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October 05, 1981 | Volume 55, Issue 15

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Marcus Allen Cover - Sports Illustrated October 05, 1981

October 05, 1981
24-26—Peter Read Miller27-29—Richard Mackson30—Steve Ross31—Manny Millan32—Tony Tomsic33—Heinz Kluetmeier (top), Roy Hobson34—Tony Tomsic39—Roy Hobson40, 41—Peter Read Miller42—Mickey...

October 05, 1981 | Compiled by ALEXANDER WOLFF
BOXING—LUPE PINTOR retained his WBC bantamweight title with a 15th-round knockout of Shinzo (Hurricane) Teru in Nagoya, Japan.

October 05, 1981
ALAN HILLTERRE HAUTE, IND.Hill, a 6'1", 175-pound senior safety, returned four interceptions 159 yards to lead DePauw to a 31-7 win over St. Norbert. He also ran back two kickoffs for a total of...

October 05, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
ACID PRECIPITATIONSir:When I was a little younger, I looked to SHORTS ILLUSTRATED for its glossy photographs of my athletic idols. Today I'm glad you concentrate on more than games. Robert H....

October 05, 1981 | Arnold Schechter
In the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at Cooperstown, N.Y., treasures such as Joe DiMaggio's locker and Bobby Thomson's bat have been joined by a decidedly unusual artifact: a coffee...

October 05, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 05, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Sugar Ray Leonard, recent victor over Thomas Hearns, enjoying a day in his honor in Washington that included a meeting with President Reagan and the passage of a congressional resolution...

October 05, 1981 | Douglas S. Looney

October 05, 1981 | Craig Neff
The field Was fast, the crowd immense, but did the inaugural Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City prove to be more than a curiosity? The milers certainly think so

October 05, 1981 | Jim Kaplan

October 05, 1981 | Paul Zimmerman

October 05, 1981
There is no place quite like it. Once it was part of a saline inland lake, the last remnant of which, the Great Salt Lake, lies 75 miles to the east, separated from the Bonneville Salt Flats by...

October 05, 1981 | Bob Ottum
Much of the magic of Bonneville lies in illusions: The light refracts, bending and bouncing off the Flats; sometimes objects seem to float, while at other times they dance eerily on the wind. The...

October 05, 1981 | Robert H. Boyle
In The Bay, Gilbert Klingel writes that dividing a day into the hours of events in a marsh is a better way of keeping time than going by the clock. "How much more descriptive it is to speak of the...

October 05, 1981 | Ron Fimrite
Angels Manager Gene Mauch hasn't had a championship in his 22 seasons

October 05, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf

October 05, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf
NOLAN RYAN: The Astro righthander struck out 11 Dodgers as he established a big league mark with his fifth career no-hitter. His 5-0 victory ran his record to 10-5 and reduced his ERA to 1.74, the...

October 05, 1981 | John Papanek
Rich Diana, a real do-everything Yalie, is one of the country's leading runners and a premed student with a 3.5 average

October 05, 1981 | Anthony Cotton

October 05, 1981 | Anthony Cotton
OFFENSE: Kelvin Bryant, North Carolina's 6'2", 195-pound junior tailback, rushed 22 times for 173 yards and four touchdowns in the Tar Heels' 56-14 win over Boston College. Bryant has 15...

October 05, 1981 | Clive Gammon
Well, Chicago just happens to be sitting pretty atop the NASL, thank you, having rudely dethroned the Cosmos 1-0 after a shootout at Toronto's Soccer Bowl

October 05, 1981 | Bil Gilbert