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September 27, 1976 | Volume 45, Issue 13

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Ken Norton Cover - Sports Illustrated September 27, 1976

September 27, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney

September 27, 1976 | William Leggett
That they can run in front of Forego for a few furlongs, if rarely be there at the finish, seems accomplishment enough to many rivals, and that is what they had to settle for as the mighty gelding...

September 27, 1976 | Robert F. Jones
Lured from retirement by Owner Ralph Wilson's greenbacks, O. J. Simpson rushed off to Buffalo. Unfortunately, he left his football legs in Hollywood and gained a total of only 66 yards as the...

September 27, 1976 | Mark Kram

September 27, 1976 | Clive Gammon

September 27, 1976
The Terrapins have come out of their shells and are basking in the prospect of an undefeated football season: they are 2-0 and their schedule's a snap. Edwin Shrake looks at Maryland and its star,...

September 27, 1976 | Edwin Newman

September 27, 1976 | Melissa Ludtke
CBS will have baseball on prime time this fall, which is a startling turn of events, because the last time anyone looked, the other two networks had a $92.8-million hammer-lock on the rights to...

September 27, 1976 | Pat Putnam
GIVEN NEW LIFE BY A QUARTERBACK UP FROM THE SIXTH STRING, NORTH CAROLINA IS BLACK-AND-BLUE AND 3-0

September 27, 1976 | Joe Marshall

September 27, 1976 | Joe Marshall
DEFENSE: Illinois' John DiFeliciantonio, a 6'3", 240-pound senior, contributed seven tackles, three of them accounting for 23 yards in losses, as he led his team's defense in the Illini's 31-6...

September 27, 1976 | Peter Gammons
TEAM CANADA LIFTED THE COUNTRY'S MORALE BY TAKING THE CANADA CUP

September 27, 1976 | Coles Phinizy
AFTER TWO DECADES OF RACING IN THUNDERBOATS, IT LOOKS AS IF 1976 NATIONAL CHAMPION BILL MUNCEY WILL CONTINUE REWRITING THE RECORD BOOK FOREVER

September 27, 1976 | Virginia Kraft
FRED BEAR'S BOW AND ARROW COMPANY HAS 30% OF A MARKET THAT IS BOOMING, IN PART, BECAUSE OF BUSTS. QUOTH BEAR, 'BEAR BOWS BUILD BIGGER BUSTS'

September 27, 1976 | Bob Dunn
EXPO JOSE MORALES, WHO KEEPS A BAT IN HIS BEDROOM, SEEMS CAPABLE OF PINCH HITTING IN HIS SLEEP. HE HAS A RECORD 25 BINGLES COMING OFF THE BENCH

September 27, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
NL WEST

September 27, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
DAN FORD: "I remember and it gets me going," said the Twin outfielder of his inspired play against the A's, who traded him in 1974. Ford hit .478 and beat Oakland 4-0 with two two-run homers and...

September 27, 1976 | Mark Kram

September 27, 1976 | Mark Kram
They are all gathered in the suite in Munich—the one who tastes the sweat on the champ's body; the one who licks the champ's mouthpiece; the keeper of the lists; the keeper of the heavy bag; the...

September 27, 1976
BOATING—PRESTON HENN of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., owner of a chain of "adult" drive-in theaters, won the 181-mile San Francisco Offshore Powerboat Race at an average speed of 69.6 mph, finishing two...

September 27, 1976
9—Drawing by Arnold Roth14, 15—John Iacono, Tony Tomsic17—John Iacono22, 23—Neil Leifer, Tony Triolo24—Tony Triolo38—courtesy CBS-TV43—John D. Hanlon48—Manny Millan50—Eric Schweikardt54, 57—Heinz...

September 27, 1976
TIM MITTLEHAUSERCINCINNATITim, 15, won the Cincinnati Tournament of Champions at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Center in Mason, Ohio. His eight-over-par 150 was three shots better than the rest of a...

September 27, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
SCOUTS' HONORSSir:The Sept. 13 Pro Football Issue was a treat. I enjoyed your innovative approach comparing quarterbacks, middle linebackers, offenses and defenses within each division. We all...

September 27, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
WAR NEWS

September 27, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Dick Vermeil, new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, when asked what worried him most about his team: "My coaching."