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Lesson from a Master 12
In a showdown among the eight top players of 1980, Bjorn Borg proved he is still in a class by himself
by Curry Kirkpatrick

Super Bowl Preview

While some view the Philadelphia-Oakland encounter as a morality play, the game will be won by the better defense 16
by Paul Zimmerman

Lester Hayes and Ted Hendricks are Oakland's foremost thieves, and each believes he has a magic potion to help the Raiders 20
by Ron Fimrite

With Philadelphia's Ron Jaworski, a.k.a. Jaws, eating up yardage, the waters maybe unsafe for Oakland 28
by E.M. Swift

Scalpers were asking and getting as much as $500 for tickets, and there were hints of scandal 32
by William Nack and Robert Sullivan

The Rabbit Hunter 56
Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight may be highly successful on the court, but off it he often stalks the insignificant
by Frank Deford

The Departments

Scorecard 9
College Basketball 41
Golf 48
Boxing 50
For the Record 71
19th Hole 72

Credits on page 71

Cover photograph by Rich Clarkson

Next Week

Rejoice, wives and mothers, the grand final kickoff of the season comes Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles and the Oakland Raiders clash in Super Bowl XV. Paul Zimmerman and a team of SI writers and photographers cover the big game.

The quest for par, one little par, takes George Plimpton and his bag of clubs to the Crosby Pro-Am and its Pebble Beach, Cypress and Spyglass courses, and then, finally, in despair, indoors to a Golf-O-Rama layout far from the California shore.