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June 23, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 25

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Pele Cover - Sports Illustrated June 23, 1975

June 23, 1975 | Edited by Bob Ottum

June 23, 1975 | Edited by Bob Ottum
•Jones Ramsey, University of Texas sports information director, asked at a meeting to suggest what the NCAA might do to celebrate the bicentennial in 1976: "Well, let's see. What did we do in 1876?"

June 23, 1975 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

June 23, 1975 | Pat Putnam
The New York Knicks thought George McGinnis would never play for Philadelphia, so they signed him. But he may—and thereby hangs a tale

June 23, 1975 | Brock Yates
Once Friday the 13th and its crashes were behind them, the racers settled down—only to discover Mario Andretti ahead

June 23, 1975 | Clive Gammon

June 23, 1975
A Fourth U.S. Open title is Jack Nicklaus' aim at Medinah, just a wedge shot away from Chicago. Such folk as Johnny Miller, Gary Player, Tom Watson and Hale Irwin will be battling him. Dan Jenkins...

June 23, 1975 | Joe Jares

June 23, 1975 | John A. Meyers
D. Keith Mano, whose look into the world of jai alai begins on page 40, might readily be identified by SI readers as the whimsical inventor of "feetball" (SI, Nov. 18, 1974), a game that requires...

June 23, 1975 | D. Keith Mano

June 23, 1975 | William Leggett
Even though television is the primary source of entertainment for millions of people, its most widely enjoyed form of programming, sports, is given scant attention when Emmy Awards are passed out....

June 23, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.
Rod Carew is flirting with .400 again, and getting more heft into his stats to refute the costly notion that he is merely a hitter of singles

June 23, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

June 23, 1975 | Dan Levin
Thousands made it to Marblehead but nobody won. That's the rule

June 23, 1975 | Barry McDermott
A sleuth looking for a dark horse in the U.S. Open should shadow Tom Watson, who led after 54 holes in '74 and has won two tournaments since

June 23, 1975 | Dan Gerber
For several years, since environmentalists made the Grand River a live stream once more, fishermen have been a fairly common sight in Grand Rapids. But until this spring their fishing had been...

June 23, 1975 | Michael DelNagro
The classroom young Bryce Fenn prefers is out at the trotting track

June 23, 1975 | Mason Smith

June 23, 1975
COLLEGE BASEBALL—The UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, behind Richard Wortham's four-hit pitching, defeated South Carolina 5-1 for the Longhorns' third College World Series title, in Omaha.

June 23, 1975
4—Roy DeCarava18, 19—Jerry Cooke (2), Neil Leifer (2)20, 21—Eric Schweikardt24, 25—John D. Hanlon32-37—Mickey Pfleger46—Manny Millan48—Walter Iooss Jr.54-57—Roy DeCarava58—Eric...

June 23, 1975
Bobby Harrison, a lefthander for Kempsville High (Virginia Beach, Va.), shut out seven of the 10 teams he started against and gave up only one earned run while compiling an 11-0 mark. Bobby also...

June 23, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
INSIGHTSSir:Thank you for a highly inspirational insight into the career of Rocky Bleier (Rocky Bleier's War, June 9). Your story not only tells of the indecencies of war, it shows the courage of...

June 23, 1975 | Martha Duffy
Dick Francis thrillers have appeared annually since 1964, and they are among the very best around. An ex-steeplechase jockey in England, Francis always uses some aspect of racing as background and...

June 23, 1975 | George Gipe
The moonlight gleamed on the rippling sea.And the lamps lit the foamy strand,While voices blended in merry glee,With the sweet music of the band.That night the time seemed fleeting,And, oh, my...