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January 05, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 1

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Dave Winfield Cover - Sports Illustrated January 05, 1981

January 05, 1981 | Curry Kirkpatrick
With Mark Aguirre playing Santa, No. 1-ranked but sometimes somnolent DePaul gave Coach Ray Meyer a belated Christmas present by thumping No. 3 UCLA

January 05, 1981 | E.M. Swift
Even the Queen couldn't contain herself when the Winnipeg Jets ended their 30-game winless streak

January 05, 1981 | Paul Zimmerman

January 05, 1981 | Pat Putnam
Humiliated by Los Angeles two weeks earlier, Dallas unleashed Tony Dorsett and a five-man defensive line and humbled the Rams 34-13

January 05, 1981 | Ron Fimrite

January 05, 1981 | William Oscar Johnson
He is a short, paunchy man who gives, at first sight, an overall impression of grayness. And on this particular grim December afternoon, there is also a look of fatigue, of resignation. He answers...

January 05, 1981
Now there are eight, and after the weekend's divisional playoffs only four teams will remain in the hunt for Super Bowl XV. SI will be at the battlegrounds for Dallas-Atlanta,...

January 05, 1981 | Jim Kaplan
It must have been the Dallas locale. As Bowie Kuhn addressed the annual winter meeting in December, baseball's reserved and formal commissioner was suddenly transformed into a country-music singer...

January 05, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
On his last working day Arthur W. Keylor, who retires this week as Group Vice President of all Time Inc. magazines, stopped in at a luncheon for our 1980 Sportsmen of the Year and immediately...

January 05, 1981 | Paul Zimmerman
Dr. Z's 1980 All-Pro squad lines up with Cleveland's Brian Sipe at quarterback and enough muscle and mettle at the other positions to cast a DeMillean pigskin epic

January 05, 1981 | Bruce Newman
Jim Valvano left the big city to coach N.C. State. Last week he was back in New York—and finding credit very tight

January 05, 1981 | Anthony Cotton

January 05, 1981 | Anthony Cotton
KELLY TRIPUCKA: Notre Dame's 6'7" senior forward scored 46 points in leading the Fighting Irish to wins over Valparaiso and Kentucky. Against Kentucky, Tripucka made 14 of 15 free throws in the...

January 05, 1981 | Dan Levin

January 05, 1981

January 05, 1981 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
PRO BASKETBALL—Not until Boston won its 10th game in a row could the Celtics gain any ground on the Atlantic Division-leading 76ers, whose 33-5 record put them on pace to break the 1971-72 Lakers'...

January 05, 1981
HEIDI LIPPMEIERGREENHILLS, OHIOHeidi, 16, who is 5 feet and 100 pounds, won the U.S. Women's Practical Pistol Championship in Hampton, Va. Firing a .45-caliber automatic in five events, two...

January 05, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
OUR TEAMSir:Congratulations on an outstanding choice for Sportsmen of the Year (A Reminder of What We Can Be, Dec. 22-29). All of America and possibly other parts of the world were uplifted by the...

January 05, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

January 05, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Mike Eruzione, captain of the U.S. Olympic hockey team, accepting an award at a Multiple Sclerosis Society dinner in Manhattan: "Here I am in a tuxedo in the Waldorf, and there are two Russian...