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May 04, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 19

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Gerry Cooney Cover - Sports Illustrated May 04, 1981

May 04, 1981 | John Papanek

May 04, 1981 | Jack McCallum
Villanova's runners paid honor to their late coach in a fitting manner at the Penn Relays

May 04, 1981 | Jim Kaplan

May 04, 1981
That old Kentucky home of America's most prestigious race, Churchill Downs, is bulging with horseflesh; a score of 3-year-olds may Run for the Roses. Bill Nack reports the Kentucky Derby deeds of...

May 04, 1981 | Douglas S. Looney
Ed (Too Tall) Jones is a great athlete who has never lived up to the expectations of a public that believes he should be as good as he is big

May 04, 1981 | Walter Bingham

May 04, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
With this issue SPORTS ILLUSTRATED substantially expands its color capability. Every photograph, with the exception of the one above and those illustrating FACES IN THE CROWD, is in full color, a...

May 04, 1981 | Robert H. Boyle

May 04, 1981 | Robert W. Creamer
The theater and public television pay respects to Stengel, with mixed results

May 04, 1981 | Walter Bingham
Neal Heaton and his 93-mph fastball are the University of Miami's top attraction

May 04, 1981 | Robert V. Behr
With the results of women's intercollegiate events now sharing the sports pages with the men's, it is important that the proper designations be applied to the female teams. But the distinctions...

May 04, 1981 | Kathleen Andria

May 04, 1981 | Kathleen Andria
TOMMY HERR: The Cardinal second baseman tripled in four consecutive games and had four other hits on the week to bat .421 and drive in eight runs as St. Louis won five games in a row and took...

May 04, 1981 | Bruce Newman
A little learning can go a long way—12 rounds, as Thomas Hearns found out

May 04, 1981 | E.M. Swift
The Sasson boys, alkla the New York Rangers, showed St. Louis they could skate better than they sing and dance

May 04, 1981 | William Nack

May 04, 1981 | Ben Waxman
When I was a boy, my father owned a tailoring and dry-cleaning store scarcely a block away from Shibe Park, home of the Philadelphia Athletics who subsequently moved to Kansas City and now reside...

May 04, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

May 04, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bill Schammel, general manager of the Midland Cubs, after a 34-8 loss to San Antonio in a Texas League baseball game: "They scored three quick touchdowns before our secondary adjusted."

May 04, 1981
4—Tony Triolo23—Heinz Kluetmeier (top)30, 31—Mark Perlstein32—Andy Hayt37—Mark Perlstein38—Paul Kennedy39-43—Richard Mackson54—Mark Kauffman (top), Jerry Cooke (bottom left), Ken Regan-Camera...

May 04, 1981 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The Rockets beat the Kings 97-78 in Kansas City to open the best-of-seven Western Conference championship series. In that game K.C. committed 26 turnovers and Houston's Moses...

May 04, 1981
SALLY CASALEBEAVERTON, ORE.Casale, 26, an electronics technician, bowled an 815 series—288, 259, 268—at Valley Lanes in Beaverton. It was the best sanctioned score in the nation by a woman during...