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March 03, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 9

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Jack Billingham Cover - Sports Illustrated March 03, 1975

March 03, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
THE BOYS OF WINTERIf all National Hockey League playoff series under the new, extended format go the limit, the final championship game will be played on May 29, possibly in Atlanta.

March 03, 1975 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Jesse Owens, on how he felt after his last world record, 6.6 for the indoor 60-meter dash, was broken: "A little sad, like losing a member of the family."

March 03, 1975 | Dan Jenkins

March 03, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Alabama had Kentucky and the SEC title all but wrapped up before Wildcat Kevin Grevey left 'Bama grievin'

March 03, 1975 | Pat Putnam
Out on the road, Boston had a little transmission trouble—nothing that couldn't be fixed with Celtic spirit and a few spare parts from the bench

March 03, 1975 | Tex Maule

March 03, 1975
Looking ahead to Augusta is Lee Elder, the first black to qualify for the Masters. But he has had 10 months since the Monsanto to get ready and that has created problems for him, says Jerry...

March 03, 1975
As spring comes again and ballplayers drop from the palm trees, the fan is sitting pretty. He can suck in the juice and spit out the seeds without a worry in the world. Not so the player. He must...

March 03, 1975 | Ron Fimrite
There is the sense that in spring training baseball is more the game it was meant to be. It is then that baseball is removed from all those coliseums with chemical playing fields and transported...

March 03, 1975 | Edward Hoagland

March 03, 1975 | John A. Meyers
It did not seem all that unusual when Staff Photographer Walter Iooss Jr. recently appeared in the office only hours after marrying Evelyne Faase, a former model from The Netherlands. The...

March 03, 1975 | William Leggett
The face of the man behind the microphone in Studio 5-C of New York's RCA Building one afternoon last week was familiar, but it was not until he opened his mouth that a bystander felt a nostalgic...

March 03, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Highballing Lionel Hollins helps keep Arizona State right on track

March 03, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

March 03, 1975 | Dan Levin
But Vic Niederhoffer doesn't use dem or dose. The five-time U.S. champ has a Ph. D., a million-dollar business and wears a tux—with track shoes

March 03, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
Jim Warden's surfer life-style gives him some uncomfortable moments at Michigan Tech, but he is right at home in front of a hockey goal

March 03, 1975 | Ron Reid
The professionals are still here and they say they are doing fine

March 03, 1975 | John Vinocur
Once a Pan-Arab Games champ, the irascible Frenchman may be the last of the good Jewish fighters

March 03, 1975 | Clive Gammon

March 03, 1975
BADMINTON—ARIZONA STATE captured the sixth annual Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women championship, defeating defending Long Beach State, at Macomb, Ill.

March 03, 1975
4—Barbara Little9—Van Williams14, 15—Walter Iooss Jr. (2), James Drake17—Walter Iooss Jr.18, 19—John Iacono20, 21—Sheedy & Long44—Roy DeCarava46—Heinz Kluetmeier53—John Iacono54—Tony...

March 03, 1975
Pat Kapla, a Pulaski (Wis.) High senior, has compiled a 107-3 record in wrestling over the last four years. Kapla won 22 matches this season in the 145-pound class to stretch his unbeaten streak...

March 03, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Score a big one for SI and Curry Kirkpatrick (, Feb. 17). The colorful commentary and cover picture gave Dave (Spider) Meyers the kind of national recognition he richly deserves. Curry also...

March 03, 1975 | Frank Deford
When considering the adolescent crush on horses, many of us tend to think of young girls—National Velvet. With his new Broadway play, Equus, the British writer Peter Shaffer obliges us to examine...

March 03, 1975 | Jim Harrison
Years ago, when I was an unemployed carpenter in a small town in northern Michigan, the otherwise sensible owner of a gas station slipped me a book with a conspiratorial look in his eye. I shoved...

March 03, 1975 | George Gipe
After a long period of relative neglect, the bicycle has been enjoying a revival lately. But recent tributes invariably overlook the bike's most significant contribution to the society in which we...