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The Owner of the Open 22
A birdie putt of 20 feet at the 17th hole in the final round at Baltusrol certified Jack Nicklaus' magnificent return to form
by Dan Jenkins

Look Who's Looking Good Again 28
Injury and turmoil had knocked hurdler Renaldo Nehemiah off stride, but at the national championship he showed he's back in step
by Joe Marshall

Those New Damn Yankees 30
Reggie Jackson is still the star, and with a supporting cast of talented unknowns, New York is acting like a winner again
by Ron Fimrite

Wimbledon Is the Berries 38
Flowering hydrangeas, champagne and strawberries and cream are a backdrop for the world's No. 1 tennis tournament
by Curry Kirkpatrick

King of the Trail 44
Ex-postman Ed Kuni now walks for the fun of it. He has done the Appalachian Trail twice. This summer it will be the Pacific Crest
by Jack McCallum

A Hard and Supple Man 72
Like the steel blades of his hometown Sheffield, miler Sebastian Coe is a remarkable amalgam of strength and grace
by Kenny Moore

The Departments

Scorecard 13
Baseball 57
Soccer 63
Pro Football 67
For the Record 95
19th Hole 96

Cover photograph by John Iacono

Credits on page 95

Next Week

Sweetness and might will be the order of the night in Montreal when undefeated Sugar Ray Leonard, he of the flashy hands and feet, defends his welterweight championship against heavy-hitting Roberto Duran. William Nack will be at ringside.

The earl of Baltimore, a.k.a. Earl Weaver, may be the best manager in baseball, but, writes Frank Deford, behind the hoopla is an old-fashioned workingman happy with job security, a good marriage and a nice little house in the suburbs.