TABLE OF CONTENTS
July 11, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 2
THE PRICE OF SEDUCTION
•Andy Van Slyke, outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, on failing to hit the ball out of the infield during a recent slump: "They're writing a movie about me. It's called The Summer of 4-to-3."
July 11, 1988 | Curry Kirkpatrick
July 11, 1988 | Hank Hersch
The Chicago Cubs, led by some young talent, are stirring up dust—and trouble—in the NL East
Steve Cram's winning kick in the Bislett Games mile restored his flagging confidence as he heads for the Seoul Olympics
July 11, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
In honor of Sarah Downing's graduation from the Yale School of Management in 1987, a friend gave her a present. An autographed copy of Iacocca, perhaps? No, Downing was given a compass, something...
What's Mike Tyson to do, now that he has all but wiped out the heavyweight division?
Sherri Turner, the LPGA champion, has added an astral touch to her improving game
But will acquiring three prize collegians make the lowly Clippers a strong pro club?
July 11, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE NUMBERS GAMELast Tuesday, New York Yankee designated hitter Jack Clark switched his uniform number from 33 to 6, the number worn earlier this year by, first, catcher Rick Cerone, who was...
Tyson-Spinks provided a peek at the future of sports on TV
Since the days of Homer, there have been two essential truths about storytelling: Everybody has a story, and not everyone is a great teller. The current collections by Ira Berkow and Joe Garagiola...
Nigel Short is nearing the top of the chess world
ARENA FOOTBALL—Chicago, which ran its record to 10-0, hardly needed its high-powered offense as its special teams and defense scored three touchdowns each to lead the Bruisers to a 68-25 win over...
July 11, 1988
STEWART LEEBESSEMER, ALA.Lee, a senior at Jacksonville (Ala.) State, set a record for career home runs by a small-college player when he hit his 67th, against Valdosta State, to break the mark...
It's official: Sport's biggest show will be in the U.S.
IT'S A BUCKEYE'S LIFE
For OSU fans, it's impossible to separate personal highlights from those of the team
Joe Oestreich | August 19, 2008
THEY SAID IT
?Stan Musial, after his 3,430th base hit, tying Honus Wagner's alltime National League record: "Looking back over the last two decades, 1 feel...
May 28, 1962
If A.C. Green remains unsigned, Michael Finley will become the NBA's active iron man with 379 straight games played. Even with Finley, though,...
Ian Thomsen | October 30, 2000