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October 10, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 15

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated October 10, 1977

October 10, 1977 | Jonathan Yardley
Colman McCarthy is an editorial writer and columnist for The Washington Post who is deservedly respected as a defender of good and noble causes, not all of them popular. Although less well known...

October 10, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
A season of big numbers was highlighted by dazzling shopping and bopping sprees. Fourteen free agents signed contracts worth $1 million or more, topped by the five-year, $2.9-million deal that...

October 10, 1977 | Dan Levin
To satisfy the Japanese demand for raw tuna, a detective story writer has created a farm in Nova Scotia where 1,000-pound gamefish are fattened for slaughter

October 10, 1977 | Sam Moses
At Watkins Glen, Niki Lauda regained his championship but bolted Ferrari

October 10, 1977 | Dan Jenkins
Focusing on his receivers, Bob Griese has Miami eyeing another Super Bowl

October 10, 1977 | John Papanek
Trying to boost their sport into the big time, organizers of the American Jumping Derby offered a $73,000 purse and got Linda Blair to award the blue ribbon

October 10, 1977 | Ron Fimrite

October 10, 1977
BOATING—JOEL HALPERN won the 1977 National Offshore Powerboat championship for the second straight year by virtue of a second-place finish in the Marina del Rey, Calif. race.

October 10, 1977
16—Drawings by SQW20, 21—James Drake22, 23—Neil Leifer24—Hank deLespinasse26, 27—Eric Schweikardt (left), John McDermott (3)44, 45—Eric Schweikardt60—John Kenney98—courtesy NBC103—Dan...

October 10, 1977
PENNY DEANSANTA CLARA, CALIF.Dean, 22, a first-year student at Loyola University Law School at San Francisco, swam the 42 miles from Santa Catalina Island to the California mainland and back,...

October 10, 1977 | Edited by Gay Flood
STRONGHOLDSSir:I could really relate to Ron Fimrite's article They're Beginning To Sound Like a Broken Record (Sept. 26). I have been to 22 Dodger home games this season, each time taking an...

October 10, 1977 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

October 10, 1977 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•J.B. Pinheiro, Brazilian ambassador to the U.N., in praise of Pelé: "My country has been built on mistakes. Pedro Cabral was looking for a passage to India when he discovered Brazil. Our entire...

October 10, 1977 | Pat Putnam

October 10, 1977
The legendary Brazilian retired again, this time before a crowd whose size was both a tribute to him and a part of his legacy

October 10, 1977 | Rick Telander

October 10, 1977 | Joe Jares
Michigan led Texas A&M 7-3 after two quarters. Then the Wolverines scored five touchdowns, four as a result of turnovers and a blocked punt

October 10, 1977 | Sam Moses

October 10, 1977 | Jack Nicklaus

October 10, 1977 | William Oscar Johnson

October 10, 1977 | Walter Bingham
New York's Monsignor Farrell went all the way to Cincinnati for the experience of meeting the No. 1 high school team, and Moeller made it all too unforgettable

October 10, 1977 | John A. Meyers
Senior Writer William O. Johnson, whose article about the controversy surrounding Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area begins on page 50, has a special and long-term interest in that great...

October 10, 1977 | Ron Reid

October 10, 1977 | Ron Reid
OFFENSE: Brigham Young Quarterback Gifford Nielsen, the NCAA passing leader, completed 83% of his passes for 273 yards and five touchdowns in BYU's 54-19 rout of New Mexico. He has yet to throw an...

October 10, 1977 | Melissa Ludtke
"Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth." The day was July 4, 1939 and Lou Gehrig, the...

October 10, 1977 | Jonathan Yardley
Percy Bysshe Shelley certainly was a great poet, but he obviously knew from nothing about baseball:

October 10, 1977 | Rick Telander
Danny Cohen had the inside dope. Danny worked in the ticket sales office at Comiskey Park and back in February was one of the first to find out that the White Sox were going to hold a free-agent...