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April 28, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 17

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Dominique Wilkins Cover - Sports Illustrated April 28, 1986

April 28, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
AUGUST TOURNAMENTSir:Of God, Golf And Green Jackets (April 7) by Frank Deford was one of the best and most informative articles I have ever read on the history and prestige of the Masters. Bobby...

April 28, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

April 28, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Al Michaels, ABC baseball announcer, on Reggie Jackson's need to be the center of attention: "Reggie wouldn't get in the batter's box until he knew we were back from a commercial."

April 28, 1986 | Pat Putnam
Michael Spinks held on to his heavyweight crown with a split decision over Larry Holmes that came in for second-guessing

April 28, 1986 | Craig Neff
St. Louis jumped off to a fast start, thanks to the Cardinal virtues of pitching, good defense and speed

April 28, 1986 | Jack McCallum
Dominique Wilkins had a feast as Atlanta downed Detroit twice in the opening round of the playoffs

April 28, 1986 | Alexander Wolff
If Dominique Wilkins is the Human Highlight Film, the Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan may be a full-length feature. In a pair of losses to the Boston Celtics in their best-of-five series for the...

April 28, 1986 | Whitney Tower
A former writer for Sports Illustrated recalls the adventures of William Faulkner (right) and other literary notables who were assigned to cover the Kentucky Derby for this magazine

April 28, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
In his 18 years at SI, senior writer Pat Putnam has filed stories to us from each of the 48 continental states and more than 30 foreign countries. Of his many destinations, the place Putnam has...

April 28, 1986 | Sarah Ballard
Hole by critical hole, Jack Nicklaus relives the shots that catapulted him to victory in a Masters championship whose echoes still reverberate

April 28, 1986 | William Nack
By winning the Wood, Broad Brush made himself a Derby contender

April 28, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

April 28, 1986 | Peter Gammons

April 28, 1986 | Peter Gammons

April 28, 1986 | Peter Gammons
Here's a Top 10 of Sparky Anderson's more outrageous statements:

April 28, 1986 | Henry Hecht
For nearly 10 years the answer to the question, "Who is the best third baseman in the National League?" was Mike Schmidt. But last year there was a new answer, Tim Wallach, which in turn leads to...

April 28, 1986 | Gary Smith

April 28, 1986 | Austin Murphy
Clarence (Lefty) Blasco has a picture of every Chicago Cub but one. Please note, that's every Chicago Cub . After searching for more than 30 years, he is still missing Pete Lamer, who caught two...

April 28, 1986 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE GENDRON
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA scoring champion Dominique Wilkins led Atlanta to a 2-0 Eastern Conference quarterfinal series lead over Detroit by pouring in 28 points in a 140-122, Game 1 win over the...

April 28, 1986
TROY BOUZAKISMIDDLETOWN, N.Y.Troy, 14, became the first eighth-grader to win a New York high school wrestling title when he took the 91-pound division crown at the state tournament in Syracuse. He...