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August 21, 1978 | Volume 49, Issue 8

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Bill Walton Cover - Sports Illustrated August 21, 1978

August 21, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift

August 21, 1978 | Edited by E. M. Swift
•Herman (Jackrabbit) Smith-Johannsen, 103-year-old Canadian cross-country skier, on the secret of long life: "Stay busy, get plenty of exercise and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink...

August 21, 1978 | John Papanek

August 21, 1978 | William Leggett
Seattle Slew won at Saratoga. So did Affirmed. The real news is that now they are heading for a historic showdown in September

August 21, 1978 | Kenny Moore

August 21, 1978
Has the tiger turned tabby? Since 1974, the year he was near unbeatable, Jimmy Connors has played in the finals of seven major tournaments—and lost six. On the eve of the U.S. Open, Frank Deford...

August 21, 1978 | John Underwood

August 21, 1978 | John Underwood
The use of amphetamines, which results in more injuries, is investigated, and several proposals are put forth to restore sanity to the game of football.

August 21, 1978 | Larry Keith
In Detroit he is known simply as Rusty Staub, but in any language the Tigers' 34-year-old DH is one solid swinger

August 21, 1978 | Melissa Ludtke Lincoln

August 21, 1978 | Melissa Ludtke Lincoln
AL COWENS: The Royals' rightfielder hit .414 and drove in 11 runs, four of them with his first career grand slam. Since returning to the lineup on July 25 after missing a month with a knee injury,...

August 21, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
So much has been written about Steve Cauthen that nothing of moment can be added here. But it ought to be noted that Cauthen, at the ripe old age of 18, has already found his Boswell.

August 21, 1978 | Joe Jares
Come the second week of August 1980, after NBC has presented 150 hours of Olympic coverage from Moscow in 16 days, an ex-college professor named Richard Alan Enberg could be as familiar as Charlie...

August 21, 1978 | Clive Gammon
The horsenapping of Town Policy hasn't been solved, but the fine quarter horse is back and ready to challenge the best

August 21, 1978 | Curry Kirkpatrick

August 21, 1978
BOWLING—STEVE MARTIN of Kingsport, Tenn. defeated Ken Fernandez of Rogue River, Ore. 231-181 in the final game to win the $60,000 Sarasota (Fla.) Open.

August 21, 1978
TANA FALLONFORT SUMNER, N. MEX.As a junior at Fort Sumner High School, Tana, 17, was the highest scorer at the state Class AA track meet for the second straight year. She won the 50-yard dash...

August 21, 1978
18-21—Ancil Nance23—James Drake24—Barton Silverman25—Jerry Cooke33—John Iacono34, 35—James Drake (top left), Marvin E. Newman (top center), Walter Iooss Jr. (bottom right), Rich Clarkson (2)58—Art...

August 21, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE MURDOCH CASESir:NHL President John Ziegler's suspension of New York Ranger Forward Don Murdoch (SCORECARD, Aug. 7) was warranted. Given the nature of the drug involved (cocaine) and its appeal...