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10 A Pool Party with Records
Five world and two U.S. marks were set at the Long Course Nationals, but some old stars were struggling
by Demmie Stathoplos

16 A New Bear on the Loose
Hal Sutton put a death grip on the PGA Championship to stop a classic Jack Nicklaus charge in the final round
by Dan Jenkins

18 Macho: Too Mucho for Bazooka
Feisty Hector (Macho) Camacho knocked out Bazooka Limon to win the WBC super featherweight championship
by Jack McCallum

20 In Denver, Delirium Is Spelled E-L-W-A-Y
In his first NFL game, Bronco John Elway exceeded even the mile-high hopes of a football-mad populace
by Douglas S. Looney

26 Splendor and Agony in Helsinki
As track and field's first World Championships opened, there was victory for some, but for others grievous injury
by Kenny Moore

32 What's Happened to Our Heroes?
Each week brings news of athletes' misdeeds. How serious is the situation? Herewith an SI inquiry
by William Oscar Johnson

54 There's Bitter with the Sweet
Heir apparent to tennis' Four Musketeers, Yannick Noah is the toast of France, but may be "losing control of my life"
by Ray Kennedy


Scorecard 7
Baseball 44
Tennis 48
Harness Racing 52
For the Record 69
19th Hole 70

Credits on page 69

Cover photograph by Andy Hayt