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January 29, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 4

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Rocky Bleier Cover - Sports Illustrated January 29, 1979

January 29, 1979 | Joe Marshall
One of Dallas Linebacker Thomas (Hollywood) Henderson's many prophecies about the Super Bowl was that Dallas would score 31 points. Henderson was right, of course. As for how many points he...

January 29, 1979 | Ray Kennedy

January 29, 1979 | Ron Fimrite
Steve Scott, the pleasant young middle-distance runner from Southern California, is as fond of the word "magical" as so many of his contemporaries are of "super." "There is nothing so magical...

January 29, 1979 | Stanley Meltzoff
Artist Stanley Meltzoff, who has spent a number of years studying saltwater gamefish—often underwater—portrays on these pages one of the most prized: the Atlantic sailfish. On Florida's east...

January 29, 1979 | Larry Keith

January 29, 1979
White Sands and Azure Seas in the faraway Seychelles provide a backdrop for our swimsuit issue. Fashion editor Jule Campbell and photographer Walter Iooss Jr. reveal the new beachwear, while...

January 29, 1979 | Joe Jares
BYU, with sophomore Guard-Shortstop Danny Ainge, beat Utah, with sophomore Forward Danny Vranes, to win Wasatch bragging rights and the WAC lead

January 29, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf

January 29, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf
LARRY BIRD: Indiana State's 6'9½" senior scored 84 points, grabbed 34 rebounds, had 13 assists and stole the ball five times as the Sycamores won three Missouri Valley Conference games and ran...

January 29, 1979 | William Leggett
Affirmed, last year's Triple Crown winner, has lost five straight and his jockey Steve Cauthen has been struggling daily to understand his own reversal of form

January 29, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
Andre Laguerre, managing editor of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED from 1960 to 1974, died of a heart attack last Thursday, Jan. 18, at the age of 63. For the last three years, until his retirement on Jan. 1,...

January 29, 1979 | John Papanek
Truck Robinson didn't like all that Jazz in New Orleans, so he asked for a trade to Phoenix. Now he adds rebounding muscle to the nation's most elegant team

January 29, 1979 | J. D. Reed
Placid but powerful, the little heavy took the Toronto tournament by surprise

January 29, 1979 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi

January 29, 1979 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
•Gordon Beard, Associated Press sports editor in Baltimore, on the proliferation of NFL playoff teams: "If Pete Rozelle had been in charge during World War II, Germany and Japan would still be in...

January 29, 1979 | Barry McDermott

January 29, 1979
BADMINTON—LIEN SWIE KING of Indonesia beat countryman Llie Sumirat 15-8, 15-8 to win the World Champions Cup in Tokyo. LENE KOPPEN of Denmark defeated Horie Yuki of Japan 11-7, 11-6 for the...

January 29, 1979
4—Arnold Newman8, 9—Heinz Kluetmeier10, 11—Tony Tomsic (top), Peter Read Miller (bottom left), Walter Iooss Jr.12, 13—(clockwise from left) Peter Read Miller, Heinz Kluetmeier, John Iacono, Tony...

January 29, 1979
KENNETH JOHNSONGRANFIELD, OKLA.Kenneth, a senior at Granfield High, scored a state record 105 points in the Bearcats' 120-65 win over Terral. The 6'1" guard hit 45 of 85 shots from the field and...

January 29, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
DALLAS VS. L.A.Sir:Because of injuries, Los Angeles played the whole game against Dallas without its top running back (Lawrence McCutcheon), three quarters without its No. 2 running back (John...

January 29, 1979 | Dan Jenkins