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September 16, 1985 | Volume 63, Issue 13

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Joe Louis Cover - Sports Illustrated September 16, 1985

September 16, 1985 | Larry Chabot
The quarterback throws the ball deep downfield, and as I turn my head to see if it will be caught, I stare directly into the face of a cheerleader who has somehow invaded the press box. She's...

September 16, 1985 | Compiled by CATHRINE WOLF
PRO FOOTBALL—For the first time, both Super Bowl participants lost their opening games the following season. There were two very familiar "new" faces behind the shocking upsets by 1984 doormats...

September 16, 1985
DANIELLE AMMACCAPANEPHOENIXAmmaccapane, an Arizona State junior who won the NCAA golf title last spring, followed with a victory in the Women's Amateur Public Links championship in June and tied...

September 16, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
GREENPEACESir:I commend you for Robert F. Jones's article on Greenpeace (Warriors Who Will Not Stay Down, Sept. 2). On the surface, it may seem unrelated to athletics, but an underlying premise of...

September 16, 1985 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
THE COCAINE CRISIS: BASEBALL OR SLEAZEBALL?

September 16, 1985 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Marty Schottenheimer, Cleveland Browns head coach, denying that he's a workaholic even though he frequently puts in 18 hours a day on the job: "I'm just slow."

September 16, 1985 | Craig Neff
With this swing, Pete Rose got hit No. 2 of the day and No. 4,191 of his career to join Ty Cobb on top of the alltime chart

September 16, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman
With their star still a holdout, the Rams turned to an old local hero, Charles White, and he powered them past the Broncos

September 16, 1985 | Frank Deford
Ivan Lendl and Hana Mandlikova got their acts together and won championships at the U.S. Open

September 16, 1985 | Rick Reilly
Illinois was talking and acting big until Southern Cal came to town with its mean defense, huge offensive line and cool QB

September 16, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
Chris Mead felt like a dope. He had made his way through the snow-laden streets of Chicago's South Side and into the storefront office of Truman Gibson, the lawyer of the late Joe Louis. Tape...

September 16, 1985 | Sarah Ballard
Eighty-foot racing boats are the in thing for the fabulously wealthy, who, like J.P. Morgan, don't have to ask the price

September 16, 1985 | Jeremiah Tax
You are going to browse a long time before you come across a new book as pleasurable to read as Roger Kahn's Good Enough to Dream (Doubleday, $16.95). And you should read it before it becomes a...

September 16, 1985 | William Barnhardt
For those who love stock car racing, there's no such thing as too much. Aware of this, a Montvale, N.J. outfit called Motorsport Adventures, Inc. is offering enthusiasts an attractive deal:...

September 16, 1985 | Rick Telander
A number of talented USFL players have made the major leap onto NFL rosters

September 16, 1985 | Jill Lieber
San Francisco running back Wendell Tyler had a great game—125 yards rushing—against Minnesota Sunday. Unfortunately, there were a couple of major flaws in his performance. Late in the second...

September 16, 1985 | Jill Lieber
Like most 22-year-olds, Al Toon longs for the bright lights and the big city. "I read the New York papers all the time," he says. "I want to be there." Where the Jets' No. 1 draft pick was on...

September 16, 1985 | Jill Lieber
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution featured Falcons rookie offensive lineman Bill Fralic on the cover of its annual pro football special. Fralic, from the University of Pittsburgh, was decked out in...

September 16, 1985 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Steelers quarterback Mark Malone completed 21 of 30 attempts for 287 yards and five touchdowns—tying a club record—and ran for a sixth TD as Pittsburgh routed the Colts 45-3.

September 16, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
A cast led by Bret and Brett has Kansas City first in the AL West

September 16, 1985 | Henry Hecht
If the Yankees catch the Blue Jays in the last weeks of the season, it will be because the Blue Jays, whose lead has shrunk from nine to 1½ games since Aug. 8, did not get heroics from the players...

September 16, 1985 | Henry Hecht
GARY CARTER: The Mets' catcher not only hit five home runs in consecutive games against San Diego, but he also batted .500 for the week with a slugging percentage of 1.192, drove in 12 runs and...

September 16, 1985 | Bob Kravitz
A bunch of high-riding teams were run over in season-opening upsets

September 16, 1985 | Bruce Anderson
SOUTH

September 16, 1985 | Bruce Anderson
OFFENSE: Auburn tailback Bo Jackson rushed for 290 yards, including TD runs of seven, 47, 76 and 12 yards, in a 49-7 win over Southwestern Louisiana. Jackson sat out the final 12½ minutes of the...

September 16, 1985 | Giles Tippette
I have had a mortifying sin ulcerating on my soul since 1969, and I believe the time has come to clean the bases, so to speak, and to deglorify the only athletic trophy in the Press Club in Houston.

September 16, 1985 | Chris Mead