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July 28, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 5

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated July 28, 1980

July 28, 1980 | Ron Fimrite

July 28, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman
Here and there you find them, American expatriates in Moscow to compete in an Olympics their country of origin has shunned. They say they can justify their presence, but at times they seem a bit...

July 28, 1980 | Craig Neff
Half a world from Lenin Stadium, boycotting athletes, some of whom gave Olympian performances, proved there's no alternative to the Games

July 28, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
In the richest harness race ever, Niatross proved there's nothing wrong with him. Now, if only the same could be said for his owners

July 28, 1980 | Dan Jenkins

July 28, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman

July 28, 1980
The Moscow games, diminished though they be by the boycott, are expected to produce a dramatic 800-meter showdown between record-holder Sebastian Coe and his countryman, Steve Ovett. The SI team...

July 28, 1980 | Bruce Newman
The Giants' Mike Ivie yearns for home, but he's giving his career one more try

July 28, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

July 28, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
GEORGE BRETT: Kansas City's hard-hitting third baseman had a homer, triple, three doubles and nine runs batted in, scored eight times, went 17 for 31 at the plate (.548) and boosted his batting...

July 28, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
Six years ago this week, in this space, we told you to call him Kirshenbaum, not Ishmael. What we forgot to mention was the first name of our seafaring man at the America's Cup trials in Newport,...

July 28, 1980 | John Papanek

July 28, 1980 | James E. Shapiro

July 28, 1980
4—Evelyn Floret10, 11—Jerry Cooke12, 13—Jerry Cooke (right), Heinz Kluetmeier (2)14, 15—Jerry Cooke16, 17—Jerry Cooke (left), Heinz Kluetmeier (center), Rich Clarkson22, 23—Richard Mackson (top...

July 28, 1980 | Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
BOXING—EDDIE MUSTAFA MUHAMMAD scored a 10th-round TKO over Jerry Martin to retain his WBA light heavyweight crown, in McAfee, N.J.

July 28, 1980
KIM RUGGLESNASHVILLE, ILL.Kim, an eighth-grader at Nashville Middle School, ended the regular track season 24-0 in the 100- and 220-yard dashes and the long jump, was a member of a 440-yard relay...

July 28, 1980
BEANBALLSSir:They're Up in Arms over Beanballs (July 14) brought out the shameful fact that baseball is turning into "Friday night at the fights."ADAM MATZAMiami

July 28, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

July 28, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Abe Lemons, University of Texas basketball coach, explaining how he missed winning an automobile during a golf tournament by just two strokes: "It was a hole-in-one contest and I had a three."