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February 24, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 8

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated February 24, 1986

February 24, 1986 | Sam Moses
While others crashed or sputtered out of contention, Geoff Bodine remained up front and out of trouble to win the Daytona 500

February 24, 1986 | Jack McCallum
The Celtics' second victory over the Lakers made it clear why they're the superior team this time around

February 24, 1986 | William Taaffe
The networks say they no longer can afford to pay high rights fees, and the sports world could soon be the poorer for it

February 24, 1986 | William Taaffe
ABC Sports, the self-proclaimed leader in sports television, had always operated as something of a country club. Six-block limo rides to executive lunches, hotel suites on the road, helicopters at...

February 24, 1986 | Sarah Ballard
The 12-meter world championship off Fremantle brought out a bright array of contenders for the '87 America's Cup

February 24, 1986 | William Nack

February 24, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Keith Morris, SI's energetic director of publicity and special events, is retiring. Morris has been with Time Inc. since 1950. In 1954, when he heard that Henry Luce was starting a sports...

February 24, 1986 | Frank Deford

February 24, 1986 | Austin Murphy

February 24, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
Who's the best team in the West? Would you believe...Pepperdine?

February 24, 1986 | Austin Murphy
HAROLD PRESSLEY: Villanova's 6'7" senior forward shot 82% from the field for 34 points and had 11 rebounds, eight blocks and five steals in the 'Cats' 90-88, double-OT upset of Georgetown.

February 24, 1986 | Kenny Moore
The heralded Billy, Sergei & Joe show laid an egg at the Millrose

February 24, 1986 | Jack McCallum

February 24, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

February 24, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Charlie Simmer, Boston Bruins forward, upon returning to action after an eye injury: "The doctor told me, if I see two pucks, to take the one on the left."

February 24, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
Uncalloused hands and underdeveloped arms hide the fact, but for four years I was a hay baler. More precisely, I was a Haybaler at Hollister High, in Hollister, Calif. And though I always handled...

February 24, 1986
JOHN KUSTICHTONAWANDA, N.Y.John, 15, bowled a 300 game on his way to an 818 series in a Saturday league at Manor Lanes. John, who's a sophomore at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, had strikes in...

February 24, 1986 | Compiled by JAMES E. REYNOLDS
PRO BASKETBALL—Milwaukee increased its Central Division lead over Atlanta to five games by winning three times. Forward Terry Cummings scored 20 points to lead the Bucks back from an 18-point...

February 24, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
WAVESSir:It was super to see the Chicago Bears featured on three consecutive covers (Jan. 20, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3). And now, oh my, there's another bare on the cover (Feb. 10).RICHARD KRYSTYNChicago