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March 29, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 13

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Kent Benson Cover - Sports Illustrated March 29, 1976

March 29, 1976 | Barry McDermott
With the battles royal of the regionals behind them, Indiana, UCLA, Michigan and Rutgers joust to see who will be king of the court

March 29, 1976 | Joe Jares
Nevada, Las Vegas had Coach Jerry (Tark the Shark) Tarkanian and a roster of runners and gunners whose idea of discipline was to take no shots unless they were over the half-court line. Pepperdine...

March 29, 1976 | Kent Hannon
The burning question at the East Regional in Greensboro, N.C. was not whether unbeaten Rutgers could handle a pair of eager but disadvantaged opponents like Connecticut and Virginia Military...

March 29, 1976 | Larry Keith
Whoo-whee," as Michigan Coach Johnny Orr might—and often does—exclaim. Battered first by Adrian Dantley and then bombed by Willie Smith, the undersized, underexposed Wolverines won the Midwest...

March 29, 1976 | Coles Phinizy
The lone Californian in the Congressional Cup race-off had a tradition to uphold: outsiders do not win. Dick Deaver emerged with flying sails

March 29, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
Baseball's unresolved labor dispute caused camps to open 17 days late. The effect of the delay? Not much

March 29, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 29, 1976
Fillip in Philly is the NCAA basketball championships, a Bicentennial bash in which UCLA, Michigan, Indiana and Rutgers battle for the title. Barry McDermott reports the season's climax.

March 29, 1976 | Sarah Pileggi
Complete with mirrors and fountains, statues and chandeliers, the dazzling Winter Place Farm in Salisbury, Md. sprang practically full grown from the pocketbook of James Bradley Caine in 1972....

March 29, 1976 | J. D. Reed

March 29, 1976 | John A. Meyers
Because SPORTS ILLUSTRATED publishes more color photographs of fast-breaking news events than any magazine in the world, we routinely make extensive use of complex lighting equipment that other...

March 29, 1976 | William F. Reed
Joe King's speedy, newfangled cart is out of Apollo 11 by the X-1A

March 29, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
They'll remember It now. Rising from Southland obscurity to upset the big boys, UNCC came, saw and doggone near conquered the NIT

March 29, 1976 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Jonty Skinner needs a waiver in order to make waves in Montreal

March 29, 1976 | John Papanek
The Sunbelt elite may have a lock on the NCAA championship, but Coach Brian Eisner and his pallid Michigan kids are out to tan their hides

March 29, 1976 | Frank Deford
Medalists Peggy Fleming and Janet Lynn came leaping and twirling out of the Olympics into ice show biz to dazzle and delight millions as Sonja Henie did 40 years ago when she kissed amateurism...

March 29, 1976
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Having clinched its second straight Pacific Division title with a 110-101 win over Detroit, Golden State beat Buffalo 110-109 and Milwaukee 120-106. for its ninth consecutive...

March 29, 1976
4—Heinz Kluetmeier9—drawing by Arnold Roth13—Rich Clarkson14, 15—Hank deLespinasse, George Long16, 17—Neil Leifer, Manny Millan24—Carl Iwasaki (2), Manny Millan46—John Iacono51—New York Daily...

March 29, 1976
Purnell Ayers, a junior on the Cape Henlopen High basketball team in Lewes, Del., set a state scoring record of 1,540 points in three years. Ayers had 23 points and 21 rebounds in a 73-71 win over...

March 29, 1976
NOT PLAIN BILLSir:Our deepest thanks for your having told the true story about Bill Veeck (Back Where I Belong, March 15).

March 29, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
CANADIAN CAPERSThe Olympic fuss and bother in Montreal, particularly the prospect of temporary restroom facilities for the competitors, has led Canadian newspapers to publish the following ditty,...

March 29, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Rick Dudley, of the WHA's Cincinnati Stingers, after his face and Gordie Howe's stick collided: "It made me mad. But what are you going to do? If I fought him and won, I'd look like an idiot for...

March 29, 1976 | Bill Christine
During one of the rare lulls in the 1975 World Series I turned to my neighbor in the Fenway Park press box, Stan Hochman of the Philadelphia Daily News, and asked what he thought his city's "most...