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May 13, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 19

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Angel Cordero Cover - Sports Illustrated May 13, 1974

May 13, 1974
PRO BASKETBALL—ABA: The ministrations of the good Dr. J Erving helped the rest of the New York Nets survive the ill effects of a nine-day layoff—providing a healthy 47 points in an 89-85 win over...

May 13, 1974
9—John D. Hanlon, Heinz Kluetmeier28, 29—Tony Triolo, Neil Leifer30, 31—Neil Leifer (2), Eric Schweikardt (2)33—Neil Leifer34—Heinz Kluetmeier35—Walter Iooss Jr.42, 43—illustration by Michael...

May 13, 1974
Ricky Brockway, a junior shortstop at Pan American in Edinburg, Texas, set an NCAA season record for stolen bases by filching his 60th (in 65 attempts) against Hardin-Simmons, breaking the mark of...

May 13, 1974
Sir:Thank you for your article (April 29). He is obviously extremely talented. However, you left an important question unanswered. Is Bruce participating in athletics for fun, as he should be, or...

May 13, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

May 13, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Willie Crawford, Dodger outfielder, on which team will give Los Angeles the most trouble: "The new World Baseball League."

May 13, 1974 | Whitney Tower

May 13, 1974 | William Leggett
Post positions in thoroughbred races, particularly those longer than six furlongs, seldom stimulate much comment, but in the 100th Derby they did just that because of the inordinately large field....

May 13, 1974 | Peter Carry
As the playoffs between the Bucks and the Celtics got tougher, the biggest question was: Could Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the game's best, score often enough to dominate Dave Cowens, the second best?

May 13, 1974 | Frank Deford

May 13, 1974 | Alvin Dark

May 13, 1974 | Alvin Dark
In Part 2, Dark surfaces—and submerges—in K.C. and Cleveland, and rejoins the A's.

May 13, 1974
New champions are assured in both the NBA and the ABA this year. But who? Peter Carry and Pat Putnam report on the decisive Celtics-Bucks and Nets-Stars series.

May 13, 1974 | Harold Peterson
In multiplying numbers, women are learning the joys of serious rowing—not the summer afternoon's paddle on some limpid stream, but the spiky cold reality of a boathouse in the predawn dark, the...

May 13, 1974 | Jack Nicklaus

May 13, 1974 | Harold Peterson
Mary Hart, wife of Jim Hart, quarterback of the St. Louis Cardinals, had thought for years about what kind of birthday present she might give him when he turned the awful age of 30. A week ago she...

May 13, 1974 | Phil Jackman
Boog is here to tell the world he feels just as strong as ever, but

May 13, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf

May 13, 1974 | Charles Goren
The Vienna Coup may sound like a political upheaval, but it is a bridge maneuver whereby a defender's hand is squeezed and his apparent winners ground up like the meat in a wiener sausage.

May 13, 1974 | Larry Green
Transplanted Florida largemouth bass thrive in California, where competitive anglers vie for a world record—plus fame and riches

May 13, 1974 | Clive Gammon
If you think the Super Bowl is heady stuff, the final round of the World Cup, which begins in West Germany next month, will be viewed on TV by some 800 million fans, and it may be that a home-team...

May 13, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
In a startling switch from their pugnacious tactics, mannerly but manly Philadelphia ousted New York from the Stanley Cup playoffs

May 13, 1974 | Robert F. Jones

May 13, 1974 | John A. Meyers
To writers who cover hockey and basketball playoffs there are two kinds of series: tough and tougher. According to Peter Carry, who has been on the road since March 29 with the NBA and ABA, a...

May 13, 1974 | Alice Higgins
...and a certain amount of time to lend true enchantment to memories of what went into preparing an old-fashioned tennis court for play