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October 10, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 16

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Joe Washington Cover - Sports Illustrated October 10, 1983

October 10, 1983 | Armen Keteyian
When the playwright John Howard Payne said in 1823 that there's no place like home, he wasn't speaking of sports, but any coach worth his whistle will verify the value of the home-field advantage.

October 10, 1983 | Giles Tippette
Perhaps it comes to all men, or perhaps just to middle-aged former athletes. I'm talking about the Just One More Time Syndrome: Score one more touchdown, ride one more bull, hit one more home run.

October 10, 1983
2, 3—Tony Tomsic (left), Rob Brown (top right), Bob Mummery4—John Papanek (top), George Tiedemann15—George Tiedemann18—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier22—John Iacono (top),...

October 10, 1983 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOXING—FRANK CEDEÑO won the WBC flyweight championship with a sixth-round technical knockout of Charlie Magri in Wembley, England.

October 10, 1983
PHILLIP WHITTENMARBLEHEAD, MASS.Whitten, 40, broke the world record in 50-meter backstroke for men age 40-44 at the U.S. Masters Swimming championships. His time of 29.94 also made him the first...

October 10, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
GUARDIAN OF THE INTERIORSir:Congratulations and thank you for the objective insights provided by Special Contributor Bil Gilbert and Writer-Reporter Robert Sullivan in the first part of your...

October 10, 1983 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

October 10, 1983 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Tom Whidden, Liberty's tactician, after answering the phone when President Reagan called Skipper Dennis Conner in Newport to offer his condolences on the loss of the America's Cup to Australia...

October 10, 1983 | Jack McCallum

October 10, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney
Nebraska of '83, led by Mike Rozier (above), has the stuff to transcend Notre Dame of '24, Army of '44 and the rest

October 10, 1983 | Dan Levin

October 10, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
For John Papanek, who in July became a senior editor after six years as a writer, the editing of this season's hockey coverage presents a special challenge. Papanek's first close encounter with...

October 10, 1983 | Jack Falla
As the New York Islanders filed off the ice after a recent preseason practice, assistant trainer Jim Pickard put the 1983-84 National Hockey League season, which opens this week, in perspective....

October 10, 1983 | Jack Falla
The man to the left: Center Bryan Trottier of the Islanders.

October 10, 1983 | E.M. Swift

October 10, 1983 | William Taaffe
NBC has hired wise old Marty Glickman to tutor its football commentators

October 10, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Despite his 27 homers, 101 RBIs, .318 average and 211 hits, Baltimore Shortstop Cal Ripken downplays his chances of being the American League's Most Valuable Player. "I've always had this picture...

October 10, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Toronto's Dave Stieb earned an extra $50,000 for one night's work last Friday. Stieb has a contract clause calling for a bonus of that amount if he pitches 275 innings in a season, and with one...

October 10, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
BOB FORSCH: The 33-year-old Cardinal righthander pitched the second no-hitter of his career by beating the Expos 3-0 in St. Louis. Forsch allowed only two Montreal runners to reach base.

October 10, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
After coming up to the majors on May 4, Met rookie Darryl Strawberry batted .161 with three home runs and nine RBIs in his first month. After June 4, Strawberry hit .282—to finish the season at...

October 10, 1983 | Jaime Diaz
Marietta College hasn't won a game in three years

October 10, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark

October 10, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Oil Quarterback Gale Gilbert, a 6'3", 215-pound junior, led the Bears from 23 points behind to a 33-33 tie with Arizona, completing 24 of his 38 passes for 344 yards and two TDs.

October 10, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
Don't invite Memphis State's Rex Dockery and Alabama's Ray Perkins to the same coaches' clinic next summer. After spotting the Tigers 10 points last Saturday, the Crimson Tide rallied for 41 in...

October 10, 1983 | Clive Gammon
Tulsa won Soccer Bowl '83 with a little assist from the NASL boss

October 10, 1983 | Craig Neff
Dave Schultz was the only U.S. winner at the Soviet-dominated worlds

October 10, 1983 | Dan Levin

October 10, 1983 | Jeremiah Tax
In 1963 Holt, Rinehart and Winston published a book called Eight Men Out, by Eliot Asinof, about the fixing of the 1919 World Series by the Chicago White Sox. It was hailed by this magazine, among...

October 10, 1983 | Armen Keteyian
The name is JDavid. It first appeared in connection with the triathlon on the front of Kathleen McCartney's racing singlet at the 1982 Ironman in Hawaii. Since then, what's officially known as...