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Nov. 12, 1973
Nov. 12, 1973

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Nov. 12, 1973

Yesterday
The Works
Selmons
Belfast
  • It is four years since The Trouble in Northern Ireland flared anew, brutally devastating and debilitating the land. Against a background of increasing violence, major sports events became hazardous. International soccer matches, which once drew 45,000 people, now were scheduled abroad, or if a rival did agree to play in Belfast, as Canada did last month, only a few thousand spectators came to watch. The terror touched even minor sport. Bankmore Star, a modest soccer team, was one of hundreds that played on weekends in Belfast parks. But then an assassin struck, and players and the team died

The Bay
People
Horse Show
Retirement
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

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26 He's Shooting the Works
Pistol Pete Maravich leads the NBA in scoring, and with the help of Lou Hudson he is keeping Atlanta aloft

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30 After 18 Dry Wells, A Gusher
The Oilers finally found a worse team, beating the Colts to give Coach Sid Gillman his first win

32 Which Is It, Hawks or Doves?
Chicago is looking to Coach Billy Reay for another of his coups to lift the Black Hawks from their slump

34 Oklahomans Call It Selmonizing
The three Selmon brothers, mainstays of the Sooner defensive line, polish off the opposition

42 The Shattered Face of Belfast Sport
Bankmore Star was a modest soccer team, one of hundreds that competed in the city parks. Then an assassin struck

50 They Always Go Home Again
Back at the old playgrounds in sneakers, four city-bred stars perfect their basketball for the college season ahead

60 By the Cellblocks and the Bay
No one would want to spend time at San Quentin, except perhaps a fisherman eager to catch a record bass

100 You Can't Put Out the Fire
Even with time aplenty and money to burn, retirement often is disconcerting. Some seek solace in sport

The departments

21 Scorecard
75 People
76 College Football
82 Horse Show
86 Baseball
92 Bridge
115 For the Record
116 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

Credits on page 115

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Next week

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