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October 11, 1976 | Volume 45, Issue 15

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George Foster Cover - Sports Illustrated October 11, 1976

October 11, 1976 | William Leggett
At about the same time Ray Floyd was winning the Masters golf tournament last spring. Bob Wussler, 40, became president of the Columbia Broadcasting System. In the 20 months before he moved up to...

October 11, 1976 | Mike DelNagro
THIS ONE'S IN MICHIGAN, WHERE JIM VANWAGNER IS A HECKUVA RUNNER

October 11, 1976 | Pat Putnam

October 11, 1976 | Pat Putnam
DEFENSE: Georgia Roverback Bill Krug, a 6'1", 200-pound junior, intercepted a crucial pass and added six tackles and a quarterback sack as the undefeated Bulldogs handcuffed 10th-ranked Alabama in...

October 11, 1976 | William Leggett
AFTER THE MARLBORO, THE OUTSTANDING JOCKEY IN AMERICA SAID HE HAD JUST RIDDEN HIS GREATEST HORSE, AND NO ONE WHO HAD WITNESSED FOREGO'S STAUNCH RUN WAS ABOUT TO QUIBBLE WITH BILL SHOEMAKER

October 11, 1976 | Robert F. Jones
AND IF YOU ARE A DEVOUT DENVER FAN, THIS DAZZLING BRONCO MAY BLESS YOU WITH A LONG HOME RUN, AS HE DID IN LAST SABBATH'S DEFEAT OF SAN DIEGO

October 11, 1976 | Frank Deford
Whether they're called umpires, referees or judges, those who must decide if it was fair, foul, in, out, over or short are, officially speaking, unappreciated

October 11, 1976 | Lowell Cohn
The Ferrari 512 booms out of the hairpin curve and heads down the straightaway in hot pursuit of a red Lola T-312. The Ferrari has been gaining steadily, but with only one lap to go the man at the...

October 11, 1976 | Charles Price
A lot of people in Las Vegas and Reno today think my father must have been a genius. A lot of others in the undergrounds of New York, Philadelphia, Palm Beach and Miami during the '30s and '40s...

October 11, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
This season may be best remembered for having its most spectacular races after the schedule was concluded. That's because this was the year baseball took a swift kick in its reserve clause, and...

October 11, 1976
BOXING—MUHAMMAD ALI retained his heavyweight crown with a 15-round decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium (page 36). Three days later, in Istanbul, Ali announced his retirement.

October 11, 1976
23—drawing by Arnold Roth28-31—Manny Millan32, 33—Neil Leifer34, 35—John Iacono36-38—Neil Leifer43—Tony Triolo101—Jerry Cooke102—Art Shay110—Tony Triolo118—Carl Iwasaki123—Peter Read Miller150—Jim...

October 11, 1976
NELLIE BROWNALEXANDRIA, VA.Swimming at the AAU Masters Long Course Championships in St. Louis, 83-year-old Mrs. Brown won all five events she entered, establishing a Masters record for the...

October 11, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
AS SHE IS SPOKE—AND WRITSir:I concur with Edwin Newman's article (Regulated to the Bench, Sportswise, Sept. 27). Many Europeans believe that we Americans are isolationists because so few of us are...

October 11, 1976 | Jonathan Yardley
Because almost everyone seems to be "born again" these days, from presidential candidates to hard-nosed former White House hatchetmen, no one should be surprised to find a born-again offensive...

October 11, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

October 11, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Phil Garner, Oakland A's second baseman: "We were just as crazy a ball club this year as we ever were, so far as griping goes. The only difference was we didn't have unified turmoil."

October 11, 1976 | Ron Fimrite

October 11, 1976 | Larry Keith
At the end, the Royals did have a little trouble, but they finally beat Oakland when they had to. The Yankees? Won it going away, and the rumor is already around that CBS wants to buy them back...

October 11, 1976 | John Underwood
When the teams took to fighting and they pulled them from the floor, the Tide looked like a jigsaw puzzle with a couple of pieces gone

October 11, 1976 | Mark Kram

October 11, 1976 | Budd Davisson

October 11, 1976
Bobby Orr and the hockey season intrude on the Cincinnati-Philadelphia and Kansas City-New York baseball playoffs as well as the college and pro football schedules. Peter Gammons trails On as the...

October 11, 1976 | George Plimpton