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26 No. 1—And Then Some
The Oklahoma Sooners dominated the UCLA Bruins so completely that they seemed to be in a zone of their own
by Rick Reilly

30 Stop The Worlds, He Wants To Get Off
Tour de France winner Greg LeMond moaned and groaned and finally lost the cycling championship in Colorado
by E.M. Swift

32 The Americanovakian Open
Top-seeded Ivan Lendl and Martina Navratilova prevailed in fourCzeching final showdowns at Flushing Meadow
by Curry Kirkpatrick

40 A New Namath, But With Knees
Jim Kelly's spectacular NFL debut—a near upset of the Jets by Buffalo—reminded some of Joe Willie's glory days
by Paul Zimmerman

46 Hot To Trot
Manfred Hanover is the Don Juan of the harness circuit, wooing fans at the track and mares in the breeding shed
by Demmie Stathoplos

80 Mets Autographs
Join the author in a tour of his cherished metal box, filled with the signatures of (almost) all of the '69 Miracle Mets
by Alexander Wolff


21 Scorecard
65 College Football
70 Pro Football
74 Inside Baseball
76 Boxing
99 For The Record
101 19th Hole



LEADING OFF: No, this isn't a view of the U.S. Open from one of the countless jets that come screaming over Flushing Meadow after taking off from nearby La Guardia Airport. It's how the Grandstand Court looks from the top row of the adjoining Stadium Court.