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January 27, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 4

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Mike Singletary Cover - Sports Illustrated January 27, 1986

January 27, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan

January 27, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan
•Tom Brokaw, NBC-TV anchorman, addressing the NCAA's honors luncheon as its master of ceremonies: "I'm honored that you invited me, especially when for $10,000 and a new convertible you could have...

January 27, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
Billy Olson, a man very much on the rebound, vaulted 19'3½" at the Sunkist, reclaiming the indoor record for a second time this season

January 27, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Nothing could have been finer for No. 1 North Carolina than a victory over Duke in the new Dean Smith Center

January 27, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

January 27, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman
SPECIAL FEATURES—Both outside linebackers on one side—McMichael and Hampton switch positions: McMichael goes to DE and Hampton to noseguard—Dent rushes from the weak or open side, but can also...

January 27, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman
SPECIAL FEATURES—Wilson (55) and Marshall (58) both blitz, sometimes working stunts off their blitzes—Tyrone Keys (98) replaces Perry—Dent (95) moves to DT

January 27, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman
SPECIAL FEATURES—Nickelback Shaun Gayle (23) replaces Perry, giving the Bears a 3-man line. Gayle covers the third wide receiver, or slotman, all over the field—Marshall (58), normally the right...

January 27, 1986 | Rick Telander

January 27, 1986 | Rick Telander
1. Team with cornerback in double-zone coverage on WR, taking short or deep areas2. Cover WR on crossing patterns underneath3. Cover TE down the field4. Sprint back to FS position5. Blitz inside6....

January 27, 1986 | E.M. Swift
New England gave Craig James the ball and turned its season around. Now the Patriots hope he can help them steal off with the Super Bowl

January 27, 1986 | Ron Fimrite

January 27, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Growing up in tiny Grafton, Wis. 80 miles from Green Bay, contributing photographer Ron Modra lived and died for the Packers. He pored over team yearbooks, gathered with his buddies around the TV...

January 27, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Ivan Lendl was masterful, but a troubled John McEnroe made an early exit

January 27, 1986 | Austin Murphy
For better or—at times—worse, the women's game keeps growing

January 27, 1986 | Austin Murphy

January 27, 1986 | Austin Murphy
NORRIS COLEMAN: In his first two Big Eight games, Kansas State's 6'8" freshman forward had 71 points, 27 rebounds and five blocks as KSU lost to Iowa State 77-73 and beat Colorado in OT 77-69.

January 27, 1986 | Andy Meisler
Does Mel Barron make old-fashioned new bicycles? Or newfangled old bicycles? Whatever the answer, one fact is indisputable: Barron is the world's foremost manufacturer of many 19th-century-style...

January 27, 1986
JEFF GEORGEINDIANAPOLISJeff, a senior quarterback at Warren Central High, completed 252 of 422 passes for 3,094 yards and 45 touchdowns to lead the Warriors to their second straight state...

January 27, 1986 | Compiled by James E. Reynolds
PRO BASKETBALL—Boston increased its Atlantic Division lead over Philadelphia to five games with a 3-0 week. Larry Bird scored 41 points to bring the Celtics back from a 27-point second-quarter...

January 27, 1986
Memories. Olive Jordan Frey, the widow of Packer great Henry Jordan, has many, particularly as Super Bowl XX approaches and she lingers over thoughts of Green Bay's victory in Super Bowl I.

January 27, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
KAREEM'S COVERSSir:Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as 1985 Sportsman of the Year was an excellent selection (Now, More Than Ever, A Winner, Dec. 23-30). It's time he was recognized as one of the great...