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September 23, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 13

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Joe Gilliam Cover - Sports Illustrated September 23, 1974

September 23, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

September 23, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Jethro Pugh, Dallas defensive end: "If it weren't for a name like Jethro Pugh I might be anonymous."

September 23, 1974 | Ron Reid

September 23, 1974 | Roy Blount, Jr.
Having deposed two senior quarterbacks, Joe Gilliam was at the controls for Pittsburgh on opening day. He justified that choice by blasting Baltimore

September 23, 1974 | Carleton Mitchell
That was the pattern as the U.S. defender opened strong in the America's Cup in murky, disappointing air

September 23, 1974 | Dan Jenkins
Golf's own Cooperstown was dedicated in Pinehurst last week and 13 masters of the game were inducted, but in the tournament that followed, winner Johnny Miller indicated he, too, wants a pedestal

September 23, 1974
Waking the echoes for Notre Dame is Quarterback Tom Clements, whose heroics made the Irish the champions last year. Ray Kennedy looks at the team and its leader.

September 23, 1974 | William Eastlake

September 23, 1974 | Stephanie Salter

September 23, 1974 | Ray Kennedy
When Alabama's Bryant scheduled Maryland four years ago for his 1974 opener he wanted a marshmallow, not the 21-16 squeaker he got

September 23, 1974 | Larry Keith

September 23, 1974 | Larry Keith
DEFENSE: Dennis Winston, a linebacker who "loves to hurt people," was awarded the game ball for his performance in Arkansas' stunning upset of USC. The 218-pound sophomore, who played end last...

September 23, 1974 | John A. Meyers
When Reporter Stephanie Salter filled out a questionnaire from the San Francisco 49ers last fall in preparation for her stint as a Niner Nugget (page 38), most of her answers—name, address, dress...

September 23, 1974 | Jim Kaplan
Other events kept Lou Brock's 105th stolen base off the front page, which was fine with the master thief who likes to keep a low profile

September 23, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf

September 23, 1974 | Chris Brasher
England's new distance champion destroyed some of the world's best and ran Prefontaine onto the grass

September 23, 1974 | Dan Levin
The little boat came screaming down Arizona's Havasu Lake in an attempt to break the world speed record for outboard-powered craft—136.401 mph, held by Mercury. Now Evinrude's delicate challenger...

September 23, 1974 | Pat Putnam
China won a pile of medals at Tehran, but the performances showed that it is an international threat primarily in the sport of politics

September 23, 1974 | Peter Revson

September 23, 1974
ASIAN GAMES—India won its first gold medal when V. S. Chauhan scored a Games-record 7,395 points in the decathlon, surpassing the mark of 7,101 established by C. K. Yang in 1958, as the final week...

September 23, 1974
Cover—Walter Iooss Jr.5—John D. Hanlon19, 20, 21—John D. Hanlon21—Ken Regan-Camera 539—Sheedy & Long (2), Fred Kaplan-Black Star40—Sheedy & Long47—John Iacono54—Lewis Portnoy56—TOPIX61,...

September 23, 1974
Alice Kidd, 27, of Yakima, Wash., is the first woman selected as a wildlife agent in the 40-year history of the Washington State Game Department. The mother of a 4-year-old boy, Kidd is on...

September 23, 1974
Sir:Is it so painful for you to rate Ohio State No. 1 that you must follow your choice with an indictment of the school's recruiting program (, Sept. 9)? Robert Vare's reference to the fact that a...