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September 08, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 11

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Ray Leonard Cover - Sports Illustrated September 08, 1986

September 08, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
Huge crowds turned out to cheer stars like America's John Kissell (right) in California's prestigious Op Pro

September 08, 1986 | Hank Hersch

September 08, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 08, 1986 | William Nack

September 08, 1986 | Roy Blount Jr.

September 08, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
At the end of World War II, Harry Peckham was an airplane mechanic in the Air Transport Command outside San Francisco. After being mustered out of the service, Peckham bought a single-speed...

September 08, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Japan's top team had a fine old fling in a game with Southern Oregon State

September 08, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 08, 1986 | Peter Gammons
A LONG, HARD FALL FROM THE '70sBaltimore's starting pitchers are a combined 48-50. Only one (Mike Boddicker) has a winning record (14-9), and they have yet to pitch a complete-game shutout.

September 08, 1986 | Sam Moses
Every now and then an invention comes along that makes you wonder where it has been all your life—and why the world took so long to figure it out. The Sensi Sport Sponge is just such an invention....

September 08, 1986 | Henry Hecht
Now what was the name of that stiff the Indians dumped on the Cubs when they acquired Joe Carter? Easy to forget, when you consider the thrills Carter keeps providing in this surprising Indian...

September 08, 1986 | Jaime Diaz
An ex-pro won the Amateur, but it was a lousy week for Nicklauses

September 08, 1986 | Robert F. Jones

September 08, 1986 | William Taaffe
Marv Albert has become a very hot property lately at NBC Sports

September 08, 1986 | Amy Lennard
The sport of kings has been on a slow gallop in the '80s, a long way from the glory days when it had no rival for a high roller's money. But one Maryland race track has just picked up the pace...

September 08, 1986 | Compiled by AMY LENNARD
BOXING—ANTONIO RIVERA of Puerto Rico stopped South Korea's Chung Ki-Yung at 1:36 of the 10th round to win the IBF featherweight crown, in Seoul.

September 08, 1986
SHANE COLLINSBOZEMAN, MONT.Shane, a 17-year-old senior at Bozeman High, won his second consecutive TAC national Junior Olympic shot put title for his age group, in Lincoln, Neb. His 65'½" throw...

September 08, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
NORMAN'S CONQUESTSSir:I would like to nominate Greg Norman as Sportsman of the Year. While Norman's achievements on the golf course this season are well documented (Stormin' Norman, Aug. 25), his...

September 08, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

September 08, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Mike Fratello, Atlanta Hawks coach, on being named vice-president of the basketball team and gaining a seat on the board of directors: "What that means is that the vote to fire me will never be...