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August 04, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 5

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Dennis Boyd Cover - Sports Illustrated August 04, 1986

August 04, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
A few months ago, after filing a story from Los Angeles, senior writer Bruce Newman stopped off at a theater in Denver. It was no casual foray. The occasion was the first public reading of...

August 04, 1986 | E.M. Swift

August 04, 1986 | Pat Putnam
Heavyweight sensation Mike Tyson needed just 30 seconds to knock out Marvis Frazier—precisely the way he had planned it

August 04, 1986 | Frank Deford

August 04, 1986 | Peter Gammons

August 04, 1986 | Peter Gammons
"Well, they're the same old Red Sox," began the first call to Boston radio station WRKO's Sportscall show last Wednesday night. Minutes earlier, the A's had completed a three-game sweep that...

August 04, 1986 | Bruce Newman

August 04, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
As expected, the U.S. won the friendly, foamy Worlds in Toronto

August 04, 1986 | Peter Gammons

August 04, 1986 | Peter Gammons

August 04, 1986 | John Garrity
The news last Tuesday—the surgery on Kansas City Royals manager Dick Howser had revealed the tumor on his brain to be malignant—reached the Royals in the visiting clubhouse at Baltimore's Memorial...

August 04, 1986 | Frank Deford

August 04, 1986 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOXING—MIKE TYSON knocked out Marvis Frazier 30 seconds into the first round of their scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout in Glens Falls, N.Y., to extend his record to 25-0 (page 18).

August 04, 1986
AMY HEASLEYNICHOLASVILLE, KY.Heasley, a junior at Kenyon College, swam to NCAA records in the 100- and 200-yard butterfly (57.96 and 2:07.57) at the Division III championships in Canton, Ohio. She...

August 04, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
CATCHING KELLYSir:Thanks to Rick Telander for the excellent article on New Jersey Generals quarterback Jim Kelly (Life With Lord Jim, July 21). Although I'm not an avid supporter of the USFL,...

August 04, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

August 04, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Alan Knicely, Cards catcher, on a popup that hit him on the head: "That will come on Wide World of Sports right after the guy who falls off the ski slope."