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September 11, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 11

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Ron Calcagni Cover - Sports Illustrated September 11, 1978

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BOWLING—FRED CONNER of Mar Vista, Calif. defeated Paul Moser 191-180 in the final game to win the $60,000 Waukegan Open by 12 pins. It was Conner's first victory on the PBA tour.

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DONALD HURTERHONOLULU

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6—Eric Schweikardt20, 21—Manny Millan23—Howard Bingham24—Manny Millan81—Richard Mackson88—Lane Stewart92-95—John Iacono96, 98—Leviton-Atlanta109—Chuck McGowen(2), Jim Nachtway-Albuquerque Journal,...

September 11, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
BRUTALITY (CONT.)Sir:SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is to be commended for publishing John Underwood's series on football brutality (Aug. 14 et seq.). It is unquestionably a landmark in sports journalism. If...

September 11, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift
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September 11, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift
•Bobby Murcer, Chicago Cubs right-fielder, after facing Phil Niekro, the Atlanta Braves' knuckleballer: "Trying to hit him is like trying to eat Jell-O with chopsticks."

September 11, 1978 | Pat Putnam

September 11, 1978 | Pat Putnam
Psychic signals are beaming in regularly to Albuquerque's Agonistes Ramu, the self-proclaimed seer who correctly predicted that three balloonists would waft safely across the Atlantic. While...

September 11, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
By the time the Hambletonian came around, driver Howard Beissinger was sick and tired of making alibis for his $2 million colt. So they set a record in one heat and, without breaking stride, hung...

September 11, 1978 | Larry Keith

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The way the ball bounces on Deco-Turf may well determine who will win the U.S. Open. Curry Kirkpatrick and Barry McDermott are at courtside at Flushing Meadow, the tournament's new home, to follow...

September 11, 1978 | John Underwood

September 11, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

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September 11, 1978 | Kelso F. Sutton
When we hired Doug Looney as a staff writer in October 1975, we were under the impression that he was one person. Now we aren't so sure we didn't get Looney and a clone. How else explain the fact...

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Florida State Quarterback Wally Woodham was jogging one night last April when an oncoming car suddenly veered straight at him. Woodham escaped with a minor knee injury, but now understands how...

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A recent SPORTS ILLUSTRATED questionnaire sent to small-college athletic departments asked for a definition of the difference between major-college football and small. Predictably enough, answers...

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Scouting reports on the Top 20 teams, the conferences, the independents and the small colleges were written by Brooks Clark, Mike DelNagro, Kent Hannon, William Oscar Johnson, Melissa Ludtke...

September 11, 1978 | Michael Baughman
Many anglers consider artificial fly-tying not merely a necessary adjunct to their sport, but also a veritable art. In fact, for a salmon fly called the Jock Scott, the tying instructions take up...

September 11, 1978 | Melissa Ludtke Lincoln
An old photo helped San Diego's ace reliever snap a slump. Fingers has been picture-perfect since the end of July

September 11, 1978 | Jim Kaplan
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September 11, 1978 | Jim Kaplan
DARRELL PORTER: The Kansas City catcher was 9 for 21, with four homers, seven runs and nine runs batted in. In a 12-0 victory over the White Sox, Porter went 4 for 4, homered, scored twice and...

September 11, 1978 | Sarah Pileggi
By the semifinal round of the U.S. Amateur, only college kids were left. The best of them turned out to be John Cook, recruited for Ohio State by Jack Nicklaus

September 11, 1978 | Rick Telander
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