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January 20, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 3

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Jim McMahon Cover - Sports Illustrated January 20, 1986

January 20, 1986 | Rick Telander

January 20, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

January 20, 1986 | Craig Neff
After the Bears routed the Patriots 20-7 at Soldier Field last Sept. 15, Chicago safety Gary Fencik said, "This was easy. This was so laid out for us." New England's unimaginative offense had been...

January 20, 1986 | Alexander Wolff
The allegations and investigations haven't kept Memphis State from getting off to its best start ever

January 20, 1986 | Barry McDermott
Calvin Peete atoned for last year's walkout by winning the Tournament of Champions with a record score

January 20, 1986 | Rick Reilly

January 20, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
In just nine months as a staff writer, Rick Reilly has become one of this magazine's most distinctive voices. Fresh insights and deft turns of phrase have enlivened his profiles of such subjects...

January 20, 1986 | Hank Hersch
The Niego boys, four of them, start for the Lewis University team

January 20, 1986 | Austin Murphy

January 20, 1986 | Austin Murphy
DAVID ROBINSON: Navy's 6'11" junior center had 25 blocked shots, 68 points and 43 rebounds and held opposing pivotmen to only three field goals in wins over James Madison, George Mason and E....

January 20, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Mike Aulby, 25, is the best lefty bowler since Earl Anthony

January 20, 1986 | Jeremiah Tax
Have you heard of Stephen Dobyns yet? Dobyns writes suspense/mystery novels, three of them dealing with horse racing at Saratoga. Dobyns is so good at his trade that Dick Francis, the acknowledged...

January 20, 1986 | Steve Wulf

January 20, 1986
FRED MARKHAMSANTA CRUZ, CALIF.Markham, 28, an auto service representative and ex-Olympian, rode his Kevlar-shelled bicycle to a human-powered speed record of 61.4 mph. As the rules stipulate, he...

January 20, 1986 | Compiled by JAMES E. REYNOLDS
PRO BASKETBALL—If you want to beat the Midwest Division-leading Rockets, don't play them in Houston. The Rockets have won all 20 of their home games this season, including three last week. In a...

January 20, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
RELIVING THAT CALLSir:Ron Fimrite's article (In The Eye Of The Storm, Jan. 6) on World Series umpire Don Denkinger provided an extremely interesting behind-the-limelight perspective on The Call....

January 20, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff

January 20, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Margie Backman, wife of Mets 5'9" second baseman Wally Backman, on giving birth last week to an 8-pound, 9-ounce boy: "He's bigger than Wally already."