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October 30, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 18

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Bill Rodgers Cover - Sports Illustrated October 30, 1978

October 30, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Tommy LaGarde, Marvin Webster's replacement at center, turned out to be a surprise—at least for one game—in Seattle. He grabbed 13 rebounds and scored a career-high 32 points...

October 30, 1978
24, 25—John Iacono26—Peter B. Kaplan27, 28—Jerry Cooke29—George Tiedemann34—Jerry Cabluck40, 41—Tony Duffy42, 43—Peter Robinson55—Barton Silverman76—Heinz Kluetmeier83—Tony Tomsic92, 93—Lane...

October 30, 1978
ROB FREEMANTACOMA, WASH.A junior at Woodrow Wilson High, Rob, now 16, won the World Junior Frisbee title in Atlanta over Jim Murphy of Detroit. Tests included throwing for distance and accuracy,...

October 30, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
NBA RATINGSSir:In his column on the decline in pro basketball TV ratings (TV/RADIO, Oct. 16), William Leggett overlooks an important reason why televised games fail to attract a substantial...

October 30, 1978 | Robert W. Peterson
Tucked away in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania is a tidy little golf course billed as the oldest in continuous use in the United States. It's the Country Club at Foxburg (pop. 250 and...

October 30, 1978 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 30, 1978 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, the well-known ring physician, on the sale of video cassettes showing both Ali-Spinks fights for $89.95: "Hell, for that money, Spinks will come to your house."

October 30, 1978 | Kenny Moore

October 30, 1978
The door is wide open, says the WBC world heavyweight champ, and contenders may now step up to fight the baddest dude of them all. Pat Putnam chronicles the life and hard times of Larry Holmes as...

October 30, 1978 | Joe Marshall
The Patriots gave all New England something to shout about as they took over the top spot in the AFC East by mauling the Dolphins

October 30, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

October 30, 1978 | Jim Kaplan
The week had already been a busy one for Texas freshman Lawrence Sampleton. On Sunday he was still treating a sprained ankle that had limited his play to specialty teams for the first four games...

October 30, 1978 | Dan Jenkins

October 30, 1978 | Julia Lamb

October 30, 1978 | Pat Putnam
Though the Midshipmen have no dreadnoughts, they are tops in the defense department. They have some guns on offense, too, as witness their 6-0 record

October 30, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

October 30, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Steve Dils, a senior quarterback at Stanford, completed 32 of 51 passes for a Pac-10-record 430 yards and tied a conference mark with five touchdown throws as the Cardinals defeated...

October 30, 1978 | Spencer Reiss
It was mystics vs. realpolitik plus a race against time as Korchnoi's bid failed

October 30, 1978 | Ron Fimrite
Bucky Dent and Brian Doyle were in the lineup for their gloves, but New York won the Series because of their bats

October 30, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on one's point of view, the excerpt from Peter Gent's new novel that SPORTS ILLUSTRATED published recently turns out to be the best part of the book. That...

October 30, 1978 | John Papanek
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has seemed somewhat subdued since his fight with Kent Benson a year ago, but the five-time MVP says he isn't about to give up on the game

October 30, 1978 | Jerry Kirshenbaum