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April 26, 1982 | Volume 56, Issue 17

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Renaldo Nehemiah Cover - Sports Illustrated April 26, 1982

April 26, 1982 | Steve Wulf
It was like October in April for Atlanta after its 11th straight win tied the big-league record

April 26, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
Stop me if you've heard this one, but there was this Mexican pitcher with a poetic name. Spoke no English. Got to the majors and started working right away in short relief. Had five different...

April 26, 1982 | Bruce Newman
The Nuggets' damn-the-plays style generated the NBA's No. 1 offense

April 26, 1982 | William Nack
A thrilling Wood Memorial started the countdown to the 108th Kentucky Derby

April 26, 1982 | John Papanek

April 26, 1982 | Jack McCallum
Top pick in next week's NFL draft should be Kenneth Sims of Texas

April 26, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
When Senior Writer Robert H. Boyle recently was named 1981 Communicator of the Year by the National Wildlife Federation, we were not at all surprised. The award, which is the environmentalist's...

April 26, 1982 | Anita Verschoth
Two-time world driving champion Niki Lauda is back in the winner's circle after a 26-month retirement

April 26, 1982 | Ronald Green
Frances Crockett has turned the Charlotte O's into a box-office smash

April 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

April 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
The Plod Squad is composed of the 10 active non-pitchers, who have appeared in at least 200 games, with the lowest ratios of stolen bases to games played, according to the Elias Sports Bureau:

April 26, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
ENOS CABELL: The first baseman-third baseman obtained by the Tigers from the Giants shortly before the season began, batted .483, had nine RBIs, walloped a pair of home runs and scored four runs.

April 26, 1982 | Franz Lidz
Two rafting magnates from Calaveras County, Calif., Richard Bangs and John Yost, now orchestrate adventures from the white waters of Kashmir-Ladakh in India to the ice fields of the North Pole,...

April 26, 1982 | Clive Gammon

April 26, 1982 | Michael Baughman
Hunting and fishing are generally believed to be masculine pursuits. Countless magazine articles, television programs, jokes and cartoons have portrayed outdoor sports as one of man's primary...

April 26, 1982
4—Lane Stewart14, 15—Walter Iooss Jr.16—John Iacono (2), Manny Millan (bottom right)17—John Iacono (top), Manny Millan18, 19—Walter Iooss Jr. (bottom), Manny Millan (top left), Tony Tomsic22—Tony...

April 26, 1982 | Compiled by MIKE DELNAGRO
PRO BASKETBALL—In the closing week of the regular season, George Gervin pumped in 35 points to lead San Antonio to the 118-106 triumph over Dallas that enabled the Spurs to nail down their second...

April 26, 1982
PAUL NEVESBROCKTON, MASS.Neves, an MIT junior, won nine races ranging from 500 meters to one mile in pacing the Engineers to their best indoor season (10-0) in 85 years. At the New England...

April 26, 1982
SIGN HERESir:Robert Creamer's article (Hey Mister, Can We Have Your Autograph?, April 12) was the best I've read on the subject of autograph collecting, but he, like others before him, emphasized...

April 26, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 26, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Tug McGraw, Phillies relief pitcher, the proud owner of a 1954 Buick: "I like it because it plays old music."