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August 10, 1987 | Volume 67, Issue 6

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Tony Tucker Cover - Sports Illustrated August 10, 1987

August 10, 1987 | Jim Harmon
On June 29, 1922, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson of Lake City, Minn., skittered briefly across the surface of Lake Pepin on huge homemade water skis and unwittingly invented a sport. The significance...

August 10, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf

August 10, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Kevin McHale, Boston Celtics forward, on the joys of Cape Cod: "You can even go on a whale watch. Personally, though, I saw enough of Bill Laimbeer during the playoffs."

August 10, 1987 | Pat Putnam
Iron-fisted Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker to stand alone at the top

August 10, 1987 | Hank Hersch

August 10, 1987 | Bruce Anderson

August 10, 1987 | Clive Gammon

August 10, 1987 | Clive Gammon
What exactly is Lasix?

August 10, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
When Mort Young became our resident computer expert last March, we got a lot more than we bargained for. Most SI writers and editors are low-tech people who, having been married to their...

August 10, 1987 | Peter Gammons

August 10, 1987 | Peter Gammons
While the Dodgers are a prime example of age catching up with the front office, the Texas Rangers are proving that good things happen when youth is served.

August 10, 1987
For 28 years, aspiring Paul Bunyans have gathered in Hayward, Wis., for the Lumberjack World Championships, pitting themselves against one another and massive lengths of straight-grained white...

August 10, 1987
MIDSEASON REPORTHow can Peter Gammons renege on Eric Davis as his preseason NL MVP in favor of the Cardinals' Jack Clark (Baseball at the Break, July 20)? With all due respect to Clark, no one in...

August 10, 1987 | Robert Sullivan

August 10, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
England's long-hitting Laura Davies starred in two Opens

August 10, 1987 | Peter Gammons

August 10, 1987 | Peter Gammons

August 10, 1987 | Paul Zimmerman

August 10, 1987 | Pat Jordan
Becky Smith wants to be jai alai's first woman pro

August 10, 1987
SHARON COUCHAMELIA, VA.Sharon, 18, set four state records as she led Amelia High to the Class A girls' state track title in Harrisonburg with first-place finishes in the triple jump (36'10½"),...

August 10, 1987 | Compiled by Roger Jackson
ARENA FOOTBALL—The DENVER DYNAMITE won Arena Bowl '87 by routing the Pittsburgh Gladiators 45-16 before 12,232 in Pittsburgh. Denver quarterback Whit Taylor threw four touchdown passes, including...

August 10, 1987 | Steve Wulf
Why aren't Leo Durocher and Roger Maris in the Hall?