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March 17, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 12

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Albert King Cover - Sports Illustrated March 17, 1980

March 17, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 17, 1980 | Larry Keith
A demanding new manager is making spring training anything but borrriiiing for the Phillies

March 17, 1980 | William Nack
Superbity, trained by the venerable Sunshine Calvert, took the year's first major test for 3-year-olds, the Flamingo, but if it proves anything, it is that the outcome of the Derby—and the races...

March 17, 1980 | Bruce Newman

March 17, 1980 | Dan Levin
Rugby may be the only game in the U.S. that is best known for its uniform. Those broad-striped shirts with prim white collars certainly are more frequently seen than a scrum, but on California's...

March 17, 1980
Roaring into the majors is a young Tiger of a centerfielder named Kirk Gibson, who Detroit hopes will evoke memories of the great Al Kaline. Larry Keith checks his credentials, as well as those of...

March 17, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney

March 17, 1980 | Kelso F. Sutton
Staff Writer Dan Levin has the hat trick in this issue, three—count 'em, three—articles on wildly disparate subjects. He examines the new and, to some, disturbing sport of women's bodybuilding...

March 17, 1980 | Roy S. Johnson
High school star Kenny Monday came off the carpet to mop up on the mat

March 17, 1980 | Dan Levin
For nearly 40 years a strain of cutthroat trout had been officially "extinct." Then one day, in a small Utah creek, researcher Terry Hickman made a big discovery

March 17, 1980 | Jule Campbell
With designer John Kubiak's line of training suits, runners have little reason to fear rain, snow or gloom of night

March 17, 1980 | Roy S. Johnson

March 17, 1980 | William F. Reed
I grew up in Kentucky, in the heyday of Adolph Rupp, so I learned early that, other than the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA basketball tournament is the grandest event there is. I love college...

March 17, 1980 | Dan Levin

March 17, 1980
4—Frank White14, 15—Andy Hayt16, 17—John Iacono22, 23—Richard Mackson24—Peter Read Miller (top), Richard Mackson46, 49—Michael Salas50, 52—Carl Iwasaki54, 56—John G. Zimmerman58—Manny Millan61,...

March 17, 1980 | Compiled by BROOKS CLARK
BASKETBALL—Riding a nine-game winning streak, Boston moved three games ahead of Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics' sixth triumph in a row came over Detroit 118-115 as Larry Bird...

March 17, 1980
DWAYNE GREENERALEIGH, N.C.Dwayne, 19, was timed at six seconds flat in the indoor 60-yard dash at the Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News Relays, the fastest time this season by a high-schooler. He will...

March 17, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
OLYMPIAN PHOTOGRAPHYSir:We waited in anxious anticipation all week. Which shot would it be on the cover of SI? Goalie Jim Craig standing on the ice, draped in the American flag? Captain Mike...

March 17, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 17, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Lynn Wheeler, after resigning as the coach of Iowa State's women's basketball team, which finished the season with 14 straight defeats: "I've taken this team as far as I can."