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March 07, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 10

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Katarina Witt Cover - Sports Illustrated March 07, 1988

March 07, 1988 | Michael Shapiro
Now it's sleeper holds and airplane spins for a grand master

March 07, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
STEREOTYPESI applaud Phil St. John's efforts (SCORECARD, Feb. 1) to address the appalling manner in which the U.S. treats Native Americans. All concerned citizens must confront racism on several...

March 07, 1988 | James Michener

March 07, 1988 | Compiled by Merrell Noden

March 07, 1988
FINNELL WHITECHARLESTON, S.C.Finnell, a senior guard, scored 79 points, made a 64-foot three-pointer to end the first half and a game-winning three-pointer with :06 left as Lowcountry Academy beat...

March 07, 1988 | Rick Reilly
By George, you'd better shape up by 1992—or else!

March 07, 1988 | James S. Thornton
Walleye, chinook, bluegill—to anglers, these names conjure up images of fishing trips past. Game fishing in the 1990s may call to mind a more unusual image, like that of a 100-pound chinook that...

March 07, 1988 | Robert W. Creamer
John L. Sullivan is a name that reverberates throughout sport. The Boston Strong Boy was the king of boxing a hundred years ago, the first heavyweight champion of the world. He transcended the...

March 07, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
HARVEY KUENN, 1930-1988

March 07, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Whitey Herzog, Cardinals manager, upon arriving at a St. Louis banquet right after a flight from Japan: "I should be hungry, but I've already had breakfast and lunch tomorrow."

March 07, 1988 | Alexander Wolff

March 07, 1988 | E.M. Swift

March 07, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
Senior writer Frank Deford's profile of University of Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson Jr., which begins on page 94, is substantively no different from any other feature that has...

March 07, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Yogi was wrong. Sometimes it is over before it's over. The unusual thing about the Olympic ice dancing competition was that the outcome seemingly was decided 11 months ago—after the 1987 world...

March 07, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
Alberto Tomba, the bon vivant of Calgary, won two gold medals

March 07, 1988 | James S. Thornton
Sometimes on a bitter, starry night, when a pockmarked moon rises from behind the Alaskan landscape, a wolf howls near John Suter's house. As its cries echo along the banks of Knik Inlet, Suter's...

March 07, 1988 | Rick Reilly

March 07, 1988 | Robert Sullivan

March 07, 1988 | Austin Murphy
The Soviets struck gold again, and now may strike more in the NHL

March 07, 1988 | Franz Lidz
A 6'10", 230-pound grain silo of a guy is standing in Dean Nicholson's office at Central Washington University, in Ellensburg. The silo tells the Wildcat basketball coach that he has played for...

March 07, 1988 | William Taaffe
The network gets a mark of just 4.8 for its Olympic coverage

March 07, 1988
Matti Nykänen streaked down the run and into history

March 07, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
The PGA Tour still refuses to lay out the welcome mat for Spain's Seve Ballesteros

March 07, 1988 | Morin Bishop

March 07, 1988 | Morin Bishop
MARK BRYANTSeton Hall's 6'9" senior forward had 32 points and 16 rebounds in an 89-72 upset of Pitt. In the Pirates' 84-58 win over Villanova, he tied a Big East record with 38 points and had 18...

March 07, 1988 | Frank Deford
Nolan Richardson of Arkansas has seen a career of triumph nearly toppled by tragedy

March 07, 1988 | Frank Deford
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