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June 13, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 24

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Robin Givens Cover - Sports Illustrated June 13, 1988

June 13, 1988 | Douglas S. Looney
There are a handful of columnists who have an uncanny knack for overcoming all and writing in a range stretching from good on their bad days to high literature on their best. Taylor Publishing...

June 13, 1988 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

June 13, 1988 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Whitey Herzog, St. Louis Cardinals manager, on why he ordered a steal of third with two outs in the 14th inning of a 2-2 ball game: "The way we were hitting, I thought our best bet was a throw...

June 13, 1988 | Jack McCallum

June 13, 1988 | Hank Hersch
On the team bus in Dallas last week, the Los Angeles Lakers passed two laborers repairing concrete in a driving rain. Some of the players marveled at the pair's work ethic; others wondered aloud...

June 13, 1988 | Peter Gammons
After a record-shattering season for home runs in 1987, the long ball has come up short. Here are 10 theories why

June 13, 1988 | Peter Gammons
The homers-per-game average jumped each season from 1984 through '87. But this spring the rabbit died.

June 13, 1988 | Alexander Wolff

June 13, 1988 | Bruce Newman

June 13, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
Deputy Design Director Peter Herbert is an adventurous guy. Behind a quiet manner and mellifluous British accent lies a questing spirit, one that has led him on forays up Surinam's Marowijne River...

June 13, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Last-minute entrant Ingrid Kristiansen bested the strongest women's 10K field ever in the L'eggs Mini Marathon

June 13, 1988 | Sarah Ballard

June 13, 1988 | Rick Reilly

June 13, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
ZIEGLER'S LEAGUEE.M. Swift hit the nail on the head with his POINT AFTER (May 16). In the NHL the only consistency is inconsistency.

June 13, 1988 | Kenny Moore
With quarter-milers galore, UCLA set a college relay mark

June 13, 1988 | Peter Gammons

June 13, 1988 | Peter Gammons
WALLY PIPP REVISITED?Cubs pitcher Al Nipper has 114 major league starts without ever pitching a shutout, 14 shy of Roy Mahaffey's record of 128. So what happened when Nipper went on the disabled...

June 13, 1988 | Nicholas Dawidoff
The pitching ace of the Chicago White Sox is the kind of guy who likes to spend the off-season hanging out at Sippy's Esquire Lounge with his friend Picklehead and the rest of the guys. And just...

June 13, 1988 | Rick Reilly

June 13, 1988 | E.M. Swift

June 13, 1988 | Compiled by Jay Jennings
ARENA FOOTBALL—Undefeated Chicago fell behind New England 9-0 but charged back with 20 points in the second quarter en route to a 30-21 victory. Bruisers quarterback Ben Bennett threw four...

June 13, 1988
RONNIE MOOREWASILLA, ALASKARonnie, 13, sank 23 of 25 foul shots to win his sixth straight state free throw shooting competition in his age division. He has converted 87.2% of his free throws in...

June 13, 1988 | Rick Telander
By shedding 60 pounds, William Perry could be big again