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July 11, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 2

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Bjorn Borg Cover - Sports Illustrated July 11, 1977

July 11, 1977 | Curry Kirkpatrick

July 11, 1977
A popular British comedy that ran until very recently in Piccadilly featured a line of small talk which went, "I see where Virginia is doing well at Wimbledon this year." When London theatergoers...

July 11, 1977 | Dan Levin
Until the Henley Regatta, Washington, Cornell and Harvard all could claim to be the U.S. rowing champion. The Huskies settled that by winning boldly on the Thames

July 11, 1977 | Robert Cantwell

July 11, 1977 | Bil Gilbert

July 11, 1977
How good a hitter is Rod Carew and what are his chances to become the first player since Ted Williams to hit .400? A new statistical analysis shows how Carew rates against the all time great hitters.

July 11, 1977 | Ron Fimrite

July 11, 1977 | Melissa Ludtke
Working in the Padres' second-division backwater, Dave Winfield moans that his hitting feats go unrecognized

July 11, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

July 11, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
ROD CAREW: The one-of-a-kind Twin scored eight runs, drove in 11, hit his 14th triple and sixth homer, stole home for the 16th time in his career, had 12 hits in 21 at bats and raised his average...

July 11, 1977 | Frank Deford
One On One is an oddly affecting little film about a college basketball player. It manages to go off in all the wrong directions—failing specifically to deal with its stated theme, the abuse of...

July 11, 1977 | Barry McDermott
With the discipline of college ball just around the corner, a bunch of post-prep hotshots used an AAU youth tournament in Florida as a showcase for showing off

July 11, 1977 | William Leggett
The unbeaten Triple Crown winner flew all the way to Hollywood to pick up a couple hundred thou, but this colt named J. O. Tobin upstaged him by a socko 16 lengths

July 11, 1977 | Clive Gammon
Gordon Banks was the world's best goalie until he lost an eye in an auto crash. He's now the last line of defense for the surprisingly tough Fort Lauderdale Strikers

July 11, 1977 | Robert F. Jones

July 11, 1977 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

July 11, 1977 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bill Russell, former Seattle SuperSonics coach, explaining why he had trouble applying the golden rule to his players: "I tried to treat them like me—and some of them weren't."

July 11, 1977
BOWLING—MARK ROTH and MARSHALL HOLMAN coasted to a 451-pin victory over Paul Colwell and Don Johnson in the PBA Doubles Classic in San Jose, Calif. The winners split $10,000.

July 11, 1977
JEREMY EDMONDSTOLLAND, CONN.A freshman at Tolland High, Jeremy set state sectional records in the 220 (25.3) and 440 (58.8). She led the Eagles to a 12-1 season, going undefeated in her...

July 11, 1977
10—Drawing by Michael Ramus12, 13—Walter Iooss Jr.14, 15—Tony Duffy16, 17—Walter Iooss Jr., Tony Duffy20, 21—Richard Meek, Paulus Leeser courtesy New-York Historical Society (2)22—Paulus Leeser...

July 11, 1977
TOM TERRIFICSir:Great article by Larry Keith on Tom Seaver. The title (Tom Terrific Arms the Red Arsenal, June 27) fits perfectly. Next year, I am pleased to predict, baseball fans will see...