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September 28, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 13

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Leo Durocher Cover - Sports Illustrated September 28, 1970

September 28, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
OWN PETARDIt had to happen. James Van Alen, the Newport millionaire whose tie-breaker scoring innovation brought a new dimension to the U.S. Open tennis championship at Forest Hills earlier this...

September 28, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Carl DePasqua, Pitt football coach, on team discipline: "Football is not a democracy. There's nothing to debate. The players can debate in political science class."

September 28, 1970 | William Leggett
<i>With the end just a week away, all the games are tough as the Cubs and Mets do their best—sometimes their worst—to overtake the straining Pirates</i>

September 28, 1970 | Pat Putnam
It's just the beginning, of course, but the university's inability to resolve its differences with black football players plus the shellacking it took from Houston last week make the future look...

September 28, 1970 | Carleton Mitchell
Down one race, Australia's "Gretel II" fought back to win the second—only to be disqualified on a foul

September 28, 1970 | Tex Maule
It may not have been instant obsolescence, but for one afternoon Minnesota showed that plain old-fashioned football could blunt Kansas City's newfangled attack

September 28, 1970
Winning 'em all has become a habit at Perm State, but now football's longest win streak is in danger in the rarefied air of Boulder, where the Lions play powerful Colorado.

September 28, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
<b>Morocco's monarch plays with equipment that's personally inscribed, imports former Masters champion Claude Harmon as his personal pro and plays many of his rounds on a sporty course with a...

September 28, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Busy men have dreamed of having a house somewhere "to get away from it all" ever since the Caesars started building their Mediterranean pleasure domes in Capri and elsewhere.

September 28, 1970
The crisp look of modern urban design—on a two-story scale—is reflected in these vacation beach houses conceived by Architect Harry Bates, who came to the theme in the middle of a career devoted...

September 28, 1970 | Pamela Knight
The thing that makes Harry Bates different is his approach: he is a former skyscraper builder who now designs sport houses. Bates brings to a one-family, two-story beach house the same lessons he...

September 28, 1970

September 28, 1970 | Sandy Treadwell
Kent State's self-proclaimed freaks attended the game against Ohio University to mock it but wound up cheering along with the squares

September 28, 1970 | William F. Reed

September 28, 1970 | William F. Reed
THE LINEMAN: Kentucky Linebacker Wilbur Hackett, a 5'9", 185-pound senior, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass as the Wildcats upset Kansas State 16-3. The recovery stopped K-State and led...

September 28, 1970 | Frank Deford
For a long time only the most illustrious athletes were called upon to write books—and then upon the conclusion of their careers. These gee-whiz memoirs were predictably bland and revealed nothing...

September 28, 1970 | Herman Weiskopf
And, ho boy! were they ever high at the world championships in Columbus last week. In one of the big drug scandals in sport, nine medalists were disqualified when it was learned they had taken...

September 28, 1970 | Kim Chapin
Auto racing's best-known Jones boy won a big race—and a championship—for a gentleman who does not like to get beat

September 28, 1970 | Frank Deford
<i>When Jean Drapeau, the mayor of Montreal, first unfurled some of his grandiose schemes the world snickered. But now with Expo, big-league baseball and the Olympics safely in hand His Honor...

September 28, 1970 | Roy Blount Jr.

September 28, 1970
BASKETBALL—Denver Rocket rookie RALPH SIMPSON was permitted by a temporary injunction in U.S. District Court to join the team's preseason practices, at least until Sept. 28 when the court decides...

September 28, 1970
Cover—Tony Triolo, Fred Kaplan-Black Star, Walter Iooss Jr.4—H. Lane Stewart22—Ron Sherman23—Don Uhrbrock24, 25—Eric Schweikardt51—right, Sun Valley News Bureau52—Rich Clarkson63—Tony...

September 28, 1970
Jeff Wells of Alexandria, Va. was the winning pitcher in one of the longest Little League games ever played (16 innings, 3¾ hours). The Baileys Crossroads righthander struck out five and gave up...

September 28, 1970
COUNTDOWNSirs:I take issue with the fact that you would select Ohio State as your preseason No. 1 pick (College Football 1970, Sept. 14). Of your predicted Top 20, 10 teams play the new 11-game...