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February 07, 1983 | Volume 58, Issue 5

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February 07, 1983 | Armen Keteyian
It's unlikely that Dr. Charles Brush, past president (1978-80) of the New York chapter of the Explorers Club, will ever enjoy the fame of such fellow club members as Admiral Peary (North Pole),...

February 07, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 07, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Eddie Johnson, Kansas City Kings forward, on how he intended to handle the Boston Celtics' Larry Bird: "I'm going to try and force him to shoot from spots where he doesn't want to. First, though,...

February 07, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman
Hail victory! And good grief! The whooping began after good young Charlie Brown (87) scored the clinching TD against Miami in Super Bowl XVII

February 07, 1983 | Craig Neff
Records are falling as Billy Olson leads a U.S. resurgence in an event it used to dominate—pole vaulting

February 07, 1983 | Jack McCallum

February 07, 1983 | Philip G. Howlett
When Writer-Reporter Bob Sullivan, a convivial sort, closes his door, we know a big story is in the works. Assigned to special projects 19 months ago, Sullivan has worked with the aplomb of Sam...

February 07, 1983 | William Oscar Johnson
For Tamara McKinney, a skier from Kentucky, fast is fabulous, which is why she's on top of the World Cup

February 07, 1983 | William Taaffe
NBC did itself proud at the Super Bowl with a magician named Merlin

February 07, 1983 | John Garrity
Show Time! at top-ranked Laredo JC means lights-out for the opposition

February 07, 1983 | Roger Jackson

February 07, 1983 | Roger Jackson
KEITH LEE: The 6'11" sophomore forward scored 63 points, hitting 25 of 36 from the field and 11 of 15 from the line. He also grabbed 25 rebounds as Memphis State beat Iona and Eastern Kentucky.

February 07, 1983 | Bruce Newman
After a 12-0 launch, Seattle seems to be on the verge of flaming out

February 07, 1983 | Art Hill
Why is it that big league baseball players are so solidly, indeed almost unanimously, behind their union, while in pro football there are a number of outspoken dissidents whenever a strike is in...

February 07, 1983 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 07, 1983
4—Manny Millan11—Barry Fikes16,17—Manny MilIan18—Tony Tomsic (top), George Tiedemann19—Walter Iooss Jr.20,21—Jerry Wachter22,23—Manny Millan24,25—(clockwise from top left) Ronald C. Modra (2),...

February 07, 1983 | Compiled by BRUCE ANDERSON
PRO BASKETBALL—Mark Aguirre, the onetime Pillsbury Doughboy, fattened only his average when he scored 43 (a career high) and 35 points, respectively, as Dallas beat Indiana 134-126 and Kansas City...

February 07, 1983 | Compiled by BRUCE ANDERSON
KAREEM PICKERINGNEW YORK CITYKareem, who runs for the Atoms Track Club, broke the U.S. 55-meter record for 8-year-olds with a time of 8.0 seconds at the Colgate Women's Games in Brooklyn. A week...

February 07, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood