Round Two Goes to the Kid 16
In another magnificent five-set match, John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg to win the U.S. Open and avenge his Wimbledon loss
by Curry Kirkpatrick

Thumbs Up for Notre Dame 22
With the opposing quarterback, Purdue's Mark Herrmann, sidelined by a sore hand, the Irish launched the season in style
by Douglas S. Looney

Aussome Task for the U.S. 24
After a long, hard summer, the America's Cup is finally down to the last two boats: Freedom vs. Australia
by Coles Phinizy

Picking Up Where They Left Off 28
It was Terry Bradshaw to John Stallworth for Pittsburgh in Super Bowl XIV, and they were up to their old tricks against Houston
by Paul Zimmerman

He Brought Surfing to Montana 34
Sixty-eight-year-old David Rivenes promotes sports from Paipo surfing to tae kwan do to age-group wrestling to luge to...
by Ray Kennedy

It's V-I-R-G-I-N-I-A-A-A-A! 64
The University used to be more interested in Tradition, Parties and Mister Jefferson, but it has found winning can be fun, too
by Frank Deford

The Departments

Scorecard 11
Baseball 49
College Football 54
TV Radio 56
Pro Football 59
For the Record 83
19th Hole 84

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.

Credits on page 83

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