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August 23, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 8

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Franco Harris Cover - Sports Illustrated August 23, 1982

August 23, 1982 | Ron Fimrite

August 23, 1982 | Ron Fimrite
Money isn't one of them, but Jack Clark, 26, does have his problems. And to hear him talk about them, the average annual salary of $1.3 million he'll receive from the San Francisco Giants through...

August 23, 1982 | Ralph Wiley
Renaldo Nehemiah cleared his first hurdle in the NFL neatly, and intact

August 23, 1982 | Craig Neff
While controversy raged over referees, politics, even religion, at the World Wrestling Championships, a quiet American won the only U.S. gold

August 23, 1982
Volleyball hit the Southern California beaches in 1949, and a tough six-man game became a frantic two-man game. The airborne Karch Kiraly (above) and Christopher St. John Smith have won the Cuervo...

August 23, 1982 | Bruce Newman
Mychal (Sweet Bells) Thompson of the Trail Blazers doesn't want any ringing changes for his native Bahamas, just one real basketball court

August 23, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
"The Steelers to me are what the Mississippi River was to Mark Twain," says Roy Blount Jr., whose profile of Franco Harris appears on page 72. It is the 17th magazine piece Blount has written...

August 23, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
Luke Appling, the Braves' 75-year-old minor league batting coach, sure practiced what he preaches when he hit that big homer

August 23, 1982 | Steve Wulf
Toronto's excellent infielder deserves his cash, and some credit, too

August 23, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

August 23, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
AL OLIVER: The 35-year-old Expo first baseman had three doubles among his 12 hits in 27 at bats (.444) and drove across 12 runs. That spurt put him first in the league with 83 RBIs and a .324 average.

August 23, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 23, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Ernie Banks, former Chicago Cub star and determined positive thinker, asked by a reporter why the team is so "terrible" this season: "Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything. Put that question...

August 23, 1982 | Roy Blount Jr.

August 23, 1982
4—Anthony Neste7—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman12, 13—Ronald C. Modra14, 15—(left to right) Ronald C. Modra, Peter Read Miller (2), Rob Brown16—Ronald C. Modra (2), Mickey Pfleger (bottom)17—John...

August 23, 1982 | Compiled by ROB BUCHANAN
BOWLING—RANDY LIGHTFOOT defeated Paul McCordic 243-216 to win the $95,000 Denver Open.

August 23, 1982
KATHY HAYESNEWBERG, ORE.Hayes, 19, a University of Oregon freshman, broke the national collegiate women's record for the 3,000-meter run twice this year, first by clocking 8:57.5 in Burnaby, B.C....

August 23, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:What a banner year for SI! Your coverage of the seasonal sports has been fantastic, most notably this baseball season, and then there have been your blockbuster special reports—on Don Reese...