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January 09, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 2

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Terry Eurick Cover - Sports Illustrated January 09, 1978

January 09, 1978
Here come the girls, this year adorning the dazzling beaches and tranquil backwaters of Brazil in our swimsuit issue. Jule Campbell supplies the text, Walter Iooss Jr. the pictures—and Clive...

January 09, 1978 | Pat Putnam
In New Orleans no one involved with the Sugar Bowl felt any great compulsion to discuss anything as mundane as a national championship before the game. Instead, they were talking about the dream...

January 09, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
Arkansas Coach Lou Holtz, the national one-liner champ, was asked if it would be fair to characterize his mood in the days leading up to the Orange Bowl as somewhere between awful and rotten. He...

January 09, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
YOUNG CAUTHEN (CONT.)Sir:Your 1977 Sportsman of the Year selection (Dec. 19-26) was your best yet. I was at Saratoga during August and saw Steve Cauthen ride. I also saw him in the jockeys'...

January 09, 1978 | Joe Jares
On Saturday night, Oct. 1, the Washington Huskies were sadly flying home with a 1-3 record. Minnesota had just beaten them on a last-minute field goal, and it appeared that once again their season...

January 09, 1978 | Larry Keith
Notre Dame set a lot of store by a scouting report that underrated Kentucky Guard Kyle Macy, who paced the No. 1 Wildcats to a 73-68 victory

January 09, 1978 | Dan Jenkins
Haven Moses' two TD catches led Denver past Oakland for the AFC title

January 09, 1978 | Joe Marshall
Ed Jones and Harvey Martin helped Dallas defeat Minnesota in the NFC

January 09, 1978 | Jack Meyers
The engaging photographs, beginning on page 20 of this issue, of celebrities playing golf, were taken by Staff Photographer Tony Triolo, who was considered a natural for the assignment.

January 09, 1978
It's too cold outside to play golf but you have the itch, so you flip on the old set to watch Big Jack launch the new season in one of those warm places where you'd like to be. Perhaps you'll pick...

January 09, 1978 | Jack Kramer

January 09, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
HARD AS NAILSNate Thurmond, the 6'11" center who had more than 14,000 points and 14,000 rebounds in his 14 years in the NBA, has just opened a manicure and pedicure salon in Beachwood, Ohio.

January 09, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Robert Trent Jones, golf architect, on a new green he has designed for a Texas course in the shape of that vast state: "A drainage channel on the left represents the Rio Grande. A pond on the...

January 09, 1978 | John Underwood
Though the odds were great, old Notre Dame won over all the No. 1-ranked Texas Longhorns on a day of astonishing upsets and lopsided scores

January 09, 1978 | Kent Hannon
K-State led the Big Eight final until Jayhawk Von Moore left the bench

January 09, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

January 09, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
WINFORD BOYNES: San Francisco's junior swingman was MVP at the All-College tournament, scoring 82 points in three games, including 40 during a 102-90 victory over Arizona State in the championship...

January 09, 1978 | Peter Gammons
Bob Dailey, a 6'6" defenseman, brings a new dimension to the Flyers' offense

January 09, 1978 | John Papanek
Seattle was deep in last place with a 5-17 record when unassuming Lenny Wilkens (above) assumed command. The team proceeded to win 12 of 15 for its new coach

January 09, 1978 | John Underwood

January 09, 1978
BOXING—SAENSAK MUANGSURIN of Thailand stopped Jo Kimpuani of Zäire in the 14th round, his sixth successful defense of the WBC super-lightweight title in 1977.

January 09, 1978
2—Jerry Cooke3—Drawing by SQW6, 7—Walter Iooss Jr., Neil Leifer9—Walter Iooss Jr10—Peter Read Miller11—James Drake14—Heinz Kluetmeier (top)14, 15—Walter Iooss Jr16—Peter Read Miller26,...

January 09, 1978
STEVE COCHRANPALO ALTO, CALIF.At the age of 14 years, five months and 20 days. Steve became the youngest Life Master in the history of the American Contract Bridge League. He accumulated one-third...