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August 18, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 7

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Herschel Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated August 18, 1986

August 18, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff

August 18, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff
•David McWilliams, Texas Tech football coach, whose team threw 72 passes in its spring game, when asked how many of those passes were completed: "We worked on throwing in the spring. We'll work on...

August 18, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick

August 18, 1986 | Barry McDermott
Bob Tway birdied the final hole from a sand trap to overtake a faltering Greg Norman and win the PGA Championship

August 18, 1986 | Alexander Wolff

August 18, 1986 | Jill Lieber

August 18, 1986 | Jill Lieber
When the USFL's owners met in New York Aug. 4 to determine the league's future, six wanted to play this fall. Stephen Ross of the Baltimore Stars and Donald Trump of the New Jersey Generals did...

August 18, 1986 | John Garrity

August 18, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Patty Dryden, the illustrator of the FIRST PERSON article in the back of this issue, likes small, furry mammals and television, and combines the two whenever possible. If Finch, Dryden's...

August 18, 1986 | Franz Lidz
The new sensation in the juggling world is 13-year-old Anthony Gatto, who showed the way in San Jose

August 18, 1986 | Kenny Moore
Renaldo Nehemiah, the ex-NFLer, returned to the hurdles a winner

August 18, 1986 | Peter Gammons

August 18, 1986 | Peter Gammons

August 18, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
Art Howe, hitting instructor for the Texas Rangers, was taking his turn as batting practice pitcher last week, spotting the ball in and out, up and down. Scott Fletcher's black bat flicked at each...

August 18, 1986 | Frank Deford

August 18, 1986 | Kevin Cook
Back home in Indiana for the first time in a long while, I got to spend a few days with my dad. We cut the grass, raided the ice box, fixed the oven door and watched ball games on cable TV. One...

August 18, 1986 | Jeremiah Tax
Jesse Owens's real name was not Jesse. The 10th and last child of dirt-poor Alabama sharecroppers, he was christened James Cleveland Owens and known as J.C. until, when he was nine, his family...

August 18, 1986 | Sara Solberg
On the day before the 1985 Preakness at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, trainer Butch Lenzini found he had left horse owner Brian J. Hurst's racing colors back in Kentucky. Needing a new set...

August 18, 1986 | Compiled by JAMES E. REYNOLDS
BOXING—CARLOS DeLEON of Puerto Rico retained his WBC cruiserweight title with an eighth-round TKO of Michael Greer of the United States in Giardini Naxos, Italy. It was DeLeon's 34th victory...

August 18, 1986
BIDDY PAULEYGREENWICH, CONN.Pauley, 48, a 5'4" 100-pounder, caught a 301-pound broadbill swordfish in the waters off Nantucket Island, Mass. Pauley, who has fished for 15 years, used an...

August 18, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:For years I had wondered about the enigmatic Leni Riefenstahl. I need wonder no more. Frank Deford's (Aug. 4) caught the essence of the Riefenstahl controversy and portrayed the agonies of a...