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September 27, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 13

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Maury Wills Cover - Sports Illustrated September 27, 1971

September 27, 1971 | Herman Weiskopf

September 27, 1971
BOATING—TED TURNER of Atlanta won the World 5.5-meter sailing championships with four victories in seven races off Oyster Bay, N.Y. Turner finished with the low score of 16.7, David Forbes of...

September 27, 1971
21-24—Fred Kaplan-Black Star25—John Iacono26, 27—James Drake28—James Drake50-53—Arthur Elgort56—UPI74—George Kalinsky79—Bud Kamenish89—Rich Clarkson108—Sue Humphrey, Anthony LoSardo, UPI

September 27, 1971
Pam Secchiari, 11, of Scottsdale, Ariz., who had been competing in AAU races only three months, won national age-group titles in the 100-yard dash (12.3) and long jump (16'1¾") and was awarded...

September 27, 1971 | Joe Jares
On Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, Calif., a street that offers one of the nation's wider selections of smutty movies and magazines, there is a seedy little book shop that appears to...

September 27, 1971
PICKS AND POKESSirs:Congratulations on another marvelous issue of SI. The College Football 1971 section (Sept. 13) was sensational. Although I disagree on LSU's place (No. 5) in the Top 20, I...

September 27, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 27, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Red Auerbach, former Boston Celtic coach, now general manager, on why he would not want to coach professional basketball again: "Besides the fact that it wouldn't sit right at home, I have to be...

September 27, 1971 | William Leggett

September 27, 1971 | Ron Fimrite
Sometimes there is no accounting for a revelation. It may come, as it did to the recumbent Sir Isaac Newton, when an apple disengages itself from an overhead branch. Or it may come, as it did for...

September 27, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
The question about Notre Dame was who would play quarterback. The answer, as Northwestern discovered, is who cares

September 27, 1971 | Tex Maule

September 27, 1971 | Lee Alan Gutkind

September 27, 1971 | Thomas McGuane
Because this was a visit and a return, I might have had the nerve, right at the beginning, to call it and take my lumps on the Victorianism and sentimentality counts, though half a page of murder...

September 27, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle

September 27, 1971
For two and a half years Carl E. Killion, president of the Illinois State Beekeepers Association, has been buzzing around trying to get the Government to issue a commemorative stamp for the...

September 27, 1971 | Pat Putnam
Arizona State led the nation in total offense last year and Houston averaged 30 points a game, so naturally when they met, with the scoreboard braced for the worst, the result was a comparative...

September 27, 1971 | Joe Jares

September 27, 1971 | Joe Jares
THE BACK: Washington Quarterback Sonny Sixkiller, who saw his defense give up the lead to Purdue with 3½ minutes remaining, took the Huskies right back with passes of 31 yards, seven and 33, the...

September 27, 1971
Pro Basketball Starts on the road to eventual merger with its first interleague play. Champion Milwaukee meets Dallas and Baltimore takes on Kentucky in exhibition games.

September 27, 1971 | Larry Keith
The absence of many ranking foreign players made Forest Hills a wide-open Open this year, and the rain made it one that looked as if it would never close. But on the 15th day, with Chris Evert...

September 27, 1971 | Mark Kram
Ken Buchanan held on to his world lightweight title by a razor's edge—and by some late flurries against fast-retreating Ismael Laguna

September 27, 1971 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
The legs of yearlings go every which way at Keeneland's poor man's sale, but smart buyers have found the last two Derby winners there

September 27, 1971 | Gwilym S. Brown
The Ryder Cup results were pretty much as usual. The British sent a fresh young team against our pros, and Author James Thurber's words applied: 'Youth will be served—frequently stuffed with...

September 27, 1971 | Mark Kram