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March 12, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 11

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George Brett Cover - Sports Illustrated March 12, 1984

March 12, 1984 | William Nack
The $36 million wonder horse Devil's Bag was outraced in the Flamingo by his chief rivals, Time for a Change and Dr. Carter

March 12, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
Olympic champ Bill Johnson's crisp curves meant victory in an Aspen World Cup race

March 12, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
After a year of disappointments and cocaine busts, Kansas City puts on its new face

March 12, 1984 | Jack McCallum
The Los Angeles Express came up with a 43-year, $36 million package to lure Steve Young to the USFL

March 12, 1984 | Ralph Wiley
Last Saturday night Marcus Dupree, 19, the newest and richest member of the New Orleans Breakers, flew with his team into Oakland. It was as far away from his Philadelphia, Miss, home as he had...

March 12, 1984 | Armen Keteyian
Joe Brinkman's school, where 90% of aspiring umps get the thumb, is one of only two routes to the pros

March 12, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Staff writer Jaime Diaz, who is 30, has been in search of a clear identity ever since Career Day in third grade at St. Emydius School in San Francisco. Even at the age of eight he wanted to be a...

March 12, 1984 | Alexander Wolff
Basketball with a Teutonic twist has sent the Washington Huskies to the top of the Pac-10, and that's just the tip of the Eisberg in the U.S.

March 12, 1984 | Jaime Diaz
Martina Navratilova won the best-of-five Virginia Slims final going away

March 12, 1984 | Jack Falla
The Canadiens are solving their problems with old faces in new places

March 12, 1984 | Alexander Wolff
When Auburn center Charles Barkley uses body language, people listen

March 12, 1984 | Lisa Twyman
It's a Wednesday night at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, and, as is his wont, the 76ers' Julius Erving is driving down-court. He takes a giant step at the top of the key, lifts off, soars over...

March 12, 1984 | Roger Jackson

March 12, 1984 | Roger Jackson
VERN FLEMING: Georgia's 6'5" senior guard scored 71 points, hitting 28 of 36 shots from the field and 15 of 23 free throws, and had nine rebounds and seven steals in the Bulldogs' two SEC victories.

March 12, 1984 | William Taaffe
As an incubator of sportscasters, the school has a dazzling record

March 12, 1984 | Tom Blackaller

March 12, 1984 | Tom Blackaller
THE AUTHORTom Blackaller, 44, helmsman on Defender during the 1983 America's Cup trials and co-founder of the Defender/Courageous syndicate. Blackaller is West Coast operations manager for North...

March 12, 1984 | Craig Neff
In the comic-strip world of Milford High, Gil Thorp coaches three sports, flies his own airplane, hews to the Boy Scout Oath and solves more problems for his athletes than do their parents,...

March 12, 1984
2, 3—Heinz Kluetmeier4—John Iacono9—Chuck Solomon14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—Jacqueline Duvoisin18, 19—Heinz Kluetmeier20, 21—John P. Kelly, David Lissy (inset)28, 29—Carl Iwasaki (left),...

March 12, 1984 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—"Is Moses Malone worth $2 million this year?" asked Philadelphia owner Harold Katz. "No," he answered. "The answer is absolutely no. I think every guy on this team acts too cool and...

March 12, 1984
BOB SCRABISAVON, N.J.Bob, a 6'3" junior guard for the Red Bank Catholic High basketball team, sank 23 of 24 free throws, including all 10 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Caseys to a 71-65 win...

March 12, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
OLYMPIAN HUGSir:SI has always had the best sports coverage, and your handling of the Winter Olympics was no exception. I wish, though, that you had included a picture of the wonderful, spontaneous...

March 12, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 12, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Tippy Martinez, Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher, asked how he expected to be affected by the trade to Oakland of fellow reliever Tim Stoddard, who weighs 250 pounds: "There will be more food for...