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August 06, 1979 | Volume 51, Issue 6

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Ken Stabler Cover - Sports Illustrated August 06, 1979

August 06, 1979 | Ron Reid
Especially between Kenny Stabler and Al Davis, who aren't speaking; but the Snake has silenced the discord created when he criticized several teammates

August 06, 1979 | William Nack
It's taken, but no appellation could be apter for the yearling that was auctioned off for a record $1.6 million at the Keeneland sales

August 06, 1979 | Kenny Moore

August 06, 1979 | Terry Todd

August 06, 1979
A Silver Anniversary Issue marks the completion of this magazine's 25th year. Publisher Kelso Sutton gives you an inside look at SI; Ray Kennedy elucidates the major trends in sport in that...

August 06, 1979 | Frank Deford
It is the rare film that has understood the essence of sport so well as Breaking Away; or understood summer or growing up; or, for that matter, America and Americana. This joyous story about four...

August 06, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney
Oakland's Matt Keough knows ya gotta have heart even when you're 0-12 and haven't won a game since September

August 06, 1979 | Kathleen Andria

August 06, 1979 | Kathleen Andria
DAVE KINGMAN: In addition to his six home runs, the Chicago Cubs leftfielder drove in nine runs and scored six while batting .526 for the week and raising his season average to .306, 74 points...

August 06, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
It was vintage Bill Nack. There he was with John Veitch, the trainer for Calumet Farm, in that not quite well-known Louisville night spot, the Voom Voom Room, a couple of furlongs from the stable...

August 06, 1979 | J. D. Reed
Exertion without representation is the plaint of native players, whose ire is becoming increasingly loud and clear

August 06, 1979 | Robert H. Boyle
The owners of a harness track caught the New England Patriots offside and tried to throw them for a loss, until the governor proved himself to be a patriot at heart

August 06, 1979 | Ron Fimrite
A San Francisco third baseman/boulevardier and a band of softball-playing buddies travel to France for a one-game intercontinental classic

August 06, 1979 | Jonathan Yardley
Herbert Warren Wind, who writes regularly about tennis and golf for The New Yorker, is an old-fashioned man. He has a sense of history, something of a rarity these days, and he believes in...

August 06, 1979 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOWLING—GARY DICKINSON of Fort Worth defeated Mike Aulby of Indianapolis 246-216 in the final match to win the $70,000 PBA Amarillo Open.

August 06, 1979
4—William Strode18, 19—Rich Clarkson (left), Jerry Cooke (3)20—Rich Clarkson (top left), Jerry Cooke (2)21—Jerry Cooke (left), Rich Clarkson (2)22—Rich Clarkson (top), Jerry Cooke32—20th...

August 06, 1979
KENDALL WALLINGCANYON, TEXASKendall, a 16-year-old righthander, relieved in and won all three games for the Canyon Styx team at the Lamar (Colo.) American Legion tournament. He also hit .400 and...

August 06, 1979
KNIGHTMARESir:John Papanek's article on Bobby Knight (Triumph and Turmoil in the Pan-Am Games, July 23) was more of a personal attack against Knight than a story on the team's success. Knight did...

August 06, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
ON BALANCE, QUITE COMPETITIVE

August 06, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Calvin Peete, after winning the Greater Milwaukee Open, his first PGA victory: "I was playing so good, it was like the hole kept getting in the way of my ball."