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June 23, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 25

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Christina Floyd Cover - Sports Illustrated June 23, 1986

June 23, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff

June 23, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Lon Simmons, A's broadcaster, on the slow pitches of 43-year-old Yankee Tommy John: "You could almost walk alongside them."

June 23, 1986 | Rick Reilly

June 23, 1986 | Pat Putnam
Hector Camacho got Edwin Rosario riled up, but the lightweight champ made off with a split-decision win

June 23, 1986 | Ron Fimrite

June 23, 1986 | Kenny Moore

June 23, 1986 | Demmie Stathoplos

June 23, 1986 | Alexander Wolff
Badger eights took both the men's and the women's collegiate titles

June 23, 1986 | Darryl Brock
Cincinnati's cocky leadoff hitter swings and cracks a line drive over the second baseman's head. The ball rises into the wind and hooks away from the lunging San Francisco rightfielder. The...

June 23, 1986 | William Taaffe
Except for Tony Tirado's goal calls, give World Cup coverage a zzzzzzz

June 23, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Nancy Lieberman broke basketball's gender barrier with her USBL debut

June 23, 1986 | Peter Gammons

June 23, 1986 | Peter Gammons
FINGER-LICKIN' GOODWade Boggs became the first man since Ted Williams in 1941 to hit .400 over the course of a season's worth of games. During the Red Sox' final 107 games of the 1985 season,...

June 23, 1986 | Peter Gammons
Atlanta's Chuck Tanner is generally known for his optimism and sunny disposition. But the sight of fluffballing southpaw Mark Thurmond of the Padres throwing a three-hitter at the Braves in San...

June 23, 1986 | Armen Keteyian
In the hot film Top Gun, Tom Cruise stars as an F-14 Navy fighter pilot specially trained to turn a $36 million jet into the ultimate war machine. As the ads say, it's a movie about being the best.

June 23, 1986 | Gary Smith

June 23, 1986 | Arthur Marx
On a hot Labor Day afternoon in 1940, I played Carl Earn in the men's singles finals of the Santa Monica City Championships while Groucho Marx, my father, looked on from the grandstand. Groucho...

June 23, 1986 | Compiled by MORIN BISHOP
COLLEGE BASEBALL—ARIZONA, on the strength of two-run homers by Mike Senne and Gar Millay, drubbed Florida State 10-2 to win the College World Series in Omaha for the third time. Gary Alexander...

June 23, 1986
RICK RAETHEREDINA, MINN.Raether, a 6'5" junior pitcher at the University of Miami, set a Division I career record for saves with 37. Raether was 9-2 with 17 saves, 114 strikeouts and a 2.77 ERA in...

June 23, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
COONEY'S COMEBACKSir:Concerning Pat Putnam's article on Gerry Cooney (Hello, Gerry, Where Ya Been?, June 9), let's face it: Cooney is an American sports hero. Anybody who questions his ability...