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February 07, 1977 | Volume 46, Issue 6

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Guy Lafleur Cover - Sports Illustrated February 07, 1977

February 07, 1977 | Joe Marshall
Eamonn Coghlan ran away with the Millrose Games mile while Niall O'Shaughnessy nearly nailed the indoor record in Missouri

February 07, 1977 | Joe Marshall
On the same night Eamonn Coghlan won the Wanamaker Mile, his 21-year-old compatriot, Niall O'Shaughnessy from Adare, was running for a world record in the same event—and almost made it. Competing...

February 07, 1977 | Kent Hannon
Brooklyn high school star Albert King is the college recruiters' most wanted man

February 07, 1977 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Dick Stockton, the legendary champion of the Lagos Tennis Classic (concluded in Caracas, if you recall), last Sunday upset Jimmy Connors in five sets in Philadelphia to win the U.S. Indoor...

February 07, 1977 | Sarah Pileggi

February 07, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 07, 1977
The red horde was good for a giggle when described over martinis in Manhattan, but when the cubera snappers burst from a submarine fortress off Panama, Clive Gammon found it no laughing matter.

February 07, 1977 | Frank Deford

February 07, 1977 | E. J. Kahn Jr.

February 07, 1977 | Jack Meyers
Los Angeles' Fargo Street should be in San Francisco. It has a 33% grade, especially unsuited for bicycling up, which is why Staff Writer Sarah Pileggi went to the foot of Fargo Street last week...

February 07, 1977 | Joe Jares
Athletes in Action preach the gospel at halftime, but during games they give opponents a devil of a time. Last week Nevada-Las Vegas never had a prayer

February 07, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

February 07, 1977 | Jim Kaplan
Two well-conditioned Aussies gave the Americans a lesson in their own game

February 07, 1977 | Pat Putnam
Union College didn't have a team, a schedule or even any ice when Coach Ned Harkness arrived, but now it battles the best on even terms in the Achilles Arena

February 07, 1977 | J. D. Reed
Gildo Rodrigues and other Brazilian coaches give a crash course in the U.S.

February 07, 1977 | John Papanek
That's what Coach Slick Leonard calls Don Buse, perhaps because he doesn't remember how to pronounce his name

February 07, 1977 | William Humphrey
When the right combination of weather converged over the French countryside, 75 hunters—one an apprehensive American—and their pack of ragtag dogs sallied forth after the legendary wild boar, once...

February 07, 1977
PRO BASKETBALL—Washington moved into the Central Division's top spot by winning its sixth and seventh consecutive games, defeating Golden State 106-95 and Indiana 108-107. The Bullets nipped the...

February 07, 1977
4—Steve Ross9—drawing by Arnold Roth14, 15—Walter Iooss Jr., Jerry Cooke16, 17—Jerry Cooke18—Walter Iooss Jr.21—James Drake22, 23—Lane Stewart26, 27—Tony Triolo (2), John G. Zimmerman28—Tony...

February 07, 1977
RUSTY BRANCHDALLASA 5-year-old on the Eastgate Golden Gators soccer team. Rusty scored 20 of his team's 30 goals this season and, as the team's backup goalie, helped the Gators, who won an...

February 07, 1977
VOLCANIC ISSUESir:Wowie! I'm going to Maui (Tank Heaven for Not So Little Girls, Jan. 24).JEFF HADDENSparta, N.J.

February 07, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 07, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Ken Brett, Chicago White Sox pitcher: "Things were so bad in Chicago last summer that by the fifth inning we were selling hot dogs to go."