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May 20, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 20

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John Havlicek Cover - Sports Illustrated May 20, 1974

May 20, 1974 | John A. Meyers
The idea for a gallery of paintings of some of America's best and most beautiful par-3 golf holes (page 44) originated with the artist, Donald Moss. Moss spent a summer of his youth driving from...

May 20, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

May 20, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Sparky Anderson, Cincinnati Red manager, explaining why he likes the latest bubble-gum cards: "They've taken my playing record off and put my managerial record on."

May 20, 1974 | Peter Carry
After five years, Boston again has a winner. The ingredients that beat Milwaukee in seven games are the same: a lot of tradition, plus gutty men like John Havlicek

May 20, 1974 | Pat Putnam
For some months a lot of people in the ABA had been waiting, hopefully, for inexperience to cut down the young and cocky (and rich) New York Nets, and suddenly last week in Salt Lake City, in the...

May 20, 1974 | Ron Fimrite
Texans have begun to care about the Rangers, and no wonder. They have a dynamic manager, a personable prez—and ability

May 20, 1974 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Like their basketball brothers of yore, the volleyball Bruins seem to be taking permanent possession of the NCAA title, and what does it matter if the teams they beat are friends and neighbors

May 20, 1974
Second Salvo for Cannonade is the Preakness, in which some new colts will be gunning for the winner of the Kentucky Derby. Whitney Tower describes the big blast at Pimlico.

May 20, 1974 | Robert F. Jones

May 20, 1974 | Joe Jares

May 20, 1974
When you stand on the tee, the green looks so close it seems you could underhand the ball Five feet from the pin. For the high-handicap golfer, the short par-3 offers his best chance to glory—one...

May 20, 1974 | Jack Nicklaus
A short par-3, like death or a banana peel, is a great equalizer. Think about it. Those little 110-to 150-yarders are the only holes on a golf course where the duffer can hope to match the club...

May 20, 1974 | Alvin Dark

May 20, 1974 | William Leggett
Out on the ice the Philadelphia Flyers and the Boston Bruins crunch each other in pursuit of Lord Stanley's Cup and down in the basement of the Spectrum in Philadelphia, the National Broadcasting...

May 20, 1974 | Pat Jordan
A pearl of a pitcher, Bert Blyleven is fortunate to be encased in an inconspicuous shell; undisturbed, he can add luster to his skills

May 20, 1974 | Jim Kaplan

May 20, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf
...and even quail at the sight of today's bows and bowmen

May 20, 1974 | Whitney Tower
Cannonade, fresh from the Derby, is on target for the Preakness

May 20, 1974 | Mark Kram
They crept in at night on little caddie feet, loaded the loot, and now, somewhere, somebody is slicing up a thousand gross of hot golf balls

May 20, 1974 | Bil Gilbert

May 20, 1974
ARCHERY—ARIZONA STATE won the men's U.S. intercollegiate team championship at DeLand, Fla., with the Sun Devils' Steve Lieberman regaining the individual crown. SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY secured the...

May 20, 1974
23—Walter Iooss Jr.25—John D. Hanlon26—Fred Kaplan-Black Star29—Roy DeCarava30, 31—Heinz Kluetmeier36, 38—Lane Stewart53—illustration by Michael Ramus62—John Iacono68—Eric Schweikardt

May 20, 1974
Phil Partridge, 63, a civil engineer from New York City, set world age-group records in all five throwing events (discus, shotput, javelin, hammer and 35-pound weight) in one day at a Masters meet...

May 20, 1974
ROUGH STUFFSir:I can't hold back any longer (It's Sockey, the Way They Play It Here, May 6). When are you guys going to face the fact that the Philadelphia Flyers are an excellent hockey team? You...