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February 03, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 5

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John Laskowski Cover - Sports Illustrated February 03, 1975

February 03, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

February 03, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Dale Bandy, Ohio University's new basketball coach, on assistant coaches and head coaches: "I never realized there was such a difference between making a suggestion and making a decision."

February 03, 1975 | Whitney Tower

February 03, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 03, 1975 | Dan Jenkins

February 03, 1975 | Ray Kennedy

February 03, 1975
A 100-G faceoff takes place in Las Vegas when, for the first time ever, brash young Jimmy Connors faces veteran Rod Laver in a promotion man's dream of a winner-take-all match. Joe Jares keeps his...

February 03, 1975 | Jeannette Bruce
Every season at this time, all St. Paul, Minn, spills outdoors to frolic in the frigid weather—they call it a c-c-c-carnival—stirring up a warm conviviality that not only eases the long wait for...

February 03, 1975 | William O. Johnson

February 03, 1975 | William Leggett
About the only way to avoid animal shows on television these days is to leave the set turned off. They seem to be coming at us from every continent and archipelago. Most are cheaply produced and...

February 03, 1975 | Joe Marshall
Tiny Immaculata helped bring TV to the fast-growing women's game

February 03, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

February 03, 1975 | Terry Davis
Having conquered the English Channel and the Catalina crossing in record times, teen-ager Lynne Cox eyes the treacherous Cook Strait

February 03, 1975 | Joe Jares
Long dormant, Marty Riessen found his way to the finals of the U.S. Indoor Championship, where he defeated a flashy young star-to-be

February 03, 1975 | Grace Butcher

February 03, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Chicago's bulldozing Chet Walker celebrated becoming only the eighth man in league history to play in 1,000 games by scoring 17 points in a 116-96 victory over Detroit. The...

February 03, 1975
14, 15—Sheedy & Long16, 17—Sheedy & Long, Bob Landry, Phil Bath22, 23—Bill Eppridge24—Eric Schweikardt43—Votava-Vienna, Carl Iwasaki47—Robert Lackenbach48—Lane Stewart50—John D....

February 03, 1975
John Foley of Orinda, Calif. ran the 26.2 miles in three hours, 42 minutes and 17 seconds at an AAU-sanctioned marathon in Liver-more, Calif. to better a world record for 8-year-olds. John's time...

February 03, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
PORTRAIT OF BILLSir:Frank Deford's story of Big Bill Tilden (Hero with a Tragic Flaw, Jan. 13 and 20) is one of the most affecting, poignant, splendid pieces of writing and reporting I have seen....

February 03, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.
As I watched the last half of The Towering Inferno I kept wondering, "Where did O. J. Simpson go?" Billed as one of the stars—chief of security in a huge burning building he had a big moment early...

February 03, 1975 | Mark Kram
There have been many paintings of racetracks, and on most of them there should be a comment beside the artist's name: blinkers on. The painters have confined their work to the veneer of the track....