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May 28, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 21

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Alan Trammell Cover - Sports Illustrated May 28, 1984

May 28, 1984 | Jack Falla
I stuck my rink on a warm morning in the false spring of this past February. After the children left for school, I took a 16-inch knife sharpening steel, walked to the southeast corner of the...

May 28, 1984
2, 3—John McDonough4—George J. Marcelonis25—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman26—Ira Wyman (top), Jack Smith28, 29—Bob Mummery/TIME30—Anthony Neste31—Paul Bereswill (top), Anthony Neste32, 33—Paul...

May 28, 1984
CARLTON HASELRIGJOHNSTOWN, PA.Carlton, 18, won the state Class AAA heavyweight wrestling title with a 10-0 record, even though his school, Greater Johnstown High, has no wrestling program. Before...

May 28, 1984 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN
PRO BASKETBALL—When Boston met Milwaukee last year in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals, Bill Fitch was the Celtic coach, Harry T. Mangurian Jr. was the team's owner, Tiny Archibald was a...

May 28, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
ESPN'S DICK VITALESir:William Taaffe's May 14 TV/RADIO article on Dick Vitale was a joy to read. I've been asking DV to turn down the volume for what seems like an eternity. Vitale is the Howard...

May 28, 1984 | John Hildebrand
A flight of cranes rising from a bog at daybreak makes a strong case for the theory that birds descended from reptiles. Stilt-legged and snake-necked, cranes seem to have evolved very little since...

May 28, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

May 28, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Don Smith, Atlanta Falcons defensive end, on the expected return of fellow defensive end Jeff Yeates for a 13th NFL season: "The thing that's kept Jeff around is his longevity."

May 28, 1984 | Jack Falla

May 28, 1984 | William Leggett
Gate Dancer, the colt who sports purple earmuffs, triumphed in the 109th Preakness at a record clip

May 28, 1984 | Jim Kaplan

May 28, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
The following major-leaguers have been convicted of possession or treated for use of hard drugs within the last five years:

May 28, 1984 | Ivan Maisel
At 6 a.m. on April 7, Pirate reliever Don Robinson was awakened by a knock on the door of his room in the Los Angeles Biltmore. When he answered it, he saw his best friend standing there. Rod...

May 28, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Senior editor Margaret Sieck shifted uneasily at her table in a Greenwich Village restaurant last Thursday night. She bolted her coffee, then waited expectantly for her dinner companions to do...

May 28, 1984 | John Garrity

May 28, 1984
The Indianapolis 500 is unlike any other sporting event anywhere. The crowd is immense—300,000—and it takes three weeks of practice and qualifying to get things sorted out for a race that lasts a...

May 28, 1984 | Bud Collins
If you want to know where we were, I'm not sure I can tell you. Maps weren't available, not even at a neighborhood yak station. "I doubt that they exist," said one of our leaders.

May 28, 1984 | Douglas S. Looney
Ryne Sandberg's glove and bat have lifted the Cubs to their division lead

May 28, 1984 | Henry Hecht
The Pirates' John Candelaria, who loves to scream, is at it again. After losing 1-0 to Nolan Ryan last week, he castigated G.M. Pete Peterson. "We've got a bozo for a general manager," Candelaria...

May 28, 1984 | Henry Hecht
A cocky light heavyweight and a hard-hitting heavyweight almost had a go at each other last Thursday afternoon in Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium. When Cubs manager Jim Frey was arguing a call at...

May 28, 1984 | Henry Hecht
When Giants manager Frank Robinson appointed Jack Clark team captain last week, the initial reaction had to be, "You've got to be kidding." The two openly feuded at times in Robinson's first three...

May 28, 1984 | Henry Hecht
JOAQUIN ANDUJAR: The Cardinals' righty won twice, allowing two earned runs, to give him a league-leading seven victories, and "called" a grand slam against Atlanta, his second homer of '84.

May 28, 1984 | Anthony Cotton
The Lakers led Phoenix 3-1 and were one game away from the NBA finals

May 28, 1984 | Craig Neff
Tiffany Lisa Cohen is America's Olympic distance freestyle hope

May 28, 1984 | Alexander Wolff
At Olympic trials in France, the Soviets let L.A. know what it will miss

May 28, 1984 | John Underwood

May 28, 1984 | Richard Phelan
Some very large, solemn dogs are helping to put an end to at least one of the bitter battles between environmentalists and businessmen. In this case the businessmen are sheep and goat raisers. For...