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January 16, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 3

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Maria Joao Cover - Sports Illustrated January 16, 1978

January 16, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
IF IT'S DECEMBER, THIS MUST BE FRANCEThat old Robt Day cartoon showing two sportscasters seated in an empty stadium with one of them saying, "One moment while we take a look at that little old...

January 16, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Roy Danforth, Tulane basketball coach: "Our program is three years away. It's a very critical situation because I've only got two years left on my contract."

January 16, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

January 16, 1978 | Dan Jenkins
The call went out from Tucson for the first tournament of 1978 and last year's hero replied with a quick 63 and a win

January 16, 1978 | William Oscar Johnson
Skiing in an ice fog so thick that contestants had to blink to keep their eyes from freezing shut, two sisters-in-law and a brain trainer were the big winners at Anchorage's national cross-country...

January 16, 1978 | Joe Marshall

January 16, 1978 | E.M. Swift

January 16, 1978 | Jule Campbell
Besides all that coffee, Brazil has more than 4,500 miles of shoreline, most of it one long, glorious beach. During the week it's deserted save for fishermen and kids playing pickup soccer. But on...

January 16, 1978 | John A. Meyers
You have already guessed that this is not a photograph of the counselors at Camp Darkwaters, right? In truth, these jolly people looking at the birdie in the jungle city of Manaus, Brazil were...

January 16, 1978 | Clive Gammon

January 16, 1978 | Bill Brill
Favored for a change, Virginia was outgunned by the Tar Heels' hot hands

January 16, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

January 16, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
RICK WILSON: Louisville's senior guard clinched a pair of 78-75 wins, scoring five of his 24 points in the final 55 seconds at Memphis State and the last two of his 10 against Cincinnati with 13...

January 16, 1978 | Frank Deford

January 16, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—It's that time of year when, as the saying goes, if the bus breaks down you shoot the driver. The Celtics didn't really break down: they've never gotten started. Giving up an...

January 16, 1978
CLIVE DAVIESPORTLAND, ORE.By running the Portland Marathon in 2:49:17, Davies, a commercial artist, broke the world age-62 record by 11:43. He now holds four age-group records, which include a...

January 16, 1978
4—Walter Iooss Jr.11—drawing by SQW24—Peter Read Miller25—Walter Iooss Jr. (top), Neil Leifer26—Walter Iooss Jr.50—James Drake56-66—illustrations by Roy Anderson75—Charles Mann (1)

January 16, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
SUPER REFEREESir:Your suggestion (SCORECARD, Jan. 2) calling for the use of a "super referee" to monitor NFL games via TV's instant replays and reverse any obvious officiating errors proved timely...

January 16, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
One of the most interesting characters in the character-packed world of boxing is Ferdie Pacheco, who is known in and out of the ring as Muhammad Ali's doctor but is really much more than that: a...

January 16, 1978 | Janice Kaplan
I played tennis with Hazel Wightman one April day, not long before she died. She was old then. 87. and I was still a teenager. We had never played together before, and when I came into her house...