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September 09, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 11

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Archie Griffin Cover - Sports Illustrated September 09, 1974

September 09, 1974 | Robert Cantwell

September 09, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

September 09, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Tom Forsythe, explaining that he likes to have his parachuting students make their first static line jump after hours of intensive instructions: "Please don't call it a crash course."

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BOATING—The 22nd challenger for the America's Cup will be Australia's Southern Cross, which beat the French contender, France, 4-0 in the best-of-seven series off Newport. Following three straight...

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5—Carolyn Keith24, 25—Fred Kaplan-Black Star32, 33—Heinz Kluetmeier (3), Melchior DiGiacomo (2), Walter Iooss Jr. (2)34—Sheedy & Long37—Tony Tomsic, Sheedy & Long50, 51—Sheedy &...

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Amy Tubis, 15, of Miami Lakes, Fla., won the Ail-Around championship at the National AAU Junior Olympic gymnastics competition for 15-to-18-year-olds in Lincoln, Neb. She finished first in...

September 09, 1974
FENWAY FEVERSir:Congratulations to Mark Mulvoy on his article about the Red Sox (Strangers in Paradise, Aug. 26). What is perhaps most exciting about this team is the sense of continuity we're...

September 09, 1974 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 09, 1974 | Ron Fimrite
The talented Pirates were unpugnacious and unproductive until the middle of the season, when a fight set them aflight toward the top of their division

September 09, 1974 | Barry McDermott
Christopher T. survived a deluge, managed not to kick himself and won the Hambletonian for Driver Billy Haughton, who had taken almost every major harness-racing prize except the big one

September 09, 1974 | Carleton Mitchell
After Australia's Southern Cross (inset) routed France, the U.S. boats got down to brash tacks

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PRO FOOTBALL '74. What with the players' strike, the upstart league, basic rules changes and the promise of new dynasties rising to replace the old, this will be a season of turbulence and change....

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In South Bend and Norman, in Columbus and Tuscaloosa, as well as on the campuses of all the other gridiron giants, nothing creates so much controversy, outrage and general all-round excitement as...

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For several months red-blazered disciples of that megaschool on the banks of the mighty Olentangy have been addressing themselves to college football's most intriguing question: Who's No. 1? Their...

September 09, 1974 | Robert Vare
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September 09, 1974 | John A. Meyers
"Some major upsets in college football last night," said the radio one Sunday morning last September. Senior Editor Walter Bingham, just getting out of bed, froze. "In Miami..." the announcer went...

September 09, 1974
The battle for the 1974 national championship may well resemble a scene from last season's Rose Bowl. As Ohio State's Pete Johnson rumbled 38 yards against USC (right), an array of Trojans trailed...

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Tulane, which enjoyed an unaccustomed 9-2 regular-season record, has more good tidings and could make the Top 20. The Green Wave lost only three defensive starters and retains such one-man...

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College division football is, well, it's different.

September 09, 1974 | Harold Peterson
When Eddie Sutton left Creighton University to become the new basketball coach at Arkansas, his family stayed behind in Omaha so that the children could finish school there. In the absence of...

September 09, 1974 | Pat Jordan
Uncertainty over when his 3,000th hit will come makes Al Kaline edgy

September 09, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf

September 09, 1974 | Joe Jares
The hottest player on the pro circuit has been 22-year-old Guillermo Vilas of Argentina, who in two months won four tournaments and $70,000

September 09, 1974 | Tex Maule
Hospitable old Havana opened its heart to the fighters in town for the first world amateur championships—feted them, fed them well, and then the Cubans danced off with most of the gold medals,...