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Jan. 31, 1977
Jan. 31, 1977

Table of Contents
Jan. 31, 1977

The Crosby
Top Of His Class
  • In the first championship fight between two college graduates, Carlos Palomino (Long Beach State) retained his WBC welter title by coming from behind to knock out Mando Mu√±iz (L.A. State) in the last round in Los Angeles

San Francisco
College Basketball
Horse Racing
Track & Field
College Football
Who Are They?
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

CONTENTS

12 Watson, but Not Elementary
Bing invited women to play, Jerry holed a pitch and Tom struggled home on 18 to win the Crosby
by Dan Jenkins

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16 Borg Took All the Tricks
Jimmy Connors made a strong bid, but Bjorn Borg, playing with finesse, won the Grand Slam
by Curry Kirkpatrick

18 The Living Is Freezy
Fish aren't jumping and the cotton is low, so the best thing to do is make the best of it

20 At the Top of His Class
Welterweight Carlos Palomino won a title fight between college grads, stopping Mando Muñiz
by Pat Putnam

26 The Streaks of San Francisco
The Dons have 19 straight and are ranked No. 1, but they need a bunch more to match the alumni
by Barry McDermott

30 Care of a Trout Stream
Through his tender ministrations, Charlie Fox has rescued Pennsylvania's famed Letort
by Art Lee

50 Who Are These Guys?
Do-gooders? Rich men with a high-dollar hobby? Whatever, sports owners have troubles
by Ray Kennedy

The Departments

8 Scorecard
37 TV/Radio
38 College Basketball
42 Horse Racing
46 Track & Field
48 College Football
62 For the Record
64 19th Hole

Cover photograph by James Drake

Credits on page 62

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Next Week

Bayi's back in New York and Marty Liquori, Eamonn Coghlan, Paul Cummings and Wilson Waigwa will join him in the Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile. Joe Marshall tells who congratulates whom at the finish.

Winging it in Montreal are Guy Lafleur and Steve Shutt, linemates who have been running one-two in the NHL goal-scoring race. Jerry Kirshenbaum reports on the Donut Line (Fill-in-the-Blank plays center).