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September 22, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 12

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Joe Greene Cover - Sports Illustrated September 22, 1975

September 22, 1975
BOATING—PIED PIPER, a 35'10" sloop skippered by Lowell North of San Diego, Calif., won the One Ton Cup World Championship off Newport, R.I. Gumboots finished second and America Jane III placed...

September 22, 1975
12, 13—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), Marvin E. Newman14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), Marvin E. Newman16—Jerry Cooke20, 21—Sheedy & Long, courtesy CBS-TV (2)42-62—Illustrations by Gerry Gersten66—Heinz...

September 22, 1975
Greg Mitchell, of Mission Viejo, Calif., a professional hang-glider test pilot, won the World Kite-Glider Championships at Cypress Gardens, Fla. For Mitchell, who attends Saddleback (Calif.)...

September 22, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
NO. 1 AND COMPANYSir:Oklahoma! O.K. I agree with your No. 1 rating of the Sooners all the way (College Football '75, Sept. 8).WILLIAM F. O'BRIENCincinnati

September 22, 1975 | Larry Keith
Still burning from the celebrated upset by Michigan State last year, Ohio State returned to East Lansing to give the Spartans a 21-0 jolt and reinforce a maxim: when you beat Woody Hayes, do it...

September 22, 1975 | William Leggett
Rags-to-riches legends suffered a setback when a colt that sold for $600,000 as a yearling won the rich Marlboro Cup

September 22, 1975 | Roger Vaughan
In boating's version of the 500, the One Ton world championship, a swift rat pack challenged a Pied Piper

September 22, 1975

September 22, 1975 | Dan Jenkins
It was the moment for a big decision on the arctic turf of the Polo Grounds that Sunday in the hopeful year of 1934. The Chicago Bears had battered the New York Giants all afternoon and seemed to...

September 22, 1975
Manila is primed for the thrilla and Mark Kram sets the scene from the fight site. In a biased prediction, Bundini tells why Ali will chop up Frazier like so much Philippine mahogany.

September 22, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
The Superior Court of Alameda County, Department 14, was in session this summer in a third-floor room of the county administration building in downtown Oakland, listening to testimony in the case...

September 22, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
Not to be confused with the beautiful people in the backfield who do the hair dryer and cologne commercials, centers like the Redskins' Len Hauss (opposite) live nose to nose in the bottom of the...

September 22, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
Barring a lot of weird happenings like, oh, Joe Greene forgetting to take his mean pills and L.C. Greenwood discarding his gold football shoes, the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers could so...

September 22, 1975 | Ron Reid
"We used to say that we'd take one thing at a time," says 39-year-old John Madden, now starting his seventh season as head coach of the Oakland Raiders. "It was one practice at a time, one game at...

September 22, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
Hold the flowers. Scrap the black armbands. Forget the moments of silence. All those funereal reports proclaiming the death of the Miami Dolphins may be greatly exaggerated. Despite the flight of...

September 22, 1975 | Mark Donovan
There are a lot of candidates for fourth place and only one for first in this division. The Minnesota Vikings have a virtual lock on the title; they have taken six of the past seven. So what if...

September 22, 1975 | Ron Reid
This division race should provide the answers to some of the most vexing questions of the season. Can a rookie quarterback lead the Atlanta Falcons back to respectability and profitability? Can...

September 22, 1975 | Mark Donovan
The old refrain was: there are only two teams in the NFC East, there are only two teams in the...Dallas and Washington, Washington and Dallas; the order doesn't make any difference. From 1971 to...

September 22, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi

September 22, 1975 | Mike DelNagro
Using a combination of intuition, logic and dreams, Danny Sheridan maintains he has a phenomenal average in picking college games

September 22, 1975 | Mike DelNagro
While it is unfair to ask any man to select the winners of games that will not be played until late in the season, Sheridan agreed. Here are his choices, some eye-opening, in five of the season's...

September 22, 1975 | Ron Reid
SOUTH

September 22, 1975 | Ron Reid
OFFENSE: Tailback Ricky Bell got off to a ringing start in Southern California's 35-7 win over Duke. Bell scored four touchdowns and averaged more than seven yards a carry as he set a USC one-game...

September 22, 1975 | Ray Kennedy
Why it's sure-enough good old Larry, uh, Hartman the Invisible racing Man. You may call him Butch if you like, but remember: don't forget

September 22, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
Jack Nicklaus won the World Open when no one else stepped forward

September 22, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
BAD BOUNCEAround the tennis circuit they're saying that when Martina Navratilova defected to the U.S., she asked the State Department, "Do you cache Czechs here?"

September 22, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•John McKay, USC football coach, asked if he objected to the same team appearing in the Rose Bowl year after year: "Well, yes I do. I don't think Ohio State should come every year."

September 22, 1975 | Kent Hannon
Far ahead in the National League batting race while he was still swinging, the Cubs' injured Bill Madlock overtook the AL leader from the sideline

September 22, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf
AL WEST

September 22, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.
In his dreams, Pittsburgh's Mean Joe Greene pushes and pulls his way past a guard, jumps six feet over the center, slaps aside another blocker, deflects the pass, catches the ball and runs 99...