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December 15, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 25

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Lloyd Free Cover - Sports Illustrated December 15, 1980

December 15, 1980
4—Brian Lanker22-25—Heinz Kluetmeier26—John Iacono (top), Heinz Kluetmeier27—Heinz Kluetmeier51—Rod Hanna61—Werner Stoy62—Mark Perlstein65, 66—Hugh Patrick Brown68-72—George Tiedemann74, 77—Bob...

December 15, 1980
BILLY WARRENNEWPORT, ARK.Billy, a 5'9", 175-pound junior halfback, rushed for 2,103 yards on 229 carries and scored 25 touchdowns to lead Newport High to a 9-0-1 record and a class 2AAA regional...

December 15, 1980 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
PRO BASKETBALL—While Milwaukee starters Marques Johnson (sprained right wrist and back), Brian Winters (sore neck) and Bob Lanier (sore knees) watched in street clothes, the Bucks handed Boston...

December 15, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
SPIRITED RESPONSESir:A googolplex of thanks for the magnificent cover on this year's College Basketball Issue (Dec. I). I shall frame it for my den.HOWARD (RED) SAGEPortland, Ore.

December 15, 1980 | Arnold Schechter
The summer after his junior year in high school, Vic Braden, the son of a coal miner, swung his first big deal in tennis: he gave lessons to three children in exchange for a set of tennis clothes....

December 15, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

December 15, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Doug Plank, Chicago Bear safety, on what he expected to achieve at a hearing before NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle on his appeal of a $1,000 fine for spearing: "I hope to at least get an...

December 15, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman

December 15, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Charles Hurt and other youngsters few people had ever heard of led the Wildcats to punishing wins over Ohio State and Indiana

December 15, 1980
The year-end double issue reveals the Sportsman of the Year; profiles two disparate football players, Buck Belue, a would-be baseball star who has quarter-backed Georgia to the No. 1 ranking, and...

December 15, 1980 | John Papanek

December 15, 1980 | Jule Campbell
Alaska: Icy winds howl across the frozen landscape; snow falls but never melts; sub-zero temperatures threaten frostbite—or worse. With such a chilling prospect, it is not surprising that the...

December 15, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
For several years now this magazine has been apt to begin or end, or both, with a piece by Michael Baughman, 43, whose VIEWPOINTS, PERSPECTIVES, REMINISCENCES and the like have dealt with topics...

December 15, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

December 15, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
Charles Bradley of Wyoming may be a real intimidator on the court, but off it, he can be very friendly, yes he can

December 15, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

December 15, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
PAUL PRESSEY: Tulsa's junior guard had 11 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and five steals during a 68-60 upset of Louisville, and he hounded Oklahoma into an 84-75 loss with his deft ball...

December 15, 1980 | Bjarne Rostaing

December 15, 1980 | Dan Levin
The U.S. was the favorite at the first women's world championships in New York, but when the tournament was over it was Austria and France that were preeminent

December 15, 1980 | Mike DelNagro

December 15, 1980 | Bob Verdi
Near bankruptcy on and off the ice two years ago, St. Louis is skating to the top behind its workaholic goalie, Mike Liut

December 15, 1980 | William Oscar Johnson

December 15, 1980 | Michael Baughman
For years now, influential Oregonians, hoping to preserve the beauty and environment of their state, have been trying hard to discourage Californians from migrating north. We'll take you for a...

December 15, 1980 | John Hildebrand
A nameless range of hills runs across the U.S. from central Montana as far east as Long Island. Like a Great Wall whose origins lie in the distant past, this rim of earth outlines the farthest...