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June 14, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 24

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Dwight Stones Cover - Sports Illustrated June 14, 1976

June 14, 1976 | Stephanie Salter
"Why did you guys talk when I teed off?" the young man complained as he turned from the fairway. His shot had grazed a stately oak tree and was lying considerably farther from the hole than he had...

June 14, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
EASTERN SLOPESThe Olympics are definitely moving East, figuratively and literally. Not only does Moscow have the 1980 Summer Games, but now the Czechoslovakian resort at Vysoké Tatry is talking of...

June 14, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Steve Renko, traded from the Montreal Expos to the Chicago Cubs, on what it is like to play in Montreal: "There ought to be a clause in our contracts allowing a player to veto a country. We have...

June 14, 1976 | Barry McDermott

June 14, 1976 | Pat Putnam
He predicted he might, and when the high-jump crossbar was set at 7'7" in the NCAA meet, Stones was so right, clearing it for a world record

June 14, 1976 | William Leggett
A sizzling pace could cook Bold Forbes, but it was not burning in the Belmont Stakes

June 14, 1976 | Ron Fimrite

June 14, 1976 | Frank Hannigan

June 14, 1976
The postcards on these pages are a sampling of thousands, dealing with bicycling in all its variety, that were found in a stack of biscuit tins on an upper floor of an abandoned shoelace factory...

June 14, 1976
Rolling west on Route 40, one cuts horizontally across the country and vertically through time, as Bil Gilbert discovers in the first of a series on the old and new in sporting America.

June 14, 1976 | Pat Jordan
As a Texas Ranger he is richer, but will Blyleven pay attention?

June 14, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

June 14, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
JORGE ORTA: The White Sox third baseman batted .393, scored seven runs, had seven RBIs and hit three home runs. Orta homered in a 4-3 win over Oakland; singled to defeat Texas 1-0; and tripled and...

June 14, 1976 | Robert H. Boyle
After the last bell clanged, concluding the hard-fought Olympic Trials in Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum, there was no doubt but that this country will be sending a balanced, formidable team to...

June 14, 1976 | Larry Keith
Four Tar Heels were named to the 15-man Olympic basketball squad

June 14, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
The Hall of Fame driver covers a lot of ground in a single evening

June 14, 1976 | Gregory Jaynes
For Dorothy Gooch, nothing—not even making love or fishing—can compare with the thrill of trapping

June 14, 1976 | Kinny Moore

June 14, 1976 | Jonathan Yardley
It always helps to have a scapegoat. Harland (Swede) Svare was quick to pounce on one last January, when he got canned as general manager of the San Diego Chargers. His firing, he claimed, was the...

June 14, 1976
15—drawing by Arnold Roth20, 21—Dick Raphael22, 23—Doug Bruce-Camera 5, Manny Millan, Dick Raphael28—Fred Kaplan-Black Star29—Fred Kaplan-Black Star, Heinz Kluetmeier50—Tony Tomsic58—John...

June 14, 1976
Frank Pollard Jr., 19, a senior at Meridian High, a class B school, became the highest scorer in the history of the Texas high school track meet, winning the discus (154'9"), the shot (56'3½"),...

June 14, 1976
BASKETBALL—NBA: The Boston Celtics won their 13th NBA championship by defeating the Phoenix Suns 87-80 Sunday to take the series 4-2 (page 20).

June 14, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
BASEBRAWLSir:Neil Leifer's picture of the "discussion" at home plate during Game I of the New York-Boston series says it all (Yankee Doodle Series Was a Dandy, May 31). I've long felt that Billy...