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Michigan’s Paul Seymour (85), Don Moorhead (27) and Dan Dierdorf (72) react after losing a game to Ohio State in Nov. 1970. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 

Michigan’s Paul Seymour (85), Don Moorhead (27) and Dan Dierdorf (72) react after losing a game to Ohio State in Nov. 1970. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 

Bobby Orr helps clear a puck during a 1970 Bruins-Flyers game. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bobby Orr

Bobby Orr helps clear a puck during a 1970 Bruins-Flyers game. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bobby Orr

The great Bobby Orr turns 65 today. This iconic photo of Orr captures him in mid-flight moments after scoring the overtime goal against St. Louis in Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Final that gave the Bruins their first championship in 29 years. Orr was the first defenseman to ever be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP. He scored 20 points in 14 games. (AP)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bobby Orr

The great Bobby Orr turns 65 today. This iconic photo of Orr captures him in mid-flight moments after scoring the overtime goal against St. Louis in Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Final that gave the Bruins their first championship in 29 years. Orr was the first defenseman to ever be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP. He scored 20 points in 14 games. (AP)GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bobby Orr

The Washington Redskins cheerleaders (aka - The Redskinettes) pose during a 1970 preaseason game against the Bills. (Neil Leifer/SI)  

The Washington Redskins cheerleaders (aka - The Redskinettes) pose during a 1970 preaseason game against the Bills. (Neil Leifer/SI)  

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann stands on the sidelines during a Oct. 1970 game against Missouri. As a starting quarterback for the Fighting Irish, Theismann compiled a 20–3–2 record while throwing for 4,411 yards and 31 touchdowns. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Notre Dame Football
CFB OVERTIME: SEC back in control of BCS fate

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann stands on the sidelines during a Oct. 1970 game against Missouri. As a starting quarterback for the Fighting Irish, Theismann compiled a 20–3–2 record while throwing for 4,411 yards and 31 touchdowns. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Notre Dame FootballCFB OVERTIME: SEC back in control of BCS fate

Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr flies through the air in this iconic photo after scoring the series-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues. (AP)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Bruins

Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr flies through the air in this iconic photo after scoring the series-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues. (AP)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Bruins

Muhammad Ali stands with George Hill after their 1970 exhibition fight on the Morehouse College campus. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Muhammad Ali Turns 70 | Top 10 Heavyweights | Newfound Ali Photos

Muhammad Ali stands with George Hill after their 1970 exhibition fight on the Morehouse College campus. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Muhammad Ali Turns 70 | Top 10 Heavyweights | Newfound Ali Photos

Lou Brock works on his sliding during a drill at Cardinals spring training in 1970. (Dick Raphael/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the St. Louis Cardinals  | The 3,000 Hit Club 

Lou Brock works on his sliding during a drill at Cardinals spring training in 1970. (Dick Raphael/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the St. Louis Cardinals  | The 3,000 Hit Club 

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.

SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.
SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Ohio State safety Jack Tatum (32) and defensive end Jim Stillwagon tackle a Michigan running back during a 1970 game between the two rivals. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)  

GALLERY: Top 10 Michigan-Ohio State Games Since 1950

Ohio State safety Jack Tatum (32) and defensive end Jim Stillwagon tackle a Michigan running back during a 1970 game between the two rivals. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)  
GALLERY: Top 10 Michigan-Ohio State Games Since 1950

Ohio State safety Jack Tatum and defensive end Jim Stillwagon tackle Michigan’s Don Moorhead during a 1970 game between the Buckeyes and Wolverines. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 

GALLERY: Top 10 Michigan-Ohio State Games Since 1950

Ohio State safety Jack Tatum and defensive end Jim Stillwagon tackle Michigan’s Don Moorhead during a 1970 game between the Buckeyes and Wolverines. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 
GALLERY: Top 10 Michigan-Ohio State Games Since 1950

Tennessee QB Peyton Manning poses with the Sept. 14 1970 SI cover of his father, Archie, in this 1996 SI photo. Despite winning a Super Bowl and setting countless franchise passing records, it looks like Peyton and the Colts are heading toward a nasty divorce, says SI’s Don Banks. (Bill Frakes/SI)

BANKS: Peyton, Colts could be heading for nasty divorce
GALLERY: Rare Photos Of The Manning Family

Tennessee QB Peyton Manning poses with the Sept. 14 1970 SI cover of his father, Archie, in this 1996 SI photo. Despite winning a Super Bowl and setting countless franchise passing records, it looks like Peyton and the Colts are heading toward a nasty divorce, says SI’s Don Banks. (Bill Frakes/SI)
BANKS: Peyton, Colts could be heading for nasty divorceGALLERY: Rare Photos Of The Manning Family

President Nixon compares hands with Louisiana Tech’s Terry Bradshaw in this April 1970 photo. The  All-American quarterback, who was visiting the White House with his teammates, was drafted No. 1 overall in the 1970 NFL Draft. (Bettmann/CORBIS)

GALLERY: Athletes Visiting the White House
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Terry Bradshaw

President Nixon compares hands with Louisiana Tech’s Terry Bradshaw in this April 1970 photo. The  All-American quarterback, who was visiting the White House with his teammates, was drafted No. 1 overall in the 1970 NFL Draft. (Bettmann/CORBIS)
GALLERY: Athletes Visiting the White HouseGALLERY: Rare Photos of Terry Bradshaw

The Urban Meyer has officially begun at Ohio State. In this 1970 photo, Jack Tatum (32) and Jim Stillwagon (68) bring down a Michigan rusher. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic photos of Ohio State football
STAPLES: What has and hasn’t changed since Meyer left Florida
MANDEL: Meyer’s main issue at Ohio State will be himself
VIDEO: From Ashtabula to Columbus: Urban Meyer’s road
VIDEO: Meyer and Ohio State are a perfect fit

The Urban Meyer has officially begun at Ohio State. In this 1970 photo, Jack Tatum (32) and Jim Stillwagon (68) bring down a Michigan rusher. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic photos of Ohio State footballSTAPLES: What has and hasn’t changed since Meyer left FloridaMANDEL: Meyer’s main issue at Ohio State will be himselfVIDEO: From Ashtabula to Columbus: Urban Meyer’s roadVIDEO: Meyer and Ohio State are a perfect fit

Bills running back O.J. Simpson in stuffed by Dolphins lineman John Richardson during a 1970 game between the Bills and Dolphins. (John Hanlon/SI)

BANKS: See how the Dolphins and Bills stack up in this week’s Power Rankings
KING: Impact of Palmer trade will be felt for years | Podcast with Alex Smith

Bills running back O.J. Simpson in stuffed by Dolphins lineman John Richardson during a 1970 game between the Bills and Dolphins. (John Hanlon/SI)BANKS: See how the Dolphins and Bills stack up in this week’s Power RankingsKING: Impact of Palmer trade will be felt for years | Podcast with Alex Smith