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March 01, 1982 | Volume 56, Issue 9

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Herschel Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated March 01, 1982

March 01, 1982 | Mike Delnagro
They're the toast of the NHL after breaking the 52-year-old record for consecutive wins

March 01, 1982 | Pat Putnam
Ray Leonard awoke in time to send Bruce Finch straight to dreamland

March 01, 1982 | Kenny Moore
Two runners and a pair of jumpers established records in San Diego

March 01, 1982 | John Underwood
Or does Herschel Walker want to go to the NFL, a move that would send tremors through college and pro football?

March 01, 1982 | Bruce Newman
George McGinnis, a transcendent star in his day, is now playing out the string in Indiana

March 01, 1982 | Ron Luciano
When an irresistible force (Umpire Ron Luciano) met a reprovable—and removable—object (Oriole Manager Earl Weaver), the outcome was very often ejection

March 01, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
In 1976, award-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Davis went in search of America. More precisely, he wanted "to understand America by going into one community and penetrating its society as...

March 01, 1982 | Jack McCallum
Four juco players out of Texas plus their coach have given Tulsa new heart

March 01, 1982 | Roger Jackson

March 01, 1982 | Roger Jackson
JOHN BAGLEY: Boston College's 6-foot junior guard scored 61 points—hitting 19 of 34 from the floor—and had 11 assists in the Eagles' 80-71 upset of Georgetown and a 90-81 victory over St. John's.

March 01, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
Ernie Schlegel was a hustler whose garb, palate—and life—have changed

March 01, 1982 | Peter Davis

March 01, 1982 | Bob Ottum
Charles Ross figures that this is the scenario of the future, perhaps just a few years from now: First, the track coach-calls the podiatrist, all excited. He's got a kid in his office right this...

March 01, 1982 | Richard L. Drinon Jr.
Robert Duck walked up to the starting line, placed his pet duck, B.F.D. Express, in front of the 16-foot-long, caged-in racing lane and waited. "On your mark!" said the starter. "Get set!"

March 01, 1982
4—Lane Stewart14, 15—Barton Silverman, Paul Bereswill (top right)16, 17—Barton Silverman20—Andy Hayt21—Andy Hayt, George Tiedemann (inset)22—Heinz Kluetmeier23—Manny Millan24—Steven Goldstein...

March 01, 1982 | Compiled by Bruce Anderson
PRO BASKETBALL—Seattle ended a four-game losing streak by beating Washington 105-87, but that win proved to be only a brief respite for the struggling Sonics, who had begun the week by...

March 01, 1982
JEFF LEDBETTERLARGO, FLA.Ledbetter, a 6'2", 210-pound senior outfielder at Florida State, hit 12 homers in his first five games this season to break the NCAA career home-run record with 67. He has...

March 01, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
PRIDE OF THE CELTICSSir:Kudos to Frank Deford for digging deeply beneath Red Auerbach's "gruff exterior" to give SI readers such a rich appreciation of this extraordinary man (A Man for All...

March 01, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 01, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Wayne Walker, retired Detroit Lion linebacker and San Francisco TV sports-caster, discussing his incipient baldness, at a Bay Area sports banquet: "Somewhere in Detroit there's a helmet with all...