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February 17, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 7

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Dave Meyers Cover - Sports Illustrated February 17, 1975

February 17, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 17, 1975 | Sam Moses
Often near defeat, battered by tide, wind and weather, Lynne Cox braved New Zealand's Cook Strait

February 17, 1975 | Ron Reid
In Los Angeles, Dwight Stones had the high-jump freaks cheering his 7'5½" leap—for a minute or two. Then the officials got into the act with their tape measures, and Stones' new mark came tumbling...

February 17, 1975 | Pat Putnam

February 17, 1975 | Coles Phinizy

February 17, 1975
The best young little man in wrestling, 126-pounder Jimmy Carr, was an Olympian at 16 and once stuffed a foe in a garbage can. Now he inspirits Kentucky, a newcomer to the sport. By Herman Weiskopf.

February 17, 1975 | Mark Kram
Between rounds, they double in psychology and 60-second surgery. Between bouts, they pump fight into fighters. Charley Goldman (right) was a prize oldtimer, but times have changed

February 17, 1975 | William Leggett
"Introducing the brand-new bet made just for television," read the ads that appeared at New York City's Off-Track Betting shops for the first time a month ago. The brand-new bet is called a Double...

February 17, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.
With Abe Lemons' easygoing coaching and a 19-1 record

February 17, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf
MIDEAST

February 17, 1975 | Graham M. Hall
Frostbite sailors, a steadily increasing tribe, take an occasional wintry bath, but they outrace the hibernators when summer arrives

February 17, 1975 | Mark Donovan
Dust off dreams and dart board and you, too, may be a champ

February 17, 1975 | Edwin B. Kantar
The author, a member of the U.S. team in Bermuda two weeks ago, held the card that should have made him a world champion, but one look at the dummy told him the king was destined for execution

February 17, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.

February 17, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The Boston Celtic express derailed at Philadelphia after 11 straight victories but tracked back with a 128-102 win over New York, which gave them a four-game lead in the...

February 17, 1975
12, 13—Neil Leifer14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—Graeme McKechnie26, 28—David Moore-Black Star45—Roy DeCarava46—Jerry Cabluck48, 51—Michael Brennan52—Wil Blanche67—Joe D'Adamo, Holiday Photo,...

February 17, 1975
Terry Carrick, a Baltimore maintenance man, set a pair of duck-pin world records with a three-game series of 596 and a six-game series of 1,013 in winning the Southern Open at Baltimore. He broke...

February 17, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
INDIANA'S KNIGHTSir:As a charter subscriber to SI and a red-hot Hoosier basketball fan, I was shocked at your hatchet job on this great team and coach (Shining in the Shadow of Knight, Feb. 3)....

February 17, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
POSTSEASON POTPOURRI

February 17, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Bob Wolf, agent, on the new trend in sports: "These days it's not as important to know the difference between a Veer offense and a Wishbone as to know the difference between a preliminary hearing...