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June 09, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 24

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Darrell Porter Cover - Sports Illustrated June 09, 1980

June 09, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE SHAM AND THE SHAME (CONT.)Sir:Regarding John Underwood's article on the student-athlete hoax (Special Report: The Writing Is on the Wall, May 19), it is amazing to me that although much has...

June 09, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
Weathering maladies to such stars as George Brett (above), Kansas City is now back in the chips

June 09, 1980 | John Papanek
Somehow Nancy Lopez-Melton slipped out of the groove, and a lot of folks—but not her rivals—hope she gets back in

June 09, 1980 | Robert H. Boyle

June 09, 1980 | Barry McDermott

June 09, 1980
The battered belle of the Preakness, Derby winner Genuine Risk, hooks up again with Codex, her tormentor at Pimlico, in the Belmont. This time they may also have to contend with the improving...

June 09, 1980 | Clive Gammon

June 09, 1980 | Jonathan Yardley
One of the more imaginative projects in the checkered history of sports publishing has been undertaken by Jerome Holtzman, the respected baseball writer for the Chicago Sun-Times and the author of...

June 09, 1980 | Steve Wulf
The most popular sound in Nashville today is Steve Balboni's bat cracking a long home run

June 09, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

June 09, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
CLIFF JOHNSON: Cleveland's designated hitter homered three times, drove in eight runs and batted .500. One of his round-trippers was a three-run pinch-hit drive in the eighth inning that knocked...

June 09, 1980 | Joe Marshall
Johns Hopkins "salvaged" its season by beating Virginia for the NCAA crown

June 09, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The French have rained cheers on their new idol at center court, Yannick Noah

June 09, 1980 | John Underwood
In golf Tom Watson is No. 1, but some prizes have eluded him. Next week he takes aim at the big one at Baltusrol

June 09, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

June 09, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Dr. Henry R. Winkler, University of Cincinnati president, who recently ended a much-publicized search by appointing Mike McGee as his school's athletic director: "I'm tempted to call a press...

June 09, 1980
16, 17—Richard Mackson18, 19—Andy Hayt36—Duncan Raban—All Sport40—Horacio Villalobos (top), Michael Brennan43—Horacio Villalobos61—Jerry Wachter66, 69—John Iacono70—Russ Adams78, 79—Andy Hayt80,...

June 09, 1980 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOWLING—NEIL BURTON won his first professional title, defeating Mark Roth 204-192 in the final match to win the $116,000 ABC Masters Tournament in Louisville.

June 09, 1980