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January 05, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 1

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Rex Chapman Cover - Sports Illustrated January 05, 1987

January 05, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Who better to send to the desert than a guy named Moses? So, long before Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager said "Fill 'er up" and circled the globe in their strange aircraft, senior writer Sam Moses...

January 05, 1987 | Paul Zimmerman
The Jets switched quarterbacks, woke up and did a 35-15 number on the Chiefs

January 05, 1987 | E.M. Swift
Overdoing the Yuletide spirit, the Rams handed Washington a 19-7 victory

January 05, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Deadeye Kentucky freshman Rex Chapman gave slumping Louisville a taste of the future

January 05, 1987 | Craig Neff

January 05, 1987 | Armen Keteyian
At 6'3" and 273 pounds, Dean Steinkuhler has one of those cement-mixer physiques—barrel chest, stonecutter's arms and legs, thick neck, lantern jaw—that seems not built, but poured. To be sure,...

January 05, 1987 | Richard Yallop
Thanks to a remarkable performance by Pat Cash (above), the Aussies defeated powerful Sweden to win the Davis Cup

January 05, 1987 | William Nack

January 05, 1987 | Sam Moses

January 05, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
SPORTSMANWhen big-time college sports programs win without bending rules, everyone wins (Not An Ordinary Joe, Dec. 22-29). Thank you, Joe Paterno. Wonderful choice, SI.DAVID HOBURGAllison Park, Pa.

January 05, 1987 | Jack McCallum

January 05, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick

January 05, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
TCU guard JAMIE DIXON scored 21 first-half points, 28 all told, as the Frogs horned Oklahoma 95-82 to win the All-College Tournament in Oklahoma City. Virus-ridden North Carolina State coach Jim...

January 05, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
6:1The ratio of defending champion Louisville Cardinals who prefer the rap jams of Run-D.M.C. over Bruce Springsteen. Of course, if the Cards keep getting blown away nobody will care. Hey, 'Ville,...

January 05, 1987
Boisterous breezes have made it drama time in Australia for America's Cup photographers—witness the portfolio in these pages—and now it's crunch time for the surviving American skippers (page 56).

January 05, 1987 | Craig Neff

January 05, 1987 | Compiled by Amy Lennard
PRO BASKETBALL—With only four games in two weeks, the Hawks played .500 ball and remained in first in the Central Division. But the Bucks, who won four of five, and the red-hot Pistons, who won...

January 05, 1987
RALPH McKINZIEEUREKA, ILL.McKinzie, 92, is an assistant football coach at Eureka College, where he served as head coach from 1921 to '36. In his many years of coaching, McKinzie's most famous...

January 05, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick
It's as American as apple pie, the flag and Jack Tatum

January 05, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

January 05, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Bill Callahan, University of Missouri sports information director, on how he improved at his job: "I used to have the worst time remembering names. Then I took that Sam Carnegie course and...