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May 17, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 20

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Julius Erving Cover - Sports Illustrated May 17, 1976

May 17, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

May 17, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Bill Veeck, Chicago White Sox owner: "We're doing this whole thing backward. Attorneys should wear numbers on their backs and box scores should have entries for writs, depositions and appeals."

May 17, 1976 | Ron Fimrite

May 17, 1976 | J.D. Reed
Reggie Leach displayed the flare of Maurice Richard as he blitzed Boston for five goals in one game and blasted the Flyers off to Montreal for a Stanley Cup confrontation with the Canadiens

May 17, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Bjorn Borg and Guillermo Vilas are the best of friends, but when they met for the WCT championship in Dallas, they were the best of enemies. Borg won in four sets to become the best of the best

May 17, 1976 | Pat Putnam
In the first four games of the ABA championships Julius Erving had the right prescription for Denver, and the Nets prospered

May 17, 1976 | John Papanek
It was an ordinary enough day for Julius Erving. There was no great intensity in his face or in his movements as he glided through practice at Cathedral College in Douglaston, Queens, and visitors...

May 17, 1976
Slumbering sharks roosting in shady nooks, presumably to escape the summer heat, are visited by Stanley Meltzoff, who portrays in words and paintings the phenomenon he discovered.

May 17, 1976
The smells are not museum smells. Instead of mustiness and formaldehyde, the aroma of methanol fuel, leather and lacquer pervades the interior of the new Indianapolis Speedway Museum. And the...

May 17, 1976 | Sam Moses

May 17, 1976 | Robert Whiting

May 17, 1976 | Ron Reid
Batters usually ground out against Randy Jones, the Padres' studious sinkerballer, who has become an ace by working fast and throwing slow

May 17, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

May 17, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
SKIP LOCKWOOD: In 5⅔ innings of clutch relief, the Met pitcher struck out eight batters and chalked up three saves. Twice he came in to fan Cincinnati's Johnny Bench, first with the bases loaded...

May 17, 1976 | Jack Meyers
Shortly after Artist Paul Davis got the assignment to provide the artwork for this week's story on the extraordinary Abernathy family (Roughriding Rover Boys), which begins on page 78, he...

May 17, 1976 | Dolly Connelly
It is loose and lumpy and the feet are big, but it has saving graces

May 17, 1976 | Mike DelNagro
Since the auctioneers' hammers banged down, a lot of expensive colts have failed to measure up to the hopes of the high bidders

May 17, 1976 | Barry McDermott
Ignoring the shakes, Sally Little won the Women's International as you'd like it, blasting out of a bunker for a sensational birdie on the 72nd hole

May 17, 1976 | Giles Tippette

May 17, 1976 | Ron Fimrite
Spare me, oh, author, spare me your regional stereotypes. I am provoked to supplication mostly by a fulmination in Newsweek against my home state, California, but generally by what appears to be...

May 17, 1976
BASKETBALL—NBA: The Boston Celtics took a 2-0 lead over Cleveland in their best-of-seven semifinal series by downing the Cavaliers twice at Boston, 111-99 and 94-89. John Havlicek and Jo Jo White...

May 17, 1976
6—Anthony Donna13—drawing by John Huehnergarth18, 19—Dick Raphael20, 21—John Iacono, Dick Raphael22, 23—Tony Triolo24—Heinz Kluetmeier26, 27—John D. Hanlon28—Manny Millan34—Lane Stewart photograph...

May 17, 1976
Todd Bell, 17, a junior at Middletown (Ohio) High, long-jumped 25'5" at the Mansfield-Mehock Relays to break the Jesse Owens 1933 All-Ohio high school record of 24'11¼". Bell has run the 100 in...

May 17, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
AT THE PLATESir:My congratulations to Larry Keith for an excellent article on Dave Kingman and Mike Schmidt (It's Either a Clout or an Out, May 3). As a longtime Philadelphia fan, I am proud to...