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56 No Death for a Salesman
When a former sock peddler set up shop to start selling the "enjoyment business" as Michigan's athletic director, a lot of people wondered. But with many college sports programs drying up from a lack of money, Don Canham manages to turn in bumper seasons—and keep his $4.5 million budget.
by Frank Deford

8 The Rain Was a Pain
Niki Lauda had a lock on the title, but then the clouds gathered
by Clive Gammon

12 A Nondecision Begs the Question
The Dave Forbes case ended in a hung jury and hockey's future may be hanging, too
by Ray Kennedy

16 Grinning and Bearing
Csonka, Kiick and Warfield demolished their first WFL foe: Technicolor pants
by Robert F. Jones

20 His Heart's in the High Land
Having sheared the locals, British fell runner Joss Naylor is oft for Pikes Peak
by Clive Gammon

24 Heigh-ho for the Mac
A Great Lakes sailing race provides no salt but plenty of pepper
by Dan Gerber

The Departments

4 Scorecard
38 Baseball
44 Golf
48 Fishing
66 For the Record
68 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

Credits on page 66



Next Week

The pattern emerges for next year's Olympics as swimmers and divers compete in the world championships. Jerry Kirshenbaum is in Cali, Colombia to see who is ready to challenge the U.S. men or East German women.

A designing woman is what some in volleyball consider Mary Jo Peppler, a talented prima donna. But she may be in tune with the times. Pat Jordan goes one-on-one with the Superstar and finds her a model sportswoman.