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April 01, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 13

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Patrick Ewing Cover - Sports Illustrated April 01, 1985

April 01, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Well, almost. St. John's, Villanova and Georgetown of the Big East will be joined in the NCAA Final Four by a solitary interloper, Memphis State

April 01, 1985 | Jack McCallum
Forget it. If it didn't happen at last Saturday's East Regional final in Providence, it won't happen this week in Lexington. There was America's best college center on the bench with four fouls....

April 01, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
In the grand tradition of the spaghetti western, nobody wore the black hat in Denver. Or—this being the Italian Open—everybody did. But after the fire and smoke had lifted and the linguine jokes...

April 01, 1985 | Alexander Wolff
Andre Turner, the vest-pocket point guard who led Memphis State to the Midwest Regional title last Saturday, speaks in a Memphis soul stew of Scriptural phrasings and tabloid-headline buzz words....

April 01, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
When the Southeast Regional was all said and done in Birmingham Sunday, the third-best team in the Big East had knocked off, in order, a team on its home court, the No. 2-ranked team in the land,...

April 01, 1985 | Sam Moses
Indy superstar A.J. Foyt, co-driving with France's Bob Wollek, added a grueling 12 Hours of Sebring to his lengthy string of victories

April 01, 1985
It wasn't a fit night out for man or beast when Libby Riddles, 28, of Teller, Alaska, and her 13 dogs made their way across the sea ice of Norton Sound on the 15th day of the 1,135-mile Iditarod...

April 01, 1985 | William Nack

April 01, 1985 | E.M. Swift

April 01, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
In this, college basketball's high season (see page 14), two of the busiest people at SI are reporter Greg Kelly and picture researcher Eric Godwin. Kelly assists our writers by providing insights...

April 01, 1985 | Jaime Diaz
Bespectacled Martina Navratilova played spectacularly at the Slims

April 01, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
Jacksonville's Mike Rozier finally is proving that he's no Heisman dud

April 01, 1985 | George Plimpton

April 01, 1985 | Ed Burns
He had a fastball that hopped, a movie contract before his 18th birthday and a wonderfully euphonious name, Paul Pet-tit. Back home in Lomita, Calif., just south of Los Angeles, he was known as...

April 01, 1985 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—FORT HAYS (Kans.) STATE beat Wayland Baptist 82-80 in overtime to win its second straight NAIA championship, in Kansas City.

April 01, 1985
BJORN LASSERUDMINNEAPOLISLasserud, 56, a house painter, won bronze medals in the 15-, 30-and 50-km cross-country ski races (age 55 to 59) at the World Masters Championships in Hirschau, West...

April 01, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
THOSE HOYASSir:I watched the Big East Conference semifinal game between Georgetown and Syracuse from a seat near where Patrick Ewing attempted to remove the head of Pearl Washington, and I have...

April 01, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz

April 01, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz
•Frank Glieber, CBS Sports announcer, upon seeing network college basketball analyst Billy Packer's multihued sports coat: "Who shot the couch?"