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February 15, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 7

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Elle Macpherson Cover - Sports Illustrated February 15, 1988

February 15, 1988 | E.M. Swift

February 15, 1988 | Austin Murphy

February 15, 1988 | John Skow
The best dog team anyone ever hitched to a sled was the one Susan Butcher stood behind in the 1985 Iditarod, the 1,100-mile race across Alaska from Anchorage to Nome. So says Butcher, who knows a...

February 15, 1988 | Jaime Diaz

February 15, 1988 | Morin Bishop

February 15, 1988 | Alexander Wolff
A bad draft, your mother probably told you as she closed the window, can make you sick. Nobody knows that better than NBA player personnel directors, general managers and scouts, many of whom were...

February 15, 1988 | Jay Jennings
In 1984, the last time presidential candidates were glad-handing around America's heartland, Iowa women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer was in her inaugural season with the Hawkeyes. In...

February 15, 1988 | Craig Neff
Gwen Torrence won her 34th straight at the Millrose Games

February 15, 1988 | Robert F. Jones

February 15, 1988 | Daniel Markowitz
A young tennis pro spent a day in the umpire's hot seat

February 15, 1988 | Gary Smith

February 15, 1988 | Robert H. Boyle
When Kenneth Gerhardt of Peekskill, N.Y., a manufacturer's representative who sells pollution control and efficiency equipment to power plants, was asked last winter to include the frozen tundra...

February 15, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Charles Dickens, an avid walker, logged 20 miles a day

February 15, 1988 | Compiled by Amy Lennard
PRO BASKETBALL—In a week abbreviated by the NBA All-Star break, the division front-runners maintained their positions, though the four-day midseason hiatus may have been the only break Dallas got....

February 15, 1988
FERD GEORGIELANSING, MICH.Georgie, a 75-year-old retired utility worker, bowled games of 300,269 and 238 to become the oldest U.S. bowler to roll an 800 series; at the Royal Scot Lanes, in...

February 15, 1988 | Ron Fimrite
Nobody much cares if the Cards shuffle off to Phoenix

February 15, 1988 | Kate Rogin
"Hi, everyone. I'm Todd Donoho. And welcome to Time Out For Trivia, America's only nationwide sports-trivia game show.... Who's playing Time Out For Trivia?"

February 15, 1988 | Kate Rogin
1. Willie Mays was the youngest player in major league history to hit 50 home runs in a season. Who was the oldest?

February 15, 1988 | Ron Fimrite
It happens every spring. We'll all be sitting out by the pool at the Sunburst Resort Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., rehashing the ball game some of us saw some part of that afternoon, when suddenly...

February 15, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf

February 15, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Steve Sabol, president of NFL Films, on the difference between Super Bowl I and Super Bowl XXII: "There were no blimps at the first Super Bowl. This year there were three blimps. It will live...

February 15, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
Senior editor Jule Campbell is always on the lookout for a fresh face or a new setting for SI's annual swimsuit issue. When going through a magazine, she'll tear out and save photographs that...

February 15, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
The spectacular A T & T Pro-Am had a gutty winner in Steve Jones

February 15, 1988 | Pat Putnam
Greg Haugen won revenge and the IBF lightweight crown from Vinny Pazienza

February 15, 1988 | Pat Putnam
Unlike cheese and wine, prizefighters, even the great champions, do not get zestier with advancing age. Joe Louis, who was hammered by Rocky Marciano at 37, and Muhammad Ali, who at 38 suffered a...

February 15, 1988 | Hank Hersch
Mark Jackson, the NBA's 18th draft pick, is the No. 1 rookie

February 15, 1988 | Franz Lidz

February 15, 1988 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 15, 1988 | Jule Campbell
West met East for this year's swimsuit extravaganza, set in Thailand, and as these pages attest, the twain hit it off beautifully. That was true also of E.M. Swift and his whirlwind introduction...

February 15, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
FISTICUFFSIf Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson (College Basketball, Jan. 18) honestly believes he has "never seen a basketball fight where anyone got hurt," he should consult Kareem...