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November 06, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 19

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 06, 1978

November 06, 1978 | Terry Davis
I had nearly forfeited my match to Romaine Lewis of South Central High because my nose wouldn't stop bleeding. The ref had to interrupt the match in both the first and second rounds because my...

November 06, 1978 | Jim Kaplan
Racquetball may be the sport of speed and youth, as its adherents claim, but for a spectator the game is usually about as exciting as croquet at a nursing home. After watching a couple of recent...

November 06, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Washington, which began the week undefeated, seemed to have taken up right where it left off last year. Then the Bullets dropped three straight on the West Coast and fell to...

November 06, 1978
29—Jerry Cooke, Heinz Kluetmeier30, 31—George Tiedemann63—Barton Silverman73—Richard Mackson74—Carl Iwasaki76—Tony Tomsic80, 82—Eric Schweikardt87—Hank deLespinasse92, 97—John...

November 06, 1978
GARY KUBIAKHOUSTONA senior at St. Pius High, Gary broke the Texas schoolboy career passing record during the Panthers' 43-12 win over De-Quincy (La.). So far he has passed for 5,579 yards, 94 more...

November 06, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:While reading my baseball encyclopedia, I realized that not only did the New York Yankees win the World Series this year to commemorate the 75th anniversary of baseball's most prestigious...

November 06, 1978 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

November 06, 1978 | Bill Surface

November 06, 1978
CRUNCH! Unbeaten Penn State has given up an average of nine points a game while scoring 33. Maryland, also undefeated, averages eight and 27 points. John Underwood relates whose irresistible force...

November 06, 1978 | Dan Jenkins
They're Whitehurst and Middleton and Johnson and Gofourth, and they may have brought Bart's Packers back

November 06, 1978 | E. M. Swift

November 06, 1978 | Pat Putnam

November 06, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney

November 06, 1978 | Ron Reid
Georgia players admit that the squad is not long on talent or experience, but they can prove they're not quitters

November 06, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

November 06, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Billy Sims, an Oklahoma junior, had his second straight 200-yard game as the Sooners beat Kansas State 56-19, scoring twice and gaining 202 yards in 25 tries to up his season's rushing...

November 06, 1978 | Joe Jares
The U.S. women used to be patsies but Patty, Flo and Debbie are changing that

November 06, 1978 | Ron Reid
NFL defector Terry Metcalf has hardly dazzled them in Toronto the way he did in St. Louis, but it's not all his fault

November 06, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
The spring of 1951 was the worst time in the history of college basketball and one of the worst in the history of American sports. Beginning with the disclosure by New York District Attorney Frank...

November 06, 1978 | Sam Moses
The Hobie Cat world championship started with 248 sailors, but when the Texas Gulf winds began howling, a South African dad and son were the coolest cats of all

November 06, 1978 | John Papanek

November 06, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
Bud Delp figures he has the favorite for the Kentucky Derby in Spectacular Bid, an impressive winner at Laurel

November 06, 1978 | Sam Moses