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February 25, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 8

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Doug Flutie Cover - Sports Illustrated February 25, 1985

February 25, 1985 | Pat Putnam
Though the judges said it was close, WBA lightweight champ Livingstone Bramble routed a courageous Boom Boom Mancini

February 25, 1985 | William Oscar Johnson
Just when chess champion Anatoly Karpov seemed to be weakening, the challenger was abruptly checkmated

February 25, 1985 | Sam Moses
Bill Elliott drove his T-Bird to a scorching win in the Daytona 500

February 25, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
If Doug Flutie can transfer his magic to the struggling USFL, the league's cloudy future will get a lot brighter

February 25, 1985 | William Taaffe
Of all the mournful aspects of the USFL, this one gets the prize: The networks have told the league to drop dead if it insists on moving its '86 season to the fall. Eddie Einhorn, the owner of the...

February 25, 1985 | Rick Telander
First there was Boston, then New Orleans. Now the USFL's Breakers are on the way to Portland and what they hope is finally a permanent home

February 25, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
If you liked the give-and-take between Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in the 1940 film His Girl Friday, you'd cotton to life around the Lido Beach, N.Y. home of SI reporter Sandy Keenan and her...

February 25, 1985 | Sandy Keenan
Pat Bradley is too good a golfer to play second fiddle on the LPGA Tour forever

February 25, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
Foes are alarmed by the prowess of Creighton star Benoit Benjamin

February 25, 1985 | Roger Jackson

February 25, 1985 | Roger Jackson
ANTHONY WATSON: The 6'3" San Diego State junior guard scored 75 points and had 12 rebounds, 16 assists and 11 steals as the WAC co-leader beat Long Beach State, UTEP and New Mexico.

February 25, 1985 | William Oscar Johnson

February 25, 1985 | Rob Buchanan
One of the most unusual finds in the history of Great Basin archaeology occurred 74 years ago in a foul and dung-heaped cave near Lovelock, Nev. Alerted by Paiute Indians familiar with the...

February 25, 1985 | Compiled by SANDY KEENAN
PRO BASKETBALL—Houston coach Bill Fitch sounded more like a campaign manager than a coach after his Rockets' 113-105 win over New York. Fitch wasn't satisfied with having the NBA All-Star MVP,...

February 25, 1985
SUSAN KEYSERFRANKLIN LAKES. N.J.Susan, 9, paced the Northwest Bergen Soccer League in scoring among 9-and 10-year-olds with 43 goals and 10 assists to lead the Heatwave to an 11-0 record and the...

February 25, 1985
SUNSHINE SHAPE-UPSir:We had the good fortune to catch a glimpse of your swimsuit issue (Feb. 11) during a recent anatomy lecture. We were immediately faced with a conflict: either continue...

February 25, 1985 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 25, 1985 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Joe Garagiola, NBC sports commentator, asked where spectators should stand during celebrity golf tournaments: "The safest place would be in the fairway."