March 15, 1976
March 15, 1976

Table of Contents
March 15, 1976

Party Crashers
On The Hill
In The Van
College Basketball
Pro Basketball
Motor Sports
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 VirginiaCrashes the Party
The brash Cavaliers bumped by the ACC's big boys to gain an NCAA playoffspot
by Larry Keith

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16 6,996, 6,997,6,998
...and surely this week Bill Shoemaker will win No. 7,000, an astonishingachievement
by William Leggett


18 Yesterday theOlympics, today the world for Mittermaier.
By Douglas S. Looney

20 ...while backon the farm, they set up a clamor for Klammer.
By Ray Kennedy

26 Really Runningin the Red
New Orleans' Superdome has problems—with money and a snarl of snafus
by J. D. Reed

32 California Isin the Van
Out West, where fads form, Econolines are gussied up with shag, suede andstereo
by J. D. Reed

40 Say 'Cheese,'Mom and Pop
To get a picture of football recruiting, Penn State style, take a trip with TheRat
by D. Keith Mano

72 Back Where IBelong
In which a one-legged showman slays the dragon and returns to baseball
by Bill Veeck with Ed Linn


7 Scorecard
54 College Basketball
59 Pro Basketball
62 Tennis
67 Motor Sports
85 For the Record
88 19th Hole

Credits on page85

Cover photographby Stephen Green-Armytage

Next Week

The Blue Monster is an apt name for Doral's golfcourse—its 18th hole alone has been known to swallow players whole. Dan Jenkinswill watch the pros beard the beast and tell who survives.

No rocket or Lamplighter remains on the Canadiens, butwith their fine Gallic flower, Guy Lafleur, they are scenting postseasonbouquets for the Montreal Forum fans. J. D. Reed reports.