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July 16, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 3

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John McEnroe Cover - Sports Illustrated July 16, 1984

July 16, 1984 | Frank Deford
With a spectacular display of shotmaking, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova retained their Wimbledon crowns

July 16, 1984 | Pat Putnam
It's on to the Games for 12 U.S. boxers, including three who atoned for losses in the trials

July 16, 1984 | Steve Wulf
Ghosts of the glory years still haunt gloomy old Cleveland Stadium, but it's been three decades since the Indians have been able to frighten anyone

July 16, 1984 | Craig Neff
Wrestlers Dave and Mark Schultz aren't afraid to shed each other's blood in training for the Olympics

July 16, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Getting the same photographic quality in the printed issues of a magazine that was apparent in the original color slides isn't child's play. To that end we rely heavily on Bob Eckstein and Sally...

July 16, 1984 | Craig Neff
America's best divers went on a scoring binge at the Olympic trials

July 16, 1984 | Ralph Wiley
Arizona was sizzling as George Allen's Wranglers gained the USFL final

July 16, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
America's strongest amateur team ever is geared up for the Olympics

July 16, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Last Thursday night in Baltimore, the umpires stopped a Royals-Orioles game one strike before it would have been official. K.C. manager Dick Howser had no gripe with the umps, but he did have one...

July 16, 1984 | Henry Hecht
There was the expert, trying to figure out whom to vote for on his All-Star ballot. The National League was easy: The only difficult choice was the third outfielder—Jack Clark, Claudell Washington...

July 16, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Dodger Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax, 48, made a rare public appearance, at the Cracker Jack Old-Timers Game in Washington July 2. In one inning of work, Koufax struck out two but allowed home runs...

July 16, 1984 | Henry Hecht
DWIGHT EVANS: The Boston right-fielder batted .448 (13 for 29) to increase his season's average to .296. He had three home runs among his five extra-base hits, drove in 10 runs and scored eight.

July 16, 1984 | William Taaffe
These Olympic docudramas won't win gold medals for historical accuracy

July 16, 1984 | Clive Gammon

July 16, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
In 1982, in New York's Central Park, 10 people were murdered, 25 were raped, more than 700 were mugged, and Donald Knowler observed 131 species of birds. On New Year's Day, Knowler saw an American...

July 16, 1984
2,3—Heinz Kluetmeier4—Tony Triolo7,8—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman10,11—Steve Powell12,13—Roger Gould (center), Steve Powell (2)14,15—Michael Cole (left), Steve Powell (2)16,17—Steve...

July 16, 1984 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON

July 16, 1984
WENDY BROWNEAST PALO ALTO, CALIF.Wendy, a senior at Woodside High, broke her own national high school girls' triple jump record by one inch with a leap of 42'10½". She also set state high school...

July 16, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

July 16, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bobby Clarke, on his new responsibilities as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers: "I've discovered that the less I say, the more rumors I start."

July 16, 1984
OLYMPIC TRIALSSir:As a longtime fan of Mary Decker's, I am frankly disappointed by her decision not to attempt the middle-distance "double" at the Games (Trials and Jubilation, July 2). Sure, she...