August 25, 1980
College Football is at hand, and SI assesses the nation's Top 20 teams, plus five sleepers to watch, and the small colleges. A small hint: the No. 1 team doesn't begin with the letter A. Douglas S. Looney tells why...
June 09, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE SHAM AND THE SHAME (CONT.)Sir:Regarding John Underwood's article on the student-athlete hoax (Special Report: The Writing Is on the Wall, May 19), it is amazing to me that although much has been written on this...
June 02, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE SHAM AND THE SHAMESir:SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and John Underwood have given the sports-loving people of this country a true challenge for the decade of the '80s (Special Report: The Writing Is on the Wall, May 19)....
May 12, 1980
STUDENT-ATHLETES, THE SHAM AND THE SHAME. After months of revelations of transcript scandals and other academic transgressions at NCAA schools, one can no longer buy the old line that each such case is an "isolated...
July 16, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
Readers occasionally inquire how this magazine's staffers hack it as athletes. Well, as a teen-ager in Coral Gables, Fla., Bill Colson used to beat Jimmy Connors at tennis. That was only in practice, Connors having...