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February 23, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 8

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Bobby Clarke Cover - Sports Illustrated February 23, 1976

February 23, 1976 | William Oscar Johnson

February 23, 1976
Out of the whirligig of skis and skates and rumbling bobsleds, shining sharp moments emerged, to be frozen in memory: crystalline evocations of the mood and texture of the 12th Winter Olympics. At...

February 23, 1976 | Barry McDermott

February 23, 1976
Dogs he's fought, but until now no lions. Correcting that oversight, Muhammad Ali ventures to Puerto Rico to beard Jean-Pierre Coopman, the Lion of Flanders. Mark Kram will report.

February 23, 1976 | John Papanek
Seattle's nifty guard would be a shoo-in in a popularity contest, too

February 23, 1976 | Robert Cantwell

February 23, 1976 | John A. Meyers
The Pembaurhof is a small Tyrolean hotel stuck on the mountainside overlooking Innsbruck. Ordinarily it serves hiking-minded tourists who want fresh air and peace, but for the past four weeks it...

February 23, 1976 | Kent Hannon
Colleges are writing to Darrell Griffith of Louisville's Male High, hoping for his stamp of approval

February 23, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

February 23, 1976 | William Leggett
By the time the first 4½ hours of ABC's Winter Olympic coverage had been completed, my notebook contained far more negative jottings than positive ones: "Preview show, Bridge to Gold, has poignant...

February 23, 1976 | Sam Moses
The 500's last lap was a fitting climax to a wild week in Daytona

February 23, 1976 | Sarah Pileggi
You never heard of Mike Morley, surely, a six-year nonwinner on the tour. But a string of high finishes has him among the money leaders

February 23, 1976 | Ray Kennedy

February 23, 1976 | Russell Chatham
"We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills, and winding streams with tangled growth as wild. Only to the white man was nature a wilderness and only to him was the land...

February 23, 1976 | Jonathan Yardley
A man we know only as William G.—he's in his 40s, assistant in a London bookstore, divorced and lonely—is working away at a strange project when his landlady chances upon him:

February 23, 1976
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Cleveland and Washington began the week tied for the Central Division lead. The Bullets lost to Buffalo 115-105, blowing a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter. Cleveland won...

February 23, 1976
4—Neil Leifer6—Edward S. Curtis-courtesy Jean Antony du Lac, The Curtis Project12, 13—Neil Leifer14—Neil Leifer (2), Tony Triolo17—Tony Triolo18, 19—Neil Leifer (2), Jerry Cooke20, 21—Helmut...

February 23, 1976
Rebecca Joubert, 20, took the 132-pound class at the Chattanooga Open power-lifting meet with a bench press of 135 pounds, a squat lift of 225 and a dead-lift of 300. She is the first female to...

February 23, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
VOLUNTEER STARSSir:Thank you for the outstanding article by Barry McDermott on Ernie Grunfeld and Bernard King (It's the Bernie and Ernie Show, Feb. 9). That this "dynamic duo" should choose to...

February 23, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 23, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Lord Killanin, 61, president of the International Olympic Committee, voicing his approval of the IOC's rule that members must retire at the age of 72: "I don't want the Olympics to be run by a...