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September 07, 1987 | Volume 67, Issue 10

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Tom Trager Cover - Sports Illustrated September 07, 1987

September 07, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf

September 07, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Raul Allegre, New York Giants placekicker, on his new mustache: "It's a lot like a football game. There are 11 hairs on this side, and 11 hairs on that side."

September 07, 1987 | Rick Reilly

September 07, 1987 | Kenny Moore
Ben Johnson blazed to a record 9.83 100 meters in the World Championships

September 07, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney
Tennessee's late field goal stunned favored Iowa 23-22 in the Kickoff Classic

September 07, 1987 | Ron Fimrite

September 07, 1987 | Sam Moses

September 07, 1987 | Kenny Moore

September 07, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
In his two years as an SI letters correspondent, David Fischer has not only answered some 2,000 pieces of mail from our readers, but he has also had energy aplenty for a demanding sideline.

September 07, 1987 | Peter Gammons

September 07, 1987 | Peter Gammons
KING OF THE CROUCHWhen Bob Boone crouches behind the plate for the 1,919th time in his 16-year career this month, he will break Al Lopez's major league record for games caught. Lopez, a 19-year...

September 07, 1987
It says so right there on one of those bumper stickers next to one of those personalized license plates, LIFE'S A BEACH. In Southern California, where every day is sun day, this passes for wisdom....

September 07, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
SPECIAL OLYMPIANSE.M. Swift's story on the Special Olympics (They Came Up Roses, Aug. 17) certainly captured the feeling of the event and, more important, the cause. I attended the opening...

September 07, 1987 | Leigh Montville

September 07, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
Billy Mayfair added the Amateur to his bulging trophy case

September 07, 1987
RYAN THERIAULTLAS VEGASRyan, a seventh-grader at the Las Vegas Day School, established an 11-12 age group record of 2,988 in the pentathlon at the TAC championships. He also set a record of 3,419...

September 07, 1987 | Compiled by Austin Murphy
BASEBALL—HUA LIAN, TAIWAN, routed Irvine, Calif., 21-1 to win the Little League World Series, in Williamsport. Pa. (page 11).

September 07, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
For a junk-sport junkie, Arenaball is not nearly enough