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Adios, Amigos! 12
Severiano Ballesteros charged away from his U.S. challengers on the back nine at Royal Lytham to win the British Open
by Dan Jenkins

Glittering Run in a Golden Mile 16
England's Sebastian Coe shattered the record for the mile with a 3:49 in Oslo that crushed a grand field
by Kenny Moore

Hoping, Not Expecting 20
Boston Red Sox fans, still in shock over last year's loss to the Yankees, are certain the team will win this year. Probably
by Larry Keith

Mirror, Mirror... 26
Because he thought he would never walk, Milan Tiff wants to fly—all the way to a triple-jump gold medal in Moscow
by Lowell Cohn

Tales of the Terrible Towel 32
The Steelers weren't much for gimmicks, but then came the Terrible Towel. Now, after two Super Bowl victories, they're believers
by Myron Cope

There's Music in the Where? 56
In the "Guinness Book of World Records," a wondrous compilation of facts and feats, you'll find the wettest violinist
by Jerry Kirshenbaum

The Departments

Scorecard 7
Baseball 36
Pro Football 46
Conservation 52
For the Record 73
19th Hole 74

Cover photograph by Tony Duffy and Steve Powell

Credits on page 73

Next Week

Pride and poise may be the corporate slogan of the Oakland Raiders, but Kenny Stabler's bitter denouncement of team and teammates has new Coach Tom Flores wondering where he can find some of those old ingredients. Ron Reid reports.

Power and presence are weightlifter Larry Pacifico's bag, and strong men pale when they find he's competing against them. Moreover, they never know in which division large Larry will turn up—at 198, 220 or 242 pounds. A profile by Terry Todd.