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March 04, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 9

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Mike Schmidt Cover - Sports Illustrated March 04, 1985

March 04, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
That was Jim Kelly's message as he put on a spectacular USFL aerial show at the Los Angeles Coliseum

March 04, 1985 | Jill Lieber
In the days before the New Jersey Generals opened the 1985 season in Birmingham, Doug Flutie was a worried man. "I was—and still am—so scared of not being accepted," said Flutie. "For the first...

March 04, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
In his continuing serial, Ron Kellogg lifted Kansas over rival Oklahoma

March 04, 1985 | Ivan Maisel
Thanks to arbitration, Tim Raines of the Expos is the 36th million-dollar-a-year man in baseball

March 04, 1985 | Jack Falla
Minnesota made some noise in the Stanley Cup finals in 1981, but has slipped since then. Here's what happened along the way

March 04, 1985 | Alexander Wolff
Flying high above the rest of the NBA, old rivals Boston and Philly are on a playoff collision course

March 04, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
The scene above is the Bacon Street Omni in Natick, Mass., otherwise known as the iced-over backyard of staff writer Jack Falla. The ice is where we expect to find Falla, whether skating past his...

March 04, 1985 | Jack Falla
Ricky Davis, star of the U.S. soccer team and the St. Louis Steamers, is willing to sacrifice for his sport

March 04, 1985 | Robert Sullivan
One afternoon four months ago, Cindy Nelson won two six-packs of beer, a pizza and a pint of Häagen-Dazs ice cream by playing squash and betting on herself. Although her take was highly caloric,...

March 04, 1985 | Ivan Maisel
South Alabama's Terry Catledge is one high scorer with a low profile

March 04, 1985 | Roger Jackson

March 04, 1985 | Roger Jackson
DWYANE RANDALL: The 6'7" Nevada-Reno junior forward scored 46 points, made 16 of 24 shots from the field and had 25 rebounds as the Wolf Pack defeated Idaho (87-76) and Boise State (76-74).

March 04, 1985 | Pat Putnam
After decisioning Juan LaPorte, Barry McGuigan wants a title shot

March 04, 1985 | Jeremiah Tax
In the past decade baseball has lost ground, and may lose more, to football in the marketplace, an arena in which numbers and crowd sizes are the significant indices. But baseball maintains a...

March 04, 1985 | Sam Moses
Caroming off and past the leader, a Porsche won the rich Grand Prix

March 04, 1985 | Kenny Moore

March 04, 1985 | Armen Keteyian
The scoreboard clock showed 13:28 remaining in the first half when freshman Willie Brown made his home debut for Hofstra University in early December. It was alumni night, and a mixture of old and...

March 04, 1985 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—On Wednesday Indiana suffered its seventh defeat in eight games, blowing a 67-57 lead over Cleveland to lose 102-92 and prompt a soul-searching, players-only meeting on Thursday....

March 04, 1985
NEWTON BARRETTMOLINE, ILL.Barrett, 94, a Methodist minister, ran a U.S. 90-to-94 age-group record 35.75 in the 100-meter dash to win his class at the Illinois Senior Olympics. The previous mark...

March 04, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
SUNSHINE (CONT.)Sir:Allow me to congratulate you on your latest swimsuit issue (Feb. 11). It was probably your finest ever. Your pictures captured not only the beauty and sensuality of your...

March 04, 1985 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 04, 1985 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bob Richards, two-time Olympic pole vault champion and erstwhile spokesman for Wheaties: "I still eat them. A bowl of Wheaties and 10,000 hours of hard work will get you anything you want."