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May 27, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 21

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Jim Wynn Cover - Sports Illustrated May 27, 1974

May 27, 1974
CREW—The UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON dominated the annual Western Sprints with victories in seven races at Vancouver (page 80).

May 27, 1974
7—Elaine B. Albert32—Jerry Cooke35—John D. Hanlon36-38—Walter Iooss Jr.42, 43—Terrence Moore from Audubon Magazine80—Lane Stewart

May 27, 1974
Reggie Heywood, 11, of Mesa, Ariz., surpassed the world age-group record for the one-hour distance run, covering 9 miles 773 yards. Reggie holds the national age-10 record for the marathon,...

May 27, 1974
BEAR EGGSir:My favorite alltime great golfer, "The Golden Bear," laid an egg in his article (Shorten the Tour, Improve the Game, May 13). Agreed, reduce the number of tournaments to the amount a...

May 27, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

May 27, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Brian Downing, Chicago White Sox catcher, whose eligibility for the 1974 American League Rookie of the Year award was questioned and then confirmed: "I'm a rookie. It says so on my bubble-gum card."

May 27, 1974 | Ron Fimrite

May 27, 1974
Indy's racers barrel along on the 500-mile Memorial Day trail, with A. J. Foyt the favorite starting in the pole position and 32 others in raucous pursuit. Robert F. Jones reports.

May 27, 1974 | Whitney Tower
Dispelling reports that this year's colts were a mediocre lot, Little Current won a spectacular Preakness in near-record time

May 27, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
That often-mocked city enjoyed sweet victory as its audacious Flyers, a mere seven years in existence but blessed with a singing talisman, a superb goalie and a tooth-shy whirlwind, won hockey's title

May 27, 1974 | Dan Jenkins

May 27, 1974 | Robert H. Boyle

May 27, 1974
Every year about this time they come rolling into the new season, glittering in bursts of brass and memories, ready to tool along such revival trails as the annual Endurance Run and Lowland Tour...

May 27, 1974 | Hal Schell
The hills get them every time. Up there between San Jose and Santa Clara are the cow trails and bushy hideaways where bandido Joaquin Murieta once eluded gringo posses—and up there is where...

May 27, 1974 | J. D. Reed

May 27, 1974 | Jim Kaplan
First it was Sparky Anderson, then the Giants, in a dozer of a game

May 27, 1974

May 27, 1974 | John A. Meyers
By his own count Dan Levin has written on 29 different subjects for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. In this issue he demonstrates his versatility by reporting on two more, a crew race in Vancouver, British...

May 27, 1974 | Dan Levin
After many days of frustration the chance finally came to kill a gobbler on Callahan's Ridge but, as usual, everything went to pot—except the bird

May 27, 1974 | Richard W. Johnston
Exercise is popular among post-cardiac patients. Now doctors are suggesting going a step farther and having them run in marathons

May 27, 1974 | Dan Levin
At the sprints on Burnaby Lake, coxswains for Cal and Washington needled their opposing crews until matter and mind finally won over mind

May 27, 1974 | Kenny Moore

May 27, 1974 | A.D. Livingston
The Lucky Dutchman had something up his sleeve and for a while there, around the turn of the century, it fooled all the local cardsharps