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April 27, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 18

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Matt Keough Cover - Sports Illustrated April 27, 1981

April 27, 1981 | Edited By Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 27, 1981 | Edited By Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Pat Dye, Auburn's new football coach, making a pledge that some War Eagle fans might find unsettling: "We are looking for people who want to play real bad."

April 27, 1981 | Ron Fimrite

April 27, 1981 | Anthony Cotton

April 27, 1981
A shot at the championship awaits Gerry Cooney if he wins his May 11 fight with former heavyweight champ Ken Norton. William Nack profiles the 24-year-old slugger who is living his lost childhood...

April 27, 1981 | William Leggett

April 27, 1981 | William F. Reed
This year the Kentucky Derby will have its own song-and-dance team. The hoofing will be done by the appropriately named Tap Shoes, winner of the Flamingo Stakes at Hialeah. The singing will be...

April 27, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
Staff writer Anthony Cotton, 24, has had plenty of experience traveling for the sake of basketball. And it's not just because he spent the season covering the NBA, the last two weeks bouncing back...

April 27, 1981 | Kenny Moore
Record-setter Neil Lomax will be one of the top two quarterbacks picked in next week's NFL draft

April 27, 1981 | William Oscar Johnson
When Wide World of Sports first aired on ABC 20 years ago this week, there had never been a live sports telecast from Europe (the 1960 Rome Olympics had been covered on film by CBS). Jim McKay, a...

April 27, 1981 | Jack McCallum
A minor league no-hitter gave a major league boost to Luis Tiant's comeback

April 27, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf

April 27, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf
TONY ARMAS: Oakland's 27-year-old outfielder from Venezuela batted .375, slugged four home runs and four doubles, had 14 RBIs, three game-winning hits and scored five times as the A's won six of...

April 27, 1981 | Frank Deford

April 27, 1981 | Steve Raymond
Most people think parks are invariably good for wildlife. After all, look at all those bears and bison in Yellowstone; if the park didn't exist, there certainly would be a lot fewer of them. If...

April 27, 1981 | Roy Bongartz
A trim, ruddy-faced Scot named Jack Knox clasps the top of a shepherd's crook as he stands before a tall wooden post in an Alabama meadow. Beside him a small black and white border collie peers...

April 27, 1981
4—Hal Stoelzle23—Jerry Wachter24—Paul Kennedy25—John Iacono26—Heinz Kluetmeier27—John Iacono28—Paul Kennedy (top), Buck Miller31—Heinz Kluetmeier32, 33—Jerry Cooke34—Michael Coers (left), Andy...

April 27, 1981
DAVID STAFFORDBRONXVILLE, N.Y.Stafford, a 43-year-old hospital supplies manager, defeated Bill Rubin of White Plains, N.Y. 9-15, 13-15, 16-14, 15-8 and 15-10 to win the 65th national squash tennis...

April 27, 1981 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: After Boston beat Chicago in four games, all three remaining quarterfinal playoff series went the full seven. Philadelphia finally eliminated Milwaukee (page 24) to move into...

April 27, 1981 | Edited By Gay Flood
YANKEE DOODLINGSir:The Yankees "destined for third" behind the Brewers and Orioles (Scouting Reports, April 13)? William Nack must be joking. How can a team that wins 103 regular-season games and...