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June 05, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 24

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Al Unser Cover - Sports Illustrated June 05, 1978

June 05, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Elvin Hayes scored 25 points and Bobby Dandridge 34 as Washington defeated Seattle 106-98 to break a nine-game losing streak in championship finals dating back over the past...

June 05, 1978
8—Ted Stephney15—drawing by SQW56—Richard Mackson65—Michael Salas71—Co Rentmeester101—Uldis Saule, Jack Owens-Denver Post

June 05, 1978
CHUCK EASLEYATLANTAAn eighth-grade student at Westminster Schools, Chuck, 13, set records in the 100-yard dash (10.1), the 220 (23.1) and the long jump (20'¼") at a junior high meet. He was also a...

June 05, 1978
SEX RATEDSir:I read your May 22 article (Gimme an 'S,' Gimme an 'E,' Gimme...) on the NFL cheerleader craze with great interest.

June 05, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
Most people agree that the idea in business is to make more money than you did last year. Not Jeb Barton of Bend, Ore., who feels that everyone need not march to the beat of the same tom-tom. He...

June 05, 1978 | Frank Deford
In 1930, Robert Benchley wrote, "I am now definitely ready to announce that Sex, as a theatrical property, is as tiresome as the Old Mortgage, and that I don't want to hear it mentioned again. I...

June 05, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
FORE!Former President Gerald Ford, who shows signs of wanting to return to the White House in 1980, ought to check over the press releases sent out by his office. One recently noted that golfer...

June 05, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Al Conover, former Rice football coach, on hearing that his team's 1975 loss to Mississippi State was reversed on forfeit ordered by the NCAA: "I always told the team we didn't get beat, we just...

June 05, 1978 | Robert F. Jones

June 05, 1978 | Joe Marshall
Taking 20 of 27 faceoffs, Johns Hopkins broke Cornell's 42-game winning streak to become the NCAA lacrosse champs

June 05, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick
As they headed back home, the SuperSonics (state) held a 2-1 lead over the Bullets (district) in their playoff for the NBA title

June 05, 1978 | Mark Mulvoy

June 05, 1978 | Ron Fimrite

June 05, 1978 | Kenny Moore

June 05, 1978 | Clive Gammon

June 05, 1978
The reluctant warrior who was Ken Norton is now the rough and ready fighter, anxious to defend the WBC heavyweight championship against Larry Holmes. Pat Putnam profiles the man who didn't really...

June 05, 1978 | Joe Jares
In agriculturally rich Visalia, Calif., the city even reaps a profit from its team

June 05, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

June 05, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
WILLIE MONTANEZ: The Met first baseman walloped three homers, batted .476 and drove in 11 runs, two in a 6-5 victory over the Phillies and another pair in a 3-2 win in Pittsburgh as New York...

June 05, 1978 | Barry McDermott
Evan (Big Cat) Williams can bash a ball a quarter of a country mile—and never mind where it comes down because the game that he plays best is suited to a tee

June 05, 1978 | William F. Reed
By winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Affirmed has helped Louis Wolfson and Harbor View Farm return to the races in fine style

June 05, 1978 | E. M. Swift
Three-hulled Slingshot will be shooting for the world speed mark this autumn

June 05, 1978 | John A. Meyers
June has been designated Photo Month, and a commemorative stamp—a 15-center—is to be issued in a few weeks. While SI did not go out and hire a new picture editor to commemorate anything in...

June 05, 1978 | Bil Gilbert