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July 04, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 1

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Ted Turner Cover - Sports Illustrated July 04, 1977

July 04, 1977 | Kent Hannon

July 04, 1977 | William Leggett
Just a month ago 17-year-old Steve Cauthen had a brutal fall, but he rode back into the limelight at Belmont, displaying steely nerve and as much skill as ever

July 04, 1977 | Coles Phinizy
When the 12-meters squared off in the first round of summer-long trials to pick the America's Cup defender, the victor in nip-and-tuck competition was the old champion Courageous, skippered by...

July 04, 1977 | Robert Cantwell
Good times, Depression-style. For a penny—a nickel at the most—you could play golf, football, baseball, hockey, and go home feeling like a million dollars

July 04, 1977
The Battles of Britain, peacetime version, include the windup of the centennial Wimbledon, with Curry Kirkpatrick at courtside, while at Henley the three top U.S. crews may finally determine which...

July 04, 1977 | Janice Kaplan

July 04, 1977 | Joe Jares
Frank Robinson, the first black skipper, got the ax in Cleveland after a few players, the general manager and even the play-by-play announcer had their cuts at him

July 04, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

July 04, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
ROD CAREW: The Minnesota first baseman was even more torrid than usual at the plate, going 15 for 28 (.536). He raised his average to .396 and, by building a 50-point lead, he began zeroing in on...

July 04, 1977 | William Leggett
ABC's telecast two weeks ago of the U.S. Open's final round from Tulsa left two widely divergent impressions. One is that the network is extraordinarily skilled, flexible, even daring, when it...

July 04, 1977 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Before their match, Chris Evert taught 14-year-old Tracy Austin, the darling of Wimbledon, how to bob before the Royal Box, then gave her a lesson in the game

July 04, 1977 | Edited by Ron Reid
WHEN HE'S BAD, HE'S HORRID

July 04, 1977 | Edited by Ron Reid
•Tony Dorsett, Dallas Cowboy rookie halfback, after a three-day orientation camp: "What did I learn? I learned one thing for sure. You can't be a dummy and play for the Cowboys."

July 04, 1977 | Sam Moses
Pocono winner Tom Sneva was cool on the track, and A. J. Foyt was hot under the collar in their 500-mile contest

July 04, 1977 | Roy Blount Jr.
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July 04, 1977
5—Drawing by SQW16, 17—Barton Silverman, Manny Millan30, 31—Neil Leifer, Mickey Pfleger, Art Shay, Bob Peterson32—John Iacono, Neil Leifer37—Jerry Cooke, Peter Read Miller40—George Long46—Heinz...

July 04, 1977
KARIN BERKYMILFORD, CONN.Karin, 16, dropped only one set en route to a 16-0 regular season for the Joseph A. Foran High School girls' tennis team. Still a junior, Karin has played in the No. 1...

July 04, 1977
BOATING—Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner skippered COURAGEOUS to a 7-1 record in the America's Cup Preliminary Trials off Newport. Enterprise was 4-6 and Independence 2-6 (page 18).

July 04, 1977
61* HOME RUNSSir:In 23 years of reading SI, I have never seen a story that was more deserved than the one on Roger Maris (The Record Almost Broke Him, June 20). Wherever you are, Roger, all true...