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May 14, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 19

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Mike Bossy Cover - Sports Illustrated May 14, 1984

May 14, 1984 | Steve Wulf
"John Denny, two dollars," he said. We laughed.

May 14, 1984 | Katharine Merlin
Being a big fish in a small pond isn't all it's cracked up to be. This great revelation came to me in my health club pool as I was being sideswiped by a wildly flailing breaststroker while trying...

May 14, 1984
2, 3—Bill Eppridge4—Sue Maynard23, 24—Illustrations by Sam Q. Weissman32—Jacqueline Duvoisin (top), Carl Skalak33—Jacqueline Duvoisin34—Jacqueline Duvoisin (top), Heinz Kluetmeier35—Carl Skalak...

May 14, 1984 | Compiled by ARMEN KETEYIAN

May 14, 1984
BOBBY BUCKTRYON, OKLA.Bobby, a senior at Perkins-Tryon High, drove in 16 runs to set a national high school record as the Demons beat Glencoe High 42-0. He also stole seven bases and struck out 13...

May 14, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
BULL CYCLONESir:Never have I been so moved by a story as I was by Frank Deford's The Toughest Coach There Ever Was (April 30) about Bob (Bull) (Cyclone) Sullivan of East Mississippi Junior...

May 14, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

May 14, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Brian Blados, North Carolina offensive tackle and first-round draft choice of the Cincinnati Bengals, to reporters who seemed preoccupied with his 6'4½", 295-pound frame: "You guys measuring me...

May 14, 1984 | William Nack

May 14, 1984 | Ron Fimrite

May 14, 1984 | E.M. Swift
After a slow start New York stuck it to the Canadiens and now faces the Gretzky Oilers with dynastic élan

May 14, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
When Swale won the Kentucky Derby, senior writer William Nack went, well, bananas. The natural reaction, one would think, of a man holding a winning ticket. But not in Nack's case. The outburst...

May 14, 1984 | Jack Falla
Edmonton Oiler defenseman Paul Coffey looked remarkably composed for a man watching a teammate on roller skates race an Air Canada DC-9 to a gate at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...

May 14, 1984 | Sarah Pileggi

May 14, 1984 | Bob Ottum

May 14, 1984 | William Taaffe
ESPN's Dick Vitale may not speak softly, but he carries a big shtick

May 14, 1984 | Ivan Maisel
Tony Gwynn of the Padres may be weighty, but so is his .396 average

May 14, 1984 | Henry Hecht
The Yankees have the worst record in the American League East, but George Steinbrenner, who has made nine managerial changes since the middle of the '78 season, has given Yogi Berra a vote of...

May 14, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Teammate of the Week, that's good ol' Bert Blyleven. The Cleveland pitcher was charged with two earned runs in a 3-0 defeat in Baltimore last week when right-fielder George Vukovich and second...

May 14, 1984 | Henry Hecht
MIKE WITT: The California righthander had two complete-game victories as the Angels won four of six and moved into first in the AL West. Witt surrendered but two runs, one earned, and struck out 13.

May 14, 1984 | Anthony Cotton
Maurice Lucas's power helped lift Phoenix to a 3-1 lead over Utah

May 14, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
For the hapless Washington Federals, the USFL ain't what it used to be

May 14, 1984 | Robert W. Creamer
Louis D. Rubin Jr. is a respected member of the Southern literary establishment. He is a University Distinguished Professor of English at North Carolina, has lectured on American literature in...

May 14, 1984 | Ray Kennedy

May 14, 1984 | Robert F. Jones
It had been raining for nearly a week—one of those spells of icy, incessant spring rain of the higher latitudes that fills the glacial lakes to overflowing, turns every trout stream into a...

May 14, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
Remember the professor you met in these pages (SCORECARD, April 25, 1983) who explained the recent scientific findings about an outfielder's ability to determine where a fly ball will go after it...

May 14, 1984 | Walter Bingham
They didn't seem special at the time, but as the years pass I realize that indeed they were. I'm referring to two weeks of my life in September, 1950 when I came to know Maureen Connolly, whom...