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March 16, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 11

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Gary McLain Cover - Sports Illustrated March 16, 1987

March 16, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Staff photographer Manny Millan's earliest brushes with picture taking weren't auspicious. As a teenager hanging out at the Henry Street Settlement, the famed community center on Manhattan's Lower...

March 16, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
In a torrid warmup week for the NCAAs, conference tournaments produced memorable overtimes and upsets, as well as rugged action

March 16, 1987 | Alexander Wolff
Alabama served notice that it is the strongest team in the nation's strongest league

March 16, 1987
...and unfortunately, they did. For 12 rounds in Las Vegas on Saturday, WBC heavyweight champ Mike Tyson and his WBA counterpart, James (Bonecrusher) Smith, did a unification tango worthy of...

March 16, 1987 | Kenny Moore

March 16, 1987 | Jack McCallum
Moses Malone, the big one Philly let get away, has made Washington a winner on the court and at the box office

March 16, 1987 | Austin Murphy
Coach extraordinaire Jacques Demers has transformed a lemon of a team into the smooth-running Red Wings

March 16, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

March 16, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
BLACK COACHESPlaudits for senior writer Rick Telander's POINT AFTER (Feb. 23) on the absence of a black coach in the NFL. Twelve years ago I wrote an article for Sport magazine entitled, "Who'll...

March 16, 1987 | Gary McLain

March 16, 1987 | Gary McLain
Carmine Calzonetti, the former St. John's athletic department aide who was the administrator for the Big East all-star team that toured Angola, confirms that during that trip he discovered players...

March 16, 1987 | Peter Gammons

March 16, 1987 | Peter Gammons
AT LEAST THEY AVOIDED DIVORCE COURTBlue Jays rookie pitcher Luis Aquino was set to be married on March 1 and even posed for pictures with his bride-to-be in her gown and a Blue Jays cap for the...

March 16, 1987 | Compiled by Cathrine Wolf
PRO BASKETBALL—Neither Michael Jordan's firepower nor Atlanta's Wil power could dislodge Detroit from the Central Division lead, but they came close. Jordan hit an off-balance jumper with 14...

March 16, 1987
LEN CEGLARSKIDUXBURY, MASS.Ceglarski, hockey coach at Boston College, won his 556th college game on Feb. 9 to break the career record of the late John MacInnes of Michigan Tech (1956-82). He was...

March 16, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Louisville deserved a chance to defend its title

March 16, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

March 16, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Leonard Thompson, PGA Tour pro, on golf course architect Pete Dye's hair-raising layouts: "Thank goodness he isn't building airports."