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November 13, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 20

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Chuck Fusina Cover - Sports Illustrated November 13, 1978

November 13, 1978 | Edited by Bruce Newman

November 13, 1978 | Edited by Bruce Newman
•Rick Venturi, Northwestern football coach, after his team was beaten 63-20 by Ohio State: "The only difference between me and General Custer is that I had to watch the films on Sunday."

November 13, 1978 | John Underwood
Penn State stopped Maryland 27-3 in the showdown of unbeatens as the Nittany Lions held the Terps to minus 32 yards on the ground and stole five passes

November 13, 1978 | E. M. Swift
Hockey's hottest team is the big, young Atlanta Flames, and they may well put a match to the Georgia city's tag of 'Losersville, U.S.A.'

November 13, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Everything was supposed to fall apart in Seattle with Marvin Webster gone, but Tommy LaGarde has been a revelation at center as the Sonics continue to win

November 13, 1978 | Joe Marshall

November 13, 1978
The way I see it, says Larry Holmes: Alfredo Evangelista went 15 rounds with Ali, but he won't last nearly that long with me. Pat Putnam will be at ringside in Las Vegas to see if the WBC...

November 13, 1978 | Clive Gammon

November 13, 1978 | Kelso F. Sutton
"Both of us were resigned to dying because it seemed like such a good opportunity to do it," says H. Marvin Bird. 63, author of the harrowing sea adventure, A Long Time Between Beers, starting on...

November 13, 1978 | William F. Reed

November 13, 1978 | Dan Levin
If Macalester College drops Its final game—a good bet—It will wrap up a fourth straight winless season and extend its NCAA record to 42 consecutive defeats

November 13, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

November 13, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Theotis Brown, a 6'2", 230-pound senior fullback, broke his own UCLA single-game rushing record by gaining 274 yards in 26 carries and scoring two touchdowns as the Bruins downed Oregon...

November 13, 1978 | Coles Phinizy
Awash in fast and fancy boats, this shopper finds a conservative winner

November 13, 1978 | Steve Wulf
Job security is far from guaranteed for the men who put the foot into football

November 13, 1978 | John Ballantine
An underrated British team won the Wightman Cup for the 10th time in 50 tries when two precocious American youngsters, Tracy Austin and Pam Shriver, lost in their London debuts

November 13, 1978 | Dan Levin
Nobody catches big bass like New Englander Bill Plummer. One day he put a hook on a toy frog, and soon he had enough money to allow him to fish six days a week

November 13, 1978 | H. Marvin Bird

November 13, 1978 | Bill Verigan
At last, a movement is afoot—or perhaps a non-movement is awallow—to free the non-runner from his closet, if he can get up the energy to leave. As the blushing red cover of The Non-Runner's Book...

November 13, 1978 | Thomas Longstreth
I had known who Wilt Chamberlain was for more than a year, ever since a Philadelphia Evening Bulletin headline announced that a 6'11" sophomore figured to make Overbrook High School very tough. I...

November 13, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—It didn't take John Lucas long to make the transition from a World Team Tennis court to a basketball court and from Houston to San Francisco. Acquired as partial compensation for...

November 13, 1978
4—Tom E. Appleby18, 19—left and right Tony Tomsic, center James Drake (3)21—Tony Tomsic26, 27—George Tiedemann28—Heinz Kluetmeier38—Bernard Gourier44—Gerald R. Brimacombe58—James Drake59—John D....

November 13, 1978
STU KIRZNERBROOKLYNKirzner, a 24-year-old export coordinator for a drug company, defeated William Archival of the Bronx 21-8, 21-4 to win the open singles division of the U.S. Handball...

November 13, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
HITS VS. RUNSSir:I could not believe my eyes when I saw the cover of your Oct. 30 issue. The Yankees won the World Series, there were big upsets in pro football and you chose to feature a...