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September 01, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 10

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Hugh Green Cover - Sports Illustrated September 01, 1980

September 01, 1980 | Ron Fimrite

September 01, 1980 | Steve Wulf

September 01, 1980 | Dan Jenkins
The PGA will soon have to choose between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson for Player of the Year. Even after Watson breezed through the World Series and broke the $500,000-a-year barrier, you could...

September 01, 1980 | John Underwood

September 01, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney

September 01, 1980
The pro football issue offers a Paul Zimmerman inquiry into the two-minute offense and the prevent defense (tackling the cardinal question—what does it prevent?) and Paul's fearless findings on...

September 01, 1980
Coach Bobby Bowden of Florida State has a 6'1", 240-pound All-America noseguard named Ron Simmons. You wouldn't hire Bowden to write a love letter for you, but when he describes Simmons you detect...

September 01, 1980
It was the height of incongruity. Polite, gentle, easygoing UCLA senior Kenny Easley, seated in the relaxed surroundings of a rooftop restaurant, looking down on Sunset Boulevard and, in his...

September 01, 1980

September 01, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
After the first hour of a shooting session with Hugh Green, the University of Pittsburgh defensive end, and Orpheus, the 80-pound black panther who shares this week's cover with Green,...

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September 01, 1980
It came as something of a shock last season when Notre Dame lost four of its 11 games and finished out of the Top 20 for the first time in 16 years. Well, here comes more shocking news: next week...

September 01, 1980
This is the NCAA's version of the Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time Players. There are now 46 teams in Division I-AA, up from 39 last year, and enthusiasm is growing right along with the numbers. "It's...

September 01, 1980 | E.M. Swift
The spunky Rocky Mount (N.C.) Pines are easily the worst team in organized ball and maybe the worst in history

September 01, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

September 01, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
AL OLIVER: The Ranger outfielder tied an American League record with four homers in a doubleheader (three in the nightcap). All in all, he hit five home runs and three doubles, scored 10 runs, had...

September 01, 1980 | Bill Colson

September 01, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 01, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Patty Sheehan, a rookie on the LPGA circuit: "I like the thought of playing for money instead of silverware. I never did like to polish."

September 01, 1980 | Bil Gilbert

September 01, 1980
4—Lane Stewart28, 29—Lane Stewart30—George Tiedemann31—Lane Stewart (top), Lynn Pelham32—Jerry Wachter (top), Peter Read Miller34, 35—Tony Triolo (top), John Iacono58, 59—Wil McIntyre64-68—Mike...

September 01, 1980 | Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
BILLIARDS—NICK VARNER defeated defending champion Mike Sigel 150-13 to win the world open pocket billiard championship in New York City. JEAN BALUKAS beat Billie Billing 100-25 for the women's title.

September 01, 1980
RICKY CHATMANLSURicky, a 6'2", 215-pound running back and linebacker from Winnfield (La.) High, gained 1,395 yards last season and scored 10 TDs. On defense he made 498 career tackles and...

September 01, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
J.R. RICHARDSir:Thank you for a fine article on the J.R. Richard tragedy (Now Everyone Believes Him, Aug. 18). Unfortunately, I was one of many people in Houston who doubted the seriousness—or...