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February 24, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 8

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Ch. Sir Lancelot of Barvan Cover - Sports Illustrated February 24, 1975

February 24, 1975 | Frank Deford
The Monopoly Book, by Maxine Brady (David McKay Company, $5.95) might win second prize in a beauty contest; it's a dandy little item, lovingly illustrated. But too much of the book underestimates...

February 24, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

February 24, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Fred Shero, Philadelphia Flyers coach, on controlling hockey violence: "There never has been a death attributed to a hockey fight. Why don't they write about the good things for a change."

February 24, 1975 | Robert H. Boyle

February 24, 1975 | Whitney Tower
Two of horse racing's 1974 champions, the veteran Forego and the youthful Foolish Pleasure, strutted their stuff at Hialeah, serving emphatic notice that each expects to continue winning as he pleases

February 24, 1975 | Brock Yates
After 54 years of kicking up storms around Tampa's witch of a track, the sprint cars came sliding home for the final flag

February 24, 1975 | Richard W. Johnston

February 24, 1975
Last stop on the early part of the golf tour that begins and ends in California is the Los Angeles Open, after which the action on the links swings cross country to Florida. Dan Jenkins offers an...

February 24, 1975
Track and field is man's oldest sport—remember the Discobolus, and Pheidippides bringing the 11 o'clock news from Marathon? Indoor track is some 2,350 years younger than Marathon, dating from...

February 24, 1975 | Tex Maule
He felt the frightening brush of the crossbar against his belly as he pushed the pole away and, falling, watched the bar tremble as he landed in the pit.

February 24, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

February 24, 1975 | John A. Meyers
When last we left Brock Yates, he was zinging across the country in a 175-mph Ferrari V-12 with co-driver Dan Gurney, en route to winning the Cannon-ball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy...

February 24, 1975 | Barry McDermott
Everyone wants Bill Cartwright, but USF seems to have him a high road for a hot high-schooler

February 24, 1975 | Larry Keith

February 24, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
Only 18 and on her third pro tour, this Czech really bounces

February 24, 1975 | Dick Miles
Reverting to pebbled sponge rackets and an active attacking game, Peking's iron men regain the world team championship in Calcutta

February 24, 1975 | Ron Reid
Tanzania's fine miler was noted outdoors for his withering front-running, but in U.S. indoor meets he has rapidly learned how to rate himself. In San Diego he was master and two strong opponents...

February 24, 1975 | J. D. Reed
Poet and first pro of Frisbee John Kirkland flings out his arms, and credo, in joy. Partner Vic Malafronte and he are the modern sorcerers of saucers

February 24, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Coach Dick Motta of Chicago is confident his team can win the Midwest for the first time ever as his Bulls beat Pacific pacesetter Golden State (105-87), struggling New York...

February 24, 1975
4—Eric Schweikardt24, 25—Tony Triolo26, 27—Eric Schweikardt39-42—Michael Brennan47—Fred Kaplan-Black Star50—Mary Ellen Mark-PEOPLE58—Sheedy & Long79—Dan Mahoney, Mr. Palazzo-U.S. Army

February 24, 1975
Donna Nutt, a senior forward on the Fairview (Tenn.) High girls basketball team, hit 50 points against White House High and boosted her scoring average to 36.3 for 17 games. A straight-A student,...

February 24, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Bridge a sport? Really? My reaction to your lead article (, Feb. 10) could perhaps aptly be summed up by the expression shown on the face of "foot soldier Zucchelli" on page 11. Although you...