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December 08, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 24

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Vince Ferragamo Cover - Sports Illustrated December 08, 1980

December 08, 1980 | Sam Toperoff
It was the winter of 1966, but like the whirlwind courtship itself, the dialogue was vintage Bogart and Bacall. I recall saying, my upper lip pulled taut over my teeth, "You know, shweetheart,...

December 08, 1980 | Felicia Lamport
At 2:18 this morning, I scrawled "49. P-QB4" on a postcard and rushed it to a mailbox before I could reconsider my move. This unorthodox conduct would appear entirely reasonable to the 15,000...

December 08, 1980
24, 25—Neil Leifer—TIME26—Manny Millan27—Tony Triolo—ABC28, 29—Walter Iooss Jr.32, 33—Dick Raphael34—Dick Raphael (top), Richard Mackson39—Andy Hayt40—Andy Hayt (top), Peter Read Miller41—Peter...

December 08, 1980 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
PRO BASKETBALL—Boston used such a tall lineup against the Knicks that 6'9" Larry Bird played guard. The result was a 120-106 Celtic win in which Boston out-rebounded New York 56-31, blocked 10...

December 08, 1980
JERRY KASSANCHUKMINNEAPOLISKassanchuk, 43, a house-husband, won the Great American Triathlon in Golden Valley, Minn. with a time of 4:56:05. He ran 15 km. in 1:03:28, canoed 10 km. in 1:11:52 and...

December 08, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
COAST-TO-COAST CHALLENGESir:I really enjoyed Ron Fimrite's ON THE SCENE column in the Nov. 24 issue, telling about the Instant Replay bar in Santa Barbara, Calif. But Fimrite says that Instant...

December 08, 1980 | Jonathan Yardley
Guys Like Us (Viking, $11.95) is a first novel by Tom Lorenz. It is being published as most first novels are—very quietly. If I had any say in the matter, it would be issued to the thunder of...

December 08, 1980 | Franz Lidz
Arn Tellem looks normal enough. He wears crisp khakis and Clark Kent glasses, and a pack of Wint-O-Green Life Savers sprouts from the breast pocket of his Irish linen blazer. In almost every way...

December 08, 1980 | Edited by Jim Kaplan

December 08, 1980 | Edited by Jim Kaplan
•George Raveling, Washington State basketball coach: "I understand the TV show That's Incredible! has been filming on the USC campus. They shot 12 football players attending class at the same time."

December 08, 1980 | William Nack

December 08, 1980
The greening of the browns is nearly complete as Cleveland now leads Pittsburgh and Houston in the AFC Central. Paul Zimmerman checks out the Browns against the Jets after scouting the...

December 08, 1980 | John Papanek
In his senior year at Louisville, Darrell Griffith led the Cardinals all the way to the NCAA championship. Now, in his freshman year as a pro, the same Dr. Dunkenstein is leading Utah to a...

December 08, 1980 | Barry McDermott

December 08, 1980 | Bruce Newman

December 08, 1980 | Robert H. Boyle

December 08, 1980 | Frank Deford
Rocky Bleier is one of the few pro athletes to have been wounded in Vietnam: on Aug. 20, 1969 he was shot in his left thigh and had his right fool nearly blown off. That he came back to become a...

December 08, 1980 | Michael Baughman
Research concerning the poisoning of waterfowl by lead shot has been conducted by conservationists, ammunition manufacturers and state fish and game departments throughout most of this century....

December 08, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
Led by an iron defense, the Panthers stifled Penn State to keep alive hopes of winning the national championship

December 08, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
It takes a tough man to make tender chicken, and Centenary's Cherokee Rhone fits the bill as a rough customer under the hoop and a sweet operator on the skillet

December 08, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

December 08, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
1. DePAUL (1-0)2. MARYLAND (1-0)3. KENTUCKY (1-0)4. LOUISVILLE (0-1)5. INDIANA (1-0)6. OREGON STATE (1-0)7. UCLA (2-0)8. VIRGINIA (2-0)9. IOWA (1-0)10. NOTRE DAME (0-1)11. Ohio St. (1-0)12. Tex....

December 08, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
ROD FOSTER: The 6'1" sophomore guard rallied UCLA past Notre Dame 94-81 as he hit on seven of nine field-goal attempts and had 22 points, four assists and a steal. He also had 14 points in a 99-61...

December 08, 1980 | William Leggett
Chris McCarron rode out of the West to carry away this year's jockey laurels

December 08, 1980 | Joe Marshall

December 08, 1980 | Larry Brooks
As New York pursues its dreadful past, the coach is out, an interim coach is in and there's an Olympian in the wings

December 08, 1980 | Bob Ottum