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October 14, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 16

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Cover - Sports Illustrated October 14, 1974

October 14, 1974 | Richard W. Johnston

October 14, 1974
BOWLING—LORRIE KOCH of Carpentersville, Ill. ousted two other finalists before defeating Betty Morris of Stockton, Calif. 205-179 to take the $10,000 first prize in the $75,000 Brunswick Women's...

October 14, 1974
7—Jerry Cooke23—Neil Leifer24, 25—Wil Blanche, Neil Leifer (2)26, 27—Fred Kaplan-Black Star (2), Neil Leifer, Sheedy & Long (2)28—Walter Iooss Jr., John Iacono29—Herb Scharfman30, 31—Heinz...

October 14, 1974
Curt Kutschenreuter, 6, of Loveland, Ohio, was the youngest of 1,000 cyclists to complete 50 miles in less than six hours in the Hancock Hillless Half Hundred bicycle race. Curt, who has been...

October 14, 1974
Sir:Wham! Bam! The famed SI whammy strikes again. It never ceases to amaze me. How can you run feature articles on teams like Notre Dame (, Sept. 30) and Oklahoma State (), and then have them both...

October 14, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

October 14, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Dave White, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute football coach, after playing Coast Guard during a thunder and lightning storm: "I moved back when the chains came near me and tried to stay away from...

October 14, 1974 | Dan Jenkins

October 14, 1974 | Ron Fimrite
Heat was an element much in evidence as major league baseball set about determining its pennant winners. Entering the playoffs, the two hot teams were the Orioles and Pirates, but the weekend...

October 14, 1974 | Pat Putnam
In his first postgraduate seminar with Abdul-Jabbar, rookie Bill Walton learned a few things but made points of his own

October 14, 1974 | Dan Jenkins
A friend and occasional critic looks over the layout Nicklaus designed near his hometown, Columbus, and concludes it has everything but a name. The determination that made Jack a champion...

October 14, 1974 | Jack Nicklaus
I have rarely met a person who loves golf who is not interested in golf-course design. Often this interest is subconscious, but given a chance it will surely surface. Make a comment about a hole...

October 14, 1974
Frank Robinson tells his own story of what it means to be named the first black manager in the majors and describes the challenges he faces and how he plans to meet them.

October 14, 1974 | Bil Gilbert

October 14, 1974 | Harold Peterson
The Los Angeles Rams were playing the 49ers, and Quarterback John Hadl attempted a sneak from the one-yard line. He was immediately engulfed and, so the story goes, 49er players began shouting at...

October 14, 1974 | Larry Keith
The Tigers could starve an opponent to death. Their sturdy defense has allowed only 10 points and has shut out Tennessee and Miami

October 14, 1974 | John A. Meyers
We have never felt that it was necessary for our writers to match muscles with their subjects, but a few months ago when we assigned Dick Johnston to do a story on bodybuilders, one of his friends...

October 14, 1974 | Joe Marshall

October 14, 1974 | Joe Marshall
OFFENSE: Kansas Quarterback Scott McMichael, a sophomore, completed 12 of 14 passes for 178 yards and two second-half touchdowns is the Jayhawks rallied from a 10-7 deficit at intermission and...

October 14, 1974 | Tex Maule
The heavies are fine, but there is more action one division down

October 14, 1974 | Charles Goren
One of the high moments of tournament bridge occurs when precise defense is pitted against a declarer's exquisite play, as when the winners of the four big national team championships—the...

October 14, 1974 | Robert F. Jones
Playing it cool wins the Grand Prix title for Emerson Fittipaldi

October 14, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf
Most conspicuously to Mr. Aaron, in a season rich in many ways

October 14, 1974 | Jim Harrison
The scene in Ontario was reminiscent of the way it used to be in Michigan, an enormous flow of wilderness, full of rivers, lakes, forests and fish

October 14, 1974 | Jonathan Yardley
The annual autumnal crunch of sports books has begun and, before it overwhelms us, here are some brief notes on four-books that, for one reason or another, readers may want to know about:

October 14, 1974 | George Gipe
Cycling is a quiet sport but in 1892 a young bookkeeper went too far