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September 29, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 14

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated September 29, 1980

September 29, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 29, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Tom Lasorda, Dodger manager, signing an autograph for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "It's not worth much today, and in five years it'll be worth even less."

September 29, 1980 | Clive Gammon

September 29, 1980 | Pat Putnam

September 29, 1980 | Clive Gammon

September 29, 1980
Mr. Charm and personality in the nation's capital this election year is Joe Theismann, the go-getter quarterback of the Redskins, who, as Ray Kennedy writes, has spent his entire football career...

September 29, 1980 | Bob Ottum
His physique seems better suited to the backfield than the blacktop, but the record shows he's America's finest road racer

September 29, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
Senior Writer Ray Kennedy being one of the most compulsively competitive men on the planet, it was fitting that he was assigned to write this week's story on Howard Head, inventor of the...

September 29, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
As his 30 saves, 6-1 record and 1.79 ERA suggest, Relief Pitcher Rich Gossage almost never lays an egg, which is a big reason the Yankees are leading their division

September 29, 1980 | Kathleen Andria
AL EAST

September 29, 1980 | Kathleen Andria
GARY WARD: On Sept. 14, a day after being called up from the minors, the Minnesota leftfielder singled, doubled and tripled. Then, in his fourth major league game, he hit for the cycle. For the...

September 29, 1980 | Mike DelNagro

September 29, 1980 | Jim Kaplan

September 29, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
OFFENSE: Joe Morris, a 5'7", 182-pound running back, scored four times, gained 170 yards on 32 carries and became the No. 3 career rusher (2,693 yards) in Syracuse history, as the Orange defeated...

September 29, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
Rolf Benirschke, the Chargers' kicker, gave the boot to death

September 29, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

September 29, 1980
4—Evelyn Floret14-17—Manny Millan18—John Iacono19—Manny Millan (right), George Tiedemann36, 37—Carl Iwasaki38—Manny Millan39, 40—Barry Staver45—Anthony Neste48—Tony Triolo56—Andy Hayt (top), Terry...

September 29, 1980 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
BOATING—The U.S. defender, FREEDOM, took a 2-1 lead over the challenger Australia in the best-of-seven America's Cup series off Newport.

September 29, 1980
LARON BROWNDAYTON, OHIOLaron, 16, won two titles at the U.S. Track and Field Association National Age-Group Championships in Dayton. His time of 21.4 seconds for 200 meters set a national record...

September 29, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Regarding the U.S. Open tennis championships (, Sept. 15), we may never again witness such classic matches as McEnroe-Connors and McEnroe-Borg. The greatness of the play came through despite...