time told? If so, what? Ali and Frazier will do the fighting, and Mark Kram will recount the answers at the grudge rematch.

January 28, 1974 | William Johnson
Yes, ready and set to go for the gold in the world championships

January 28, 1974 | Jule Campbell
Palmas del Mar opened last week and will keep on unfolding for 10 years. Situated on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, the resort is planned as a harmonious refuge from the turmoil and...

January 28, 1974 | John Underwood
—Esteban Padilla, architect, Palmas del Mar, Nov. 8, 1973

January 28, 1974 | John A. Meyers
Got the midwinter blahs? Forget the sunlamps, the saunas and the hot buttered rums. Over the years we have found that the best antidote is the rejuvenating sight of a pretty girl in a swimsuit...

January 28, 1974 | Bud Greenspan
The crowd was silent. Binoculars that seconds before had been trained on thoroughbreds pounding down the backstretch at Bay Meadows were now focused on a terrible accident at the first turn. Two...

January 28, 1974
PRO BASKETBALL—ABA: The Bird is on the wing in San Antonio and there is no telling how high William (Bird) Averitt will go. He soared for 72 points in three games as the third-place Spurs won...

January 28, 1974
23—Tony Triolo24—Sheedy & Long26, 27—Harry Benson28—Leviton-Atlanta34, 35—Neil Leifer46—bottom, AP49—Carl Iwasaki53, 54—Graham Finlayson69—map by William Bernstein

January 28, 1974
Dick Dech, 35, Of Nazareth, Pa., rolled a lifetime-high 746 on games of 268-215-263 (his fourth career 700 series) to lead his five-man team in scoring in the Chubby Dell Alba Classic. Bowling...

January 28, 1974
PICKS AND POKESSirs:I enjoyed your two articles previewing the Super Bowl (Doing It by the Numbers and You Can't Program the Human Element, Jan. 14) and must congratulate you on your fine picture...