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July 26, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 4

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Mary Decker Tabb Cover - Sports Illustrated July 26, 1982

July 26, 1982 | Dan Jenkins
Tom Watson's latest British Open win, at Troon, came thanks to a young American who faded and a South African who folded

July 26, 1982 | Alexander Wolff
Restaurateur Rocky Aoki, bent and broken in a crash, returned to racing with a bang, winning his own Benihana race

July 26, 1982 | Kenny Moore
Mary Decker Tabb celebrated her homecoming by entering a 10,000—and set her seventh world record of 1982

July 26, 1982 | Steve Wulf
Seriously, folks, a lot of rookies in the National League look as though they've been in the bigs for ages

July 26, 1982
No, this is not a page from "Jane Fonda's Workout Book." This is a troupe of Los Angeles Rams trying to stay in shape in the off-season. As the photos on these and the following pages show, NFL...

July 26, 1982 | Bruce Newman
Jan van Beveren got in Dutch in his native Holland, so he emigrated to Fort Lauderdale, becoming the NASL's top goalie

July 26, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
Our newest staff writer is columnist Bill Taaffe, 38, who grew up in Pluckemin, N.J., one town that George Washington really did sleep in. "He marched through with the Continental Army," Taaffe...

July 26, 1982 | Ivan Maisel
The Reds may be dead, but Shortstop Dave Concepcion is alive and clicking

July 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

July 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
In response to an SI poll, major-leaguers rated the following players as the biggest hot dogs in the game today:

July 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
JIM GANTNER: The Milwaukee second baseman returned to action after missing a month with a bad shoulder and helped the Brewers stay in first place by hitting .733 (7 for 15) and driving across four...

July 26, 1982 | Franz Lidz
Naty (El Gato) Alvarado has this game by the tail

July 26, 1982 | William Taaffe
Except for the Cosells, the networks have given up on sports journalism

July 26, 1982 | Ralph Wiley
The lure of one last payday keeps 37-year-old Earnie Shavers in the ring

July 26, 1982 | Jeremiah Tax
Tom McNab, script consultant and technical adviser for Chariots of Fire, a Scotsman who was his country's triple-jump record holder for six years (1958-64) and has coached both Winter...

July 26, 1982 | Kenny Moore

July 26, 1982
4—Frank White9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Steve Powell (left), Tony Triolo16—Graham Finlayson17—Tony Triolo (middle), Graham Finlayson (2)22—Dick Raphael23—Mark Perlstein24—John Iacono...

July 26, 1982 | Compiled by ROB BUCHANAN
BOXING—DAVEY MOORE stopped Ayub Kalule in the 10th round in Atlantic City, N.J. to retain his WBA junior middleweight title.

July 26, 1982
DAVID SHANNONRICHMOND, VA.David, a recent graduate of The Collegiate Schools, won five events at the Virginia Private Schools Track Meet: the high, triple and long jumps (6'6", 44'7" and 22'6",...

July 26, 1982
CENTER COURTSir:What does Frank Deford mean (Jumpin' Jimmyny, July 12) when he says that Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe "almost never play good matches against each other, let alone pretty ones"?...

July 26, 1982 | Edited by John Papanek

July 26, 1982 | Edited by John Papanek
•Pierre Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, on Canadian-American trade: "Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain."