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September 15, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 12

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Ivan Lendl Cover - Sports Illustrated September 15, 1986

September 15, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Columns covering a broad range of weekly happenings in baseball, college football and college basketball have appeared regularly in SI for many years. In that time, national interest in those...

September 15, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
ALLEN'S EXAMPLESir:At a time when we are reminded all too often of the vulnerability of young athletes and of their failures and tragedies, it is refreshing to read an article like Jill Lieber's...

September 15, 1986 | Brooks Clark
This is the story of a cow femur. And some behemoths who like to eat worms. And a receiver who has trouble with high fives, a free safety named Pugsly and the rest of the Montana State football...

September 15, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff

September 15, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Hayden Fry, Iowa football coach, claiming quarterback Mark Vlasic has a stronger arm than last year's starter. Chuck Long: "He proves it every day in practice by overthrowing receivers."

September 15, 1986 | Rick Reilly
The Oklahoma Sooners crushed UCLA so completely that they seemed in a zone of their own

September 15, 1986 | E.M. Swift
Greg LeMond grumbled and lost at the world pro race in Colorado

September 15, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick

September 15, 1986 | Ivan Maisel
While no champion has a more obscure persona than Ivan Lendl, the unusual shirt patterns that he exhibits on court have made his attire more familiar than the clothes worn by more famous players....

September 15, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

September 15, 1986 | Demmie Stathoplos

September 15, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney

September 15, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: QB Steve Taylor rushed for 139 yards and 2 TDs and completed 10 of 16 passes for 130 yards and 2 scores to lead Nebraska to a 34-17 win over Florida State.

September 15, 1986 | Jaime Diaz
Although quarterback Vinny Testaverde failed to gain on the Heisman meter in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday, his Miami Hurricanes earned plenty of respect by beating Florida 23-15. Testaverde...

September 15, 1986 | Jill Lieber

September 15, 1986 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Eric Dickerson rushed for 193 yards, carried a career-high 38 times and scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 16 yards as the Los Angeles Rams held on for a 16-10 victory over the Cardinals.

September 15, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 15, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 15, 1986 | Pat Putnam
Mike Tyson kept on pace to become the youngest heavyweight champion

September 15, 1986 | Alexander Wolff

September 15, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Bam Bam Bigelow gave up bounty hunting a year ago after a fugitive in Mexico pumped a slug into his back. Though the bullet barely made a dent in Bam Bam's 6'3", 390-pound frame, he decided to try...

September 15, 1986 | Compiled by AMY LENNARD
BOXING—MICHAEL SPINKS retained his IBF heavyweight title by stopping challenger Steffen Tangstad of Norway, the European heavyweight champ, at 58 seconds of the fourth round, in Las Vegas. On the...

September 15, 1986
ELSA MATTILAEDGEWATER, MD.Mattila, a 76-year-old retired physical education teacher, established national short-course swimming records (75-79 age group) in six events—the 100-, 200-and 400-yard...