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October 17, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 16

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Rubin Carter Cover - Sports Illustrated October 17, 1977

October 17, 1977 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
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October 17, 1977
PRO FOOTBALL—Pittsburgh Quarterback Terry Bradshaw broke his left wrist in the first half, backup Mike Kruczek separated a shoulder in the fourth quarter, rookie Tony Dungy threw two interceptions...

October 17, 1977
DIANE PERNAROCHESTER, N.Y.A right wing, Diane, 9, led her Parkland soccer team to a 9-1 record and a division championship by scoring 48 goals and 14 assists in 10 games. She also scored eight...

October 17, 1977
11—Drawing by SQW18, 19—Neil Leifer (2), Eric Schweikardt (right)20—Neil Leifer21—Walter Iooss Jr.22—Peter Read Miller23—Walter Iooss Jr.39-42, 49—illustrations by Michael Ramus60—courtesy Mt....

October 17, 1977 | Edited by Gay Flood
A FEW WHO DAREDSir:Your Oct. 3 issue brought strongly to mind a stirring Latin motto, Audentes fortuna adiuvat—Fortune favors those who dare. The article on the Oklahoma-Ohio State game (Never Too...

October 17, 1977 | Larry Keith
While the Dodgers knocked over the Phillies in four to win the National League title, New York and Kansas City seesawed in the A.L. playoffs, but the Yanks finally pulled it out

October 17, 1977 | Ron Fimrite
Considering all that had gone on in this strangest of all baseball playoffs, it was only fitting that the National League pennant should be won in a rainstorm by a California team before a record...

October 17, 1977 | Douglas S. Looney
When its starting quarterback and his substitute hobbled off to the hospital, Texas was on its last legs, but they were the sturdy ones of Randy McEachern, who led the Horns to an upset of Oklahoma

October 17, 1977 | Joe Marshall

October 17, 1977
An old battle is rejoined as the Yankees and Dodgers, who used to meet in the World Series almost annually, face each other for the first time in 14 years. Ron Fimrite reports as Los Angeles tries...

October 17, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
For the first time in 31 years the National Hockey League opens its season with a president whose name is not Clarence Campbell. The NHL's new boss is John Augustus Ziegler Jr., 43, a Detroit...

October 17, 1977 | Peter Gammons
The Montreal Canadiens still skate in a league of their own

October 17, 1977 | Peter Gammons
Quebec just hopes that it will have a league to play in

October 17, 1977 | Sam Moses

October 17, 1977 | Tom Horton
The scene is a typical neighborhood bar on a Monday night at this time of year. The NFL game is about to start. That's when a stranger wanders in. glances at the television set—and announces to...

October 17, 1977 | Anita Verschoth
There is one problem with a ski film festival: the movies are all too predictable. They offer the inevitable scenes of skiers skiing and skiers falling down. There is sure to be endless footage of...

October 17, 1977 | Joe Jares
Closing seconds. USC scores and needs a two-point conversion for the win. Everything is going according to a time-honored script, but the Trojan line blows it

October 17, 1977 | Ron Reid

October 17, 1977 | Ron Reid
OFFENSE: Colorado Fullback James Mayberry, a 5'11", 196-pound junior, rushed for 250 yards on 24 carries to lead the Buffaloes over Oklahoma State, 29-13. Mayberry's yardage total was third best...

October 17, 1977 | Barry McDermott
Also swings a racket, and Goolagong is busy getting herself back on the ball

October 17, 1977 | John Bryan

October 17, 1977 | Ron Reid
Horace King and Dexter Bussey, the Lions' mid-size running backs, are maneuverable in traffic and can leave defenders in the dust

October 17, 1977 | George Plimpton