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June 23, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 26

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Jack Nicklaus Cover - Sports Illustrated June 23, 1980

June 23, 1980 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

June 23, 1980 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Michel Lourie, French national sprint coach, asked why his country hasn't been able to produce great track and field teams the way it produces great wines: "Perhaps it is precisely because of our...

June 23, 1980 | Dan Jenkins

June 23, 1980 | Joe Marshall
Injury and turmoil had knocked hurdler Renaldo Nehemiah off stride, but at the national championship he showed he's back in step

June 23, 1980
Sweetness and might will be the order of the night in Montreal when undefeated Sugar Ray Leonard, he of the flashy hands and feet, defends his welterweight championship against heavy-hitting...

June 23, 1980 | Ron Fimrite

June 23, 1980
At exactly noon on Monday, June 23, but not a moment before, the gates of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club will swing open and a torrent of fans who have been queuing along Church Road...

June 23, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick
It is a short instruction, an order really, tucked away under the official announcements in the daily program. Yet in its simplicity and elegance the essence of the place rings as loud as the...

June 23, 1980 | Jack McCallum

June 23, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
The rest of the country may know him as Catfish, but to the folks in Perquimans County, N.C. he's just plain Jimmy Hunter, father, farmer and struggling coach

June 23, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

June 23, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
MIKE EASLER: The 29-year-old Pittsburgh outfielder hit for the cycle in one game against Cincinnati and had 10 RBIs overall, eight runs scored, five homers, one double, two triples and a...

June 23, 1980 | J.D. Reed
The Chicago Sting looms lager, er, larger, by the week as Coach Willy Roy and his Teutonic troops try to tap their full potential

June 23, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman
Top NFL draft picks are getting rich quick, thanks in part to Bruce Clark (77), who chose Toronto over Green Bay

June 23, 1980 | Carl Navarre
Last summer I was unexpectedly invited to fish for a week on a prestigious salmon river in Iceland. A friend had paid for the trip in advance, but an unusual business opportunity made it...

June 23, 1980 | Kenny Moore

June 23, 1980 | Bob Ottum
It has been just about a year since the following historic scene took place at Monte Carlo. The dialogue will be paraphrased a bit, since even the principals recall the talk as being a bit...

June 23, 1980 | Jim Miller
Since organized baseball began, 104 years ago, there have been 191 no-hitters, some by pitchers as famous as Walter Johnson, Johnny Vander Meer and Sandy Koufax, and some by men as obscure as...

June 23, 1980
22-25—Walter Iooss Jr.26—John Iacono (bottom), Manny Millan (2)27—Walter Iooss Jr.30, 31—Richard Mackson (left), Heinz Kluetmeier32—Richard Mackson (center), Heinz Kluetmeier (2)57—Lane Stewart63,...

June 23, 1980 | Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
BOXING—LUPE PINTOR retained his WBC bantamweight title by fighting to a 15-round draw with Eijiro Murata in Tokyo.

June 23, 1980
CHARLES MAYFIELDPASADENACharles, a senior at Muir High, triple-jumped 52'10½" to break by 4¼ the national high school record set in 1970, and has the fourth-best long jump (24'5") among U.S. high...

June 23, 1980
ROYAL TREATMENTSir:In your June 9 issue, Ron Fimrite's article The Royals Are Flush hit the nail on the head. Kansas City is a team of character. This same asset will be of great value as the...