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September 04, 1972 | Volume 37, Issue 10

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Mark Spitz Cover - Sports Illustrated September 04, 1972

September 04, 1972 | Robert H. Boyle

September 04, 1972 | Dan Jenkins
The format was different, the result the same as Jack Nicklaus racked up still another title, the U.S. Match Play, one of two rich tournaments that were staged on the same course at the same time

September 04, 1972 | Pat Putnam
The glamorous pageantry of the opening ceremonies overrode the feuds and differences that beset Munich before the Games began

September 04, 1972 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
A pack of French journalists tried to follow Mark Spitz () into a shower in Munich's Olympic the other afternoon, but the American swimmer managed to close the door just ahead of his pursuers,...

September 04, 1972 | Herman Weiskopf

September 04, 1972
Two-Time champ Nebraska hopes to make it three—and who will prevent it? The college football issue answers with its Top 20, plus the roundups and a new look at an old Bear.

September 04, 1972 | David Butwin

September 04, 1972
A raftload of legislators and VIPs on an inspection tour of a proposed damsite along the Snake River between Idaho and Oregon spilled into the drink last week, dunking—among others—Congressmen...

September 04, 1972 | J. Richard Munro
A magazine's masthead, the collection of names and titles to be seen at right, is its single most important asset, and certainly this is true at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. It is the heart of our...

September 04, 1972 | William Leggett
Ask a baseball club owner for his recollections of the 1968 season and he will tell you how many high bridges there are in this land that are perfect for jumping off; he will know because he...

September 04, 1972 | Ron Fimrite

September 04, 1972 | M. R. Werner
Hope springs eternal in the breasts of owners and trainers of expensive 2-year-old thoroughbreds, and considering the costs of production and operation such feelings are not unnatural. In order to...

September 04, 1972 | Ron Reid

September 04, 1972 | Kim Chapin

September 04, 1972 | Edited by Martin Kane

September 04, 1972 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Jim Bouton, ex-pitcher, ex-author, TV announcer, whose newest career is acting, on how he got into the movies: "Well, I was sitting at a soda fountain one day in a tight-fitting sweater and...."

September 04, 1972
AUTO RACING—BOBBY ALLISON, driving a Chevrolet won the $39,245 Nashville 420, finishing eight lengths ahead of Richard Petty's Plymouth.

September 04, 1972
4—Lane Stewart12, 13—Roy DeCarava, Neil Leifer (2)14—Roy DeCarava, Stuart Allen Associates15—Jim Raftery, UPI17—Walter Iooss Jr.18—Neil Leifer21—Heinz Kluetmeier28—WBZ Photo32—Dick Raphael38—UPI,...

September 04, 1972
Dickie Hogan, 22, a North Carolina State University graduate who scored the first of his six holes in one at age 12, made his fourth ace in 10 months when he sank his tee shot on the 363-yard 16th...

September 04, 1972
SPARK OF GREATNESSSirs:Ron Fimrite did a beautiful job writing about the rejuvenated Yankees (Red Man to the Rescue, Aug. 21) and the newly found relic of Yankee Stadium. Ralph Houk is proving his...