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August 29, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 9

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Greg Luzinski Cover - Sports Illustrated August 29, 1977

August 29, 1977 | Edited By Sarah Pileggi

August 29, 1977 | Edited By Sarah Pileggi
•Hubert Green, on being the U.S. Open golf champion: "All of a sudden I'm an expert on everything. Interviewers want your opinion on golf, foreign policy and the price of peanuts."

August 29, 1977 | Larry Keith
Led by the mighty Bull and a herd of stampeding teammates, Philadelphia has roared to the majors' best record

August 29, 1977 | Larry Keith
They are baseball's Odd Couple, the grizzled, garrulous catcher and the lanky, aloof pitcher, but together Tim McCarver and Steve Carlton have been prime movers in Philadelphia's surge to the top...

August 29, 1977 | William Leggett
Saratoga is a place for blue bloods—owners and horses—but a bumpkin raised on a truck farm took the illustrious Travers in a bruising battle, and his owners have issued a $200,000 challenge to...

August 29, 1977 | Robert F. Jones
Apparently recovered from the shoulder surgery that sidelined him last year, Archie Manning goes with Hank Stram's system like 'syrup on pancakes'

August 29, 1977 | Douglas S. Looney
They came from 29 states and Canada to rope and ride it out in a rodeo to pick the country's best high school cowkids

August 29, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 29, 1977
College Football 1977 kicks off with John Underwood's account of how some schools get around the new scholarship rules, and includes Mike DelNagro's report on the forward-pass revival, the Top 20...

August 29, 1977 | Robert Cantwell

August 29, 1977 | John A. Meyers
When SI contributor Robert Cantwell told us about a horseplayer who said he used ESP to pick winners instead of the Racing Form or a hatpin, we told him to accompany the psychic to a track and see...

August 29, 1977 | Julie Lamb
Boating encyclopedias and dictionaries tend to sail along prescribed waterways; they tell you how to change the spark plugs on your outboard, list 10 important safety checks before setting out on...

August 29, 1977 | Joe Jares
Once while driving through the Devonshire countryside, my wife and I turned on the car radio and were treated to a play-by-play description of a cricket match, followed by a live broadcast of a...

August 29, 1977 | Melissa Ludtke
Tiger rookie Dave Rozema presents a thorny problem to hitters. Though his pitches have been called garbage, he's enjoying the sweet smell of success

August 29, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

August 29, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
BILL BUCKNER: The Cub first baseman gave the Chicago offense a much-needed lift as he had 16 hits in 31 at bats, slugged three homers and drove in 11 runs, eight of them in 6-2 and 5-4 victories...

August 29, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
By making a splash at the AAU meet, youngsters like Tracy Caulkins give U.S. women new hope against East Germany

August 29, 1977 | Barry McDermott
Well, Debbie Austin tried and tried again, but for nine seasons nothing happened. Now she has five victories

August 29, 1977 | Jonathan Yardley

August 29, 1977
4—Drawing by Michael Ramus11—drawing by SQW26, 27—Lane Stewart28—Heinz Kluetmeier70—Tony Tomsic72—Tony Tomsic76—Heinz Kluetmeier80—Tony Triolo95—Joe D'Adamo, Gail M. McGee, Tom Blake

August 29, 1977
JOE WALTERBALTIMOREWalter, 20, won the Baltimore Public Parks golf championship by a record 10 strokes. The University of Georgia junior also took the Maryland Stroke Play 54-hole tournament at...

August 29, 1977
CHESS—Former world champion BORIS SPASSKY of Russia defeated Lajos Portisch of Hungary 8½-6½ in Geneva and will now meet Viktor Korchnoi for the right to challenge the current titleholder, Anatoly...

August 29, 1977
OH! OH! OH!Sir:After reading Frank Deford's article Move Over for Oh-san (Aug. 15), I was disheartened. Not because a great player like Oh is not playing in the U.S., but because of the marvelous...

August 29, 1977 | Douglas S. Looney
Tennis is a game that has accepted change with glacier-like speed—until recent years, that is, when it seems to have embraced every idea urged upon it, no matter how nutty. Metal rackets instead...

August 29, 1977 | George Gipe
The first genuine strike in the history of baseball came not as a result of discontent with pay or working conditions, but as a kind of reflex action following the misbehavior of one of the game's...