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February 13, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 8

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Sidney Moncrief Cover - Sports Illustrated February 13, 1978

February 13, 1978 | Edited By Joe Jares
CHAMPION BY COMMITTEE

February 13, 1978 | Edited By Joe Jares
•Lou Carnesecca, St. John's basketball coach, asked about Villanova freshman Forward Alex Bradley: "He's the most unheralded best freshman I ever heard of. Does that sound right?"

February 13, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 13, 1978 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Coonskin caps and 'Big Orange' water weren't nearly enough for Tennessee in its swimming summit with Alabama

February 13, 1978 | Larry Keith
It was high-ranked Texas and high-ranked Arkansas in a good old Southwest Conference shoot-out—except this time the sport was basketball. The Hogs avenged this season's only loss, but not before...

February 13, 1978 | William Oscar Johnson

February 13, 1978
A rookie bonanza is what the NBA is enjoying this season. Curry Kirkpatrick surveys the crop, whose standouts are three fine starting forwards—Walter Davis of the Suns, Marques Johnson of the...

February 13, 1978
There are only 40 minutes of playing time in a college basketball game, but many hours go into making a midwinter Saturday night contest the festive highlight of the week on campuses all around...

February 13, 1978 | Larry Keith

February 13, 1978 | Jack Meyers
Among the special contributions of Special Contributor Robert Cantwell have been articles on subjects as diverse as polo's Cecil Smith (SI, May 9, 1977), the history of free road maps (June 22,...

February 13, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

February 13, 1978 | Kent Hannon
No wonder Albert King isn't scoring—his mates act as if they haven't met him

February 13, 1978 | Bruce Newman

February 13, 1978 | Bruce Newman
FREEMAN WILLIAMS: In a 133-110 win over Rocky Mountain, the Portland State guard scored 81 points, second-highest total in major-college play. The NCAA scoring champ is again on top with a 36.0...

February 13, 1978 | Pat Putnam
In their first fight, Bruce Curry floored Wilfredo Benitez three times and lost, but the Puerto Rican trained for this one and his opponent was travel-worn

February 13, 1978 | Robert Cantwell

February 13, 1978 | Robert Cantwell
Will Rogers traveled so much and attended so many banquets that his homecomings were events. When he sat down to dinner on one occasion, the story goes, his wife said to their children, "The man...

February 13, 1978
4—Lane Stewart11—drawing by SQW22, 23—Jerry Cooke, Helmut Gritscher24—Helmut Gritscher46—Eric Schweikardt53—Neil Leifer69—Leslie Campbell, Barton Silverman, Joseph Silverman-Washington Star70—Dan...

February 13, 1978
KRIS CARROLLOAKHAM, MASS.Kris, 13, who won regional championships in slalom, tricks, jump and overall, was named 1977's outstanding female Eastern water skier. In August, she became the first New...

February 13, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—Larry O'Brien is a class guy. When All-Star Guard Pete Maravich suffered a knee injury this week, the commissioner stepped in and named John Havlicek as his replacement on the East...

February 13, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
GEORGE ALLEN'S DEPARTURESir:George Allen was not chased out of Washington by the fans, but by the sportswriters. I was absolutely disgusted to read Joe Marshall's article about Allen being fired...