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March 28, 1977 | Volume 46, Issue 14

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Bump Wills Cover - Sports Illustrated March 28, 1977

March 28, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

March 28, 1977 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Walter O'Malley, Los Angeles Dodgers owner, invited to a luncheon where he would meet some millionaires: "If I want to meet millionaires, I don't have to go anywhere. I just have to look up my...

March 28, 1977 | Barry McDermott
Nevada-Las Vegas is Omnibound, racing into the NCAA final round with North Carolina, Marquette and surprising N.C.-Charlotte, the survivors of the seismic regionals

March 28, 1977 | Joe Jares
The real star of the Midwest regional in Oklahoma City was Marquette's Al McGuire, who added to his impressive record for drawing technical fouls in the NCAA tournament and to his stature as a...

March 28, 1977 | Kent Hannon
The manner in which North Carolina disposed of Kentucky 79-72 at the East regional in College Park, Md. may have set back the cause of run-and-gun basketball as many as 50 years. With only five...

March 28, 1977 | William F. Reed
Moments after that other North Carolina school, the unheralded one from Charlotte, had made a mockery of Michigan's No. 1 ranking, 49er Coach Lee Rose strode across the Rupp Arena court. A...

March 28, 1977 | Pat Putnam
The crowd roared for the underdog who outfought George Foreman and traumatized the heavyweight boxing scene

March 28, 1977 | Peter Gammons
Baseball, it seems, is about to enjoy its third straight rich harvest of rookies, and Texas may reap the biggest prize in switch-hitting Second Baseman Bump Wills

March 28, 1977
What better Omni present than the NCAA basketball title. One of four regional champions—North Carolina, Marquette, Nevada-Las Vegas, N.C.-Charlotte—will receive just that in Atlanta. Barry...

March 28, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 28, 1977 | Robert F. Jones

March 28, 1977 | Jack Meyers
"I think it was flu this time," says Associate Editor Pat Putnam of the ailment that struck while he was covering the Foreman-Young fight in Puerto Rico last week (page 22). "What saved me was...

March 28, 1977 | Joe Marshall

March 28, 1977 | Coles Phinizy
Five skippers honing their talents for the America's Cup clashed with five others in California's Congressional Cup. The winner in the head-to-head series: Ted Turner

March 28, 1977 | Bruce Newman
Independence (Kans.) beat the favorites to waltz away with the JC championship

March 28, 1977 | Douglas S. Looney
The Iowa State Cyclones dethroned Iowa's Hawkeyes for the NCAA title

March 28, 1977 | Anita Verschoth
As the season sinks slowly in the East (it never really rose in the West this year), along comes a publisher with a book about skiing. The timing is just about right. Once their gear is stowed...

March 28, 1977 | Rick Telander
Don't snicker. If the Big Precinct Leader in the Sky gets out the vote for Chicago's late Mayor Daley, Chinook will run in the Chicago River

March 28, 1977 | Dan Jenkins
The TPC is not a major championship and will not be for a good long while yet, but the world's best professionals were grand-slammed at savage Sawgrass

March 28, 1977 | John Underwood

March 28, 1977
PRO BASKETBALL—Only 1½ games separated Kansas City (37-33), Seattle (37-36) and Chicago (36-35) in the battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Written off after they lost 13...

March 28, 1977
4—John Iacono11—Drawing by Arnold Roth16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier18—Manny Millan19—James Drake20, 21—Rich Clarkson24, 25—top: Walter Iooss Jr., bottom: Tony Triolo, John Iacono, Enrico...

March 28, 1977
JEFF EVANSCOLLEGEVILLE, PA.Jeff, who swims for the Methacton AAU Club, finished the 10-and-under season undefeated in the butterfly. And set 11 team, four Suburban Aquatic League and six AAU...

March 28, 1977
HOT STUFFSir:I must say that learning of Alabama's 5'9" dunker (Dunkers Are Strutting Their Stuffs, March 14) raised my spirits to alltime highs. I am 14 years old, 5'9" tall and play basketball....

March 28, 1977 | Nancy McKeon
Sometimes there seem to be almost as many Funds and Institutions and Societies out to save our endangered species as there are threatened animals themselves. In return for your contribution they...

March 28, 1977 | Arnold Schechter
In 1920 young Americans attended all-night parties, drank bootleg gin and danced in a manner described by one religious journal as "impure, polluting, corrupting and debasing." Fresh from the...