January 17, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman
The Chargers showed real heart—and a big serve—in beating the Steelers in the best of the NFL's Round 1 playoffs
January 17, 1983 | Steve Wulf
Outside of Joe Theismann's Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. on Saturday night, people were waiting to get inside to order a Number Seven sandwich for $3.75 (roast beef, Swiss cheese, cole slaw and...
January 17, 1983 | Alexander Wolff
The early returns read more like the results of referenda on dumping Ed Garvey than NFL playoff scores. Washington 31-7. Green Bay 41-16. Miami 28-13. Los Angeles 27-10. This pro football playoff...
January 17, 1983 | Curry Kirkpatrick
After a dismal start, NCAA champ North Carolina has won seven straight, the latest over then-unbeaten Syracuse
Johan Kriek is the world's 12th-ranked tennis player in spite of his penchant for tanking matches, baiting umpires and breaking things
January 17, 1983 | Philip G. Howlett
The first weekend of the NFL Super Bowl Tournament offered SI a chance to explore its logistical limits. With twice the number of games ever scheduled in a round of pro football playoffs, we sent...
January 17, 1983 | Rick Telander
Keith Lee of top-ranked Memphis State is the biggest thing to hit town since Elvis Presley
Mark Howe, Philly's top defender, still hasn't made a name for himself
Gil Morgan won at Tucson over a field including a lot of hungry ex-rabbits
Valerie Still has passed Dan Issel to become Kentucky's No. 1 scorer
LEON WOOD: The 6'3" junior guard, a transfer from Arizona, propelled CSU-Fullerton to victories over Pepperdine, Cal-Irvine and Long Beach State as he poured in 67 points and had 45 assists.
January 17, 1983 | Bil Gilbert
Over the years, in detective fiction, we have had the little old lady as private eye, the obese gourmet as private eye, the rabbi as private eye, and other distinctive types who deliver justice in...
January 17, 1983
4—Lane Stewart9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Manny Millan16, 17—Jerry Wachter18, 19—Louis Capozzola (left), Heinz Kluetmeier (2)20, 21—Ronald C. Modra22, 23—John Iacono (left), Ronald C....
BASKETBALL—More than once early this season New Jersey Forward Buck Williams cited as a weakness the Nets' lack of a floor leader—a clutch player Jersey could turn to as it had Guard Ray Williams...
January 17, 1983
DERRICK YOUNGWILLISTON, S.C.Derrick, a 5'8", 190-pound senior tailback at Williston-Elko High, had 73 touchdowns in four years of varsity football, including a state high school-record 31 in 1980,...
January 17, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
PRESIDENTIAL ATTITUDE DEFINEDSir:Clemson University has been the subject of a great deal of negative publicity in the past few months. Our football program and some individuals in and outside it...
GUNS OF JANUARY
•Joe Barry Carroll, Golden State's 7-foot center, on what it's like to grow up tall: "As a kid, I was big for my age. As I got older, I got big for anybody's age."