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April 26, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 17

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Evonne Goolagong Cover - Sports Illustrated April 26, 1976

April 26, 1976
BADMINTON—PAUL WHETNALL and GILLIAN GILKS, both of England, won the singles titles in the U.S. Open at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Whetnall beating Thomas Kihlstrom of Sweden 17-14, 15-10,...

April 26, 1976
22, 23—Lane Stewart24, 25—illustration by Jim Jonson, Tony Tomsic26, 27—Jerry Cooke28, 29—John G. Zimmerman30—John G. Zimmerman33—George Long70—John Iacono76, 78—Ed Ewing81, 82—John...

April 26, 1976
Ed, Don, Larry and Henry Modicue, brothers of West Monroe, La., won state Golden Gloves championships. Ed (at upper left), 20, who has a 63-5 record, took the 147-pound class; Don (upper right),...

April 26, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
ANSWERSSir:I really enjoyed your Baseball Issue (April 12), but it raised a few questions. First, how can Dave Concepcion and Joe Morgan win Gold Glove awards two years in a row (Morgan won three...

April 26, 1976 | Susan Kamb
New York's award-winning sculptor Sidney Simon is providing a useful service for several of his tennis-playing buddies: he is ridding their attics and closets of warped and discarded rackets. In...

April 26, 1976 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney

April 26, 1976 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•Richard Dunn, European heavyweight champ, who is scheduled to fight Muhammad Ali on May 25 and who has suffered nine losses, eight by knockout, in 42 bouts: "It doesn't look very good, does it?"

April 26, 1976 | J. D. Reed

April 26, 1976 | William Leggett
Bold Forbes accelerated smoothly to win the Wood and free-wheeling praise from Jockey Angel Cordero, who calls the high-powered colt a good Derby bet

April 26, 1976 | Joe Jares

April 26, 1976
Off and running toward the Olympics in Montreal are top U.S. track and field prospects. A look at their early foot comes from performances at the Drake, Penn and Mt. Sac relays.

April 26, 1976
When Detroit's John Hiller got Mike Hegan out to conclude Yankee Stadium's 1973 season (right), he also ended an era. Right after that game, workmen began renovating America's most famous sports...

April 26, 1976 | Robert Lipsyte
My father trained for schoolboy track meets in Crotona Park, the Bronx; I was born in University Heights Hospital, the Bronx; and my father and I attended our first baseball game together in...

April 26, 1976 | Ernest Havemann

April 26, 1976 | Frank Deford

April 26, 1976 | Frank Deford
As athletes are used as ministers, so do others minister to athletes. While Sportianity can't make a dent in basketball, the Rev. Billy Zeoli leads a phalanx of clergymen into football and...

April 26, 1976 | Ron Reid
Brooks Robinson, a poor batter last season, faces a trial at the plate

April 26, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

April 26, 1976 | Ray Kennedy
So it seemed, but rumors flew as a woman jockey lay gravely injured

April 26, 1976 | J. D. Reed
Say you're in town from Kansas City and you remember that you've been meaning to pick up a German round snaffle bridle with a drop-nosed cavesson. So you head for H. Kauffman & Sons down on...

April 26, 1976 | Joe Marshall
The Cornell-Johns Hopkins game featured the nation's three top guns. In winning, the Big Red proved that two barrels are far better than one

April 26, 1976 | Larry Keith
Fans had a feast watching McAdoo and Buffalo nip McGinnis and Philadelphia in the playoffs

April 26, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Into the land of Easter enchilada hunts, 10-minute tornadoes and the instant pageantry of Dancing Muñoz rode the New York Nets and their traveling alumni show. San Antonio's daily scandal sheets...

April 26, 1976 | Roy Blount Jr.