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20 It Was Too Good To Be True
Steve Garvey's return to Los Angeles in a Padre uniform coincided with breaking the NL record for endurance
by Steve Wulf

26 The Man Who Makes the Stars Shine
Kelvin Bryant's stellar running has helped Philadelphia shoot to the top in the Atlantic Division of the USFL
by Barry McDermott

28 The Race for Ralph
Houston and Indiana were the big losers in the NBA, so they won the right to flip for towering Ralph Sampson
by Bruce Newman

36 His Was a Great Act of Faith
The fact that Calvin Peete even considered golf as a career was, in the main, an affirmation of his belief in himself
by Kenny Moore

46 Like Father, Like Son
Top defensive prospect Billy Ray Smith Jr. is ready to follow his dad into pro football, but he's no carbon copy
by Rick Telander

82 A Voice Crying in the Wilderness
Rick Barry wants folks to regard him with affection, as they do Jerry West and John Havlicek. But they don't
by Tony Kornheiser


Scorecard 15
TV/Radio 64
Baseball 66
Horse Racing 75
Lacrosse 78
For the Record 103
19th Hole 104

Credits on page 103

Cover photograph by John McDonough