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November 26, 1979 | Volume 51, Issue 22

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Art Schlichter Cover - Sports Illustrated November 26, 1979

November 26, 1979 | Grady James Robinson
As I rounded the last turn my lungs burned as though I'd inhaled fire, my brain throbbed and my legs felt like two sticks of celery in the grip of a vise. I forced my head slightly back to give...

November 26, 1979 | Lowell Cohn
The cry of "Hite! Hite!" rings out over the snow-carpeted valley and echoes off the mountain peaks. Thirteen huskies, lying obediently on their bellies, spring to their feet and make a mad dash up...

November 26, 1979
30, 31—Tony Tomsic, Rich Clarkson (inset)32—Tony Tomsic33—Rich Clarkson (top), Tony Tomsic34, 35—Tony Tomsic (top left), Walter Iooss Jr. (3)38—Peter Read Miller39—Neil Leifer40—Fred Kaplan54—Carl...

November 26, 1979 | Compiled by BILL COLSON
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Paced by the first of two straight 34-point efforts by Phil Ford, Kansas City ended a six-game skid with a 110-103 victory over Philadelphia. However, Ford's performance didn't...

November 26, 1979
JIM YUKICAHANOVER, N.H.Jim, 16, the son of Dartmouth Coach Joe Yukica, quarterbacked Hanover High to a 50-27 win over archrival Lebanon High by throwing for seven touchdowns and 411 yards. He also...

November 26, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
SEEING REDSir:I have just finished reading your article on college football's battle for No. 1 (There's a Red Alert, Nov. 12). Douglas S. Looney states that "USC can only hope and wait. Even...

November 26, 1979 | Jonathan Yardley
Though George Halas and Paul Brown are indisputably the grand old men of professional football, at first glance that would seem to be all they have in common. Halas is Papa Bear, a shambling,...

November 26, 1979 | Jim Kaplan
A chess or bridge tournament it definitely was not. At the finals of the U.S. Othello championships last month in New York, flashbulbs popped, cameras whirred and spectators stood within a few...

November 26, 1979 | Rick Telander
"Here, you'll like this," says George Randazzo, a 38-year-old Italian-American with fire in his eyes. Randazzo walks into a storage room and begins moving cardboard boxes around. "Now where is...

November 26, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

November 26, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Edward Bennett Williams, new owner of the Baltimore Orioles, on why he has been inactive in the free-agent market: "I believe there are certain things that cannot be bought: loyalty, friendship,...

November 26, 1979
College Basketball moves into the spotlight with an analysis in words, pictures and diagrams of how the game's top stoppers halt the flow of traffic to the hoop. Curry Kirkpatrick reveals what...

November 26, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney

November 26, 1979 | Kathy Blumenstock
Once renowned as a rock 'em, sock 'em club, the Philadelphia Flyers are now winning with speed, skill and finesse

November 26, 1979 | Paul Zimmerman

November 26, 1979 | Bertram Gabriel

November 26, 1979 | Frank Deford
As a rule of thumb, the more play-by-play announcing required to move a sports story along, the worse the movie. With that in mind, it should be sufficient to let you know that in The Fish That...

November 26, 1979 | William F. Reed
Louisville Linebacker Otis Wilson is all but unknown—except to the pro scouts

November 26, 1979 | Herm Weiskopf

November 26, 1979 | Herm Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Billy Sims, a 6-foot, 205-pound senior tailback, led Oklahoma to a 24-22 victory over Missouri by rushing for 282 yards, including a 70-yard sprint for his 22nd touchdown of the season,...

November 26, 1979 | Terry Todd

November 26, 1979 | Sam Moses

November 26, 1979 | William Nack