Feb. 09, 1976
Feb. 09, 1976

Table of Contents
Feb. 9, 1976

New Sprit
Bernie And Ernie
College Basketball
Pro Basketball
19th Hole: The Readers Takeover


10 New Spirit for '76
Jimmy Connors rang in the Bicentennial season with a clangorous win in Philly
by Curry Kirkpatrick

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14 Remember, This Is Leap Year
The class of a classy field, Tom Woods won the Millrose Games high jump
by Pat Putnam

16 Gas Pains at Daytona
First food poisoning struck, but what almost cost BMW a win was fouled fuel
by Robert F. Jones

18 The Bernie and Ernie Show
The Tennessee duo has been upstaging rivals with shooting and shenanigans
by Barry McDermott

26 Sitting Pretty Is Her Style
After a season of showing off, a Sealyham is all set for Westminster
by D. Keith Mano

62 The Mess in Montreal
Still facing construction delays and rising costs, the Olympics will begin on time
by Sarah Pileggi

66 Lord of the Games
The man in charge of the Olympics, Lord Killanin, needs his sense of humor
by Clive Gammon

The Departments

6 Scorecard
30 Hockey
41 College Basketball
44 Shooting
48 TV/Radio
50 Pro Basketball
57 Sailing
73 For the Record
74 19th Hole

Credits on page 73

Cover photograph by John Iacono


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