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July 22, 1985 | Volume 63, Issue 4

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Howie Long Cover - Sports Illustrated July 22, 1985

July 22, 1985 | Craig Neff

July 22, 1985
Boris Becker came home a hero after wowing them at Wimbledon

July 22, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman

July 22, 1985 | Barry McDermott
Kathy Baker, a second-year pro, was smart in every way as she made the U.S. Open her first victory

July 22, 1985 | Bill Brubaker

July 22, 1985 | Sam Moses

July 22, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
The assignment was chancy: We were dispatching one of our New York staffers to the distant outpost known as Los Angeles. We needed a trustworthy, hardworking journalist. We needed someone who...

July 22, 1985 | Bruce Anderson
Joey Olivo, a lofty 5'8", is the first American junior flyweight champ

July 22, 1985 | Hank Hersch
Rance Mulliniks and Garth Iorg of the Jays are one fine third sacker

July 22, 1985 | Henry Hecht
All hail Nolan Ryan. Baseball's alltime strikeout leader fanned the Mets' Danny Heep for his 4,000th K last Thursday, and one of his fastballs in the game was timed at 97 mph. Imagine that. After...

July 22, 1985 | Henry Hecht
BOB HORNER: The Braves' first baseman, recovering from wrist surgery, had four homers, 11 RBIs and a slugging percentage of 1.130. On Saturday he had a home run, a triple and two doubles.

July 22, 1985 | Rick Telander
Don't you always wonder why those scientific advances that make life tolerable—pop-tops on beer cans, for instance, or Velcro—take so long to arrive? Why hasn't someone figured out how to get the...

July 22, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman

July 22, 1985 | Mike Taibbi
"You're in the paint too long."

July 22, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
BOWLING—DENNIS JACQUES won $16,000 and the Southern California Open title by defeating Amleto Monacelli 212-146 in Riverside.

July 22, 1985
JOHN HOSNERBLACKSBURG, VA.Hosner, 60, director of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources at Virginia Tech, set U.S. road racing age-group records for 10 miles (58:55) and 10K (35:09) in...

July 22, 1985
FERNANDO FEEDBACKSir:Great article on Fernando Valenzuela (Something Screwy Going On Here, July 8), but I take exception to Ray Gonzales's comment that Hispanic-Americans consider Valenzuela a...

July 22, 1985

July 22, 1985
•Jim Valvano, North Carolina State basketball coach, describing how cheap Villanova coach Rollie Massimino was on a trip to Italy: "He kept saying what a great hotel we were in. Then on the last...