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The Ring Leader
The greatest team player of all time, Bill Russell was the hub of a Celtics dynasty that ruled its sport as no other team ever has
A Player For The Ages
Boston's Larry Bird, in what may be his finest season, gets Red Auerbach's vote—over Bill Russell—as the best ever
Sportsman of the Year BILL RUSSELL
The career of Bill Russell (see cover) is astonishing for itsconsistent brilliance. ... What follows is the narrative of a day recentlyspent with Russell, interspersed ...
Big Bill Loves to Eat 'em Up
A shy young man with a huge appetite, UCLA's superstar feeds the Bruins' fast break and feasts on their foes
Bill Russell, star of the Boston Celtics, wanted—and got—a new pair of shoes
New England industry has been in trouble for a long time, and Rhode Islands Bristol Manufacturing Corp., an old Yankee-owned shoe company, was no ...
'WE ARE GROWN MEN PLAYING A CHILD'S GAME'
The bearded man laughing at his daughter is Bill Russell, the most remarkable basketball player of our time. Sport, however, is one of his lesser interests.
21 BILL RUSSELL
You wonder why the rapid-fire film montages of the '60s almost never show Bill Russell. The music of the Beatles always is played in the ...
A Tale of Two Eras
Today's players are bigger and stronger, and they make more money. But is the game Bo knows really better than its distant cousin of 40 years ago, when a Duke ruled in Flatbush and Ted Williams was still the king of Swing?
THE BIG SURPRISE OF 1955
Bill Russell, their center, became an All-America; Phil Woolpert, the coach, is a good bet for Coach of the Year, and the Dons will probably no longer be orphans ...