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February 10, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 6

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Elle Macpherson Cover - Sports Illustrated February 10, 1986

February 10, 1986 | Jule Campbell
Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora: The very names evoke visions of a South Pacific paradise where palm trees sway beside endless beaches and the fragrance of frangipani fills the air. So what better...

February 10, 1986 | Steve Raymond
There's no such thing as a reel bargain anymore. Back in 1903 you could order fly-fishing reels from the catalog of William Mills & Son for $15 a dozen. But those days are gone (so,...

February 10, 1986 | Bruce Newman
Once a year languid Tahiti rouses itself for the Tiurai, a celebration featuring canoe racing, rock lifting, fruit-carrying runs and tattooing

February 10, 1986 | Barry McDermott
Fuzzy Zoeller won the AT & T pro-am in wet weather that was pure Crosby

February 10, 1986 | Ivan Maisel
Michigan State's Scott Skiles answers critics with points of his own

February 10, 1986 | Austin Murphy

February 10, 1986 | Austin Murphy
TERRANCE BAILEY: Wagner's 6'2" junior guard, Division I's leading scorer, had 95 points, 19 rebounds and three steals as the Seahawks beat Brooklyn College 105-103 in triple OT and Marist 85-81.

February 10, 1986 | Eric Perlman

February 10, 1986 | Michael Segell
Mai Clarke thinks practicing tennis is as loathsome as jogging, something he has said he would do only at gunpoint. This is not to say that Clarke, 83, who three years ago became the first player...

February 10, 1986 | Pat Jordan
My wife insisted that I buy a bicycle. She wanted me to have one just like hers—a used $50 beach cruiser that had been spray-painted electric blue by someone who must have spent the better part of...

February 10, 1986 | Morin Bishop
A novel sort of wishful thinking has taken hold in New York City's savage South Bronx. When an abandoned building has been boarded up, it has become popular to place facsimiles of quaint shuttered...

February 10, 1986 | Matt Bowen
I turned north onto Highway 61 for the last leg of my trip. Deer Lake, Pa. was less than half an hour away now, so I would be there by 4:30. Ali would be finished in the gym by then, if he was at...

February 10, 1986 | Sandy Keenan
The loudspeaker at the Illini Open wrestling tournament blared: "Breitbarth of North Central College and Maxey of Northern Illinois, report to Mat 3 for the 118-pound wrestle-backs."

February 10, 1986 | Compiled by JAMES E. REYNOLDS
PRO BASKETBALL—The Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Lakers snapped their three-game losing streak and won three of four games. Seven Lakers scored in double figures in a 134-100 rout of...

February 10, 1986
MIKE DONNELLYLIVONIA, MICH.Donnelly, a senior left wing on the Michigan State hockey team, set a school scoring record with eight goals in two games. He had five in a 6-5 OT win over Ohio State...

February 10, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
GLORIOUS PACKSir:Three cheers for Ronald C. Modra and Ron Fimrite. Modra's superb pictures and Fimrite's article on the 1966 Packers (A Team For All Time, Jan. 27), winners of Super Bowl I, got my...

February 10, 1986 | Veda Eddy
Amid the Kentucky bluegrass splendor of Claiborne Farm, Mrs. A.B. Hancock Jr. sits with pad and pen and waits for inspiration. She has a hunch that one of this year's colts is destined for glory,...

February 10, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
In the 24 years that we have had a swim-suit issue, only a few places, such as Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Hawaii, Baja California and now Tahiti, have lured us back. For this year's issue we...

February 10, 1986 | Jamie Malanowski
Fans who tune in to Late Night With David Letterman get a special treat from time to time, when Art Donovan, a 60-year-old, 340-pound man with a severe crew cut, tells stories about his life in...

February 10, 1986 | Jeremiah Tax
Neil Leifer's new book, Sports Stars (Doubleday/Dolphin, $35), is supposed to be a showcase for the best of the memorable sports pictures he has taken over a 27-year career, but the pictures are...

February 10, 1986 | Jerome D. Lamb
We, the 1945-46 St. James Academy basketball team, were consummate losers. We were clipped, trimmed, smashed, walloped, ripped, edged, nicked and just plain beaten week after week after week that...

February 10, 1986 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

February 10, 1986 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Alex English, Denver Nuggets forward, on the standing ovation he received after scoring 54 points against the Houston Rockets at McNichols Arena: "Hearing the crowd was great. It made what little...

February 10, 1986 | Alexander Wolff
Led by a real pearl, Syracuse has squirted to the top in the Big East

February 10, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
In Dallas, Carl Lewis beat the wave of the future but lost to an old foe in the 60-yard dash

February 10, 1986 | Jack McCallum
With a skyscraping duo, Houston hopes to crack the Big Three

February 10, 1986 | Craig Neff

February 10, 1986 | Sam Moses