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September 03, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 11

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Joe Theismann Cover - Sports Illustrated September 03, 1984

September 03, 1984 | William Nack
The grand old geezer of racing was it again, leading 11 whippersnappers to the wire in the Chicago's Arlington Millon

September 03, 1984 | Craig Neff
Evelyn Ashford hooked up with her old rival Marlies Göhr in Zurich and nailed her with a world-record 100

September 03, 1984 | Bruce Newman
With a new lady on his arm and a bigger contract in his hand, Washington's Joe Theismann, who was once known as King Quote, is now strangely silent

September 03, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman
Ken O'Brien and Mark Gastineau spent the week in court, not training camp, but still led the Jets to victory

September 03, 1984 | John Garrity
Chicago was gambling when it got Rick Sutcliffe from Cleveland, but the deal may have won the pennant

September 03, 1984 | Franz Lidz
If Tino Lettieri is the NASL's best goalie, he owes it all to Ozzie and his friends of the parrot persuasion

September 03, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Senior writer Bob Ottum, author of the story in this issue on U.S. cyclist Greg LeMond (page 50), is spending some time unwinding. He has got the perfect place for it, a split-level perched atop a...

September 03, 1984 | Franz Lidz
New coach Les Steckel has brought Marine methodology to Minnesota

September 03, 1984 | Jill Lieber
The word around the NFL is that Franco Harris is past his prime, not worth the $385,000 base salary he was to have made this season and certainly not the $560,000 the Steelers reportedly offered...

September 03, 1984 | Jill Lieber
You've been seeing a lot of the Ace or H (one-back) formation in recent years, especially from the Falcons, Redskins and Rams. Now, from the drawing board of San Diego's Don Coryell, the coach who...

September 03, 1984 | Jill Lieber
Miami coach Don Shula, 54, was discussing the traits he shares with his oldest son, David, 25, the team's receiver coach.

September 03, 1984 | Bruce Anderson
Bob Brenly has turned out to be quite a catch for lowly San Francisco

September 03, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Reggie Jackson, who is 38 years old and three home runs shy of 500, last week explained the concessions he has had to make to his birth certificate.

September 03, 1984 | Henry Hecht
BILL SCHROEDER: Subbing for injured Jim Sundberg, the Brewers' 25-year-old rookie catcher hit five home runs in six games during a 9-for-18 week that raised his average from .236 to .265.

September 03, 1984 | William Taaffe
Bingo! Milwaukee's Bob Uecker is the funniest sportscaster around

September 03, 1984 | Bob Ottum

September 03, 1984 | Ivan Maisel
For a good time, call Dial Giants Trivia, from the fine folks who bring you the Dial Jeane Dixon Horoscopes. The call offers not only a test of baseball knowledge but also the chance to win two...

September 03, 1984
2, 3—Graham Finlayson4—Carl Iwasaki9—Heinz Kluetmeier10—Bill Luster20—Jerry Wachter21—Peter Garfield22—Jerry Wachter25—Ronald C. Modra28, 29—Jerry Wachter30, 31—David Hutson (2), Jerry Wachter...

September 03, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
BASEBALL—SOUTH KOREA beat Altamonte Springs, Fla. 6-2 to win the 38th Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

September 03, 1984
MELISSA MARIE BARTBow, N.H.Melissa, 15, running for Bow Middle School, was the co-MVP of the 15-school league track meet, winning both her events, the 400 (1:02.1) and the 800 (2:28). She also...

September 03, 1984
MARY AND ZOLASir:Kenny Moore once again weds the strong heart of a marathoner with the voice of a poet. His story (Triumph and Tragedy in Los Angeles, Aug. 20) was eye-openingly beautiful, and...

September 03, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 03, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Dick Enberg, NBC sportscaster, praising Howard Cosell after his retirement from Monday Night Football: "I'm not a critical broadcaster. I'm probably the captain of the vanillas. But I'm grateful...