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June 10, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 23

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Johnny Miller Cover - Sports Illustrated June 10, 1974

June 10, 1974 | John A. Meyers
In amassing research for his story on the troubles at Long Beach State (page 86), Associate Editor Ray Kennedy found himself in a sports netherworld that few people ever see, a seamy land of...

June 10, 1974
BASKETBALL—The U.S. National team routed the Finnish squad 110-76 in Helsinki to end its 23-day tour with an 8-3 record, going 6-3 against the Russians and winning both games in Finland.

June 10, 1974
10—Lane Stewart24, 25—Harry Benson28, 29—Sheedy & Long42, 43—Eric Schweikardt52—Richard Woldendorp54—Mike Brown-Australian Information Service, West Australian Newspapers Ltd.64—Roy...

June 10, 1974
Ruth Anderson, 44, a radiochemist from Oakland, Calif. who started running 18 months ago, beat the current world-record holder to win the National AAU women's marathon, over-40 division, in...

June 10, 1974
MOVED TO PROTESTSir:It's bad enough when basketball players like Bill Walton are offered gigantic salaries to play the game they "love" ($1.9 million over five years can generate a lot of love),...

June 10, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

June 10, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Gene Mauch, Montreal Expos manager, on Houston's Cesar Cedeno: "The nice thing about Cedeno is that he can play all three outfield positions—at the same time."

June 10, 1974 | Joe Marshall

June 10, 1974 | Ron Reid
The hockey champions are no longer the only flyers in town. That once-deprived city has begun to flip over some new winners

June 10, 1974
Performers of sinuous precision, the top U.S. gymnasts assembled for an Illinois showdown

June 10, 1974 | Richard W. Johnston

June 10, 1974 | Dan Jenkins

June 10, 1974 | Barry McDermott
All of a sudden Johnny Miller is not the boy next door, the neighborhood kid who cut your grass or shoveled your driveway when your wife was too lazy to do it. That gray, hot and humid Sunday at...

June 10, 1974 | Sam Merrill

June 10, 1974
Believe it or not, the renewal of the Belmont could produce the horse of the year in a year without a Secretariat. Whitney Tower reports on the most significant race of 1974.

June 10, 1974 | Coles Phinizy

June 10, 1974 | William Leggett
Of the 70 Triple Crown events that the Columbia Broadcasting System has telecast since 1951 none ever received as much acclaim from racing fans as this year's Preakness. For almost an entire hour,...

June 10, 1974 | Kenny Moore
Sprinter Herb Washington is off the blocks but not up to the tape yet as a pinch runner for Oakland

June 10, 1974 | Joe Jares

June 10, 1974 | Robert H. Boyle
Some folks feared that the weakfish had swum off into semi-extinction, but now they are here, sizable as ever and biting as never before

June 10, 1974 | Steve Englund
Johan Cruyff has made Barcelona hot stuyff, but can he give the World Cup to Holland? Stay tuned

June 10, 1974 | Charles Goren
Four Aces and two top Canadians couldn't do it, even though only half—albeit the stronger half—of Italy's distinguished Blue Team played

June 10, 1974 | Ray Kennedy

June 10, 1974 | Ray Kennedy
The 74 charges made by the NCAA against Long Beach State are revealed in detail along with contradictory—and sometimes chilling—testimony by the principals.

June 10, 1974 | Jonathan Yardley
The 100th running of the Kentucky Derby is history now, but the centennial will not fade into thin air with the last strains of My Old Kentucky Home. Two handsome new books, gift-sized and...

June 10, 1974 | Bill Mooney
Scandal soiled Louisville's nine long before the Black Sox affair