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March 03, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 9

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated March 03, 1980

March 03, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 03, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Jean Cruguet, French-born jockey: "When I first came here I worked the Florida tracks. It's hard to learn English when everybody is speaking Spanish."

March 03, 1980 | E. M. Swift
<i>The U.S. went bonkers when Mike Eruzione's shot beat Vladimir Myshkin for the winning goal as America's Team stunned the once invincible Soviets en route to the Olympic title</i>

March 03, 1980 | E. M. Swift
For millions of people, their single, lasting image of the LakePlacid Games will be the infectious joy displayed by the team following its 4-3 win over the Soviet Union last...

March 03, 1980 | E. M. Swift
The night before the end of The Great Whoopee—as Eric Heiden privately called the folderol attending his quest for five speed-skating gold medals—there was the Golden Boy himself, enjoying a...

March 03, 1980 | William Oscar Johnson
At the end of the 1978-79 World Cup ski racing season last March, Ingemar Stenmark flew from Furano, Japan, site of the final race, to Hawaii, where he and a few other skiers, along with Serge...

March 03, 1980 | Bob Ottum
Now that it's all over, now that the battle has been fought and history has been carved in ice, now it can be told. The 19-year-old woman staying at Lake Placid's Hilton Inn under the name of Miss...

March 03, 1980
The big guns in the Big Ten go at it as Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue fire away to determine which will be crowned king of this very regal conference and, perforce, a team to be reckoned with in...

March 03, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 03, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
Villanova's Rory Sparrow has a knack for making winning shots at the buzzer

March 03, 1980 | Kelso F. Sutton
Thoroughly prepared for what has turned out to be the most extensive coverage we have given any Winter Olympics (see pages 16-29 and last issue), the six SI photographers shown above converged on...

March 03, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

March 03, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
MARK AGUIRRE: DePaul's 6'7", 235-pound sophomore forward poured in 105 points, connected on 40 of 76 field-goal attempts and pulled down 28 rebounds as the Blue Demons remained undefeated by...

March 03, 1980 | Joe Marshall
In 1975 I put the shot farther than anyone ever has. But I never made the record books. Now I've got a chance. I'm B...R...I...A...N O...L...D...

March 03, 1980 | Coles Phinizy
Burt Keenan's Acadia, the SORC winner, hasn't got all the latest wrinkles, but it does have a skipper's biggest edge, a good crew

March 03, 1980 | Ron Fimrite

March 03, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
The Florida Hurricane at Circus World in Haines City is advertised as the fastest roller coaster in the South. A ride begins with a climb up a 92-foot rise, followed by a stomach-splitting,...

March 03, 1980
4—Boris Svetlanov-Sovietsky Sport16, 17—Eric Schweikardt18—Heinz Kluetmeier19—George Tiedemann20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier22—OlymPix-Gamma-Liaison (left), George Tiedemann23—Enrico Ferorelli24, 25—Dan...

March 03, 1980 | Compiled by BROOKS CLARK
BASKETBALL—NBA: Kansas City maintained a fat 3½-game lead over Milwaukee in the Midwest Division with two slim victories. The first came at San Diego, 108-107, as Lloyd Free missed the last shot...

March 03, 1980

March 03, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
MARYSir:I could not fail to compare your Feb. 4 swimsuit cover of Christie Brinkley with your Feb. 18 cover of track star Mary Decker. Brinkley's smile is for the camera, not from the heart, but...

March 03, 1980 | Jonathan Yardley
To the best of my knowledge, Jack Dempsey is the first major American sports figure to have found a biographer in the groves of academe. His name is Randy Roberts, he teaches in the European...