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January 31, 1977 | Volume 46, Issue 5

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Bill Cartwright Cover - Sports Illustrated January 31, 1977

January 31, 1977 | Dan Jenkins

January 31, 1977 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Although Jimmy Connors made a strong bid, Bjorn Borg played with a good deal more finesse and won the $200,000 Grand Slam of Tennis—in spades

January 31, 1977
No matter how you looked at it, hanging upside down in the Vermont sky or shivering on the sidelines of a south Florida tennis court, baby, it was cold outside. And because the icy winter wasn't...

January 31, 1977 | Pat Putnam
In the first championship fight between two college graduates, Carlos Palomino (Long Beach State) retained his WBC welter title by coming from behind to knock out Mando Muñiz (L.A. State) in the...

January 31, 1977 | Barry McDermott

January 31, 1977 | Larry Keith
Like the earthquake, Nob Hill and the Golden Gate Bridge, the University of San Francisco basketball teams of the mid-1950s are Bay Area institutions. Winford Boynes, Bill Cartwright and James...

January 31, 1977
Bayi's back in New York and Marty Liquori, Eamonn Coghlan, Paul Cummings and Wilson Waigwa will join him in the Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile. Joe Marshall tells who congratulates whom at the finish.

January 31, 1977 | Art Lee

January 31, 1977 | William Leggett
This is television's year of the hoop. With NBC doing college games on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons and CBS telecasting NBA doubleheaders on most Sundays, the networks are showing an...

January 31, 1977 | Barry McDermott
Math major Mike Glenn of Southern Illinois could well equal Walt Frazier

January 31, 1977 | John A. Meyers
As William Leggett reports in his TV/Radio column this week (page 37), basketballs will be ricocheting all over the screen this winter. In fact, the jump-shooting has already begun, and as fans...

January 31, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
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January 31, 1977 | William Leggett

January 31, 1977 | Joe Marshall
It seems that every time Dwight Stones travels to the Bicentennial City he manages to leap into instant history

January 31, 1977 | John Underwood
The delegates at the NCAA convention swept the important issue under the rug

January 31, 1977 | Ray Kennedy
Are they civic benefactors? Or crazy? Or merely rich men with an expensive hobby? Whatever they are, pro sports owners all think they've got troubles

January 31, 1977
PRO BASKETBALL—As Philadelphia widened its lead to six games in the Atlantic Division and Denver opened a five-game margin over Detroit in the Midwest, the races in the Pacific and Central...

January 31, 1977
4—Jerry Cooke10—drawing by Arnold Roth12, 13—Al Satterwhite-Camera 5, Bill Eppridge (3)14, 15—Al Satterwhite-Camera 518, 19—Manny Millan, Walter Iooss Jr., Stephen Green-Armytage (2)20, 21—George...

January 31, 1977
MARK SHAGENABLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.Mark, 8, won nine of 10 individual races and was on three winning relay teams at an AAU meet in Livonia, Mich. He won the 25-, 50- and 100-yard freestyle; 25-...

January 31, 1977 | Edited by Gay Flood
SUPER RAIDERSSir:I immensely enjoyed seeing the Raiders on your cover twice in three weeks (Jan. 3 and 17). Oakland won the Super Bowl not because Minnesota was so bad but because Oakland was so...

January 31, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
A NEED FOR CANDOR

January 31, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Howard K. Smith, ABC newscaster and a member of the President's Commission on Olympic Sports: "We're out of date. We shake our old, untended sports tree once every four years and gather whatever...