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March 12, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 11

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Dudley Bradley Cover - Sports Illustrated March 12, 1979

March 12, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 12, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•John Tate, unbeaten heavyweight boxer: "Any fighter who tries to psych me out is wasting his time, because I know what's in his mind. I don't fear anybody but God. Another boxer might knock you...

March 12, 1979 | Sarah Pileggi

March 12, 1979 | William Oscar Johnson
And then some, as one famous and one unknown Austrian triumphed on Whiteface while U.S. ski hopes came tumbling down

March 12, 1979 | Ron Fimrite
...and if master batsman Rod Carew can lead the Angels to a pennant, Palm Springs may name a street after him

March 12, 1979 | Bruce Newman

March 12, 1979
Short at short may describe the 79 White Sox, who are giving rookie Harry Chappas—5'3" or 5'5", depending on who's doing the measuring—a shot at the job. Larry Keith reports on the rook with the...

March 12, 1979 | Barry McDermott

March 12, 1979 | Clive Gammon

March 12, 1979 | Mike DelNagro
Oklahoma won its first Big Eight title in 30 years with a bunch of out-of-staters and a coach who traces his success to the days he spent at Bobby Knight's knee

March 12, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf

March 12, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf
CLAUDE GREGORY: The 6'8" Wisconsin sophomore forward scored 48 points and grabbed 26 rebounds as the Badgers pulled off two upsets in the Big Ten, a 76-73 win over Ohio State and an 83-81 defeat...

March 12, 1979 | Joe Marshall
Dan Ripley upset the Soviet juggernaut with a record pole vault at Fort Worth

March 12, 1979 | E. M. Swift
The team from tidy little Bowling Green aims to sweep to the NCAA tournament

March 12, 1979 | Jeannette Bruce
"A gentle mist rolls through the enclosure with a circulating air current, opening your pores and breathing passages.... The Spring Showers begin to fall, gently massaging and refreshing your...

March 12, 1979 | John Papanek
Hubie Brown's no-names have Atlanta's reconstruction effort right on target

March 12, 1979 | Kim Chapin

March 12, 1979 | Lowell Cohn
Shortly after he returned from Vietnam in 1968, Leon Dixon wandered into the garage of his Detroit home and discovered the stubby, black and red J.C. Higgens balloon-tire bicycle he had ridden as...

March 12, 1979
PRO BASKETBALL—Los Angeles took over the top spot in the Pacific Division from slumping Seattle. Paced by Jamaal Wilkes, Adrian Dantley and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who scored 73, 71 and 66 points,...

March 12, 1979
22—James Drake23—Walter Iooss Jr.26, 27—George Tiedemann28—George Tiedemann (top), Rich Clarkson38—Hank deLespinasse49—Jim Richardson54—Lane Stewart59, 60—John Kenney65, 66—George Tiedemann68,...

March 12, 1979

March 12, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
RED SOX FANSir:Jonathan Schwartz' brilliant piece on last fall's Red Sox-Yankee playoff game (A Day of Light and Shadows, Feb. 26) vividly captures the agony of that event for me and other Boston...