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February 25, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 8

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Bill Walton Cover - Sports Illustrated February 25, 1974

February 25, 1974 | Kenny Moore

February 25, 1974 | Ron Reid
Ben Jipcho had no trouble understanding a cardinal principle of pro track—the more races you win the more money you make. He had no trouble with the opposition either, taking four events in two nights

February 25, 1974 | Robert F. Jones
The fuel crisis cut 50 miles off the Daytona 500, but Petty did it once again, Just as he used to back in the good old days

February 25, 1974 | Robert H. Boyle

February 25, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy

February 25, 1974 | Thomas McGuane

February 25, 1974 | Kent Hannon
Eddie Sutton's Creighton team is flying high—and often far afield

February 25, 1974 | Joe Marshall

February 25, 1974
Splashiest Streak in college sport belongs to the swimmers of Indiana. Against Cincinnati they go after their 100th straight dual-meet victory, as Jerry Kirshenbaum observes.

February 25, 1974
Freestyle skiers, informally known as hot-doggers, like to dress with the same exuberant flair they display on the slopes. "We have to look hot to feel loose," they like to say, which means...

February 25, 1974 | Jule Campbell
There was a time when hot-doggers were considered little more than young show-offs. When it first became apparent that individuals were performing the same stunts on slopes all across the country...

February 25, 1974 | Tex Maule

February 25, 1974 | Peter Carry
Zelmo stuck the Stars with a suit after the team wrecked the West

February 25, 1974 | John A. Meyers
Despite his nickname, Tex Maule does not daydream about retiring to a ranch by the Pedernales or a beach on Padre Island. He is a Texan all right, from San Antonio, and as is natural in a state...

February 25, 1974 | Frank Deford

February 25, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 25, 1974 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Earl Foreman, owner of the Virginia Squires, on claims that he sold top performers at the expense of the team: "It's not a pleasant thing to hear, but I did what I had to do out of necessity....

February 25, 1974
PRO BASKETBALL—ABA: After New York overpowered Memphis, Net chief Kevin Loughery allowed that "intangibles are what make a team win." Such coachly bromides aside, it was the very tangible 18 and...

February 25, 1974
7—Tony Triolo20—Neil Leifer21—James Drake22, 23—Eric Schweikardt49—James Denney56—Derek Bayes62—Carl Iwasaki82—Tom Pesiri, Bob Lynn-Cincinnati Enquirer

February 25, 1974
David Kurrasch, a 210-pound sophomore at Santa Ana (Calif.) High School, in his second year of shotput competition put the 16-pound shot 51'2¼" and the 12-pound shot 61'1" to register national...

February 25, 1974
Sir:When I turned to the contents page of your Feb. 11 issue I was overjoyed to see there was a story on the New York Rangers (). So what do I find? A cartoon mocking the Rangers and a highly...