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February 12, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 6

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Danny Lopez Cover - Sports Illustrated February 12, 1979

February 12, 1979 | William F. Reed
Since Dr. Stanley Frager started hypnotizing Louisville's star Darrell Griffith, the Docs of Dunk have been operating on defense, as well

February 12, 1979 | William Leggett
Whether or not divine intervention was responsible, Steve Cauthen finally broke his 110-race losing streak on a win less gelding

February 12, 1979 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 12, 1979 | E. M. Swift
To the street-hockey player in South Philadelphia and the rink rat in Duluth, the names Kharlamov, Petrov, Mikhailov and Tretiak roll off the tongue almost as easily as Lafleur and Clarke,...

February 12, 1979 | Bruce Newman

February 12, 1979
Streaking Eammonn Coghlan, who has not lost an indoor mile in two years, puts his string on the line at the Millrose Games when he faces John Walker, Wilson Waigwa, Steve Scott, Paul Cummings and...

February 12, 1979 | Jack McCallum
Come April 7, soccer hopes to make its Great Leap Forward as a major sport offered on U.S. television. Well, if not exactly a leap, a significant hop. The campaign will start with a one-hour...

February 12, 1979 | Larry Keith
The Longhorns and Aggies are tied for first in the SWC, mainly because of a forward who's better than he thinks he is and a center who may be as good as he says he is

February 12, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf

February 12, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf
CALVIN NATT: The 6'5" senior, who has career averages of 23.8 points and 11.8 rebounds, had 71 points and 29 rebounds as Northeast Louisiana beat Arkansas-Little Rock 92-83 and Southern...

February 12, 1979 | Sam Moses
Peter Gregg has become the best sports car driver in the U.S. by finding fault, a road to the top that was certain to take him on a wide detour around popularity

February 12, 1979 | J. D. Reed
On the U.S. Olympic and national teams, the accent is on youth. The Olympians zapped both Canada and Mexico, but the big squad got bounced by the U.S.S.R.

February 12, 1979 | Sarah Pileggi
That's the name of JoAnne Carner's game, as Pat Bradley sadly learned

February 12, 1979 | Edited by Ron Reid

February 12, 1979 | Edited by Ron Reid
•Bill Veeck, in a message to White Sox fans: "We will scheme, connive, steal and do everything possible to win the pennant—except pay big salaries."

February 12, 1979 | Bil Gilbert

February 12, 1979
8, 9—Walter Iooss Jr.10, 11—Mickey Pfleger28—Richard Mackson30—Manny Millan (top), Richard Mackson32—Manny Millan37—Heinz Kluetmeier40—Eric Schweikardt42, 44—John McDermott46—Peter Read...

February 12, 1979
SCOTT CHAMNESSWAYNE, PA.Scott, 16, a forward on the Archbishop Carroll High hockey team, scored 13 goals as the Patriots beat Downingtown 20-0. Last season Scott was Inter-County scoring champ...

February 12, 1979
PRO BASKETBALL—Indiana extended its winning streak to five games and jumped from the cellar to third place in the Midwest Division. The Pacers first beat Central Division leader San Antonio...

February 12, 1979
SUPER BOWLSir:What A Passing Parade! The pictures of the Super Bowl in your Jan. 29 issue were great. The cover was fantastic. The story was enjoyable. What more could a person ask for? Probably...

February 12, 1979 | Dan Jenkins
A tragicomic last round of the Bing Crosby saw leads disappear and putts roll without end until Lon Hinkle finally won on the third extra hole