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July 02, 1979 | Volume 51, Issue 1

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Roberto Duran Cover - Sports Illustrated July 02, 1979

July 02, 1979 | Larry Keith

July 02, 1979 | Jim Kaplan
As the Yankees changed managers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Yanks' playmates in the last two World Series, went right on self-destructing with the same old people. Take a recent game at Dodger...

July 02, 1979 | Pat Putnam

July 02, 1979 | John Underwood
Gerrie Coetzee is a hero worshiper. His idol is Muhammad Ali, no small concession for a South African Voortrekker. Coetzee (pronounced coat-SEE-ah) has a full-size poster of Ali in his bedroom in...

July 02, 1979 | Ron Fimrite

July 02, 1979
Yankee Doodle Steve Cauthen is indeed a dandy in England these days, sipping port, playing golf and gradually regaining his confidence following his 110-race losing streak earlier this year. Clive...

July 02, 1979 | Edwin B. Kantar

July 02, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
If the nation's capital is on your vacation itinerary, you might stop by the National Museum of History and Technology at the Smithsonian Institution. There, through Labor Day, you'll find a small...

July 02, 1979 | William Nack
After five years in the majors, Seattle's Bruce Bochte, no longer feeling under pressure to produce, is doing just that

July 02, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf

July 02, 1979 | Herman Weiskopf
GARY MATTHEWS: The Atlanta outfielder batted .478, scored 11 times, drove in 11 runs and had 11 hits, including five homers (he now has 16 for the year), four doubles and a triple. All of which...

July 02, 1979 | William Nack
Affirmed, the 1978 Triple Crown winner, made more history at Hollywood Park by taking the Gold Cup, thus becoming the first thoroughbred to earn $2 million

July 02, 1979 | Frank Deford
Hollywood is bankrupt when it comes to any son of originality in sports movies, which becomes doubly apparent when it offers two at once. Consider these, which have just opened: Dreamer is a...

July 02, 1979 | Joe Marshall
Teen-ager Michael Carter set a record so astounding in the 12-pound shotput that it is being called "Beamonesque"

July 02, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney
In the Cane Pace it was Happy Motoring all the way for driver Bill Popfinger and the wrong day at the pump for the two big favorites, Sonsam and Hot Hitter

July 02, 1979 | Frank Deford

July 02, 1979 | Barbara Schiappa
Back in October 1977, Boston realtor Sally Hurlbut was playing tennis at Longwood Cricket Club when her opponent tossed a teasing comment cross-court about her baggy warmup suit. "He meant to be...

July 02, 1979
4—Evelyn Floret14, 15—Manny Millan16, 17—Barton Silverman (2), Manny Millan (right)18, 19—Richard Mackson20—Manny Millan (top), James Drake21, 22—Manny Millan23—Tony Triolo24—Graham Finlayson...

July 02, 1979
KATHY JORDANKING OF PRUSSIA, PA.Jordan, a sophomore at Stanford, defeated Wendy White of Rollins 6-4, 7-5 to win the singles title in the AIAW tennis championships in Iowa City. Jordan, a two-time...

July 02, 1979 | Compiled by STEVE WULF
BOWLING—MARK ROTH won his fourth tournament of the year, the $70,000 Rose City Open in Portland, Ore., by beating Dennis Lane 257-195 in the final.

July 02, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
RARE BIRDSSir:Bravo for recognizing those "no-name" Birds from Baltimore (Smile for the Birdies, June 18). We're tremendously proud of our Orioles and the best manager in baseball, Earl Weaver....

July 02, 1979 | Edited by Myra Gelband

July 02, 1979 | Edited by Myra Gelband
•Dave Heaverlo, relief pitcher for the last-place A's, after he got his right arm caught in the door of an Oakland Coliseum elevator: "My gawd, there goes the pennant."