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April 03, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 15

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Jack Givens Cover - Sports Illustrated April 03, 1978

April 03, 1978
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—TEXAS defeated North Carolina State 101-93 to win the NIT. Longhorn Guard Jim Krivacs and Forward Ron Baxter, who combined for 59 points in the final, shared the MVP award.

April 03, 1978
13—Drawing by SQW34—Werek35—Enrico Ferorelli36—Wil Blanche50—Frank White60—Mike Maple67—Hank deLespinasse73, 76—Tony Triolo81—Manny Millan

April 03, 1978
TIMOTHY TOBINGRAY, MAINEA junior at the University of Maine-Orono, Tim was New England's top rifle shooter with a 575.5-point season average, and led his team to its third New England rifle title....

April 03, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
SPRINGING FORTHSir:I enjoyed your article on the rookie phenoms (The Eternal Hopefuls of Spring, March 20), but I was disappointed that you did not include Dennis Lamp, a 25-year-old right-handed...

April 03, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

April 03, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Whitey Herzog, Kansas City manager, after George Brett and Clint Hurdle turned a golf cart over on themselves: "I was mad at them, but then I remembered the time that Darrell Johnson, Don Larsen,...

April 03, 1978 | Larry Keith

April 03, 1978 | Bruce Newman
Billie Moore has picked up where John Wooden and his 10 titles left off, as her Bruins won the AIAW basketball championship

April 03, 1978 | John Papanek
Oh, Sparky Lyle's in the Yankees' camp, but baseball is an afterthought because he thinks he's being crowded out of the bullpen

April 03, 1978 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 03, 1978
Baseball '78 leads off with a unique look at the game's two top hitters, Rod Carew and George Foster; up next is Melissa Ludtke, with her revelatory report on the relationship between sport's...

April 03, 1978 | J. D. Reed
Antipasta and propasta factions have been clashing about the legitimacy of the notorious spaghetti racket. This July, the ITF makes its historic ruling

April 03, 1978 | Michael Baughman
Trying to run down a deer Indian-style, he was at first aware only of the challenge of the chase. Then he knew he'd never seen anything so beautiful

April 03, 1978 | William Leggett
There are three things that seem worth reporting about the winter and spring sports television seasons. The first is that while Superstars may still be drawing decent ratings, the show is not...

April 03, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
One of the better lines to come out of a baseball press box was written in 1945 by Warren Brown, a Chicago journalist who contemplated the forthcoming World Series between the war-depleted Detroit...

April 03, 1978 | Sarah Pileggi
Julie Anthony took the honors at the Avon Futures Championship in the Georgia Tech basketball pavilion, but there were some gifted youngsters right behind her

April 03, 1978 | Pat Putnam
He showed them a fast left and a newly polished right. He showed them he could take Earnie Shavers' best punch. And, accidentally, he showed them his fanny. But most of all, Larry Holmes showed...

April 03, 1978 | William Leggett
An outbreak of equine venereal disease has the breeders puzzled and worried

April 03, 1978 | E. M. Swift
Boston University won the NCAA battle and the war of Commonwealth Avenue

April 03, 1978 | Clive Gammon

April 03, 1978 | Richard Bode
Thirty-five years ago, when I was 15, my uncle bought me a 23-foot sloop with a bright deck, blue hull, canvas cuddy and 1,200 pounds of leaded keel. She had two suits of sails plus spinnaker, and...