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September 30, 1985 | Volume 63, Issue 15

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Larry Holmes Cover - Sports Illustrated September 30, 1985

September 30, 1985 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

September 30, 1985 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Bum Phillips, New Orleans Saints coach and part-owner of King Of Gold, after the 2-year-old won a maiden race at Jefferson Downs: "He didn't even ask to renegotiate."

September 30, 1985 | Pat Putnam

September 30, 1985 | Douglas S. Looney

September 30, 1985
The revelations of wrongdoing in the Southwest Conference came less than three months after a high-powered collection of university presidents enacted harsh new penalties for misdeeds in college...

September 30, 1985 | Moss Klein
In one of his most bruising bouts, Yankee manager Billy Martin lost in a decision to pitcher Ed Whitson

September 30, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman
The tough-guy L.A. Raiders got all the worst of it Sunday as the 49ers beat 'em up and piled on the points

September 30, 1985 | Ivan Maisel
The Cards' Willie McGee may be bashful, but he's not shy of talent

September 30, 1985 | Henry Hecht
In case you were wondering, it will be cool, but bearable, in Toronto at World Series time. The series starts on Oct. 19, and according to Environment Canada, which bases its figures on a 30-year...

September 30, 1985 | Henry Hecht
DWIGHT GOODEN: The Mets' ace went 5 for 8 to set a club record for hits in a season by a pitcher (20), homered and had six RBIs. He also won his 21st and 22nd games and lowered his ERA to 1.57.

September 30, 1985 | Rick Telander
Center Dwight Stephenson's blocking makes life easy for Dan Marino

September 30, 1985 | Jill Lieber
So the Oilers really won their game with the Washington Redskins on Sept. 15. It just won't show in the standings, and there's nothing Houston can do about that 16-13 loss. Art McNally, the...

September 30, 1985 | Jill Lieber
When Joe DeLamielleure was with Cleveland last year he got into a fight with Patriots sackman Andre Tippett. Now that isn't the best idea, because Tippett has a black belt in karate. "I was going...

September 30, 1985 | Jill Lieber
When the Seahawks beat the Chargers 49-35 on Sept. 15, the two teams moved into the NFL's Top 10 for most net yards gained by two teams in one game. Here are the alltime top games:

September 30, 1985 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Chicago's Jim McMahon came off the bench in the third quarter and threw for three touchdowns—two on his first two passes—to lead the Bears to a 33-24 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

September 30, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
In terms of just who stands where on this magazine, associate editor Anita Verschoth is definitely first in mileage on land, sea and in the air, first in jet lag, first in exotic places...

September 30, 1985 | Jaime Diaz
Barry Word, that is, whose running led the Cavs past Georgia Tech

September 30, 1985 | Hank Hersch

September 30, 1985 | Hank Hersch
OFFENSE: Chicago senior tailback Bruce Montella rushed 40 times for a school-record 305 yards, including a game-winning 65-yard touchdown, as the unbeaten Maroons defeated Knox College 38-33.

September 30, 1985 | Demmie Stathoplos
Nihilator put the cork in the Jug at last week's Delaware County Fair

September 30, 1985 | Rick Telander

September 30, 1985 | Jerome D. Lamb
Having observed night coming earlier, birds flocking and school supplies on sale, I determined that the sound of the punted pigskin and the crack of shoulder pads were soon to be heard in the...

September 30, 1985 | Richard Zacks

September 30, 1985
TIM GARTONVAIL, COLO.Garton, who is a 43-year-old real estate developer, set four 40-44 age-group world records (200- and 400-meter freestyle and 200 and 400 IM) at The Masters Games in Toronto....

September 30, 1985 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN
BOXING—MICHAEL SPINKS scored a 15-round unanimous decision over Larry Holmes in Las Vegas to win the IBF heavyweight title (page 20). On the same card, BERNARD BENTON outpointed Alfonso Ratliff in...

September 30, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE NAME OF THE ROSESir:Pete Rose (On Deck For The Big Knock, Aug. 19 et seq.) has to be your Sportsman of the Year. He has handled the tremendous media pressure surrounding his pursuit of Ty...