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September 22, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 13

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 22, 1986

September 22, 1986 | Jeremiah Tax
No working relationship in sports matches that of golfer and caddie, and rarely has that bond been explored with such charm as in The Green Road Home by Michael Bamberger (Contemporary Books,...

September 22, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

September 22, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Bill Parcells, New York Giants coach, on his run-and-shoot offense: "If my quarterback runs, I'll shoot him."

September 22, 1986 | Rick Telander

September 22, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney
One day last week Notre Dame's president, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, was sitting in his campus office, directly under the Golden Dome of the administration building; classical music played, as...

September 22, 1986 | Bruce Newman
The U.S. women's volleyball team was overwhelmed at the worlds

September 22, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

September 22, 1986
In Spite Of What Yogi Once Said

September 22, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
When photographer James Drake set out to shoot the photo essay that begins on page 38, he had something special in mind. Instead of conventional baseball photographs depicting players hitting,...

September 22, 1986 | Craig Neff
Earl Weaver sat in the Oriole dugout, cigarette in hand, cap pushed back like a little boy's. "We wanted to keep it quiet, but snakes in the grass and bleeps wrote the story," he rasped. Weaver...

September 22, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney

September 22, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: TCU halfback Tony Jeffery set an NCAA record of 21.4 yards per carry as he ran for 343 yards (an SWC mark) and five touchdowns in a 48-31 win over Tulane.

September 22, 1986 | Ivan Maisel
North Carolina State rookie coach Dick Sheridan doesn't cuss. He doesn't scream. He doesn't even tell his players what position to play. He lets them choose. Vince Lombardi he is not. Sheridan...

September 22, 1986 | Jill Lieber
Late Sunday afternoon the 49ers trudged to their locker room in Anaheim Stadium following a next-to-last-second 16-13 loss to the Rams. Then, doom upon gloom, word spread that quarterback Joe...

September 22, 1986 | Jill Lieber
Who are the highest-paid players at each position in the NFL this season? This chart, which is derived from Players Association information, reflects 1986 figures—base salary, bonuses for...

September 22, 1986 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSEWalter Payton carried the ball 34 times for 177 yards, boosting his career yardage to 15,150, and also scored his 100th career TD as Chicago defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in OT, 13-10.

September 22, 1986 | Demmie Stathoplos
Turkoman smoked Precisionist in a sizzling stretch run at Belmont

September 22, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 22, 1986 | Peter Gammons

September 22, 1986 | John Harvey
Given his 93-mph fastball, Cincinnati Reds reliever Rob Murphy is a man you like to see coming out of the bullpen. The 26-year-old lefthander is also the best man in baseball to see about a horse.

September 22, 1986 | Kenny Moore
To early burnout as a result of the U.S. system, says the author

September 22, 1986 | Alexander Wolff

September 22, 1986 | Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
I got hooked on baseball on a Sunday afternoon in May 1948, when I was 13 years old, relatively late in life for a baseball fan. Before that fateful Sunday, I'd tried halfheartedly—and failed—to...

September 22, 1986 | Grady Jim Robinson
"I hope we don't get the Gooden Machine tonight," said a meek voice from the back seat of the car as I drove my nine-year-old son and two teammates to their baseball game. "Me too!" said another....

September 22, 1986 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOXING—DENNIS ANDRIES of England retained the WBC light heavyweight championship with a ninth-round knockout of countryman Tony Sibson, in London.

September 22, 1986
SCOTT CHENOWETHPERRY, OKLA.Chenoweth, a freshman wrestler at the University of Nebraska, won the 178-pound freestyle title at the National Junior Olympic Championships, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The...

September 22, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE BOZ—AND OTHER WORTHIESSir:I am a die-hard Oklahoma Sooner fan, and Rick Reilly's article about linebacker Brian Bosworth (The Boz, 1986 College & Pro Football Spectacular, Sept. 3) made me...