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March 07, 1983 | Volume 58, Issue 10

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Herschel Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated March 07, 1983

March 07, 1983 | Robert Goldberg
Down on the Deuce—New York's 42nd Street—three-card monte isn't the main event anymore. No, the hottest hustle involves one of the world's oldest pastimes—chess.

March 07, 1983
8—Carl Iwasaki19—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman24, 25—Paul Bereswill26, 27—Manny Millan, Jacqueline Duvoisin, Manny Millan, Jacqueline Duvoisin28-30—Paul Bereswill31—Anthony Neste40, 41—Lane...

March 07, 1983 | Compiled by FRANZ LIDZ
PRO BASKETBALL—The Philadelphia 76ers, despite their league-and Atlantic Division-leading 49-7 record, continued playing against lesser teams with a vengeance. In a 133-101 rout of Dallas, Philly...

March 07, 1983
KELLY McKILLENDEXTER, MICH.Kelly, a senior at Dexter High, won the state girls' cross-country title and led her team to its second straight league crown. A girls' track high school All-America,...

March 07, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
BACK TO BASKETBALLSir:First it was sexy Cheryl Tiegs on SI's cover (Feb. 14); now, seven days later, it's an ordained Pentecostal minister, NBA rookie Terry Cummings of the San Diego Clippers....

March 07, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

March 07, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Don Haskins, basketball coach at Texas-El Paso, after a street in that city was named Don Haskins Drive: "I don't know how I can thank everybody. It's hard for me to put into words—I'm just a coach."

March 07, 1983 | Craig Neff
In the season finale, Eamonn Coghlan lowered his indoor mile record to 3:49.78

March 07, 1983 | Jack Falla

March 07, 1983 | Curry Kirkpatrick

March 07, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman

March 07, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman
How badly did the USFL hurt the National Football League draft? Substantially in the first round, according to a cross-section of NFL scouts. Much less so after that. Here are the 15 top rookies...

March 07, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney

March 07, 1983 | E. M. Swift

March 07, 1983 | Clive Gammon
Enter Team America—in the NASL and as the U.S. side in international play

March 07, 1983 | Jack McCallum
Ball State's Ray McCallum, 5'9", is the Mid-America's top scorer ever

March 07, 1983 | Roger Jackson

March 07, 1983 | Roger Jackson
TROY LEE MIKELL: The senior guard, top field-goal shooter (71.6%) in the nation, scored 46 points, hitting 17 of 20 shots from the floor and 12 of 19 from the line, as East Tennessee State won twice.

March 07, 1983 | William Taaffe
Even without Walker, the USFL had the right recipe to get on the tube

March 07, 1983 | Philip G. Howlett
During the mid-to-late 1950s, teachers at the Homewood Elementary and then the Liberty School in Pittsburgh had an unusual option when it came to class discipline. They could use a ruler to rap a...

March 07, 1983 | E.M. Swift

March 07, 1983 | John Wideman
I was at the State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh, commonly known to the cons as Western Penn, to visit my brother. He's serving a life term and I'm writing a book about him and the...