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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. Still, in 1968, he brought to it a new dimension; ascoach as well as star player of ...
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 ...
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
Tricks of the Trade
With elbows and erudition, Dennis Rodman of Chicago rules over NBA rebounders
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
A Different Drummer
After years of moody introspection, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming out of his shell. But whether at home, as here, or on a basketball court or in a roller disco, he still steps to the music he hears
LeBron vs. Jordan
We of the "Jordan is the greatest" generation decided Scottie Pippen doesn't know what he's talking about. LeBron better than MJ? What?
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 ...