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January 19, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 3

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Rich Karlis Cover - Sports Illustrated January 19, 1987

January 19, 1987 | Rick Telander

January 19, 1987 | Paul Zimmerman

January 19, 1987 | Bruce Newman
Sharpshooter Kevin Houston may look like a toy soldier, but he is the leading scorer in major-college basketball

January 19, 1987
Here is what may be a final look at three of baseball's buddy-can-you-spare-a-mil free agents in their 1986 uniforms. Along with the four other illustrious wanderers on these pages, Boone, Guidry...

January 19, 1987 | E.M. Swift

January 19, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Senior writer Bill Nack is a man for all sports seasons. Although his main beat for SI has been horse racing, he can write knowledgeably on a variety of subjects, as his profile of Detroit Piston...

January 19, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick

January 19, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
68.2That is the percentage of Wake Forest's points accounted for by 5'3" senior Muggsy Bogues (23 scored; 37 assisted on) in a 91-88 overtime loss to Clemson. That may be the most points per...

January 19, 1987 | Austin Murphy
Even in Philadelphia, Temple basketball is a closely guarded secret. The 14-2 Owls have sold out their 4,500-seat McGonigle Hall exactly the building's 18-year history.

January 19, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Todd May, formerly of Kentucky and Wake Forest, is now at tiny Pikeville (Ky.) College, averaging 44.5 points and 15.0 rebounds. Richmond's PETER WOOLFOLK, no piker he, grabbed 20 rebounds to go...

January 19, 1987 | Robert W. Creamer
Here's a book that's a labor of love—On the Mark: Putting the Student Back in Student-Athlete (Lexington Books, $22 hard cover. $9.95 paperback), by Richard Lapchick, the director of the Center...

January 19, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
Mac O'Grady, last year's pest, was the best at the Tournament of Champions

January 19, 1987 | Jack McCallum
Injuries, feuds and off-court adversity have so far scrubbed the Houston Rockets' launch

January 19, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
STATE OF U.S. TENNISWhat a powerful story (The Great American Disappearing Act, Dec. 15)! As a former junior tennis player I agree 110% with Frank Deford. I fell into the same "yuppie" trap as did...

January 19, 1987 | William Nack

January 19, 1987 | William Oscar Johnson
On Sept. 26, 1983, humankind discovered that a four-hour sailboat race could be televised live without automatically being compared to a week watching old men sleep. The occasion was the momentous...

January 19, 1987 | Franz Lidz
In my travels I've run across more than my share of sports esoterica. I once shook the hand of the owner of the world's largest collection of golf tees. I've visited the Pennsylvania home of James...

January 19, 1987 | Compiled by Amy Lennard
PRO BASKETBALL—In the Pacific, the division-leading Lakers cracked the Nuggets 147-109 for their eighth straight win and then dropped their first back-to-back games of the season with a 107-101...

January 19, 1987
RUDY GALINDOSAN JOSERudy, 17, won the World Junior Men's figure skating title in Kitchener, Ont., and a bronze in the pairs with his partner, Kristi Yamaguchi of Fremont, Calif. He is the first...

January 19, 1987 | Rick Reilly
Some Tide fans are Bearish about coach Bill Curry

January 19, 1987

January 19, 1987
•Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A & M, recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject."