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March 13, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 12

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Gene Banks Cover - Sports Illustrated March 13, 1978

March 13, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
UGLY TALK

March 13, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Monte Towe, former Denver Nugget guard, making his debut as a TV color man for his old basketball team's games, after being told by broadcasting partner Al Albert that he was now seeing the game...

March 13, 1978 | William Leggett

March 13, 1978 | Kent Hannon

March 13, 1978 | Larry Keith

March 13, 1978
Hope springs eternal, especially during baseball's spring training, when the rookies do their best to steal the veterans' jobs. Larry Keith checks out some of this year's phenoms, particularly...

March 13, 1978 | Pat Putnam

March 13, 1978 | J.D. Reed

March 13, 1978 | William Leggett
Between now and the day you watch the closing ceremonies of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, the name and works of NBC wunderkind Don Ohlmeyer should become as familiar to the TV-viewing public as those...

March 13, 1978 | Joe Jares
Louisville upset Florida State to win the Metro 7 title for Coach Denny Crum

March 13, 1978 | Mike DelNagro

March 13, 1978 | Mike DelNagro
MARVIN JOHNSON: Playing only 67 minutes in league title-clinching wins over Colorado State and Wyoming, New Mexico's forward scored 82 points—including a WAC-record 50 against the Rams.

March 13, 1978 | E. M. Swift
With room to spare, of course. But Don Edwards, the rookie goaltender of the Buffalo Sabres, imagines he's a six-by-four board and wills pucks out of the net

March 13, 1978 | Demmie Stathoplos
Charles Town and Shenandoah Downs are a far cry from Hialeah, but June Johnson, one of the nation's top trainers, thrives on these weather-beaten tracks

March 13, 1978 | Ron Reid

March 13, 1978 | Julie Lamb
The chronicles of intrepid sailors hold a special fascination for many readers. Columbus' journals, Joshua Slocum's memoirs, Francis Chichester's accounts of his solo voyages, all convey the...

March 13, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—Seattle (2-2) squeaked by Philadelphia 99-97 as reserve Guard Fred Brown rallied the Sonics from a 16-point deficit. He scored 18 points in the last quarter—32 all told—to pass...

March 13, 1978
15—Drawing by SQW20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier22—Barton Silverman23—Heinz Kluetmeier35—Harry Benson36—Stephen Green-Armytage38—Harry Benson (2), Anthony Donna (bottom)46—Lane Stewart51—John Kenney58—Co...

March 13, 1978
CORNELIUS THOMPSONMIDDLETOWN, CONN.A 6'7" senior center at Middletown High, Cornelius, 18, led the Tigers to their third straight Northwest Conference title, and a three-year 72-0 record. This...

March 13, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
NEW CHAMPIONSir:Pat Putnam's article on the Ali-Spinks fight (He's the Greatest, I'm the Best, Feb. 27) sent chills up and down my spine. Could any man have defeated Muhammad Ali and accepted the...

March 13, 1978 | William Zinsser
I knew I was in trouble as a sports fan when I saw a newspaper article last fall about Chris Evert's biorhythms. It ran on the morning of the women's tennis finals at Forest Hills, and in its...