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October 13, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 16

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John Elway Cover - Sports Illustrated October 13, 1986

October 13, 1986 | William Nack

October 13, 1986 | William Taaffe
It was the downside of Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3. The sun had come out and a soft breeze had come up, and for a long while the Hall of Famers didn't want to depart. I can still see them all...

October 13, 1986 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
ASIAN GAMES—In the final event of the competition in Seoul, South Korea beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 to win the gold medal in soccer and cap a remarkable comeback in the medal standings. In third place...

October 13, 1986
HEATHER DARROWCHATTANOOGAHeather, a junior at Notre Dame High, became the first female in the state ever to score any points in a high school football game when she kicked a PAT in the Fightin'...

October 13, 1986
WOMEN IN SPORTSSir:In the Sept. 29 issue of SI a male sports executive commented on the slow progress of women sports executives in a male-dominated society as well as the fact that most people in...

October 13, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
BARELY TOUCHING THE PLATTER

October 13, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Betsy Cronkite, when told that her husband, Walter, an avid sailor and former anchor, wished to die on a 60-foot yacht with a 16-year-old mistress by his side: "He's more likely to die on a...

October 13, 1986
Once a Monster of the Midway, now a Master of the Ballet: The Bears' Willie Gault dances with Maria Terezia Balogh of the Chicago City Company during a benefit performance.

October 13, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman

October 13, 1986 | Peter Gammons
Don Mattingly couldn't catch Wade Boggs in the batting race, but he demonstrated why he's now accepted as the best in the game

October 13, 1986 | William Nack

October 13, 1986 | Bob Kravitz

October 13, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
Roy is not the lone prodigy in pads. All around the NHL, promising young goalies have popped up. Check it out: Three of last season's four conference finalists went with pups in the nets. For the...

October 13, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Peter Christopoulos was there 31 years ago. "I was hired as the additional man in the color lab just after SI was started," says Christopoulos, who is now chief of the photo labs for Time Inc. At...

October 13, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
The Edmonton Oilers are mad. The Philadelphia Flyers, too. Imagine those Washington Capitals.

October 13, 1986
The Oilers are a team with two missions: to prove last year was an aberration and that they are truly the team of the '80s, and to cleanse themselves of allegations of drug abuse that were made in...

October 13, 1986
Smiles are few in the Patrick. Perhaps it's the memory of four years of Islander domination, or having to box those blasted Philadelphia Flyers eight times a year, or the knowledge that theirs is...

October 13, 1986
Now, this is hockey. Isn't it grand? Any of the five teams—Montreal, Quebec, Buffalo, Boston or Hartford—could win the division. Which, of course, means any of the five teams could also come in...

October 13, 1986
Consider this: The last member of the Norris Division to win the Stanley Cup was Toronto. In 1966-67. That was the season before expansion, seven years before the league went to a four-division...

October 13, 1986 | Sam Toperoff
At some stage of their lives, most American males idolize a sports figure. Boxing champions lend themselves particularly well to this form of worship. Fighters like James Corbett, Jack Dempsey,...

October 13, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick

October 13, 1986 | Peter Gammons

October 13, 1986 | Peter Gammons
FOR WHOM JAY BELL TOLLS

October 13, 1986 | Demmie Stathoplos
Lady's Secret became 'the best of the best' with her Ruffian victory

October 13, 1986 | Jill Lieber
After an unusually humid late afternoon game against the Jets on Sept. 28 in Indianapolis, Colts tackle Kevin Call crumbled to the floor of the locker room with a severe case of cramps due to...

October 13, 1986 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: 49er wide receiver Jerry Rice caught 6 passes for 172 yards and 3 touchdowns—(6 on the season) tying a club record shared by four others—as San Francisco defeated the Colts 35-14.

October 13, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney

October 13, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: San Jose State's Mike Perez completed 33 of 53 passes for 433 yards and five TDs in a 45-41 upset of Fresno State to end the nation's longest winning streak at 11.