Feb. 08, 1971
Feb. 08, 1971

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Feb. 8, 1971

  • By Peter Carry

    Milwaukee has the best record in the league and Alcindor is the sport's dominant player, but the Bucks still have to beat the Knicks, who always manage to be at their best in rehearsals for the playoffs

  • Randy Matson has had no peer in the shotput, but his dominion is threatened by Al Feuerbach, who throws only when it counts

  • By Robert F. Jones

    Daytona's 24 Hours took a fender off Roger Penske's bold blue Ferrari (above) and cooked the gearbox of Pedro Rodriguez' Porsche—which responded to surgery just in time to win a dramatic finish

College Basketball
Motor Sports
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 Lew Is Not Enough
Milwaukee has the best record and Alcindor dominates the game, hut the Bucks still have to beat New York

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18 No Practice Makes Almost Perfect
Randy Matson finally has a rival in the shotput—Al Feuerbach, who throws only when it counts

20 ¬°Ay Chihuahua! What a Race
Mexico's Pedro Rodriguez was a big winner in a Daytona 24 Hours in which crippled cars arose and raced on

22 Down to Earth in Britain
Riding horses in jump races is exciting and perilous, as six pages of color photographs vividly demonstrate

30 Fighting Carpenter from Scotland
Smoothest boxer since Sugar Ray, Kenny Buchanan defends his lightweight title in Los Angeles next week

42 Red-Hot New Pistol in Rebel Land
Johnny Neumann, the new Pistol Pete, and his campus-queen wife Carolyn set Mississippi on its ear

54 Phantoms of the Snow
When America's elite ski troops finally got their chance they produced a glorious—if remarkably unsnowy—victory

The departments

9 Scorecard
41 People
42 College Basketball
48 Motor Sports
52 Pool
69 For the Record
70 19th Hole

Credits on page 69

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


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