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September 25, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 13

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated September 25, 1978

September 25, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

September 25, 1978 | Pat Putnam

September 25, 1978 | Bruce Newman
Looking at it strictly from a boxer's point of view, the nice thing about fighting a preliminary bout on a world heavyweight championship card is that, if you should happen to stink out the joint,...

September 25, 1978 | William Leggett
In the showdown at Belmont between Triple Crown winners, Seattle Slew answered his critics with a wire-to-wire victory over Affirmed

September 25, 1978 | Larry Keith

September 25, 1978 | Larry Keith
As the Yankees beat up on the Red Sox for the second weekend in a row and moved in to a semi-comfortable lead in the American League East, who should be surging ahead in the West but New York's...

September 25, 1978
The more the merrier for Mario Andretti, who's won the Indy 500, the Daytona 500, Sebring and this year the Formula I championship. Robert F. Jones profiles this jack-of-all-vehicles who is only...

September 25, 1978 | John Underwood

September 25, 1978 | Kelso F. Sutton
When Kenny Moore handed in his article on the vanishing birds of the Hawaiian forest, which begins on page 72, shreds of moleskin still clung to his blistered heels. His arms were scratched, his...

September 25, 1978 | Jim Kaplan
John Stearns of the Mets is plenty rugged behind the plate, but he is even tougher on the base paths, where he has set a National League "record," stealing 24 times

September 25, 1978

September 25, 1978
GAYLORD PERRY: The 40-year-old Padre righthander beat Atlanta 3-1 and Houston 2-1. With the National League's best record (19-6) and a 2.89 earned run average, he is in contention for a second Cy...

September 25, 1978 | Julie Lamb
Once, long ago, they were the humblest of shoes and, except when their wearers were kids, usually lay forgotten for much of the year in the back of a closet. The soles were worn smooth, the canvas...

September 25, 1978 | Frank Deford
After four lean years on Latin clay, the American Davis Cuppers won in Chile

September 25, 1978 | Kent Hannon
But Joe Senser gives, too, thrilling the West Chester fans with his catches

September 25, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

September 25, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Florida State Quarterback Jimmy Jordan, a 6'1", 185-pound junior, found the range on 17 of 28 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns as the Seminoles swept past Oklahoma State by a...

September 25, 1978 | Joe Marshall
Off to their best start of the '70s and dreaming of a return to their glory days, the rebuilding New York Jets were rudely shot down by Seattle Quarterback Jim Zorn

September 25, 1978 | Virginia Kraft
With royalty on the sidelines, Canada took the team gold away from the U.S. last week in the first World Eventing Championships held outside of Europe

September 25, 1978 | Kenny Moore

September 25, 1978
4—Heinz Kluetmeier16-18—Manny Millan19—James Drake20—Manny Millan21—John Iacono26—Barton Silverman35—Tony Tomsic36, 37—Tony Tomsic (top left, bottom right), Rich Clarkson (2)38—Tony Tomsic (top...

September 25, 1978
BOXING—MUHAMMAD ALI regained the WBA heavyweight championship from Leon Spinks, winning a unanimous 15-round decision before a crowd of 70,000 in the New Orleans Superdome. On the same card,...

September 25, 1978
LEX KANEPONTIAC, MICH.Kane, 22, until recently an auto worker, won the international senior men's singles title at the national roller-skating championships in Lincoln, Neb., for the second...

September 25, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
PREDICTIONSSir:As a native Arkansan, I was in Hog Heaven when I saw that SI had picked our Porkers No. 1 in its college football scouting reports (Sept. 11). I recall that SI picked Notre Dame No....