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March 08, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 10

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Bobby McADOO Cover - Sports Illustrated March 08, 1976

March 08, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

March 08, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Lefty Driesell, University of Maryland basketball coach, explaining why his Terps have been able to defeat North Carolina State twice: "They have a small team, just like ours, but I guess our...

March 08, 1976 | Carleton Mitchell

March 08, 1976 | William Leggett
Honest Pleasure showed his heels to the finest colts in Florida as he racked up records in the Flamingo

March 08, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Las Vegas, customarily in Nevada, moved last week to a state of ennui, where Jimmy Connors dispatched Manuel Orantes. Both players left with a bundle, but the poor spectators were left cold

March 08, 1976 | Gerald Strine
In a caper worthy of Newman and Redford, a horseman won the confidence of a bank and three racetracks, and then, says the FBI, took them for a cool million and skipped

March 08, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 08, 1976
Veeck as in Vexing is back and itching to shake up everything from uniforms—his White Sox in shorts?!—to uniformity. A first-person account by the man the owners tried to keep out.

March 08, 1976 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 08, 1976 | Mark Kram
It was one of those Hong Kong days when the heat garrotes the spirit, and any thought is labor. I remember him running, weaving, and I recall thinking at the time how no American-sized halfback...

March 08, 1976 | Barry McDermott
Losing, that is, for the young, exuberant Bearcats have compiled a homecourt winning streak of 46 games, the longest in the country

March 08, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

March 08, 1976 | Martha Smilgis
In a sport ruled by Europeans in their 30s, Peter Westbrook, who is only 23, looks sharp enough to win the U.S. an Olympic medal in the saber

March 08, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
Whatever, it's a slow windup, with the players eager to start spring training while management stalls

March 08, 1976 | Melissa Ludtke
It was a Monday night in January at the Port Charlotte (Fla.) Bowlerama, and the fourth event of The Women Superstars preliminary competition was about to be filmed. Althea Gibson, Wyomia Tyus and...

March 08, 1976 | Dick Miles
The author, a 10-time U.S. Open champion, expected a soft touch from a group of Japanese ballerinas, but he got knocked for a loop

March 08, 1976 | Dick Miles
1) Take a wide, crouching stance as the ball approaches and transfer your weight to the right side. For balance, extend the left arm in line with the left shoulder, and hold the arm high. 2) The...

March 08, 1976 | Pat Putnam
The AAU indoor championships offered spectators everything but a trapeze act and cotton candy

March 08, 1976 | Melissa Ludtke
Well into the women's mile at the Garden, Jan Merrill was running last in a field of eight. Ordinarily this would have been surprising, since Merrill ranks just behind Francie Larrieu as the best...

March 08, 1976 | Mark Kram
The scream of Billy Cunningham as his knee tore and his season—perhaps even his career—ended, bespoke the savage hurt that can come with sport, the pangs and throbbing and enduring ache that...

March 08, 1976
12—drawing by Arnold Roth20, 21—Hank deLespinasse22, 23—Barry Pearl (2), Ed Ewing, Harry Benson, Kelso Sturgeon26, 27—Neil Leifer28—Marvin E. Newman42—Tony Tomsic45—Heinz Kluetmeier46, 47—Lane...

March 08, 1976
Wendy Goelz, 6, a first-grader at Herbert Hoover School in Tonawanda, N.Y., won her seventh speed skating championship of the winter, the girls' seven-and-under Peewee title in the North American...

March 08, 1976
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: All through the week Washington stayed close to first-place Cleveland in the Central. Houston beat the Cavaliers 117-114, halting Cleveland's eight-game winning streak. Then...

March 08, 1976 | Roy Blount Jr.
Personally, I enjoy watching expressions of joy, brio, élan, that sort of thing, even in sports, but I realize that not everyone does. For instance, as is well known, the NCAA some time ago...

March 08, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Congratulations on the excellent coverage of the 1976 Winter Olympic Games, especially William Oscar Johnson's article (Feb. 23). The photographs were breathtaking, with one possible...

March 08, 1976 | Frank Deford
You know, it has become an accepted verity that modern athletes are a bright bunch. And why not? Many have loitered in classrooms between practice sessions, have read magazines available in...