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July 25, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 4

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Florence Griffith Joyner Cover - Sports Illustrated July 25, 1988

July 25, 1988 | Kenny Moore

July 25, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Al Joyner watched as world-record holder Willie Banks sprinted down the runway on the first attempt in the triple jump competition. Joyner is the 1984 Olympic champion, and he expected to earn the...

July 25, 1988 | Austin Murphy

July 25, 1988 | Jaime Diaz

July 25, 1988 | Pat Putnam
At the Olympic Box-off, the men in the ring weren't the only ones battling for position

July 25, 1988 | William Nack

July 25, 1988 | Steve Wulf

July 25, 1988
NBA CHAMPIONSHIPSAfter reading your article on the Lakers-Pistons series (Past, Present and Future, July 4), I'm confused. Which team won the NBA championship? I thought it was Los Angeles, but...

July 25, 1988 | Jill Lieber
Andrea Johnson, one of Florida's top wave riders, likes to win—just like Dad

July 25, 1988 | Peter Gammons

July 25, 1988 | Peter Gammons

July 25, 1988 | Kenny Moore

July 25, 1988 | John Grossmann
After hoisting their 10-speeds back onto their car-top bike racks, surely some frustrated weekend cyclists have felt a particular yearning. Upon turning on the car's ignition, shifting into drive...

July 25, 1988 | Compiled by Jay Jennings
ARENA FOOTBALL—In the last week of the regular season, Chicago (10-1-1) and Los Angeles (5-6-1) played to a 37-37 tie, the first in Arena League history. New York (2-10) ended the season in last...

July 25, 1988
LIZA LaBELLEGOLDEN VALLEY, MINN.Liza, a recent graduate of Breck School, won her third straight Class A girls' state golf title. She shot an even-par 75 in the final round for a two-day total of...

July 25, 1988 | Sam Moses
Shame on NASCAR for denying drivers adequate insurance

July 25, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf

July 25, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Marlon Starling, WBA welterweight champ, reflecting on a proposed match with WBC welterweight titlist Lloyd Honeyghan: "I'll fight him for nothing if the price is right."