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August 09, 1976 | Volume 45, Issue 6

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Bruce Jenner Cover - Sports Illustrated August 09, 1976

August 09, 1976 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
THE GAMES

August 09, 1976 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•Fred Casotti, Colorado's assistant athletic director, asked if the football team joined in a pregame prayer: "No, we've got so many things to pray for we'd get penalized 15 yards for delaying the...

August 09, 1976 | Kenny Moore

August 09, 1976 | Kenny Moore
JERRY COOKE JAMES DRAKE WALTER IOOSS JR. HEINZ KLUETMEIER NEIL LEIFER ERIC SCHWEIKARDT TONY TRIOLO

August 09, 1976 | Frank Deford
The Greeks suspended wars when they held their Olympics, but they resumed them soon enough, and in a sense the world carries on that tradition today. Very quickly does it get back to meaner...

August 09, 1976 | Pat Putnam

August 09, 1976
A pilgrimage takes Roger Kahn deep into Baseball, U.S.A. In the first part of a series, he tells of his family's four-generation devotion to the game, then heads west to find nostalgic moments in...

August 09, 1976 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
John Peterson became a champion, but brother Ben, a Munich titlist, dropped a notch after he met a great ol' Soviet Georgia boy

August 09, 1976 | Frank Deford

August 09, 1976 | Anita Verschoth
When Vasily Alexeyev arrived in Montreal, all 345 pounds of him, his reign as the strongest man in the world seemed to be finished. This year a pair of young upstarts had broken the 34-year-old...

August 09, 1976 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
In his native Italy, they call Klaus Dibiasi l'Angelo Biondo, the Blond Angel, which is apt because of his seemingly winged descents off the 10-meter diving tower and his unfailingly gentle...

August 09, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
Forty miles northeast of the hubbub in Montreal, as the crow flies, 64 archers from 25 countries assembled in the quiet hamlet of Joliette to shoot 72 arrows daily last Tuesday through Friday....

August 09, 1976 | Coles Phinizy
On Lake Ontario, where sailors from 40 countries competed in six classes, the good Lord occasionally let the devil take charge. In several races a shifty wind, often backing when it should have...

August 09, 1976

August 09, 1976 | William Leggett
As soon as the Olympics were over, I tried to recall exactly what I had seen on ABC's two weeks of telecasts. Despite voluminous notes taken while watching virtually every one of the network's 79½...

August 09, 1976 | Jim Kaplan
THE AMERICAN LEAGUE HAS LOGIC ON ITS SIDE IN PROPOSING DESIGNATED HITTERS FOR THE WORLD SERIES. BUT IT MAY NOT HAVE THE BEST BATTERS FOR THE JOB

August 09, 1976 | Larry Keith
AL WEST

August 09, 1976 | Larry Keith
FRED NORMAN: The Cincinnati lefthander increased his won-lost record to 10-2 and decreased his earned run average to 2.27, best among National League starters, by beating San Francisco 9-3 and San...

August 09, 1976 | Ray Kennedy

August 09, 1976 | Michael DelNagro
The moment John F. Simpson Sr. laid eyes on the lead pony at the Indiana State Fair, he knew he had to own it. John Simpson knows horseflesh; he has driven two Hambletonian winners and he has won...

August 09, 1976
BOXING—Korea's YUM DONG-KYUN won a split decision in Pusan over Rigoberto Riasco of Panama and was declared, pending WBC review, super bantamweight champion when American Referee Larry Rosadilla...

August 09, 1976
12—Drawing by Arnold Roth14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—Neil Leifer (2), Walter Iooss Jr. (2), Heinz Kluetmeier18, 19—James Drake, Neil Leifer20—Heinz Kluetmeier, Walter Iooss Jr.24-29—Neil...

August 09, 1976
MARK JAROSZNIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.The first swimmer ever to hold three New York state high school records simultaneously (100 freestyle, 47.2; 200 free, 1:43.2; and 500 free, 4:40.2), Mark, 19, a high...

August 09, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
NO POLITICS (CONT.)Sir:I thoroughly disagree with reader Thomas F. Lester (July 26), who stated that Olympic athletes should compete in "neutral" uniforms and that national anthems of winning...

August 09, 1976 | Dr. Alvin N. Eden
Many problems preoccupy an ever-expanding, masochistic, fanatical group of tennis buffs, none more important than staying healthy enough to keep playing. All sorts of tennis-related injuries are...

August 09, 1976 | Joe Jares
Grass or clay, asphalt, cement, Sporteze, Laykold, Supreme-Court, Grasstex—for us hackers it doesn't much matter what tennis-court surface we use, whether we are playing on the immaculately...