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August 02, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 5

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Ernesto Espana Cover - Sports Illustrated August 02, 1982

August 02, 1982 | Ralph Wiley
In Ohio's depressed Mahoning Valley, the return of WBA lightweight champ Boom Boom Mancini was a joy, as he beat Ernesto España

August 02, 1982 | Barry McDermott
The Women's Open got curiouser and curiouser as Janet Alex, a five-year non-winner, up and stole the show from the two favorites on the final day

August 02, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
Veteran stars like Reggie Jackson (left) have taken California to the top of the American League West

August 02, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
Merv Hyman, now 65, went to work for TIME magazine on June 4, 1936 as a copy boy at $15 a week. On his first day, hoping to make a good impression, he went barreling down the hall, turned a corner...

August 02, 1982 | Demmie Stathoplos
It's a sensation shared by Tracie Ruiz and Candy Costie, the top U.S. pair in the new Olympic sport of synchronized swimming

August 02, 1982 | Jack McCallum
Long years in the ghetto and prison have taught WBC light heavyweight champion Dwight Braxton to reject "negativity"

August 02, 1982 | Rick Telander
Andre Thornton has been sorely tried en route to his booming eminence

August 02, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

August 02, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
ROBIN YOUNT: The Milwaukee shortstop batted .560 to rank second in the league at .337, hit four home runs (for a total of 19) to become No. 1 in slugging (.616) and got six runs batted in for a...

August 02, 1982 | Ralph Wiley

August 02, 1982
2—Lane Stewart7—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman10, 11—George Tiedemann12, 13—Tony Tomsic16, 17—John Iacono18, 19—(top) Paul Bereswill, John Iacono, Paul Bereswill (2), (bottom) John Iacono (2)20,...

August 02, 1982 | Compiled by ROB BUCHANAN
BOWLING—STEVE MARTIN defeated Wayne Webb 224-202 to win the $95,000 PBA Greater Buffalo Open.

August 02, 1982
GREG GLOVERMARIETTA, GA.Glover, now 18, set a national 16-17 age-group record in the 132-pound class at the Georgia USPF/AAU Powerlifting Championships with a total of 1,080 pounds in three...

August 02, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 02, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Jim Rice, injury-plagued Red Sox slugger, asked if there was someplace he wasn't hurting: "Yeah. At the bank."

August 02, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
BILLS FACTSSir:I was glad to see SPORTS ILLUSTRATED recognize Bobby Chandler, who, throughout his career, has been an outstanding performer (The Bare Facts Are He's a Star, July 12). The article...