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10 Too Green to Gather Gold
American swimmers were a flop at the World Championships in Guayaquil, Ecuador, although our divers excelled
by Craig Neff

18 He Can Run, but He Can't Hide
The Bears' Walter Payton trained prodigiously for the new season, but will probably take the same old pounding
by Paul Zimmerman

26 He Beat the Heat by Catching Fire
Raymond Floyd got comfortable with a record opening-round 63 and kept his cool to win the PGA at sultry Southern Hills
by Dan Jenkins

28 The Might of Dwight, a Saad End
Champion Dwight Braxton battered Matthew Saad Muhammad at will to win their WBC light heavyweight title rematch
by William Nack

32 Need Help? Call the Inspector
When the Mariners have to find the missing hits, get the final outs or grab Mr. Jell-O, they summon Reliever Bill Caudill
by E.M. Swift

56 Horizontal, Vertical and Boreal
An August trip along the coast of East Greenland was an exciting but chilling experience for two Americans
by William Oscar Johnson


Scorecard 7
Soccer 42
TV/Radio 47
Baseball 48
Harness Racing 52
For the Record 71
19th Hole 72

Credits on page 71

Cover photograph by Jerry Wachter