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September 13, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 12

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Wayne Peace Cover - Sports Illustrated September 13, 1982

September 13, 1982 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 13, 1982 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Al McGuire, ex-basketball coach: "What it takes to be a great player, beyond raw talent, is self-centeredness and a certain numbness to the crowd. Super-intelligent people can't be superb...

September 13, 1982 | John Papanek
No doubt about it if Florida's victory over rival Miami is any indication of its prowess

September 13, 1982 | Michael DelNagro
Billy Sims and Joe Cribbs were off and fuming at preseason's end

September 13, 1982 | Steve Wulf
If Baltimore doesn't die on the vine, Manager Earl Weaver could have a great going-away present in his final (maybe) season

September 13, 1982 | Sam Moses
...until you crowd him. Then veteran driver Bobby Allison crowds back. At the moment, he's leading the race for the NASCAR title

September 13, 1982 | Robert H. Boyle
Jack Gartside ties some of his best flies in broad daylight while waiting for riders in a Boston taxi queue

September 13, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
A studied moment after Martina Navratilova had won the women's singles title at Wimbledon this year, an impish figure rose from his accustomed position in a corner of the press section, extracted...

September 13, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
A hypnotist helped Cub Bill Buckner get back into the swing of things

September 13, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

September 13, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
According to an SI poll of big league players, these words and phrases are the newest additions to the game's lexicon:

September 13, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
JIM PALMER: The Oriole righthander beat the Twins 3-0 on one hit and the Blue Jays 1-0 on four hits as he ran his winning streak to 11 games, cut his ERA to 3.24 and upped his record to 13-3.

September 13, 1982 | Anthony Cotton
Pete Newell's pointers help even standouts like Kiki Vandeweghe

September 13, 1982 | Sarah Pileggi
A year before the races, Newport is chockablock with crews and boats

September 13, 1982 | Jeremiah Tax
In 1977, after she had won the U.S. Open tennis championship for the third straight time, Chris Evert and The New York Times sportswriter Neil Amdur discussed doing a book about her life and...

September 13, 1982 | Sarah Pileggi

September 13, 1982
4—Adriano Alecchi11—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier18, 19—Manny Rubio20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier22, 23—(left to right) Tony Tomsic, Mark Perlstein, Manny Rubio30, 31—Paul...

September 13, 1982 | Compiled by ROB BUCHANAN
COLLEGE FOOTBALL—In the opener of the sport's 114th season, Brigham Young defeated UNLV 27-0. Two hundred seventy-one yards passing by Steve Young (a descendant of Brigham) almost made the Cougars...

September 13, 1982
ASHBY HARPERALBUQUERQUEHarper, 65, a prep school headmaster, became the oldest person to swim the English Channel, breaking the 1979 record of James (Doc) Counsilman, then 58. Harper crossed from...

September 13, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE COWBOYS: LOVE 'EM OR HATE 'EMSir:Your special issue, The First College & Pro Football Spectacular (Sept. 1), on the 1982 football season was excellent. I especially enjoyed the articles by...