November 05, 1984 | Compiled by DEMMIE STATHOPLOS
PRO BASKETBALL—Last season's playoff finalists got off on different feet as the NBA opened its 39th season. Larry Bird scored 10 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and eight in the last two...
November 05, 1984
KEVIN MILLSWEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.Kevin, a senior at Shore Regional High, kicked field goals of 26, 53 and 58 yards in the Blue Devils' 51-17 victory over Pinelands High. The 58-yarder broke the...
November 05, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
THAT TIESir:In his article (A Tie That Felt Like A Triumph, Oct. 22). Douglas S. Looney makes much of the Texas Longhorns' determination, their big hearts and their total dedication. Frankly, I'm...
•Don Maloney, New York Ranger forward, after his brother Dave was switched from defense to forward: "Up front, you don't have to think as much. That should help Dave."
In his pro debut, 6'11" Akeem Olajuwon joined 7'4" Ralph Sampson up front, and the Rockets powered past the Mavericks
St. Louis has cut back on sacks of Neil Lomax and bagged a tie for first place in the NFC East
After three straight defeats the beleaguered—but very determined—Gerry Faust of Notre Dame got a big win at LSU
Darrell Waltrip has won more races than any driver in the past decade, and he's not easing off
E.M. (Ed) Swift is most familiar to SI readers as a hockey writer: His first assignment for the magazine, in February 1978, was to do a story on a kid named Wayne Gretzky. This year Swift began...
With a new coach and new hope, an alum recalls when Minnesota's football players seemed godlike
November 05, 1984 | Harry Middleton
For decades, controversy has surrounded the use of lead shot in waterfowl hunting. But there's no more room for controversy and not much more time for debate. The facts are clear and indisputable....
A power grab put Ron Meyer out, Raymond Berry in as Pats coach
So, what's the secret behind Denver's 8-1 record? According to cornerback Louis Wright and coach Dan Reeves, it's a meeting the two had last July.
Dr. Gary Losse, the orthopedist who performed a 2½-hour operation on Charger Kellen Winslow's right knee after it was damaged in a game with the Raiders on Oct. 21, says that it's a "very, very...
OFFENSE: Quarterback Joe Montana connected on 21 of his 31 pass attempts—including 13 in a row in the first half—for 365 yards and three touchdowns as the 49ers shut out the Rams 33-0.
While his dad saves souls, Keith Byars works wonders for Ohio State
November 05, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark
November 05, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Running back Rueben Mayes carried 39 times for an NCAA-record 357 yards and scored three touchdowns in Washington State's 50-41 win over Oregon. Mayes has 1,218 yards for the year.
Former King Charlie Simmer is one reason the Bruins are cooking again
November 05, 1984 | E.M. Swift
In his later years, Ernest Hemingway preferred Idaho to just about anywhere else, and the author, guided by Ernest's son Jack, discovered why during an evocative hunting and fishing trip
Pat Rooney has reached that enviable state in life in which one can do pretty much as he pleases. Even more happily, what he wants to do has worth. And, perhaps best of all, he's very good at what...
November 05, 1984 | Chuck Barris
Little did I know
how the Oakland Raiders would affect my love life, but they did. It happened
back in 1980, when I was living with Red. Her name was Robin, but she had red
hair, so naturally I...
November 05, 1984 | Lee Frederick
When I was selected to coach Antigua's national basketball team in the 1982 Caricom Tournament, there was a little less hoopla than when Bobby Knight was chosen to coach the 1984 U.S. Olympic...