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September 21, 1987 | Volume 67, Issue 13

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Terry Pendleton Cover - Sports Illustrated September 21, 1987

September 21, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
NILE KINNICK'S LEGACYIn the eyes of a teenager, Nile Kinnick was even more charismatic than your story suggests (Nile Kinnick, Aug. 31). In 1939 I attended a boys' camp in Wisconsin where Nile was...

September 21, 1987 | Compiled by Roger Jackson
BOXING—Three-time world champion ROBERTO DURAN, 36, of Panama, who hopes to gain a shot at the middleweight title, continued his comeback with a 10-round unanimous decision over Juan Carlos...

September 21, 1987
DON FAULKNERBEECH CREEK, PA.Faulkner, a 42-year-old attorney, won his third straight Masters title at the U.S. Canoe Association's national triathlon championships, in Williamsport, Pa. He...

September 21, 1987 | Frank Deford
A Baltimorean mourns the home team's sad demise

September 21, 1987 | Edited by Alexander Wolff

September 21, 1987 | Edited by Alexander Wolff
•Lou Holtz, the Notre Dame football coach, dismissing the importance of watching players practice when they aren't wearing pads: "I was impressed with the freshmen. But if I could evaluate them in...

September 21, 1987 | Steve Wulf
Terry Pendleton's homer in the ninth stunned the Mets

September 21, 1987 | Peter Gammons
The Giants won two from the Reds to all but sew up their first title in 16 years

September 21, 1987 | Rick Reilly

September 21, 1987 | Paul Zimmerman
Chicago's blitzers sacked Phil Simms seven times while routing New York 34-19

September 21, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
College Football's gazetteer is chock full of remote places dominated by outsize stadiums and served by regional airlines—places like Fayetteville, Ark., Starkville, Miss., and State College, Pa....

September 21, 1987 | Frank Deford

September 21, 1987 | Frank Deford
Ivan Lendl needed nearly five hours to beat Mats Wilander and win his third consecutive title at Flushing Meadow

September 21, 1987 | Rick Telander

September 21, 1987 | Hank Hersch
There were cigars all around after the Tide lit up Penn State 24-13 for new coach Bill Curry (left)

September 21, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

September 21, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: In just over two quarters of action, Florida State's talented but frequently injured tailback, Sammie Smith, carried the ball 19 times for 244 yards, including a touchdown run of 83...

September 21, 1987 | Austin Murphy
Canada and the Soviet Union split overtime spectaculars in the Canada Cup finals

September 21, 1987 | Jack McCallum

September 21, 1987 | Daphne Hurford
Ballerina Lourdes Lopez has lent her name to a fast filly

September 21, 1987 | Ann Killion
Frisbee gets very serious at the U.S. Open