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September 26, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 13

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Roberto Duran Cover - Sports Illustrated September 26, 1977

September 26, 1977 | Jonathan Yardley
The first thing to be said about Fred Lieb is that—to borrow from the argot of the game he has covered for nearly seven decades—he is a phenom. He is 89 years old, and still writing about baseball...

September 26, 1977 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
BAD NEWS EAGLESThe high school football team at Mayflower, which is a bit north of Little Rock, Ark., near the old Toad Suck Ferry, recently beat Cotton Plant, which is near Dixie and Little...

September 26, 1977 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Tommy Bell, attorney and NFL referee: "During the week I practice law. On Sunday I am the law."

September 26, 1977 | Dan Jenkins
After Dallas and Minnesota fumbled and bumbled for 60 minutes in the NFL's first big game, Roger Staubach took charge in overtime, leading the Cowboys to a 16-10 victory

September 26, 1977 | Joe Marshall
The program sold at the Dallas-Minnesota game had a picture of a rookie on the cover. No, it was not Tony Dorsett. The cover boy was Tampa Bay Tailback Ricky Bell. After all, it was Bell, not the...

September 26, 1977 | Pat Putnam
Seven champions kept their crowns in a bang-up week, proving only that boxing's biggest problem may be a short supply of worthy contenders

September 26, 1977 | Coles Phinizy

September 26, 1977
Something's gotta give when Oklahoma, which has scored 87 points in two games this season, meets Ohio State, which has given up only seven. John Underwood reports on the collision between the...

September 26, 1977 | Ron Fimrite

September 26, 1977 | Barry McDermott

September 26, 1977 | Walter Bingham
They had been arguing about their phantom rivalry for 42 years, but when Iowa and Iowa State finally met again on a gridiron only State came away feeling upset

September 26, 1977 | Ron Reid

September 26, 1977 | Ron Reid
OFFENSE: Nebraska Tailback Rick Berns, a 6'2", 205-pound junior, ran for 128 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns, including the game winner with 7:12 left, in the Cornhuskers 31-24...

September 26, 1977 | John A. Meyers
In his indefatigable, and thus far lamentably successful, effort to remain 12 years old, Senior Writer Curry Kirkpatrick ran away with the circus this summer, ostensibly to observe the daily life...

September 26, 1977 | Peter Gammons
As the Red Sox hit futile flies and the Orioles got into a temper over a tarpaulin that cost them a game, the Yankees widened their American League East lead

September 26, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

September 26, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
CESAR CEDENO: The Houston outfielder hit three homers, scored nine times, had six RBIs, stole his 52nd base, stretched his hitting streak to 20 games and batted .469 to raise his average, which...

September 26, 1977 | Bruce Newman
Canadian Cindy Nicholas, swimming the English Channel for the fourth and fifth times, has smashed the record for a two-way crossing by a whopping 10 hours

September 26, 1977 | William Leggett
With his fourth victory in as many years in the Woodward Stakes, Forego was once more the toast of the turf, silencing those who claimed he was all washed up

September 26, 1977 | Gurry Kirkpatrick

September 26, 1977
BOATING—Ted Turner skippered COURAGEOUS to four straight victories over Australia to successfully defend the America's Cup (page 26).

September 26, 1977
6—Anthony Donna13—drawing by SQW18, 19—Walter Iooss Jr.20—Walter Iooss Jr., Heinz Kluetmeier21—James Drake26, 27—Eric Schweikardt, Bill Eppridge39—Tony Triolo (2)40—Tony Triolo (right)42, 43—Lane...

September 26, 1977
JOHN, JOE and JEFF DETZIWIND GAP, PA.Identical triplets born eight minutes apart, the Detzis, 21, are juniors on the East Stroudsburg (Pa.) State football team, which opened the season last week...

September 26, 1977
COLLEGE FOOTBALL '77Sir:If your coverage can include the Southern Athletic Conference (Scouting Reports, Sept. 5), why not the Southwestern Athletic Conference? Your coverage of black college...

September 26, 1977 | Larry Colton
"You better think of something quick. Rook," bullpen Catcher Clay Dalrymple hollered at me as I completed my warmups and headed for the mound at Cincinnati's old Crosley Field on May 6, 1968 to...