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October 31, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 19

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Ralph Sampson Cover - Sports Illustrated October 31, 1983

October 31, 1983 | William Taaffe
Despite O.J. Simpson's promising start, Monday Night Football is hurting

October 31, 1983 | Bruce Newman

October 31, 1983 | Rick Telander
One piece every seven seconds. That's what 21-year-old Joellen Beifuss averaged during the 59 minutes and 43 seconds it took her to win the singles title at the second annual National Jigsaw...

October 31, 1983
2, 3—Heinz Kluetmeier (left), Tony Triolo4—Peter Read Miller17—George Silk-Life20—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman22, 23—Peter Read Miller24, 25—Richard Mackson (3), Peter Read Miller (top...

October 31, 1983 | Compiled by IVAN MAISEL
ARCHERY—At the world championships in Long Beach, Calif., RICK McKINNEY of the U.S. won his second men's title, edging countryman Darrell Pace. Both finished with 2,617 points, but McKinney had...

October 31, 1983
DANA ANDERSONJACKSONVILLEDana, 16, won five gold medals and one silver at the U.S. Swimming Junior Olympics. She won the 1,500-meter freestyle in 16:57.31, set national junior records in the...

October 31, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
LIONS VS. THE TIDESir:As an avid Penn State fan, I enjoyed Craig Neff's article on the Penn State-Alabama game (They're Lion Low No More, Oct. 17). Because Alabama fans were so infuriated by Field...

October 31, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 31, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Joe Salem, Minnesota football coach, before the 1-6 Gophers lost by a score of 19-8 Saturday to 1-6 Northwestern: "This is the battle of the movable defense versus the stoppable force."

October 31, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman

October 31, 1983 | Jack Falla
Four months out of a Massachusetts high school, Tom Barrasso is what he always dreamed about being: an NHL goaltender

October 31, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney

October 31, 1983 | Anthony Cotton

October 31, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
Staff Writer Anthony Cotton, whose story on the "work ethic" in the NBA begins on page 46, has been an industrious man himself the past few weeks. While gathering material for the piece on the...

October 31, 1983 | Anthony Cotton

October 31, 1983 | Anthony Cotton
Change is the order of the day in the Pacific Division, and the Los ANGELES LAKERS jumped right into the swing of things on Oct. 10, sending starting Guard Norm Nixon to the San Diego Clippers for...

October 31, 1983 | Alexander Wolf
They're known as McHone's Cones, the four Day-Glo markers SAN ANTONIO SPURS Coach Morris McHone puts out for fast-break drills. At the end of each practice, groups of three go up and back,...

October 31, 1983 | Michael Baughman
For a long time I've considered myself a serious fisherman and a reasonably skillful one. Therefore, the enormous increase in the popularity of river rafting and kayaking that began a few years...

October 31, 1983 | Lisa Twyman
Sharpshooting Guard Brian Winters and Center Dave Cowens have retired, but the MILWAUKEE BUCKS won't lack for oldtimers. They traded for Kevin Grevey, 30 years old and a shooting clone of Winters,...

October 31, 1983 | Bruce Newman
In the division of the power—Philadelphia, Boston, New York and New Jersey—and the gory—Washington, of course—every team should qualify for the playoffs. So much for the suspense of the 82-game...

October 31, 1983 | Ralph Wiley
The nation's top rusher, Navy's Napoleon McCallum runs over everyone

October 31, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark

October 31, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Quarterback Tod Weder led Stephen F. Austin to a 27-24 upset of defending Division II champion Southwest Texas State. He completed 20 of 36 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns.

October 31, 1983 | Craig Neff
Rod Dixon's closing burst won the cold, wet New York City Marathon

October 31, 1983 | Jim Kaplan
Philly Wide Receiver Mike Quick has become a superb deep threat