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March 06, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 11

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Houston McTear Cover - Sports Illustrated March 06, 1978

March 06, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 06, 1978 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
On any given Saturday night any given NHL team, even the lowly New York Rangers, can thrust a nerveless Swede into the nets for his first game and put an end to the Canadiens' record 28-game...

March 06, 1978 | Joe Marshall
Many stars faltered or failed to show up, but sprinter Houston McTear capped his phenomenal season by winning the 60-yard dash at the AAU Indoor Championships and setting his fourth world record...

March 06, 1978 | Sarah Pileggi
Navratilova has been potent on the Slims tour, winning every tournament she has entered. Last week: Detroit

March 06, 1978 | Walter Bingham
If anyone should beware the Ides of March this year, it is Martina Navratilova. The Slims tournament in Boston will be under way on that fateful day, and Navratilova probably needs neither blind...

March 06, 1978
When spring training opened earlier this week, most major league teams were running their wind sprints and getting ready to play their exhibition games in Florida, Arizona and California towns...

March 06, 1978 | Jack Meyers
About a year ago, Laurel Frankel of our picture department was in the studio while Duane Bobick was being photographed before the Ken Norton fight. During a lull, Bobick scooped up Laurie and...

March 06, 1978 | Larry Keith
That's how Bradenton advertises itself. Vacationers might disagree, but nostalgic baseball fans will not

March 06, 1978 | Douglas Bauer

March 06, 1978
It's tournament time in college basketball. First come the league playoffs, the best of them the ACC, which any of four teams could win, and the Metro 7, in which surprising Florida State is the...

March 06, 1978 | Frank Deford
As everybody knows, all dog movies are about little boys who love their dogs, and all horse movies are about little girls who love their horses. This is dutifully inscribed in the Hollywood Cliché...

March 06, 1978 | Kent Hannon
Mychal Thompson, likely the pros' top selection, has given Minnesota his all

March 06, 1978 | Mike Delnagro
MIDWEST

March 06, 1978 | Mike Delnagro
PHIL FORD: Playing with a sprained wrist, the North Carolina guard hit eight free throws and 13 of 19 shots from the floor—10 of them from 15 feet and beyond—for a career-high 34 points in the Tar...

March 06, 1978 | William Leggett
The road to Churchill Downs is wide open for a classy crop of 3-year-olds

March 06, 1978 | Peter Gammons
Boston University's city kids have led the top-ranked Terriers to a 23-1 record

March 06, 1978 | Coles Phinizy
How can a boat that doesn't race beat one that does? How can a boat sail into oblivion? Welcome aboard, you are about to be initiated into the puzzling SORC

March 06, 1978 | Sam Moses

March 06, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
OOPS!

March 06, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Susan Hemond, 18-year-old daughter of White Sox General Manager Roland Hemond, asked if her winning time of 5:29 in the mile in a track meet at Pasadena City College was her best one. "It's my...

March 06, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—Portland (4-0) began its latest string of victories with a 127-104 defeat of Indiana at home, then took off for San Antonio, where the Blazers ended the Spurs' nine-game home...

March 06, 1978
3—Heinz Kluetmeier(5), Neil Leifer (3), John Iacono7—drawing by SQW22—Walter Iooss Jr.45—courtesy Columbia Pictures46—Buck Miller52—Eric Schweikardt58—Dick Raphael63—Eric Schweikardt66, 67—Galen...

March 06, 1978
DWIGHT ANDERSONDAYTONA 6'3" senior forward-guard for the Roth High Falcons, Anderson, 18, holds the Dayton high school single-game scoring record (53 points against Wilbur Wright), averages 38.1...

March 06, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
HEAVYWEIGHT THEORYSir:Before the Muhammad Ali-Leon Spinks fight, I half-jokingly told some friends about my boxing theory, i.e., that every eight years the Olympic Games produce a world...