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18 The Judgment's In: It's Michigan
Antoine (The Judge) Joubert and Gary (The General) Grant have driven the Wolverines to the Big Ten title
by Curry Kirkpatrick

24 A Big Relief, To Put It Baldly
Sick of second place in the major races for 3-year-olds, trainer John Veitch was delighted to win the Florida Derby
by Demmie Stathoplos

26 All Quiet On The Western Front
Zola Budd finally competed without untoward incident but lost the Phoenix 10-kilometer road race to Wendy Sly
by Kenny Moore

34 New Game Plan For Mr. Tough
Frank Kush, once a notorious taskmaster, is back in Arizona as a USFL Outlaw, but he has a glove on the old iron fist
by Douglas S. Looney

42 Popeye The Whaler Man
Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes could be in deep water if David Bey can biff like his comic-book idol
by Franz Lidz

76 The Heir To The Bear
At 16, Gary Nicklaus is a golfer of much promise, with a style uncannily like that of his proud papa, the great Jack
by Barry McDermott


13 Scorecard
64 College Basketball
68 TV/Radio
70 Hockey
72 Pro Basketball
95 For The Record
96 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Lane Stewart and inset by Michael O'Bryon



LEADING OFF: Holy smokes! As usual at Gulfstream Park on Florida Derby Day, there were more than thoroughbreds on the track. This year's wild-animal race was for dromedaries two years old and up. The front-running Dunes Berry beat Sir Haira by a hump to take home the winner's purse, a bushel of grain.