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August 22, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 8

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Carl Lewis Cover - Sports Illustrated August 22, 1983

August 22, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 22, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Lee Corso, asked what he has been doing since being fired as Indiana football coach last December: "I've cleaned my basement 14 times. I have the cleanest basement in America."

August 22, 1983 | Kenny Moore

August 22, 1983 | Rick Telander

August 22, 1983 | Clive Gammon

August 22, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
It's August, and everyone at SI knows where Senior Writer William Leggett is. Contrary to what Thomas Wolfe said, Leggett can and does go home again, every year. In his case home is Saratoga...

August 22, 1983 | Jeremiah Tax
Craig Suder, third baseman for the Seattle Mariners, is in an all-around slump. He's batting .198, his son is ashamed of him, he suspects his wife's beginning to look elsewhere, and he thinks he's...

August 22, 1983 | William Taaffe
Mike Weisman faces the tough task of reviving beleaguered NBC Sports

August 22, 1983 | Jim Kaplan
In his second tour as the Phillies' manager, G.M. Paul Owens is motoring

August 22, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
George Brett has stopped using the famous pine-tar bat that sparked one of the strangest controversies in baseball history. Brett had called it "the best bat I've ever had" and had ignored a...

August 22, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
"My God, he hasn 't played first base regularly since 1971 in Oregon, when he was in Triple A," said Jean Luzinski of her husband, Greg, the White Sox designated hitter. With Chicago leading the...

August 22, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
"Here comes Mighty Mitt," Dodger Bullpen Coach Mark Cresse yelled when error-prone Second Baseman Steve Sax entered the clubhouse before a three-game series in Atlanta. Mighty Mitt indeed. Though...

August 22, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
LENN SAKATA: The Baltimore utility in fielder, who'd never had a hit against Chicago, ended his 0-for-66 slump with a 2-for-12 performance that improved his career average against the Sox to .026.

August 22, 1983 | William Leggett
Late-bloomer Play Fellow wasn't late to the finish in the Travers

August 22, 1983 | Clive Gammon
Mild-mannered Milton McCrory finally earned the WBC welterweight title

August 22, 1983 | Jack Falla
Downtrodden Team America turned Team Animal and tied Juventus of Italy

August 22, 1983 | Frank Deford

August 22, 1983
4—Ronald C. Modra11—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16, 17—Steve Powell18, 19—Heinz Kluetmeier20, 21—Tony Duffy22—Steve Powell23—Tony Duffy24—Heinz Kluetmeier (top), Tony Duffy25—Heinz Kluetmeier...

August 22, 1983
DON CHOISAN FRANCISCODon, 26, a mailman, ran 420 miles to win the New Astley Belt Six Day Race in Chula Vista, Calif., his second victory in three such races this year. Choi has held the American...

August 22, 1983 | Compiled by Lisa Twyman
BOWLING—MARSHALL HOLMAN beat Kent Wagner 290-224 to win the $ 100,000 Venice (Fla.) Open and become the first bowler to win back-to-back titles this year.

August 22, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
HOWARDSir:Come on, cut the Cosell rubbish ("I've Won. I've Beat Them," Aug. 8). You people are just looking for a lot of mail from a bunch of irate jerks. Well it won't work!JEB...