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September 08, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 10

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 08, 1975

September 08, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

September 08, 1975 | Barry McDermott
Stanley Dancer's colt was put on the Hambletonian griddle four times before he proved himself to be a rare sort of trotter

September 08, 1975 | Clive Gammon
In Switzerland last year the U.S. heavyweight eight surprised the rowing world by taking a gold medal. This year, in England, the entire U.S. men's team surprised everyone by not taking any medals...

September 08, 1975 | Edwin Shrake
The new new WFL may be facing some heavy weather, but the forecast for Southern California is promising

September 08, 1975 | John Underwood
What we are encouraged to feel for college football this fall is pity. We have been reminded by college administrators and ministers of the NCAA that these are indeed hard times, that football...

September 08, 1975 | George Plimpton

September 08, 1975
The green, green grass of Forest Hills is gone, paved over with a crushed-rock surface that can, and is, being played on night and day. Joe Jares and Curry Kirkpatrick report on the way the ball...

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Pepper Rodgers, twice Coach of the Year in both the Big Eight and the Pacific Eight, returned to Georgia Tech last season where, as a player in 1951-53, he helped lead the Yellow Jackets to a...

September 08, 1975
Picking the top NCAA Division II and NAIA football teams is like shopping in a bakery. There are plenty of goodies on display, but who is to say which are the best? Louisiana Tech and Central...

September 08, 1975 | Jim Kaplan
Derailed by injuries since pitching his fourth no-hitter, the Angel with the fireball is healing nicely—and has even won in daunting New York

September 08, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

September 08, 1975 | William Leggett
The mini-revival of Friday night boxing after a 15-year lapse has provided one of the more entertaining breaks in summer television sports-watching. Through the seven-week run which ends this...

September 08, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
Amid mounting criticism of the match-play format by most players, 23-year-old Fred Ridley beat Keith Fergus to win the U.S. Amateur

September 08, 1975 | Ray Kennedy

September 08, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 08, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Robin Roberts, former major league pitching star, who disapproves of high-pressure Little League: "Baseball at that age should be a softball thrown underhand where you can hit 15 times a game...

September 08, 1975
BOWLING—In the third roll-off in the 16-year history of the PBA, EARL ANTHONY of Tacoma, Wash, defeated Matt Surina by striking out in the extra two frames to win the Waukegan (Ill.) Open. The two...

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13—Heinz Kluetmeier, John Iacono (2)14, 15—John Iacono24—Neil Leifer, Rich Clarkson, Tony Tomsic25—Rich Clarkson, Heinz Kluetmeier (2)29—Jerry Cooke (2), Tomos Sennett, Heinz Kluetmeier30,...

September 08, 1975
Jackie Sharborough, 6, of the Vicksburg, Miss, swim team, set 24 state age-group records at distances from 25 yards to 50 meters in freestyle, back, breaststroke, butterfly and individual medley....

September 08, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
MISSED METSSir:Six pages about baseball's most exciting and most evenly balanced division, the National League East (The Bucs Stop Here? Aug. 25), and not one word about the New York Mets. What...