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February 05, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 5

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Christie Brinkley Cover - Sports Illustrated February 05, 1979

February 05, 1979 | Edited by J. D. Reed

February 05, 1979 | Edited by J. D. Reed
•Don Budge, on the new Ellsworth Vines and Gene Vier book, Tennis: Myth and Method, in which Vines picks Budge as the greatest player of all time: "It's one of the most knowledgeable tennis books...

February 05, 1979 | Bruce Newman

February 05, 1979 | John Underwood
So say college administrators who fear that government efforts to bring parity to women's sports might bring ruin to the men's

February 05, 1979 | John Papanek
San Antonio's James Silas struggled with injuries for two years, but now the NBA is finally getting to see the best guard from the ABA

February 05, 1979 | E. M. Swift

February 05, 1979
A real nice clambake is in store for the Monterey Peninsula when the 38th Bing Crosby National Pro-Am tees off. Dan Jenkins will be between the cypress and the deep blue sea, watching Tom Watson...

February 05, 1979 | Roy Blount Jr.

February 05, 1979
Well, not really. But if she were selling, she'd be doing a land-office business. The Seychelles islands, aptly called the Pearls of the Indian Ocean, offer a lot more than cowries and conchs. For...

February 05, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
When Staff Writer Julia Lamb was asked to help coordinate and edit elements of our 15th annual swimsuit issue, it seemed a fitting assignment for one who has had a long association with the more...

February 05, 1979 | Jule Campbell
The only bad thing about the Seychelles is getting there. One can fly from New York on British Airways, which has connecting flights from London on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, or on Air...

February 05, 1979 | Frank Deford
It has been many years since I have written about Hot Rod Hundley, and to account for this, I must begin with a personal episode. Years ago Rod and I were out together one evening in Manhattan, up...

February 05, 1979 | Joe Jares
Though only a JC coach, Bud Presley is among the best in the business

February 05, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf

February 05, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf
JIM KRIVACS: Texas took charge of the Southwest Conference race as the senior guard went on a scoring spree, putting in 28 points against Texas A&M, 23 more at Baylor and 24 against Southern...

February 05, 1979 | George Plimpton

February 05, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney
I went to visit my mother the other day in Boulder, Colo. When I walked into the house she said, with her usual frankness. "You smell like a gym." She did not say, "like a high school gym," but...

February 05, 1979
PRO BASKETBALL—The Knicks' swing through the Far West was far from profitable. Although Bob McAdoo tossed in 45 points, his high as a Knick, and fell one short of tying Wilt Chamberlain's league...

February 05, 1979
4—Evelyn Floret-Black Star22, 23—George Tiedemann50—John Kenny52—Mickey Pfleger62—map by William Bernstein

February 05, 1979
JANET KARVONENNEW YORK MILLS. MINN.Janet, a 6-foot junior at New York Mills High and holder of the Minnesota career basketball scoring record for girls (1,780 points), is averaging 31.3 points and...

February 05, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
REALLY SUPERSir:Congratulations to the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers and to the runner-up Dallas Cowboys for cutting through the hoopla and the hype to play a classic football game....