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March 15, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 11

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Bill Veeck Cover - Sports Illustrated March 15, 1976

March 15, 1976 | Larry Keith

March 15, 1976 | William Leggett
And this week at Santa Anita, Jockey Bill Shoemaker almost surely will win his 7,000th race, a number that only a few years ago seemed impossible to attain

March 15, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
On the run from adoring mobs, Mittermaier proved in Colorado that everything's still coming up Rosi

March 15, 1976 | Ray Kennedy

March 15, 1976 | J. D. Reed
The Superdome is New Orleans' pride and joy and problem child. It has money troubles that may go on forever, and a whole Domeful of supersnafus, too

March 15, 1976
The Blue Monster is an apt name for Doral's golf course—its 18th hole alone has been known to swallow players whole. Dan Jenkins will watch the pros beard the beast and tell who survives.

March 15, 1976 | J. D. Reed

March 15, 1976 | John A. Meyers
The recruiting of big-time college football prospects is usually a tedious and debilitating business, one that reduces many head coaches to clipboard-toting Willy Lomans. Proof that it need not be...

March 15, 1976 | D. Keith Mano

March 15, 1976 | Joe Jares
That was the boast as the powerful women's teams of UCLA and Cal State Fullerton (host) met to decide which was the most. UCLA loast—er, lost

March 15, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

March 15, 1976 | Joe Jares
Center Alvan Adams is a slick, savvy candidate for rookie honors

March 15, 1976 | Robert H. Boyle
Agreeable Jimbo helped the U.S. become a beneficiary in Hartford

March 15, 1976 | Sam Moses
As tires kept going bad, Yamaha's hope of realizing its "sure win" in the Daytona 200 rested on the cool nerve of a youthful Venezuelan rider

March 15, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

March 15, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Valentine Petrovsky, Soviet track coach, basking in 85° weather in Los Angeles during a Russian tour of the indoor track circuit: "Napoleon should have invaded California."

March 15, 1976 | Bill Veeck

March 15, 1976 | Bill Veeck
Now that I've got the White Sox, I have an idea or two kicking around in my head for making a visit to the ball park as memorable as possible. I'm not going to tell you whether I have another...

March 15, 1976
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Washington was in first place in the Central throughout the week. The Bullets defeated Philadelphia 128-111 and Houston 113-106, Phil Chenier scoring 30 points in their 11th...

March 15, 1976
4—Lane Stewart16, 17—George Long42—John Kenney (2), John D. Hanlon47—John Kenney (2), John D. Hanlon54—Richard Mackson59—Chuck Pratt62—Marvin E. Newman67—John Olson72, 73—Anthony Edgeworth, Lane...

March 15, 1976
Cathy Call, a freshman at the University of Kansas, led the women's swim team to its second straight Big Eight championship. She set conference records of 2:18.5 in the 200-yard IM and 2:01.7 in...

March 15, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
ALI VS. THE LIONSir:As usual, your coverage of the greatest boxer ever was perfect (One-Nighter in San Juan, March 1). My room is filled with SI covers of Muhammad Ali, especially those showing...