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February 28, 1977 | Volume 46, Issue 10

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Cale Yarborough Cover - Sports Illustrated February 28, 1977

February 28, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 28, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Heidi Preuss, 15-year-old ski champion, explaining why she thought she could have had a faster time in one race: "I had a fuzz ball in my goggles and I was watching that for the first half of the...

February 28, 1977 | Sam Moses

February 28, 1977 | Larry Keith
Venturing north, UCLA overcame pesty Oregon State, but in the venomous confines of Oregon's McArthur Court, the Ducks' hex proved all it was quacked up to be

February 28, 1977 | Sarah Pileggi
Golfers you probably never heard of have been stealing headlines and money from big-name pros, which is what Tom Purtzer did in Los Angeles

February 28, 1977 | Kenny Moore

February 28, 1977
The rites of spring for baseball players begin with conditioning. Artist James McMullan depicts the moods of the camps—both laborious and relaxed—while Larry Keith reveals whether ballplayers...

February 28, 1977 | Ron Reid

February 28, 1977 | Ron Rau

February 28, 1977 | Jack Meyers
J. D. Reed, whose report on athletes' diets begins on page 64, has given us the latest word on the state of his own shape, which is a svelte, for J.D., 236 pounds on a 6'2" frame.

February 28, 1977 | William Leggett
Associate Professor Bob Wolff of the Communication Arts Department of St. John's University in Jamaica, N.Y. was lecturing in his course, Sports Broadcasting, and with a bit of cynicism he was...

February 28, 1977 | Jim Kaplan
It's been smooth sailing this season for deadeye Ronnie Perry of Holy Cross, who has taken over the helm of the Crusaders and leads the nation's freshmen in scoring

February 28, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

February 28, 1977 | Robert H. Boyle
It's the El Segundo Blue against the Los Angeles International Airport—and the butterfly has friends in high places

February 28, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
A pariah in its native country because it gives out athletic scholarships, Canada's Simon Fraser University is going for its sixth straight national title—in the U.S.

February 28, 1977 | Robert Cantwell
When the mountainmen first ventured into the upper reaches of the Missouri they carried a gun known as the long rifle or the Kentucky rifle, though it probably originated in Pennsylvania and was...

February 28, 1977 | John Papanek
The Pistons feud constantly with their coach, but you couldn't tell by their play

February 28, 1977 | J.D. Reed
Most athletes consider food mere fuel for their bodies, but an increasing number look to get a competitive edge from their diet, be it mung bean sprouts, eight raw eggs per meal or a shot of Wild...

February 28, 1977 | Julia Lamb
Well, what should an athlete eat? As the accompanying article indicates, there are almost as many opinions on that question as there are athletes. One solution is to ask the experts. Two...

February 28, 1977 | J. D. Reed
The subtitle of Paul Gardner's The Simplest Game (Little, Brown, $8.95) is both attractive and accurate—"The Intelligent American's Guide to the World of Soccer." And indeed, one finds tactical...

February 28, 1977
PRO BASKETBALL—In his best performance (33 points, 22 rebounds) since his unscheduled vacation, Boston's Dave Cowens converted two free throws to tie the game in regulation and two more to win it...

February 28, 1977
4—Tony Triolo11—drawing by Arnold Roth16, 17—Eric Schweikardt, Tony Triolo18, 19—Tony Triolo, Eric Schweikardt (2)24, 25—George Long, Walter Iooss Jr.26—Walter Iooss Jr.33—Marvin E. Newman34,...

February 28, 1977
CLARENCE ROSSUPPER MONTCLAIR, N.J.A life insurance salesman, Ross, 77, set 10 AAU Masters Swimming Championship records in 1976. Ross, who held the 220-yard Eastern collegiate championship in...

February 28, 1977 | Edited by Gay Flood
SPECIAL RESPONSESir:If one picture is worth a thousand words, then your special issue, A Year in Sports, is worth 134,000. However, some pictures are worth even more. You captured every memorable...