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December 15, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 24

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George Foreman Cover - Sports Illustrated December 15, 1975

December 15, 1975 | Clive Gammon

December 15, 1975 | Edwin Shrake
It's the one about Texas A&M on its way to an undefeated season and the Cotton Bowl when it meets this Hog

December 15, 1975 | Sam Moses
San Francisco struggled through three overtimes to get to the NCAA soccer finals, but once there the Dons routed the favored hometowners of Southern Illinois and their leader bopped in a goal himself

December 15, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

December 15, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick

December 15, 1975
The sportsman of the year is honored in our year-end issue, which also features pro football's climactic games; Robert Cantwell's salute to sport in colonial America; Frank Deford's beeootiful bow...

December 15, 1975 | Dan Levin

December 15, 1975 | William Oscar Johnson

December 15, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

December 15, 1975 | Robert Cantwell
Six saltwater fish, deceived into believing the spawning season lasts all year, portend an angling revolution

December 15, 1975 | Jack Meyers
The combination of writer and subject was a natural. Former world heavyweight champion George Foreman, who makes his home in California, hails from Texas; Associate Editor Bud Shrake, no...

December 15, 1975 | Kent Hannon
In a season of good brotherhood, two squads are especially fraternal

December 15, 1975

December 15, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
In these matchups among four contenders, a norther from Buffalo blew itself out in Miami, and Dallas was swept by a Missouri tornado

December 15, 1975 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
A slump turns unwanted attention to Buffalo's formerly sharp defense

December 15, 1975 | George Foreman
No more blues in the night. Forget all those bad old days. I got a new team with me now and I hope nobody knocks off Ali before I get to him again

December 15, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

December 15, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Paul Wiggin, coach of the injury-ridden Kansas City Chiefs, on his search for a healthy defensive back: "He doesn't have to be all-pro. It's now to the point of asking whether he can run backward...

December 15, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL NBA: Philadelphia lost Billy Cunningham for the rest of the season with a severely injured leg during a 99-97 defeat of New York. The next night against Kansas City, George McGinnis...

December 15, 1975
14, 15—Art Seitz (2), Julian Calder-Susan Griggs16, 17—Art Seitz, Julian Calder Susan Griggs (2)18, 19—Rich Clarkson20, 21—John Iacono (2), Eric Schweikardt22, 23—John Iacono, Manny...

December 15, 1975
Jacqueline Hansen, 27, a Los Angeles insurance underwriter, ran the first women's sub-2:40 marathon at Eugene, Ore., setting a world record of 2:38:19. The previous mark, held by West Germany's...

December 15, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
ON TOPSir:When I first saw the cover of your Dec. 1 issue I was angry and depressed. I thought surely your famous kiss of death had been placed on our beloved Hoosiers. But the No. 1 college...