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August 29, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 9

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Tony Dorsett Cover - Sports Illustrated August 29, 1983

August 29, 1983 | Craig Neff

August 29, 1983 | Bruce Newman

August 29, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
One of the most dramatic personal accounts this magazine has published of an athlete's struggle between living and dying begins on page 56 with the first of two excerpts from the book Happy To Be...

August 29, 1983 | Kenny Moore

August 29, 1983 | Bill Brubaker
Gary Anderson can read playbooks but apparently not the contracts he signed with the USFL and NFL

August 29, 1983 | Sarah Pileggi

August 29, 1983 | Jeremiah Tax
The quality that distinguishes Donn Rogosin's new book, Invisible Men (Atheneum, $14.95), is passion, a passion for justice. The book is, then, a crusade, and should be read as such. Rogosin's...

August 29, 1983 | Ray Kennedy

August 29, 1983 | Steve Wulf
After grousing and litigating, the Yankees lost the resumed Endless Game

August 29, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
After the Braves removed mascot Chief Noc-a-homa's tepee from the leftfield bleachers on Aug. 12 and installed 250 seats in its place, Atlanta lost five of the next nine games and saw its NL West...

August 29, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
The Dodgers had Derrel Thomas on second and Greg Brock on third with one out in the second inning of a scoreless game with the Mets when Pitcher Bob Welch grounded to short. Bob Bailor threw to...

August 29, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Answering a dare, San Francisco rookie Infielder Brad Wellman allowed his teammates to shave his scalp clean. His reward: $1,000, which was anted up by 10 Giants players and trainer Gary Iacini....

August 29, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
MOOSE HAAS: The 27-year-old Brewer righthander (12-2) beat the Red Sox 2-0 and the A's 7-1, giving him eight straight wins and 28 consecutive scoreless innings, both Milwaukee team records.

August 29, 1983 | Sarah Pileggi
An amateur to the core, Jay Sigel is taking aim at another U.S. title

August 29, 1983 | Demmie Stathoplos
With a record $2 million in earnings, Rambling Willie, 13, can retire in style

August 29, 1983 | Darryl Stingley

August 29, 1983 | Darryl Stingley
In Part II, Stingley is treated at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he must deal with his anger and despair.

August 29, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 29, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•William E. Simon, president of the U.S. Olympic Committee, on the less-than-perfect housing conditions at the Pan American Games: "The athletes aren't complaining. They're all pros."

August 29, 1983
2—Tony Triolo7—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman10, 11—Manny Millan12, 13—Manny Millan (left), Ronald C. Modra (2)14, 15—Ronald C. Modra (center), Manny Millan (2)16, 17—Jerry Wachter (left), Greg...

August 29, 1983 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOXING—ROGER MAYWEATHER retained his WBA junior lightweight title with a first-round knockout of Benedicto Villablanca, in Las Vegas.

August 29, 1983
JILL CAMPBELLLos ALTOS, CALIF.Jill, 13, a member of the Stanford diving club, won two golds and a silver at the state age-group championships in Mission Viejo. She set state 12-and-under records...

August 29, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
HEROESSir:In his article What's Happened to Our Heroes? (Aug. 15), William Oscar Johnson wrote, "The American sports fan really does not care very much whether jocks misbehave," as long as he has...