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April 07, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 14

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Pervis Ellison Cover - Sports Illustrated April 07, 1986

April 07, 1986 | Frank Deford

April 07, 1986 | John Gerlach
My father stands, and my daughter, too. People around us rise to applaud. Nine Cleveland Indians in a row have reached base during the seventh inning, and eight have scored. More fans at Municipal...

April 07, 1986 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE GENDRON
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—LOUISVILLE defeated Duke to win the NCAA men's championship, in Dallas (page 28).

April 07, 1986
KIM AUSTINWILSON, N.C.Kim, a 5'6", 130-pound senior at Beddingfield High, set a U.S. high school indoor best with a triple jump of 39'1¾", 10¼" beyond the mark established last year by Andie Kopf...

April 07, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Here in the Boston area, we have known of basketball coach Kevin Mackey since 1971, when he was turning out great schoolboy teams at Don Bosco High. His success at Cleveland State, "The Mouse...

April 07, 1986 | Robert F. Jones
On the night of Feb. 4, 1982, Steven Callahan's 22-foot sloop Napoleon Solo was sunk in mid-Atlantic by what he thinks was a collision with a whale. Callahan, a naval architect and blue-water...

April 07, 1986 | Tom Brokaw
We were at Camp Hazard, a rocky outcropping 11,000 feel up Mt. Rainier's south side, when Rick Ridgeway returned from a scouting trip. He had been looking over the route we would follow to the...

April 07, 1986 | Jim Kaplan
"What's so difficult about dropping a cannonball and missing your toes?" a smart-aleck writer once asked.

April 07, 1986 | Bob Brown
What is so rare as a day in June? If you're a hard-core Indy 500 fan, the answer is easy: detailed information about what's going on at the Speedway in May. For the methanol and tire-dust junkies,...

April 07, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
EXPLANATIONS

April 07, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Senator Bill Bradley, former New York Knick: "My staffers joke that if I ever go to Russia and meet with Gorbachev, the news stories will start with, 'Bill Bradley, former New York Knick....' "

April 07, 1986 | Alexander Wolff

April 07, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Mr. Up And Down, they called him. Up—as in the fundamentally polished, most acclaimed high school senior of 1982, more famous even than Kenny Walker or Wayman Tisdale. Down—as in the...

April 07, 1986 | Rick Reilly

April 07, 1986 | Gary Smith

April 07, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
For writers Curry Kirkpatrick and Alexander Wolff, coverage of the Final Four actually began last summer with their work on SI's special college basketball issue for 1985-86. While visiting Duke...

April 07, 1986 | Jack McCallum

April 07, 1986 | T. Nicholas Dawidoff
Over the years the ancient sport of mountaineering has inspired an outpouring of books—more than 10,000 in English alone. Working out of his spacious Manhattan apartment, Michael Chessler selects...

April 07, 1986 | Demmie Stathoplos
A.J. Foyt's Rare Brick survived a speed duel to win the Rebel Stakes

April 07, 1986 | Jaime Diaz

April 07, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
Surprising Michigan State beat Harvard to win the NCAA championship

April 07, 1986 | Austin Murphy
Texas wound up a perfect season, beating USC for the NCAA crown

April 07, 1986
Everyone has seen the tournament on television—the golfers and the galleries, the floral finery. In these pages Brian Lanker has brought a fresh perspective to "that glorious piece of real estate"...