CONTENTS

July 24, 1983

14 Breaking Clear of the Crowd
Performing perfectly under pressure, Tom Watson shook free of an army of challengers to win his fifth British Open
by Dan Jenkins

20 The Panthers Are No. 1, Thanks to No. 1
Anthony Carter hauled in nine passes, including the game-winner, as Michigan beat Philly in the USFL title game
by Ralph Wiley

24 In a Rush to Make a Big Gain
Criminal activities of LSU's famed Heisman winner, Billy Cannon, showed him to be a counterfeit hero
by Douglas S. Looney

32 Hamsho Put on Some Kind of Show
The unanimous decisions from Las Vegas: Mustafa Hamsho was the winner and Wilfred Benitez is no middleweight
by Pat Putnam

38 Wrong Image but the Right Touch
Kathy Whitworth may not be an LPGA cutie, but she could soon become the biggest winner in golf
by Barry McDermott

58 This Steeler Is Really a Cowboy
Mel Blount has been a cornerstone of the Pittsburgh dynasty, but his roots are in the clay of his Georgia farm
by Roy Blount Jr.

DEPARTMENTS

Scorecard 9
Baseball 46
Swimming 50
Cycling 52
TV/Radio 57
For the Record 79
19th Hole 80

Cover photograph by Steve Powell

Credits on page 79

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)