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August 25, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 8

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Bart Starr Cover - Sports Illustrated August 25, 1975

August 25, 1975 | Kenny Moore

August 25, 1975 | Edwin Shrake

August 25, 1975 | Donald Dale Jackson

August 25, 1975
Old King Kong would have had his paws full with Shotputter Brian Oldfield, who's just crazy enough to have taken him on. Curry Kirkpatrick profiles the giant whose revolutionary style has made him...

August 25, 1975 | William Leggett
Few radio sports broadcasts are as popular as those of Red Sox games when Boston is in a pennant fight. More than 50 stations carry the team to homes, cars, bars and beaches in Connecticut, Maine,...

August 25, 1975 | Pat Putnam
Inspirited by a new manager who has scourged defeatism—and moved Big Bopper John Mayberry back to bopping—K.C. is challenging Oakland

August 25, 1975 | Kent Hannon

August 25, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

August 25, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Arthur Ashe, on Jimmy Connors: "That kid would make a heck of a Davis Cup prospect."

August 25, 1975 | Frank Deford
At a special convention called to cut athletic expenses, the NCAA chopped away at the minor sports but left Big Football intact. Its only important act may have been a resolution to study...

August 25, 1975 | Barry McDermott
Prepping for the Hambletonian, Stanley Dancer and Bonefish won the Empire at Syracuse to provide his new granddaughter with a dowry

August 25, 1975 | Clive Gammon
Hearts of oak and doughty boats sailed away with the Admiral's Cup

August 25, 1975 | Frank Sleeper
Ornery as a sci-fi creature, a fly is biting its way through Maine

August 25, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

August 25, 1975
BOATING—BRITAIN was declared winner of the Admiral's Cup yachting series; West Germany was second and the U.S. third (page 44).

August 25, 1975
9—James Drake, Tony Triolo, Heinz Kluetmeier10, 11—James Drake, Tony Triolo, Heinz Kluetmeier12, 13—Tony Triolo, Heinz Kluetmeier14, 15—Sven-Erik Johansson-Göteborg Bildservice19—Heinz...

August 25, 1975
Patricia Ramos, 14, of Knoxville, the Tennessee women's champion in 1974, won the women's division at the South Carolina State Trapshoot in Spartanburg with a 96 x 100 score and was second...

August 25, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
CROWD REACTIONSSir:Your "Baseball Boom" cover (Aug. 11) was a thing of immense beauty. I spent an hour studying the amazing cross section of people—men, women and children—united by the common...

August 25, 1975 | Larry Keith