SI Vault

January 17, 1972 | Volume 36, Issue 3

Previous Previous
Sheila Roscoe Cover - Sports Illustrated January 17, 1972

January 17, 1972 | Peter Carry
Along came Los Angeles, with 33 victories and a full head of steam. And here came the Bucks, determined to stop the train by throwing themselves right in front of it

January 17, 1972 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Marquette, Milwaukee's other team, won, too—in a royal battle of the McGuire boys, Al and Frank

January 17, 1972 | William Johnson
For years he warned ski racers about professionalism. For years they laughed. But now they know Brundage means business

January 17, 1972 | Tex Maule
Dallas will win by more than two touchdowns, says the author, who's been known to make similar pronouncements. This time he really means it

January 17, 1972 | John Underwood
The author was born in Miami, lives in Miami and will die in New Orleans if the Big Aqua Machine conks out. Worry not. Garo Yepremian is on hand

January 17, 1972 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Now close to 6,000 people do have boats tied up at the Los Angeles city limits. Marina del Rey is a waterfront community where Angelenos can park their craft a mere 30 or 40 minutes from the...

January 17, 1972
Two teams with desire, Dallas and Miami, meet (appropriately) in New Orleans in Super Bowl VI. Tex Maule, a man who knows an intangible when he sees one, will report.

January 17, 1972 | Jule Campbell
When the U.S. Navy decided to redesign some of its uniforms for next year, it was just as well that nobody conferred with Rudi Gernreich, Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass. Gernreich's sculptured...

January 17, 1972
Back at the wheel these days is former driving champ Stirling Moss, now 42, whose driver's license was revoked by British authorities for six months after three violations. It was restored three...

January 17, 1972 | Herman Weiskopf
The early-season tournaments and tune-ups are out of the way, and now the conference races begin Phase II. As for Phase I, it revealed in each region at least one unusually strong team and one...

January 17, 1972

January 17, 1972 | Barry McDermott
Man may never conquer golf, but one remarkable day last fall an obscure assistant pro from Illinois gave the game an awful battle

January 17, 1972 | Joe Jares
Boyish Don Johnson picks up where he left off in 1971 by sheathing his swollen thumb in a raw potato, then outrolling the field to draw first blood on the 1972 circuit at the BPAA Open in New York...

January 17, 1972 | Clive Gammon

January 17, 1972 | J. Richard Munro
During the NBA playoffs last spring Peter Carry, our man on the hardwood, was in Baltimore to cover a Bullet practice session. Trailing Milwaukee in the finals, two games to none, Baltimore was so...

January 17, 1972
BASKETBALL—NBA: In the Game of the Century of the week, Midwest Division leader Milwaukee snapped Los Angeles' record-winning streak at 33 with a 120-104 win over the Pacific leader (page 12). Six...

January 17, 1972
5—Wil Blanche12-15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—James Drake18—Neil Leifer38—Popperfoto-Pictorial Parade, AP44, 45—Heinz Kluetmeier

January 17, 1972
Kenneth Schmidlein, 14, of Waban, Mass., won the U.S. junior frisbee championship in Las Vegas over eight finalists in competition judged on accuracy, distance and skill in throwing and catching....

January 17, 1972
THE PRICE OF PEACESirs: In my humble opinion, the Boston Bruins are doing O.K. (Watcha Doin', Brother Bruin? Jan. 3). It seems to me that the Boston fans are far too critical of all their...

January 17, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

January 17, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•George Halas, owner of the Chicago Bears, on Wide Receiver Dick Gordon's accusation that Halas disliked him: "Only individual I ever hated in my 76-plus years was Adolf Hitler."