The Joint Was Jumping 14
The Cosmos and Chinaglia soared in Washington's steamy Soccer Bowl as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers fell 3-0
by Clive Gammon

Better Not Sell the Old Man Short 20
The Larry Holmes-Muhammad Ali heavyweight title bout once figured to be a grotesque mismatch. It will be anything but
by Pat Putnam

Talk About a Highland Fling! 26
A transatlantic telephone call sent the author off to a Scottish mountaintop and a rendezvous with a balloon and bedlam
by Clive Gammon

Herb Lindsay Comes On Strong 36
Although his formidable physique seems better suited to the back field than the blacktop, he's America's finest road racer
by Bob Ottum

Bigger Is Better 60
Howard Head, creator of revolutionary skis and rackets, won't give us the better snorkel. He's too busy "reinventing himself"
by Ray Kennedy

The Departments

Scorecard 11
Baseball 45
College Football 48
Pro Football 56
For the Record 75
19th Hole 77

Credits on page 75

Cover photograph by Lane Stewart

Next Week

Mr. Charm and personality in the nation's capital this election year is Joe Theismann, the go-getter quarterback of the Redskins, who, as Ray Kennedy writes, has spent his entire football career campaigning to win friends and silence critics.

Baseball is best when division championships and individual honors are on the line. The SI baseball staff will be paying close attention to the key series in the tight National League East and West races, and to George Brett's pursuit of .400.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)