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June 17, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 24

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Reggie Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 17, 1974

June 17, 1974 | Ron Fimrite

June 17, 1974 | Whitney Tower
When they talk about class among the 3-year-olds, it almost always comes down to what happens in the Belmont Stakes. A mile and a half is the real test. Now everyone has a colt to talk about

June 17, 1974
One could squint and almost see them the way they once were, cleaving the air with mighty blows, weaving and dancing so effortlessly. Never mind those touches of gray at the temples, the hint of...

June 17, 1974 | Pat Putnam

June 17, 1974 | Ray Kennedy

June 17, 1974
Can Johnny read the greens at Winged Foot well enough to win a second consecutive U.S. Open? Dan Jenkins is on hand to see if Miller is able to stand the grind.

June 17, 1974
In 1918 a Swede invented a game he called orienteering. It made pathfinders out of cross-country runners, and his energetic countrymen took to it like aquavit. With a compass in one hand and a...

June 17, 1974 | Harold Peterson
Nigel Denham of Leeds, England has perfected the bar shot—which may now be added to the golfer's glossary along with the shank, slice, hook and sundry others. On the 18th hole of the Moortown...

June 17, 1974 | Pat Jordan
Gaylord Perry has 10 consecutive wins and, he insists, a dry sinker

June 17, 1974 | John A. Meyers
The accountant in our business office was shocked. The day before, she had sent Associate Editor Pat Putnam a routine notice that his expense account report was due, and now to her desk came an...

June 17, 1974 | Jim Kaplan

June 17, 1974 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Don't be embarrassed, there are a lot of people who have never heard of racquetball. Here it is in all its glory at the world championships

June 17, 1974 | Dan Levin
Figuring that the best defense is to be offensive, the publisher pans everybody in his own eccentric crusade to protect the fight game

June 17, 1974 | James Lipscomb
Dives in the coral channel had been effortless and exhilarating, but rapture at the swift, whirling current ended abruptly in a deep hole

June 17, 1974 | Roy Blount Jr.

June 17, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

June 17, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Dick Vermeil, new UCLA football coach, on the Denver Broncos' John Ralston: "You can't insult Coach Ralston. He relishes the challenge of converting a jerk into a friend."

June 17, 1974
BOATING—World Champion CARLO BONOMI of Turin, Italy won the Bahamas 500 offshore powerboat race in his 36-foot Cigarette, Dry Martini.

June 17, 1974
4—Neil Leifer14, 15—Jerry Cooke18, 19—James Drake (2), Walter Iooss Jr.20—James Drake37—AP38—John D. Hanlon46—Sheedy & Long53—Dick Frank58—illustration by Thomas B. Allen64-67—Fred...

June 17, 1974
Ralph Guarasci, 17, of Bishop Watterson High, Columbus, Ohio, shot 72-73—145 on the par-72 OSU Scarlet course to win his third straight Ohio high school individual medal title, a feat never before...

June 17, 1974
MONTREAL'S GAMESSir:The ideas (to some they may appear more like dreams) of Mayor Jean Drapeau (Montreal's Motto: Have Fun, June 3) truly are fit for the whole concept of an Olympics. Reading the...