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May 29, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 23

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Ken Dryden Cover - Sports Illustrated May 29, 1978

May 29, 1978 | John Papanek
Nothing. The Bullets' coach is—for him—serene as the NBA finals open

May 29, 1978 | Dan Levin
Coast-to-coast action established that Washington was No. 1 in the West and in the nation, with the East a shambles. The Elis beat Harvard but lost to Dartmouth

May 29, 1978 | Melissa Ludtke
An All-America in basketball and tennis, John Lucas is now both NBA and WTT

May 29, 1978 | Edited by Walter Bingham

May 29, 1978 | Edited by Walter Bingham
•Elvin Hayes of the Washington Bullets: "I'd pay to watch me play."

May 29, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

May 29, 1978
11—Drawing by SQW20—Jerry Cooke21—Co Rentmeester22—Walter Iooss Jr.23—John Iacono50—Jerry Cabluck93—Heinz Kluetmeier96—James Drake100—Dan Baliotti105—John Iacono108—Chris Harris116, 117—Ken...

May 29, 1978
ROB WALTONBILL WALTONF.D. WALTONMODESTO, CALIF.Rob, Bill and F.D., who made up the starting lineup of the University of California-Davis polo team, became the second all-brother team in the...

May 29, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: It was Game 6, and Denver had to win to stay alive. During the first 10 minutes of the second quarter the Nuggets closed Seattle's lead to one point. It was the closest they'd...

May 29, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
IN THE PINKSir:Chalk up another for Steve Cauthen: not only did he win the Kentucky Derby but he also withstood SI's supposed cover jinx. Your 1977 Sportsman of the Year cover (Dec. 19-26) showed...

May 29, 1978 | Mark Mulvoy

May 29, 1978 | William Leggett
Kentucky Derby winner Affirmed got the challenge he expected from Alydar in the Preakness, but he was more than up to it. Now only the Belmont is left in his quest for U.S. racing's greatest—and...

May 29, 1978 | Larry Keith
It has been veni, vidi, vici for Vida in San Francisco's stunning ascent in the National West

May 29, 1978 | Sam Moses

May 29, 1978
Seattle has a slew of talented players and the home-court advantage. But will that be enough to overcome experienced Washington in the NBA's championship series? Curry Kirkpatrick is at courtside...

May 29, 1978 | Robert F. Jones

May 29, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

May 29, 1978 | E. M. Swift
Fergie Jenkins was considered washed up, but now he's cleaning up in Texas

May 29, 1978 | John O'Dell
Every November, a few days before the deer season opened, the hunters in town (all six of them) would gather at Uncle Monty's one-chair barbershop in Warner, Okla. to plan their annual "big hunt."...

May 29, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

May 29, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
J. R. RICHARD: Back-to-back shutouts were hurled by the 6'8" Houston righthander, who struck out 17 batters and allowed only six singles while blanking Philadelphia 5-0 on two hits and then...

May 29, 1978 | Kim Chapin
If you are a devotee of Indy 500 lore, chances are you're aware that Gordon Johncock ate dinner at a Burger Chef the night after he won the 1973 race. And that bandleader Spike Jones sponsored a...

May 29, 1978 | Dan Jenkins
And hurry up Jim did, to clinch Nicklaus' Memorial with a hairy putt on the last hole. What the tournament needs now is parking lots that will not turn into gumbo