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November 03, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 18

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Johnny Bench Cover - Sports Illustrated November 03, 1975

November 03, 1975 | J.D. Reed
"What's he saying? I can't hear him. Is he thanking someone?" The elderly woman, one of eight diners at the round table, is sprightly but a bit "deef." She's dressed from hat to shoes in...

November 03, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

November 03, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Arnold Palmer, on his desire for relief from the intensity of being Arnold Palmer: "I just wish I had enough money so that I could do nothing but fly my plane and play a little golf and go...

November 03, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

November 03, 1975
It was the thriller by which those of the future must be measured, with the Red Sox first lifted up, then dashed down and finally made victors by two storybook home runs

November 03, 1975 | George Plimpton

November 03, 1975
Here's Fran Tarkenton and the Minnesota Vikings about to face the Packers and carrying a cozy lead at the season's halfway point. Dan Jenkins is in Green Bay for the chilling fray.

November 03, 1975 | John Underwood
The latest in a long line of outstanding USC tailbacks is Ricky Bell, a workhorse who carried the ball 40 times to help the Trojans beat Notre Dame

November 03, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
Soccer may become a truly American sport. If it does, it will be because it is played by Americans such as the California boys and girls shown on these pages. Unencumbered, absorbed and oblivious...

November 03, 1975 | William Leggett
The director of this year's World Series coverage by NBC-TV sat in the basement of his Wayne, N.J. home one morning last week and pored over a sheet of statistics provided by his network's...

November 03, 1975 | Bil Gilbert
In-state rivalries like Tucson's and Phoenix' are frequently the finest

November 03, 1975 | Mike Delnagro

November 03, 1975 | Mike Delnagro
OFFENSE: North Texas State's Sears Woods, a 5'8" senior making his first start for the Eagles, took care of highly favored Tennessee single-handedly. He gained 121 yards rushing and won the game...

November 03, 1975 | John A. Meyers
Among basketball fans in the Ohio Valley, Van Vance is widely known as the announcer who broadcasts Kentucky Colonels games over Louisville's powerful WHAS. But Vance has thousands of followers...

November 03, 1975 | Ron Reid
Rejuvenated under new coach Bum Phillips and bolstered by his three-man defensive line, the Oilers beat Detroit for their fifth victory and face their first winning season since 1967

November 03, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
Choose your favorite buddy or brother, play best ball and then make enough birdies to win, just as Jim Colbert and Dean Refram did

November 03, 1975 | Kenny Moore
Both U.S. basketball teams won and a cocky young heavyweight managed to look good in losing

November 03, 1975 | Robert F. Jones
Fishermen are trolling for chinook salmon and trout in downtown Detroit, thanks to a multimillion-dollar recall campaign on pollutants

November 03, 1975 | Pat Putnam
Out West the Knicks couldn't land Wilt Chamberlain but then their luck changed and they found something quite a bit better, Spencer Haywood

November 03, 1975 | Jonathan Yardley
A lot of people are going to be tempted to buy The Oxford Companion to World Sports and Games (Oxford University Press, $30), because a lot of people have been companionable with Oxford...

November 03, 1975 | Susan Kamb
No nature photographer is better known than Ansel Adams. He has worked much of his life in our national parks—Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Teton—producing black-and-white images that are unique in...

November 03, 1975 | Bil Gilbert

November 03, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: With several old stars in new lineups, season openers were largely get-acquainted affairs. The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who scored 27 points and had...

November 03, 1975
6—John Kenney20, 21—Dick Raphael22, 23—Tony Triolo (2), Dick Raphael, John Iacono24, 25—John D. Hanlon (2), Dick Raphael, Heinz Kluetmeier (2)27—Tony Triolo, Heinz Kluetmeier48—Wil...

November 03, 1975
Betsy Haines, 14, a sophomore at East Anchorage High School, set an Alaska cross-country record, running the 1¼-mile course in 7:04. She won three marathons for girls under 18 and was the youngest...

November 03, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE DIONNE DEALSir:Without too much of the bitterness that most Red Wing fans feel, I would like to comment on Mark Mulvoy's article A Seller's Market (Oct. 20). His account of what happened in...