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May 07, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 19

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Bernard King Cover - Sports Illustrated May 07, 1984

May 07, 1984 | Herbert Lazarus
When the movie Chariots of Fire won the Academy Award two years ago, my thoughts—although the film focused on the sprint races of the 1924 Olympics—went back to another episode of those games: my...

May 07, 1984 | Harry Middleton
On a bright afternoon in early summer, my father appeared at the backyard gate wheeling a yellow bike. "Here," he said, propping it against a metal fence post. Then he walked toward the house,...

May 07, 1984 | Michael Baughman
More than a decade ago, while spending a summer working at the Steamboat Inn, a fishing lodge in southwest Oregon, I listened in on a late-night conversation concerning the combination of...

May 07, 1984
2, 3—Carl Skalak (left), Heinz Kluetmeier4—Nancy Moran/Sygma13—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16—Ramon Guerrero18, 19—Richard Mackson20—Peter Read Miller21—John Iacono (top), Jacqueline...

May 07, 1984 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN

May 07, 1984
COREY OLSONCOLORADO SPRINGSCorey, a junior center for the Palmer High hockey team, set a state scoring record with 77 points (36 goals and 41 assists) in 18 games. He didn't accumulate any penalty...

May 07, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
PROPERLY BAGGYSir:Yes, it's tacky to wear a baseball cap with plus fours, as Billy Casper did at the Masters (LEADING OFF, April 23), but it's also a no-no to have a crease in them. They should be...

May 07, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

May 07, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Milton Berle, at a roast of Howard Cosell: "Why are we honoring this man? Have we run out of human beings?"

May 07, 1984 | Steve Wulf

May 07, 1984 | Craig Neff
Evelyn Ashford demonstrated at Mt. SAC that she's healthy again and going for gold

May 07, 1984 | Bruce Newman
The magnificence of Bernard King was a real revelation as the Knicks popped the Pistons in the playoffs

May 07, 1984 | William Nack

May 07, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
One of the gentlemen at right is Benjamin Harrison, pictured here on the head of a cane in a collection of presidential books and memorabilia in Ossining, N.Y. The other is the collector, Herbert...

May 07, 1984 | Clive Gammon

May 07, 1984 | J. Austin Murphy
Last December, 22 high school boys were named to the Associated Press's All-Pennsylvania Scholastic football team. Here is the authentic account of how one young warrior from Bishop Egan High...

May 07, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
Graig Nettles has chosen an apt title for his book, Balls (G.P. Putnam's Sons, $14.95), written with Peter Golenbock (author of Dynasty and coauthor of The Bronx Zoo and Number 1). Considering the...

May 07, 1984 | Clive Gammon

May 07, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
Bryn Smith of the Expos is way above par on the mound

May 07, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Former Twin Gary Ward has gotten off to a terrible start for his new team, the Rangers, and some people think it's the result of his being beaned last year. Ward, who had 47 homers and 179 RBIs...

May 07, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Manager Tony LaRussa of the White Sox doesn't seem worried that Harold Baines is batting a dismal .129. "Harold has shown more discipline at the plate at this point in the season than he ever has...

May 07, 1984 | Henry Hecht
In 1983 the A's Rickey Henderson hit .292 with 103 walks and had 108 stolen bases in 127 attempts. But now, manager Steve Bows wants Henderson to make some changes in his game, and Henderson...

May 07, 1984 | Henry Hecht
EDDIE MURRAY: Baltimore's first baseman got the gamer in four of its five slump-breaking wins. He had 12 RBIs, scored five runs and went 10 for 27, raising his average 41 points to .291.

May 07, 1984 | E.M. Swift
The Islanders were down but not out in their playoff series against Montreal

May 07, 1984 | Bruce Weber
I listen to Nolan Ryan talk about pitching, and I understand. He emphasizes control, says location is more important than speed, that more and more often he goes to breaking balls in key...

May 07, 1984 | Ron Fimrite