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September 15, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 12

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John McEnroe Cover - Sports Illustrated September 15, 1980

September 15, 1980 | Edited By Robert H. Boyle

September 15, 1980 | Edited By Robert H. Boyle
•Karl Kremser, onetime Miami Dolphin placekicker, on why he quit coaching soccer at Davidson College: "I thought that the school had a commitment to soccer, but that wasn't the case.... Its...

September 15, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick

September 15, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
When Purdue's All-America Quarterback Mark Herrmann injured his throwing hand and did not play, the Irish knuckled down, nailed the Boilermakers and launched the season in style

September 15, 1980 | Coles Phinizy

September 15, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman

September 15, 1980
THE LATEST FROM THE GREATEST: his audacious bid to win the heavyweight title for the fourth time prompted photojournalist Michael Brennan to seek out many of those who fought Clay/Ali in his...

September 15, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

September 15, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
Senior Writer Coles Phinizy has been in another plane crash since we last wrote about him, and he walked away unscathed. So what else is new? The plane crash was his fourth; put it on the list...

September 15, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
Here comes Cincinnati again, powered by veterans Foster (top), with a P.R. man, and Seaver, with an O.K. shoulder

September 15, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

September 15, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
KEN SINGLETON: The Baltimore outfielder kept the Orioles on the move by batting .417, slugging four home runs (two helped beat the Mariners 5-4) and delivering a ninth-inning double that knocked...

September 15, 1980 | Mike DelNagro
Most Top 20 teams won as expected, but the big winner was tiny Macalaster

September 15, 1980 | Frank Deford
Sadly, most American tennis fans have no idea how well their sport can be covered on television. On the BBC telecasts of Wimbledon, the mellifluous Dan Maskell chairs the proceedings. He knows the...

September 15, 1980 | Bruce Newman
Green Bay's win over Chicago was just what the doctor ordered for Bart Starr

September 15, 1980 | Dan Levin
Perhaps no sporting activity has a longer and richer literary tradition than fishing, especially trout fishing. The angler—his day ended, his tackle cleaned, his dinner eaten—has five centuries of...

September 15, 1980 | Frank Deford

September 15, 1980
4—Eric Schweikardt16, 17—Walter Iooss Jr.18—Manny Millan (top), Walter Iooss Jr.19-21—Walter Iooss Jr.22—Lane Stewart23—Ronald C. Modra49—Ronald C. Modra56—Walter Iooss Jr.59, 60—Ronald C....

September 15, 1980
CARLA BRUNDAGESAN ANTONIOBrundage, 22, won the women's 410 bore and overall titles for the second straight year at the world skeet-shooting championships in Savannah. Her total score of 544 (out...

September 15, 1980 | Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
PRO FOOTBALL—In the opening week of the NFL's 61st season, San Francisco needed a 61-yard drive, culminating in a 37-yard Ray Wersching field goal, in the last four minutes to defeat New Orleans...

September 15, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
ON TOPSir:I applaud Joe Marshall, Mike DelNagro and Brooks Clark for their fine work on the College Football Issue (Sept. 1). I wouldn't have picked the Top 20 any differently—except for Ohio...