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February 09, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 6

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Christie Brinkley Cover - Sports Illustrated February 09, 1981

February 09, 1981 | Dan Levin
Robert H. Boyle, a senior writer for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, has been known to catch a bass or two between assignments, or, for that matter, between paragraphs. His latest book is titled Bass (W. W....

February 09, 1981
4—John G. Zimmerman22—Peter Read Miller23—Manny Millan24-26—Peter Read Miller27—Tony Triolo28, 29—Tony Triolo (left), Manny Millan30—Richard Mackson31—Robert Hagedohm (bottom left), Richard...

February 09, 1981 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—In games leading up to the All-Star break, stand-ins stole the limelight. Chicago got 18 points from reserve Center Dwight Jones and a total of 56 from its bench in a 118-101...

February 09, 1981
TERRI WEISHAARVANCOUVER, WASH.Weishaar, 31, the girls' volleyball coach at Ridge-field High, guided the Spudders to a 14-0 season and a second-place finish in the state tournament. In her seven...

February 09, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
BOBBYSir:I'm glad to see SI finally cared enough about college basketball to write an article showing the human side of one of the sport's greatest coaches—Bobby Knight (The Rabbit Hunter, Jan....

February 09, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 09, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame ballplayer, now a management trainee at a Chicago bank: "My ultimate dream is to have my own bank, maybe in Paris. I'd call it Banks' Bank on the Left Bank."

February 09, 1981 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 09, 1981 | Bruce Newman
Not long ago Ann-Michael Holland became the envy of her kindergarten class at St. Anne's-Belfield School by bringing two prized objects to show-and-tell—her father and the family dog, a golden...

February 09, 1981
Track & Field Giants will gather in New York for the Millrose Games, featuring Steve Scott, Eamonn Coghlan, John Walker, Don Paige, Renaldo Nehemiah and, in the cast of thousands, football's...

February 09, 1981 | Kenny Moore

February 09, 1981 | Pat Putnam

February 09, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
Every time Associate Editor Jule Campbell returns from the locale of a sunshine issue—an in-house euphemism—she says, "This is the most beautiful place in the world. What can we possibly do for an...

February 09, 1981 | Frank Deford
The local TV sports announcers on the six and 11 o'clock news shows seldom establish themselves as distinct personalities. Most are interchangeable with another scoop of vanilla somewhere else. TV...

February 09, 1981 | Jule Campbell
"I feel as if I'm in a special place, far away, in another country," said an astounded tourist after viewing the secluded barrier islands near Panama City on Florida's west coast. That's the...

February 09, 1981 | Anthony Cotton
In the NBA thickets Jamaal Wilkes is often mistaken for part of the scenery

February 09, 1981 | Mike DelNagro
Kelly and Eric Brewe, the first man and wife to star at the same school, are big scorers for the University of Puget Sound

February 09, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf

February 09, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf
STEVE JOHNSON: The 6'10½", 235-pound senior center kept Oregon State first in the Pac-10 by sinking 23 of 34 floor shots, scoring 52 points, grabbing 23 rebounds and getting seven assists in wins...

February 09, 1981 | Jim Kaplan
The season's hero and the Series goat, Willie Wilson mulls his ups and downs

February 09, 1981 | Franz Lidz
Hugh Sweeny is an arrow-limbed, javelin-thin Jersey City smart aleck who looks as if he was born in his spinach-green sweat shirt and blue Adidases. He's fond of short jokes ("Why did the...

February 09, 1981 | Robert H. Boyle

February 09, 1981 | Ralph Graves
I once played on a football team whose achievement has never been recognized. And yet that achievement may be unique in the history of the team, the history of the school and, for all I know, the...