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16 They're SECond to None
Top to bottom, Southeastern Conference teams can claim to have better balance than any other league
by Curry Kirkpatrick

22 Another Small Step Toward Greatness
In overpowering England's Tony Sibson, Marvelous Marvin Hagler proved he's one of history's best middleweights
by Pat Putnam

24 Suddenly a Horse Was Gone
Kidnappers made off with the famed stallion Shergar, and a search was launched through every part of Ireland
by Clive Gammon

32 A Man Who Gets All the Breaks
Dick Steadman, the chief physician to the U.S. Ski Team, restores mangled limbs to mint condition
by William Oscar Johnson

36 At the Head of His Class
Terry Cummings is preeminent among a trio of rookies who have more than made the grade as professionals
by Bruce Newman

56 We All Had a Ball
Here's the story of how some over-35 guys played with the '69 Cubs, and of how the author swung for the seats
by Roy Blount Jr.


Scorecard 11
Track & Field 46
College Basketball 50
Hockey 54
For the Record 73
19th Hole 74

Credits on page 73

Cover photograph by Andy Hayt