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May 11, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 19

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Alysheba Cover - Sports Illustrated May 11, 1987

May 11, 1987 | Dick Kleiner
A day with Willie Mays set Orenthal Simpson straight

May 11, 1987 | Dave Barry
A father takes his son to his first baseball game

May 11, 1987 | Giles Tippette

May 11, 1987 | Compiled by Cathrine Wolf
PRO BASKETBALL—Julius Erving scored a team-high 24 points against Milwaukee, but it wasn't enough to extend Philadelphia's season—or his career—as the Bucks beat the 76ers 102-89 and claimed their...

May 11, 1987
ANDREA BERGERPLANTATION, FLA.Andrea, 17, defeated Luanne Spadea 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 to win the girls' 18's Easter Bowl tennis title. Last year she won the girls' 16's division. She is the sixth girl in...

May 11, 1987 | Mark Danna
The Space Age officially began with the launch of the Sputnik I on Oct. 4, 1957. But if you ask me, the Space Age began earlier that year—around Jan. 13—when the Wham-O Manufacturing Co. of San...

May 11, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney
Checking out college players, pro teams have become pests

May 11, 1987 | John Garrity
Disney World, Florida's version of adroitly packaged mousegeist, turned 15 last fall to orchestrated hoopla reminiscent of the Statue of Liberty celebration. No offense, but some of us didn't feel...

May 11, 1987 | Edited by Craig Neff

May 11, 1987 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Jerry Glanville, Houston Oilers coach, on his team's drafting of 6'2" wide receiver Haywood Jeffires of North Carolina State to go with current Oiler wide-outs Drew Hill and Ernest Givins, both...

May 11, 1987 | William Nack

May 11, 1987 | Steve Wulf
Tim Raines returned to the Expos and won his first two games with home runs

May 11, 1987 | E.M. Swift

May 11, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
George Berger once used a simple method to demonstrate the unique character of his job as SI's director of promotional planning: He began a presentation at a luncheon for ad execs by asking how...

May 11, 1987 | Reggie Jackson

May 11, 1987 | Michael McKinley
It was a midsummer Sunday morning on Canada's Pacific Coast. The day promised to be a scorcher, as 89 men and women climbed out of their respective beds in the town of Nanaimo in British Columbia....

May 11, 1987 | Rick Reilly
And now for a movie about how Little League baseball brought unilateral nuclear disarmament and world peace, which should come as a nice change of pace for anybody who has actually ever seen...

May 11, 1987 | Ralph Wiley

May 11, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE CAMPANIS AFFAIRThanks to Peter Gammons for his excellent editorial on "The Campanis Affair" (SCORECARD, April 20). It's about time a writer with the power to describe this sorry situation...

May 11, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

May 11, 1987 | Peter Gammons

May 11, 1987 | Peter Gammons

May 11, 1987 | Peter Gammons
The Giants' Harry Spilman had never stolen a base in nine seasons and 660 big league at bats until April 30, when he singled and swiped second against the Cubs' reliever Lee Smith. This took...

May 11, 1987 | Bruce Anderson
Ozzie Volstad led brash UCLA to yet another NCAA title

May 11, 1987 | Dave Scheiber
Chris Evert has endured divorce and an injury, but life—and the wins—go on

May 11, 1987 | Pat Putnam
Hector Camacho beat Howard Davis and challenged Mancini

May 11, 1987 | Pete Dexter