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July 28, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 4

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Larry Csonka Cover - Sports Illustrated July 28, 1975

July 28, 1975 | Ray Kennedy

July 28, 1975 | Robert F. Jones

July 28, 1975 | Clive Gammon

July 28, 1975 | Dan Gerber
Whether the winds be mere zephyrs, like those nudging Osprey's headsails at right, or gales lo shiver hearts and spars, the Chicago-Mackinac is the queen of Great Lakes sailing races. Next week...

July 28, 1975
The pattern emerges for next year's Olympics as swimmers and divers compete in the world championships. Jerry Kirshenbaum is in Cali, Colombia to see who is ready to challenge the U.S. men or East...

July 28, 1975 | Larry Keith
Mike Hargrove sure does like snuff, and eats up steak and AL pitching

July 28, 1975 | Edited by William Oscar Johnson
TWO-MILLIONTH RUNIt took major league baseball 99 years to score one million runs, which historic event, you may recall, occurred May 4 when the Astros' Bob Watson touched home plate. Now, how...

July 28, 1975 | Edited by William Oscar Johnson
•Bob Gibson, the St. Louis Cardinals' 39-year-old pitcher: "If I was a young kid, they'd look at my stuff and say I was a heck of a prospect."

July 28, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

July 28, 1975 | Barry McDermott
Gritty Sandra Palmer overcame 30-mph winds, mower-busting rough and hard-baked greens to score a four-stroke victory at Atlantic City

July 28, 1975 | Robert Coram
Off Jacksonville most of the jawing is done by thirsty shark fishermen

July 28, 1975 | Frank Deford

July 28, 1975 | Kenny Moore
What conceivable motives could have prompted me to enter a Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens) in a tropical fish show? It was simply the less-than-logical conclusion to a journey begun on an...

July 28, 1975 | Jonathan Yardley
Introducing himself in the third chapter of The Fight (Little, Brown, $7.95), Norman Mailer reflects upon what has in recent years increasingly become his favorite subject: "Now, our man of wisdom...

July 28, 1975
BICYCLING—BERNARD THEVENET became the first Frenchman in eight years to win the Tour de France. After 23 days and 2,485 miles, Thévenet's winning margin was 2:47 over world champion and five-time...

July 28, 1975
38—Jerry Cabluck44—James Drake48—John Slack66—Carl D. Harris-Baltimore Sunpapers (1)

July 28, 1975
Joe Neal, a senior at South Sumter High in Bushnell, Fla., won his third straight state high school long-jump championship with a leap of 23'11½", a Florida prep record. Joe has run the 100 in...

July 28, 1975
RUFFIANSir:As a horse lover and owner I felt very badly about the destruction of the gallant and beautiful Ruffian (It Ended with One Fated Step, July 14). But I also felt anger. I have to wonder...

July 28, 1975 | Clive Gammon