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September 14, 1987 | Volume 67, Issue 12

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Cover - Sports Illustrated September 14, 1987

September 14, 1987 | Timothy Crothers
Ty Cobb's steely eyes stare toward the chair where Red used to sit. The door to which the photo of the Georgia Peach is thumbtacked hasn't been opened often in the last five years. Not since...

September 14, 1987 | Edited by Bruce Newman

September 14, 1987 | Edited by Bruce Newman
•Tim Flannery, San Diego Padres second baseman, on the time he had a 14-game hitting streak: "I'm superstitious, and every night after I got a hit, I ate Chinese food and drank tequila. I had to...

September 14, 1987 | Kenny Moore

September 14, 1987 | Austin Murphy
The Soviets routed Badger Bob Johnson's Team USA in Canada Cup competition

September 14, 1987 | Hank Hersch

September 14, 1987 | Hank Hersch
A Memo from the far reaches of the northwest to the Downtown Athletic Club, New York City: Put down quarterback Chris Chandler of Washington as an early front-runner for the Heisman Trophy. On...

September 14, 1987 | Steve Wulf

September 14, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Recently our staff has had an unusual amount of family-type news. For the record, we submit SI's latest mileposts:

September 14, 1987 | Peter Gammons

September 14, 1987 | Peter Gammons
SEPTEMBER'S TEAMFrom 1969 through '83, the Orioles' record in Greater September was 295-160, for a .648 percentage. Take away last season's 8-24 finish, and Earl Weaver's managerial record was...

September 14, 1987 | T. Nicholas Dawidoff
Just as their eccentricities make Fenway Park and Wrigley Field ideal places to play baseball, Worthington Hooker School in New Haven, Conn., was the perfect site for a kickball game. The school...

September 14, 1987 | Demmie Stathoplos

September 14, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

September 14, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: In South Carolina's 24-3 defeat of Appalachian State, sophomore quarterback Todd Ellis completed a school-record 30 passes—surpassing his own mark—for 329 yards. It was the 11th time in...

September 14, 1987 | Frank Deford
That's how the U.S. and U.S.S.R. feel about tennis

September 14, 1987 | Peter Gammons

September 14, 1987 | Frank Deford

September 14, 1987 | Roger Jackson
These are the key issues facing Gene Upshaw and Jack Donlan (below) as they negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement between the Players Association and NFL management:

September 14, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE McCALLUM CASEEnsign Napoleon McCallum may have been led to believe by the previous secretary of the Navy, John F. Lehman Jr., that he could be both an officer and a Los Angeles Raider...

September 14, 1987 | Jim Kaplan
An art exhibit on the national pastime is on a road trip

September 14, 1987 | Robert F. Jones
Thoughtless fishing is harming the Florida Keys

September 14, 1987 | William Taaffe
Mary Carillo is a winner as a tennis commentator

September 14, 1987 | Compiled by Roger Jackson
BOXING—VIRGIL HILL claimed the WBA light heavyweight title with a fourth-round TKO of Leslie Stewart, in Atlantic City.

September 14, 1987
ART WAGNERODESSA, TEXASArt, a high school senior, shot perfect 100s in the .410-bore and 20-gauge events and hit 395 of 400 targets to win his third straight junior world skeet shooting title, in...

September 14, 1987 | Rick Reilly
Meet Irwindale, Calif., home-to-be of the Raiders