April 26, 1971
April 26, 1971

Table of Contents
April 26, 1971

Brief Reign
Winner Gets Alcindor
  • By Peter Carry

    The battered Baltimore Bullets and the numbed New York Knicks assaulted each other through seven games. When it was all over, the last barrier to the title was the most-feared team in basketball

Law Vs. Law
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 Brief Reign of the Lordly Bruins
Their dreams of dynasty were dashed by underdog Montreal and a grand giraffe of a rookie goalie

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20 One More Blur in the Confusion Derby
The Churchill Downs picture was further muddled when a Kentucky Derby ineligible won the Wood Memorial

22 Milwaukee Was Waiting
The Knicks and Bullets completed a rough playoff series but the breezing Bucks were ready for the winner

30 When a Law Fights a Law
Want a hunk of virgin forest? It is yours to take, according to the mining act. But a legal showdown looms

38 Looking for Kicks
Joe Lewis was given his fighting name, but he did all the rest, and that includes inventing a new blood sport

46 Serving Up a New Game of Life
Tongues wagged in Garden Acres over the scandalous behavior of Harvey Wellfleet. Would his wife divorce him?

72 From Clean Politics to Dirty Baseball
In the first of two parts, baseball's ex-Commissioner Happy Chandler takes aim at the sport he ruled and loved

The departments

11 Scorecard
56 People
58 Sporting Look
62 Baseball
69 Hunting
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole

Credits on page 89

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.


Next week

The Kentucky Derby is wide open because of the defection of top horses. Whitney Tower analyzes the entries and Tex Maule portrays the controversial Trainer Johnny Campo.

The flying angels, who have traded wisely, are ready to challenge in the American League West. William Leggett reports on the team, the trader and the strong opposition.

Why do lefties dominate pro bowling? Writer Kim Cha-pin examines the condition of the game today and suggests that maybe the players are getting more bounce to the ounce.