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September 19, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 13

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Martina Navratilova Cover - Sports Illustrated September 19, 1983

September 19, 1983
2, 3—Ken Regan-Camera 5 (left), Manny Millan (top right), Tony Tomsic4—Ronald C. Modra19, 22—Illustrations by Sam Q. Weissman24-27—Walter Iooss Jr.28—Walter Iooss Jr. (top), Manny Millan29—Walter...

September 19, 1983 | Compiled by LISA TWYMAN
BOXING—AARON PRYOR retained his WBA junior welterweight title with a 10th-round knockout of Alexis Arguello in Las Vegas (page 32).

September 19, 1983
SEAN KNOCHESIESTA KEY, FLA.Sean, 11, a third baseman and pitcher, led the Siesta Key Little League with a record .658 batting average. He hit safely in all 14 games, going 12 for 12 in the last...

September 19, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE KICKOFFSir:Michigan No. 1 (1983 College & Pro Football Spectacular, Sept. 1)? Surely you jest. How can a supposedly reputable group of sportswriters make such a prediction?GERALD...

September 19, 1983 | Ron Green
When I get into my car, an alarm goes "bong, bong, bong" to remind me that I haven't fastened my seat belt. When I fly on a commercial airliner, a person checks a computer to tell me which seat to...

September 19, 1983 | Edited by Alexander Wolff

September 19, 1983 | Edited by Alexander Wolff
•USC basketball player Cheryl Miller, on why she didn't worry about drug tests at the Pan Am Games: "I don't use steroids. I don't want to wake up some morning with a beard."

September 19, 1983 | Frank Deford

September 19, 1983 | Pat Putnam

September 19, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
Paul Zimmerman, the author of the story on the Philadelphia Eagles that begins on page 42, is in his fifth season as our NFL writer, and he remains obsessed by football—any kind of football. He...

September 19, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman

September 19, 1983 | Ron Fimrite

September 19, 1983 | Robert F. Jones
The Battle of Henniker isn't in the history books—yet. It was fought on a sparkling June day in 1981 through the woods and fens of south-central New Hampshire, and even as the Crimea produced its...

September 19, 1983 | Franz Lidz
Bunko artist Arthur Lee Trotter likes to pose as sports stars in his scams

September 19, 1983 | Steve Wulf

September 19, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Baltimore's Jim Palmer, who maintained a low profile during his first three starts after coming off a 50-day stint on the disabled list last month, spoke up last week after going 7⅓ strong innings...

September 19, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
During the early innings of a 5-2 loss to Los Angeles, Cincinnati Pitcher Mario Soto was at odds with home-plate Umpire Bruce Froemming about many ball-strike calls. In the sixth inning, Soto took...

September 19, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
RUDY LAW: The White Sox centerfielder went 15 for 33 (.455), had three doubles, one triple, one home run and six stolen bases, drove in three runs and scored 12 as Chicago won seven straight games.

September 19, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney
Arizona may be on probation, but it sure can bowl over opponents

September 19, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark

September 19, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Florida State Quarterback Kelly Lowrey, a 6'1", 225-pound senior, rushed for three touchdowns, passed for two more and hit on 19 of 31 passes for 233 yards in a 40-35 win over LSU.

September 19, 1983 | William Taaffe
Despite having strong players, CBS's tennis telecasts had obvious faults

September 19, 1983 | John Underwood

September 19, 1983 | Tom Quinn
Walking the dark miles home down the shoulder of the two-lane highway, our breath shows in the cold yellow headlights of the oncoming commuter traffic. We take turns lugging the heavy string of...