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October 13, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 15

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated October 13, 1975

October 13, 1975
BASKETBALL—The Soviet team dominated a field of 13 at the seventh world women's championships, beating Italy 85-49 to win the tournament in Bogota, Colombia. The U.S. was eliminated from...

October 13, 1975
4—Walter Iooss Jr., Manny Millan8—Eric Kroll20, 21—Neil Leifer22, 23—Neil Leifer (2), Lawrence Schiller-TIME24-26—Neil Leifer36-37—Walter Iooss Jr. Co Rentmeester, Heinz Kluetmeier38—Heinz...

October 13, 1975
Ann Turbyne, 18, of Winslow, Maine, broke a women's world weight-lifting record in the 165-pound class, hoisting 410 pounds from a dead lift at the Eastern America Championships. She also has set...

October 13, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
RED-HOT TOWNSir:Whenever I read or hear something glowing about Cincinnati, especially from an outsider, I get a good feeling inside. At this moment I feel great.

October 13, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

October 13, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Jim Roberts, of the Montreal Canadiens, asked whether he realized he had scored three goals in eight exhibition games: "I don't keep track. Besides, it's three in seven."

October 13, 1975 | Mark Kram

October 13, 1975 | Dan Jenkins

October 13, 1975
The Icemen Cometh as does our annual hockey issue, in which Mark Mulvoy reveals that the battles for survival in the front offices are as rough-and-tumble as the skirmishes on skates.

October 13, 1975 | Ray Kennedy
The wheels of Joe Morgan & Co. plus the spirited arms and bats of his Cincinnati accomplices left Pittsburgh gasping and grasping in the playoffs

October 13, 1975 | Ron Fimrite
Fenway is a homey little park where the fans break into song, but for the A's it was a torture chamber in which a band of improper Bostonians all but broke their backs

October 13, 1975 | Jack Meyers
We at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED are a disparate bunch, united by our enjoyment of the sporting life. We are fishermen, sailors, swimmers and rock climbers. We are lunchtime players of basketball and...

October 13, 1975 | Robert W. Creamer
There are some things that should be understood about Casey Stengel, who died last week in California at the age of 85. Despite the patronizing nicknames of Ol' Case and The Perfessor, he was not...

October 13, 1975 | Ron Fimrite
Persons of a certain age and regional orientation should be forgiven if they persist in regarding the World Series as more of an auditory than a visual experience. Television did not catch them in...

October 13, 1975 | William Oscar Johnson

October 13, 1975 | William Oscar Johnson
Golf was her glory. She made the pro game, and it made her. And then, at 45, it was over, her last round played.

October 13, 1975 | Joe Jares
Fit to be tied no more, Michigan wins and gets some critical acclaim

October 13, 1975 | Ron Reid

October 13, 1975 | Ron Reid
OFFENSE: Senior Running Back King Arthur Owens slashed through SMU's defense like Excalibur, gaining 171 yards on 19 carries to lead unbeaten West Virginia to its 28-22 victory, the surprising...

October 13, 1975 | Robert F. Jones
As expected, Niki Lauda took his fifth Grand Prix of the year at Watkins Glen, but his Ferrari teammate, Clay Regazzoni, treated the race like it was a free-agent tryout in Green Bay

October 13, 1975 | Sam Moses
His WFL-depleted offense is no longer Coach Don Shula's big worry. Now six defenders are hurt, but Miami goes marching on

October 13, 1975 | Anita Verschoth
It cruises at 55 mph, gets 37 miles to a gallon, has a four-gear stick shift and a rear engine that has gone 64,000 miles. Surely the car is a Volkswagen. But it would cost you $28,000. It's a...

October 13, 1975 | Joe Jares
Bill Walton has added 40 useful pounds—none from eating meat

October 13, 1975 | Bil Gilbert

October 13, 1975 | George A. Gipe
It wasn't easy being a sports fan in the good old days. For one thing, the grandstands had a habit of collapsing, taking several hundred or so spectators with them on each occasion.

October 13, 1975 | Jonathan Yardley
The latest entry in the sports-nostalgia sweepstakes is a book called Baseball When the Grass Was Real (Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, $12.50), the work of Donald Honig, a novelist and short-story...