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January 28, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 4

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Roger Craig Cover - Sports Illustrated January 28, 1985

January 28, 1985

January 28, 1985
•Norm Pollom, Buffalo Bill director of scouting, on modern-day placekicking: "An NFL game today is like a golf tournament in which you play your way up to the green and find a guy from Brazil...

January 28, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman

January 28, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
"Roger! Roger Craig! How're you doing, fellow?" A flushed Bill Walsh was greeting a barefoot Roger Craig in the raucous 49ers' locker room at Stanford Stadium after Super Bowl XIX. Walsh, a good...

January 28, 1985 | William Taaffe
For hometown fans of the Miami Dolphins last week, the next best thing to being there was watching the coverage of their beloved team on local television. All three network affiliates sent teams...

January 28, 1985 | William Oscar Johnson

January 28, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
When Joe Ransbotham, district manager for Time Inc.'s newsstand sales in the Carolinas (shown at The Pop Shoppe in Charlotte, N.C.), knows we're covering an event of importance to his area, he 1)...

January 28, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
After 18 losses in 18 seasons, Duke finally upended rival North Carolina in formerly unfriendly Chapel Hill

January 28, 1985 | Craig Neff
Mary Decker, her Olympic anger untempered, set a record in LA.

January 28, 1985 | Demmie Stathoplos
Wesley Ward, who's only 16, is the top apprentice jockey in the country

January 28, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
David Robinson sprouted to 6'11" and the Middies have never stood taller

January 28, 1985 | Roger Jackson

January 28, 1985 | Roger Jackson
Oklahoma coach Billy Tubbs was the model of decorum during the Sooners' Big Eight victories over Missouri (92-65) and Kansas (87-76) last week. No referee-baiting. No fickle fingers for the fans....

January 28, 1985 | Roger Jackson
BENOIT BENJAMIN: Creighton's 7-foot junior center scored 88 points and had 32 rebounds and 15 blocked shots in the Bluejays' Missouri Valley victories over Southern Illinois and Indiana State.

January 28, 1985 | Pat Putnam
Donald Curry cut down a gutsy Colin Jones to retain his crown

January 28, 1985 | Jack Falla
At 29, Pittsburgh's Warren Young is the senior rookie in the NHL

January 28, 1985 | Jeremiah Tax
You don't have to be a golfer to enjoy the latest in the series of reproductions from the Rare Book Library of the USGA. But you do have to be an admirer of good writing. All who are are in the...

January 28, 1985 | Steve Wulf

January 28, 1985 | Compiled by Sandy Keenan
PRO BASKETBALL—On Super Bowl Sunday, the NBA had a super match of its own—an Atlantic Division showdown between Boston and Philadelphia. Coming in, the Sixers were riding a 13-game winning streak...

January 28, 1985
PATRICIA MIHALKORICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y.Mihalko, 44, field-hockey coach at Cooperstown High for 22 years, broke the national high school record for most career wins in her sport by coaching the...

January 28, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
RED AUERBACH'S TEAMSir:It was a pleasure to open your Jan. 14 issue (LEADING OFF) and see the aging but smiling faces of NBA immortals. Frank Deford's article No. 2 In The Rafters, No. 1 In Their...