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February 20, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 8

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Debbie Armstrong Cover - Sports Illustrated February 20, 1984

February 20, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
Despite a blizzard and a stumbling beginning for the U.S. team, the Sarajevo Games got a jump on being a glorious Olympics

February 20, 1984 | Bob Brown
By winning gold and silver medals in the two-man bobsled at Sarajevo, East Germany put down, at least temporarily, a Russian revolution. Four years ago the U.S.S.R. had no Olympic bobsled team,...

February 20, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
She was the MVP in girls' soccer at Seattle's Garfield High, but she has always envied a classmate who was so good in basketball that the school retired her number. Last month, after a third-place...

February 20, 1984 | Anita Verschoth
Hämäläinen (pronounced hah-mah-lie-nen) is a common name all over Finland and is one shared by four world-class cross-country skiers, past and present, none of whom is related. On Sunday that name...

February 20, 1984 | Bob Sullivan
Given Bonny Warner's usual luck, which is sensational, she might well have realized her dream of finishing among the Top 10 in the luge singles, something no U.S. Olympian, male or female, had...

February 20, 1984 | E.M. Swift
Last Friday night, after the U.S. hockey team had lost to Canada and Czechoslovakia, Phil Verchota and John Harrington were finishing a Bosnian dish of grilled mushrooms and sausages when the...

February 20, 1984 | Bob Ottum
A modest fanfare would be appropriate, preferably followed by something like The Stars and Stripes Forever. No, make it The Stars and Stripes at Last, for we are about to present—tadah!—the first...

February 20, 1984 | Alexander Wolff
Two notable Tarkanians, Jerry the coach and Danny the playmaker, have UNLV's Rebels runnin' again

February 20, 1984 | Alexander Wolff
At least since 1933-34, when Milton Allen played forward at Kansas for Phog, his dad the coach, a young man who decides to play big-time college basketball for his father is almost guaranteed a...

February 20, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Staff writer Alexander Wolff, whose story on the Tarkanians of UNLV begins on page 30, has been an important contributor to our basketball coverage since he joined SI as a reporter after...

February 20, 1984 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The Orangemen have a real gem in freshman guard Pearl Washington

February 20, 1984 | Roger Jackson

February 20, 1984 | Roger Jackson
MICHAEL CAGE: San Diego State's 6'9" senior forward scored 92 points, making 28 of 47 of his field-goal attempts and 36 of 45 foul shots, and had 41 rebounds as the Aztecs won two of three WAC games.

February 20, 1984 | Craig Neff
Gripping the pole at its end, Sergei Bubka broke the world indoor mark

February 20, 1984 | Anthony Cotton
Darryl Dawkins is fouling less and playing more, and that's a Net gain

February 20, 1984 | Jay Feldman
Members of the offensive team shall carry all gloves and other equipment off the field and to the dugout while their team is at bat. No equipment shall be left lying on the held, either in fair or...

February 20, 1984 | William Nack

February 20, 1984 | Lisa Twyman
Remember Dancing Harry—the odd fellow who followed Earl Monroe from Baltimore to New York when the Bullets traded Monroe to the Knicks in 1971? Dancing Harry, otherwise known as Marvin Cooper,...

February 20, 1984
2, 3—Jacqueline Duvoism/ABC Sports4—Stephanie Wolff9, 12—Illustrations by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier/ABC Sports16, 17—(left to right) Ronald C. Modra, Steve Powell, Manny Millan,...

February 20, 1984
IRINA ARONOVSCRANTON, PA.Aronov, a graduate student at Penn State, is now one of only two women ranked as a National Master by the U.S. Chess Federation. She achieved the standing of Master of...

February 20, 1984 | Compiled by IVAN MAISEL
PRO BASKETBALL—Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Elvin Hayes, as they've frequently done since their collegiate careers in the late 1960s, shared the spotlight. Abdul-Jabbar passed Wilt Chamberlain to...

February 20, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE WINTER GAMESSir:My thanks to Bob Ottum for an outstanding story on Scott Hamilton (Wow! Power, Feb. 6). Win or lose, Hamilton is one of the biggest men in sports today, by far.EMILIE...

February 20, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 20, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•World B. Free, Cleveland Cavalier guard, after teammate Cliff Robinson sank a three-point shot at the final buzzer to beat Detroit 114-112 in overtime: "That shot was so good, for a moment I...