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February 20, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 9

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Walter Davis Cover - Sports Illustrated February 20, 1978

February 20, 1978 | William Oscar Johnson
No sooner had Lake Placid unveiled its new Olympic rink than champion Eric Heiden slashed his way to victory in what could be a dress rehearsal for 1980's Winter Games

February 20, 1978 | John Papanek
The East Germans were sneakily slow in practice, then really poured it on to ice the four-man bobsledding title

February 20, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 20, 1978 | Joe Marshall

February 20, 1978 | Sam Moses

February 20, 1978
Abrasive, that's what you have to call Dr. Jack Scaff, who mercilessly goads Hawaiians into entering the Honolulu Marathon but also guarantees they will finish if they follow the rules set down in...

February 20, 1978 | E. M. Swift

February 20, 1978 | Jack Meyers
You don't need a program to tell the players, but as the masthead now indicates, several members of our team have changed positions.

February 20, 1978 | Larry Keith
A pack of transfers has New Mexico fans howling, not for blood but with joy

February 20, 1978 | Bruce Newman

February 20, 1978 | Bruce Newman
MYCHAL THOMPSON: In a pair of wins, the 6'10" Minnesota center scored 58 points and grabbed 30 rebounds. Against Iowa he hit 15 of 20 shots and had 16 rebounds and eight assists. He is averaging...

February 20, 1978 | Coles Phinizy
At the halfway mark of the SORC it looks like Dennis Conner and Williwaw in a breeze

February 20, 1978 | William Leggett
But Darrel McHargue is running away with the great Santa Anita jockey race

February 20, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

February 20, 1978 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 20, 1978 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bear Bryant, divulging his favorite play: "It's the one where the player pitches the ball back to the official after scoring a touchdown."

February 20, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—There arc no ties in basketball—when two bad teams play, one has to win. So it was when New Jersey met Indiana at Piscataway. Five members of the undermanned Pacers had fouled out...

February 20, 1978
ANGELA PAINTERADAK, ALASKAAngela, 15, scored 54 points to lead Bob Reeve High to two wins in three games as the Eaglettes played their first interscholastic basketball games at home. The visiting...

February 20, 1978
4—Lane Stewart7—drawing by SQW14—John Iacono15-17—James Drake34, 36—Lane Stewart42—Hank deLespinasse49—Eric Schweikardt55—Peter Read Miller60, 61—John G. Zimmerman (2), James Drake (top)62,...

February 20, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
FOUR-CORNERSSir:Thank you for your outstanding coverage of the trends and changes that occur in professional and collegiate sports. Last fall I picked up my SI and read an outstanding article on...