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January 06, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 1

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Franco Harris Cover - Sports Illustrated January 06, 1975

January 06, 1975 | Mark Donovan
There's a new game in town. Four players. Teams change constantly. Hard to tell who's winning. One thing's for sure, the audience comes out on the short end.

January 06, 1975 | Ron Reid
Yielding a measly 29 yards on the ground, the Steelers upset Oakland to win their first title and a shot at the Vikings in the Super Bowl

January 06, 1975 | Dan Jenkins
The Minnesota Stoics and the Los Angeles Flakes brought back the Offense of the 1920s and the comedy of the Bedroom Farce last Sunday. The team from Los Angeles, nominally the Rams, made enough...

January 06, 1975 | Barry McDermott
Louisville has played well just a fraction of the time, but that has been enough to smoke its opponents

January 06, 1975 | William O. Johnson
The sedate new name is Freestyle, but skiers still relish falling out of the sky and you never sausage crazy stunts

January 06, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

January 06, 1975 | Melvin Maddocks

January 06, 1975
Pure gold nuggets have turned up in Denver, where the ABA entry has a new name, a new front office, two new coaches, two fine draft picks and two first-rate guards. Barry McDermott reports on a...

January 06, 1975 | John A. Meyers
Melvin Maddocks had just finished reading a book for one of his many TIME reviews. It was Robert Fitzgerald's new translation of The Iliad, and a passage describing the ancient Greek funeral games...

January 06, 1975 | Sam Moses

January 06, 1975 | Robert H. Boyle
Its origins hypothetical, this forebear of the poodle is making a comeback with help from such masters as Trudeau and Kosygin

January 06, 1975 | Kent Hannon
Webster also rebounds and scores as Morgan monopolizes Division II

January 06, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf
EAST

January 06, 1975 | Jack Nicklaus
For most dollars, titles and class, 1974 awards go to Johnny Miller, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer, while the author awaits the new season

January 06, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
When an NHL game gets hot, Andy must keep it from boiling over

January 06, 1975 | Pat Jordan

January 06, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
STORM CLOUDS

January 06, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
Mike McCormack, Philadelphia Eagles coach, fearful that the Rozelle Rule may be declared illegal: "I think it would turn football into a mercenary sport."

January 06, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Houston starting Center Zaid Abdul-Aziz (né Don Smith) announced his retirement the night after Christmas but was back in the lineup two days later as the Rockets beat Atlantic...

January 06, 1975
4—Dick Raphael12,13—Heinz Kluetmeier14—Heinz Kluetmeier16,17—Walter Iooss Jr. (2), John Iacono18,19—Richard Clarkson22—Eric Schweikardt23—Art Seitz, Eric Schweikardt (2)24—Eric...

January 06, 1975
Carole Lake, of Fort Lauderdale, won the high overall trophy by catching six sailfish in the three-day Frankie Laine Celebrity Billfish Classic at Fort Lauderdale. Lake caught three more sailfish...

January 06, 1975
SPORTSMANSir:Your choice of Muhammad Ali as Sportsman of the Year was as much of a surprise as Ali's first victory over Sonny Liston. I have been an Ali follower since his 1962 KO of Sonny Banks...