August 25, 1997 Volume 87, No. 8|
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL '97
Hangin' on the Corner
In this age of the West Coast offense, the most vital player is the cornerback
by Tim Layden
Texas quarterback James Brown rolled the
dice against Nebraska and won
by Tim Layden
Hawaiian quarterback Brian Ah Yat leads Montana,the class of Division I-AA
by Ivan Maisel
Doug Williams tries to make football respectable at Division II Morehouse
Division III's Mount Union is the winningest team of the '90s
by David Fleming
Cut Off from the Herd
Randy Moss, the nation's most gifted player, cares little about Marshall's
by S.L. Price
Jacksonville learned how cruel NFL life can be as Mark Brunell went down
by Leigh Montville
On and off the court, Houston's Cynthia Cooper is, indeed, most valuable
by Johnette Howard
Pro Football '97
A selection from the Sports Illustrated Presents NFL Preview, including complete scouting reports on all 30 teams.
Circumnavigate the globe on a navel expedition with the Sports Illustrated 1997 Swimsuit Issue: Bikini World. And don't miss Swimsuit '96: South African Safari.
Check out Sports Illustrated's guide to America's best sports colleges. Is your school on the list?
Sportsman of the Year
Meet Tiger Woods, Sports Illustrated's 1996 Sportsman of the Year.
The Traveling Road Show
Sports Illustrated Presents NASCAR's 1996 Winston Cup Championship, and 1997 NASCAR Season Preview.
Super Bowl XXXI
The Packers and the Patriots fight it out in New Orleans.
Chicago Bulls Commemorative
A special issue spotlighting the five-time NBA champs, from SI Presents.
A sampler of stories from the inaugural issue of Sports Illustrated Women|Sport.
The 1996 Olympics
Relive the Centennial Games with this in-depth collection of stories and pictures, including the Sports Illustrated Olympic Daily.
Long before Jackie Robinson stepped on the field for the Dodgers,
black baseball had a history all its own.
1996: The Year In Pictures
SI's photographers documented a remarkable year in sports.
Through the Fence: Baseball
in New York
An exclusive photo gallery demonstrates that baseball thrives in America's largest city.