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September 04, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 10

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Roger Staubach Cover - Sports Illustrated September 04, 1978

September 04, 1978
6—Anthony Donna18, 19—Manny Millan20, 21—George Tiedmann35—Barry Staver (top), Lynn Pelham49, 63—drawings by Sandy Huffaker64—Tom Williamson66—Jerry Cabluck72, 76—Eric Schweikardt79—Tom...

September 04, 1978
BASEBALL—Chao-Min Pan struck out 13 to lead Taiwan to an 11-1 victory over Danville, Calif. and its second straight Little League World Series title, its seventh in 10 years, at Williamsport, Pa.

September 04, 1978
MIKE FLORESHOUSTON

September 04, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
BRUTALITY (CONT.)Sir:Punishment Is a Crime, Part 2 of your series on brutality in football (Aug. 14 et seq. is a shockingly revealing compendium of bad sportsmanship. I think this article will go...

September 04, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift
HOPES UP, AND DASHED

September 04, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift
•Lee Corso, Indiana football coach, after his fifth appearance at the Big Ten kickoff luncheon: "I think I've finally arrived. For the first time in five years Woody didn't call me Lou."

September 04, 1978 | Clive Gammon
Rich and ready, the Cosmos won their second consecutive Soccer Bowl from a Tampa Bay team that sorely missed its big star

September 04, 1978 | Robert F. Jones
By roaring off with the Grand Prix at Zandvoort, America's Andretti wheeled closer to an elusive goal: a world title

September 04, 1978 | Ron Fimrite
Division leaders they might be, but both the Dodgers and Phillies were in misery, especially that "happy family" in L.A.

September 04, 1978 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
Bud Goode, prognosticator extraordinary, feeds his Univac 1106 computer a mawful of statistics, and reports the readout: close races in all divisions of the AFC but a runaway in the NFC for...

September 04, 1978 | Dan Jenkins

September 04, 1978 | Ron Reid

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
had pro football's most effective offense last year. The Dolphins were one of the NFL's highest scoring teams, yet they ran fewer plays than most. End zones, not opponents, stopped them. Of...

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
, once the scourge of the National Football League, is today typical of the AFC Central. The division that built a reputation as the league's toughest during 1975 and 1976 retains the image but...

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
was nudged out of first place last season for the first time in six years and only the second time in 11 years, but don't look for it to happen this time around. The Raiders are ahead of the rest...

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
could win this division playing its reserves, its only weakness being at placekicker. When All-Pro Efren Herrera demanded to renegotiate his contract, Dallas shipped him off to Seattle. But as...

September 04, 1978 | Kelso F. Sutton
Years of toting water to Washington Redskin huddles in the late '60s must have helped prepare Staff Writer Joe Marshall for the task of putting together the scouting reports for this, our annual...

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
keeps hanging on, but winning in this division is getting tougher and the Vikings aren't world-beaters at defending against the run. The defensive line still exhibits the ancient trio of Alan...

September 04, 1978 | Joe Marshall
should have little or no trouble winning its sixth straight NFC West title even if owner Carroll Rosenbloom decides to do the coaching himself or turn the job over to his new cheerleading squad,...

September 04, 1978 | William Leggett
When last we left Miami Attorney Ellis Rubin, it was 1972 and he was battling Commissioner Pete Rozelle and the NFL over a 75-mile television blackout of Super Bowl VI, played in New Orleans'...

September 04, 1978 | Ron Reid
J. R. Richard, tallest man in the game, may become the first righty in the National League to strike out 300 in a season

September 04, 1978 | Kent Hannon

September 04, 1978 | Kent Hannon
GEORGE HENDRICK: The St. Louis centerfielder blasted four homers, including a grand slam and a three-run shot in the same game. He also batted .407, with two four-hit games, as the Cards won their...

September 04, 1978 | Kenny Moore
Bill Rodgers started with 4,000 at Falmouth but as usual he ended alone

September 04, 1978 | E. M. Swift
Winner of 36 of 42 races in one year and a record $128,397 in purses, a wondrous greyhound named Downing is retiring to become the sport's only syndicated stud

September 04, 1978 | Robert F. Jones
Roger Staubach—Mr. Straight Arrow, the Galahad of the Gridiron—gets ready to mount his white horse and ride hell out of 1978

September 04, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
The dramatic possibilities of tennis are both enormous and obvious, as any Alfred Hitchcock admirer is well aware. One of Hitchcock's best-known scenes occurs in Strangers on a Train, when Farley...