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August 05, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 6

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August 05, 1974 | Ray Kennedy

August 05, 1974 | Tex Maule
Established NASL owners wanted to put the new team in Oakland or San Francisco, but Milan Mandaric thought it better to be the only frog in a medium-sized pond. Earthquake fans have proved him so...

August 05, 1974 | Bruce Kirby
The America's Cup's wooden grande dame has shown superior mettle in her bid to make a third defense

August 05, 1974 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Traveling a quarter of the way around the world in nine days, the Boston entry in WTT discovered that it wasn't all it was cracked up to be

August 05, 1974 | Roy Blount Jr.
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August 05, 1974 | Roy Blount Jr.
Hands. Author Blount studies those of the Steelers, the sleek and the gnarled, and he watches as the long season goes out with a whimper, off all of the fingertips.

August 05, 1974
No relief is in sight for Mike Marshall, the Dodgers' game-saver who is making appearances with record-setting frequency—and prefers it that way. Ron Fimrite reports.

August 05, 1974 | Roger Kahn

August 05, 1974 | Ron Reid
A basketball camp run by Providence University Coach Dave Gavitt opened with an assistant setting up sides. "All right," he said, "you five be shirts and you five be skins." One of the skins was...

August 05, 1974 | Jim Kaplan
Pittsburgh ace Ken Brett talks toughly and carries a big stick

August 05, 1974 | Jack Meyers
Cornerback Mel Blount's No. 47 jersey was the Pittsburgh Steelers' going-away present to Writer Roy Blount Jr. at the end of the 1973 season. Roy had just spent almost six months with the...

August 05, 1974 | Kent Hannon

August 05, 1974 | Charles Goren
The old Aces as well as a lot of kings were toppled in the Spingold, which produced four young winners who may end up facing the Blues

August 05, 1974 | Gwilym S. Brown
With TCR, tennis finally has a method to evaluate its players. Answers to an ingenious quiz indicate who will give you a competitive match

August 05, 1974 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi

August 05, 1974 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
•Muhammad Ali, told that an Amish man in Pennsylvania had never heard of him: "Tell me where he's at. I'll buy his town and have him deported."

August 05, 1974 | Dan Levin
Twenty-four hours in a Quebec lake is a mighty long dip, but Indiana's Olympic champion John Kinsella and his female partner were positive they could win the big marathon—if only John would stop...

August 05, 1974 | Richard W. Johnston

August 05, 1974
BICYCLING—JOHN ALLIS of Cambridge, Mass. covered the 115-mile course in 4:29:57 to win the men's National Road Race in Pontiac, Mich. The women's 34.5-mile road race went to JANE ROBINSON of...

August 05, 1974
5—Sarah Pileggi11—John Iacono12, 13—Walter Iooss Jr.14—John G. Zimmerman15—Sheedy & Long16, 17—George Silk18—Stephen Green-Armytage (2), Fred Kaplan-Black Star (3)19—Stephen...

August 05, 1974
Earl Brown, of Middletown (Pa.) Area High, scored his third straight double at the Class B state track and field finals, taking the 100-yard dash in 9.6 and the 220 in 21.9, both state records. He...

August 05, 1974
Sir:Congratulations to SI and Mark Mulvoy for giving due recognition to Lou Brock (, July 22). After reading numerous articles about pitchers with flashy won-lost records or newly found home-run...