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November 08, 1976 | Volume 45, Issue 19

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Tony Dorsett Cover - Sports Illustrated November 08, 1976

November 08, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
AUTHORIZED VERSION

November 08, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Billy Martin, oft-fired New York Yankee manager: "I'm a one-year manager only if the front office interferes with my running the ball club. If it leaves me alone, I'm a 20-year manager."

November 08, 1976 | Myron Cope
Since 1973 Pitt's Tony Dorsett has gone to great lengths with the football, and when he went 241 yards against Syracuse he became the alltime college rushing leader

November 08, 1976 | Peter Gammons
Rapped for his anti-Bobby Orr diatribe, Denis Potvin didn't keep a diary as the first-place New York Islanders spent a very frustrating week

November 08, 1976 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Gunner Gail Goodrich has joined gunner Pete Maravich in the New Orleans backcourt and the two of them have been racking up Jazzy statistics in the early going. Their coach, however, dreams of...

November 08, 1976 | Robert F. Jones

November 08, 1976
The Jones Boy, Quarterback Bert, has pitched the Colts to first place in the AFC East. The Jones man, Writer Robert F, visits his namesake in Baltimore to go duck hunting and chat about life as...

November 08, 1976 | Sam Moses

November 08, 1976 | Rose Mary Mechem
THE SHORTEST DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO POINTS IS NOT A STRAIGHT LINE ON A LAWN BOWLING RINK

November 08, 1976 | Ron Reid
THE BONKERS LEVEL HIT A NEW HIGH AS UNBEATEN TEXAS TECH BOPPED TEXAS

November 08, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

November 08, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Sophomore Fullback Duke Williams of Eastern Montana rushed for 409 yards to set an NAIA record. He carried 42 times and scored on runs of 71, 10, 31 and five yards in a 35-14 win over...

November 08, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
IF KEYSTONE ORE HAD WON THE MESSENGER HE WOULD HAVE TAKEN PACING'S TRIPLE CROWN, BUT WINDSHIELD WIPER GOT HOME FIRST, AS THE SEER FORESAW

November 08, 1976 | Sarah Pileggi
IS THE 23-YEAR-OLD U.S. OPEN CHAMP COCKY OR CONFIDENT? ASK THE ROOKIE

November 08, 1976 | Peter Gammons
PHOENIX' ROBBIE FTOREK WEIGHS 150 POUNDS, BUT HE CARRIES A BIG STICK

November 08, 1976 | Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Never one to say "Take two uppercuts and call me in the morning," this physician cares for the denizens of a classic training gym

November 08, 1976 | Lowell Cohn
One hot, dusty day in the summer of 1973, Nelson Tyler was tooling around the back trails of Lake Arrowhead, Calif. on a small motorcycle. As he neared his cabin, he had an insane urge to gun the...

November 08, 1976 | Arnold Schechter
In 1901, two years before the Wright brothers made the first heavier-than-air powered flight, Henry Deutsch de la Meurthe of the French Aero Club made an offer that everyone seemed likely to...

November 08, 1976
15—drawing by Arnold Roth24, 25—John Iacono, Barton Silverman26, 27—Manny Millan28, 29—Neil Leifer (2), Jerry Cabluck, George Long, Lane Stewart30—Walter Iooss Jr., Manny Millan44—Jerry...

November 08, 1976
PRO BASKETBALL—"There's nowhere else you'll see two forwards play like this," said Philadelphia Coach Gene Shue after his 76ers downed Houston 116-94, in front of the biggest pro basketball crowd...

November 08, 1976
BRUCE ODLECLEARFIELD, UTAHOdle, 23, used a handheld bow strung at 119 pounds to shoot an arrow 1,077 yards, three inches and break his world flight record—set last year—at the National Archery...

November 08, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:The SPORTS ILLUSTRATED cover jinx seems to have set a new speed record. The day your Oct. 25 Pro Basketball Issue appeared we New Yorkers lost the incomparable Dr. J to the Philadelphia...

November 08, 1976 | Mark Donovan
A mountaineer, according to Chris Jones, is someone "not content to view the mountains from a distance, who is compelled up into them." Whether or not you feel the same compulsion, Jones' Climbing...