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John Underwood

All John Underwood Stories

Jul 04, 1994

Going Fishing with The Kid

In this 1967 SI Classic, Ted Williams pits his skill against a worthy opponent, the leaping tarpon of the Florida Keys

Aug 29, 1994

A CENTURY OF HONESTY

This 1962 SI Classic celebrated the unyielding idealism—and the 100th birthday—of the legendary coach Amos Alonzo Stagg

Dec 26, 1983

Nebraska May Be In For Double Trouble

Bound for the Orange Bowl, Miami has been winning hand over fist for Coach Howard Schnellenberger

Nov 19, 1984

Hats Off To The Trojans

USC beat top-ranked Washington at its own game—tenacious D—to earn a Rose Bowl bid

Oct 24, 1983

Gone With The Wins

Tampa Bay's Bucs are 0-7 without USFL-bound Doug Williams, the key to all of Coach John McKay's plans

Sep 04, 1985

WAS HE THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME?

You would never get Red Grange himself to say it, but there's a strong case to be made for the Galloping Ghost

Sep 10, 1984

Partly Cloudy Week In The Sunshine State

Miami beat Florida for its second win, but the Gators lost more than a game

Aug 12, 1985

Just An Awful Toll

Artificial turf is murder on football players; it causes more breaks, bruises, tears and strains than sod does

May 28, 1984

'LOOK UP AND HE'S GOT YOUR MONEY'

Gambler Billy Baxter, who won big when Miami toppled Nebraska, is also a fight manager who does road work—in his car

Mar 25, 1985

The Pros Outweighed The Cons

Bernie Kosar has about five million reasons to leave Miami for the NFL

Jan 09, 1984

No Team Was Ever Higher

Aroused Miami climbed all over mighty Nebraska in the Orange Bowl to lay claim to the 1984 national championship

Dec 03, 1984

It wasn't a Fluke. It was a Flutie

Doug Flutie arched a last-second pass into the heavens that gave BC—ho-hum—another miracle win

Oct 22, 1984

HE'LL TACKLE ANYTHING

The Cowboys', and perhaps professional football's, top player is veteran defensive lineman Randy White, who goes nonstop on field—and stream

Sep 19, 1983

The Dawning Of A New Day

Bear Bryant's successor as Alabama coach, Ray Perkins, gets off to a good early start in the demanding business of following a legend

Sep 04, 1985

THE SLINGS AND ARROWS OF RAGING PARITY

There's a new order—some would say disorder—in college football, and it's making life very difficult not only for the game's traditional giants but also for pigskin prognosticators

Sep 05, 1984

Miami's Set of Sparkling Studs

Dan Marino of the Dolphins may be the best young pro quarterback, but is he better than the Hurricanes' Bernie Kosar?

Jul 01, 1985

A GREAT ROLE PLAYER

Whether he's impersonating his manager or coming off the bench to get a hit in a crucial situation, flaky Kurt Bevacqua of the Padres is indeed a good man to have in a pinch