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June 27, 1983 | Volume 58, Issue 26

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Roberto Duran Cover - Sports Illustrated June 27, 1983

June 27, 1983 | Lisa Twyman
When Joan Benoit ran the Boston Marathon in a world best of 2:22:42 in April, a lanky man, wearing No. 14, ran conspicuously near her for most of the race. An observer might have missed the tiny...

June 27, 1983
4—Paul Bereswill17—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman26—Manny Millan28—John Iacono29—George Tiedemann30, 31—George Tiedemann (top), Jacqueline Duvoisin (bottom), John Iacono32, 33—Manny Millan34—Rich...

June 27, 1983 | Compiled by LISA TWYMAN
BOWLING—PETE COUTURE defeated Marshall Holman 211-186 to win a $110,000 PBA tournament in San Jose, Calif.

June 27, 1983
MARY BOLDENHAMLIN, TEXASMary, a senior at Hamlin High, won the long jump with a girls' Class AA state record of 19'¾" and the 200-meter dash in 23.9 at the Texas high school championships. She has...

June 27, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE SIXERSSir:Bruce Newman deserves a special accolade for his remarks about Julius Erving, whose actions after the Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA title showed why he has always been a true...

June 27, 1983 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

June 27, 1983 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Harold Katz, Philadelphia 76ers owner, on meeting President Reagan during a visit by the defense-minded NBA champions to the White House: "They tell me you're very strong on defense, so maybe...

June 27, 1983 | William Nack
By beating the WBA junior middleweight champion, Davey Moore, Roberto Duran won his third title and recaptured his good name

June 27, 1983 | Dan Jenkins
Larry Nelson took Oakmont apart for two rounds, while stronger players found the going too rough in the Layup Open

June 27, 1983 | Kenny Moore
Sprinter-long jumper Carl Lewis became the first three-way winner since 1886 at the U.S. track and field championships

June 27, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
One of the attributes of a strong staff of journalists is the ability to renew itself, to add fresh, superior talent continually, not just to keep up with the times and the competition but also to...

June 27, 1983 | Jules Tygiel

June 27, 1983 | Bob Ottum
Bicycle people call them klunkers, which certainly seems fair and accurate enough. These strange bikes do look pretty klunky at first glance: They've got fat, knobby tires and upright, straight...

June 27, 1983 | Craig Neff
The '81 world 180.5-pound champ, Chris Campbell has plans to put L.A. Olympic opponents in the soup

June 27, 1983 | Jim Kaplan
Unless he picks up the pace, Pete Rose, 42, may not tie Cobb after all

June 27, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
"We believe in rolling the dice," said Cardinal General Manager Joe McDonald after trading the National League's best all-around first baseman, Keith Hernandez, 29, to the Mets for two...

June 27, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
"I didn't manage very well tonight," said Lee Elia of the Cubs after a 4-3 loss to the Mets in which he ordered Reliever Lee Smith to walk Darryl Strawberry, who was hitting .195, to get at Pinch...

June 27, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
In response to an SI poll, major league players named these catchers as the finest at fielding pop-ups:

June 27, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
BOB WELCH: The Dodger righthander singlehandedly beat Cincinnati 1-0, allowing six hits and hitting his first major league home run, off Mario Soto. His last three victories have all been shutouts.

June 27, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
White Sox Manager Tny LRss is an educated man, right? University of South Florida, class of '69. Florida State University law school, class of '78. So why can't Tny spell? Take a look at the...

June 27, 1983 | Jack Falla
At Golden Bay, high scorer Steve Zungul is Mr. Inside—and Mr. Outside

June 27, 1983 | Alexander Wolff
With nine teams changing coaches, turnovers were the talk of the league

June 27, 1983 | Barry McDermott