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July 02, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 1

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Dwight Stones Cover - Sports Illustrated July 02, 1984

July 02, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
ROMANIAN RHAPSODY

July 02, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Tim McCormick, 6'11" center from Michigan, after being selected in the first round of the NBA draft last week by the Cleveland Cavaliers, traded immediately to the Washington Bullets and then...

July 02, 1984 | Kenny Moore

July 02, 1984 | Kenny Moore
At the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, the top three finishers in each of 35 events were all winners, earning a shot at gold in the Los Angeles Games

July 02, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Bob Brown is a man of speed, always has been. He was a champion high school sprinter in New Jersey and ran the 440 and 880 at Syracuse University. He raced cars cross-country in the Cannonball...

July 02, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
Young pitchers like Dwight Gooden have transformed the Mets into a force in the National League East

July 02, 1984 | Jaime Diaz
The U.S.S.R. won the Tungsram Cup, but the U.S.A. looks O.K. for L.A.

July 02, 1984 | William Nack
Howard Davis lost a close one to WBC lightweight champion Edwin Rosario

July 02, 1984 | Ron Fimrite
Doug DeCinces may have a bad back, but he's way up front for the Angels

July 02, 1984 | Henry Hecht
The quick thinking of L.A. scout Charlie Metro probably saved the life of pitcher Tom Niedenfuer last Tuesday. "I thought we had lost him," Metro said.

July 02, 1984 | Henry Hecht
I keep hearing that baseball will expand in the next few years. I say to myself, "Are these bozos for real, or what? There's not enough talent to go around for 26 teams!" Then I remember the greed...

July 02, 1984 | Henry Hecht
RYNE SANDBERG: The Cubs' second baseman batted .556 with three homers, nine RBIs and nine runs. In a 12-11, 11-inning win over the Cards, he was 5 for 6 with two home runs and seven RBIs.

July 02, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
In February 1978, Richard Lapchick was working late one evening in his office at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, where he was professor of political science, when two men with stockings...

July 02, 1984 | John Papanek

July 02, 1984 | Steve Raymond
You might guess that the names Hairy Mary, Alaska Mary Ann and Big Bertha belong to roller derby stars. They don't. They're fly patterns, marvelous blends of fur, feathers and tinsel designed to...

July 02, 1984
2, 3—Heinz Kluetmeier/ABC Sports4—Rich Clarkson11, 14—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier/ABC Sports18, 19—Walter Iooss Jr./Time (top left), John McDonough, Peter Read Miller...

July 02, 1984 | Compiled by BRUCE ANDERSON
U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM QUALIFIERS

July 02, 1984
BRIDGETT BOWMANGLEN ELLYN, ILL.Bridgett, 14, won three events and established two meet records at the YMCA Swimming Nationals: the 1,650 free (16:32.86) and 200 back (2:03.99). She won the 500...

July 02, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
LONGHORNSSir:Thanks for "steering" your readers in the right direction when it comes to the Texas Longhorn (You Can Get Hooked on Long-horns, June 18).