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August 29, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 9

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Bernie Kosar Cover - Sports Illustrated August 29, 1988

August 29, 1988 | Noel Hynd
"I have to admit that it's a big thrill to have a packed stadium cheering your every move," says Jerry Schwab. "It's fun to think back on what happened, to know that I did my part to get the San...

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
The Minnesota Vikings were on the six-yard line, trying for the touchdown that could have tied Washington at the end of last year's NFC Championship game. They came up short. It was a sad end to a...

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
Try this idea: Joe Montana starts at quarterback for the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS. He works the game in his usual precise way, moving the sticks and putting points on the board. The other team's...

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
What worries the Washington Redskins most? The Giants easy schedule, based on last season's fifth-place finish. What can the Skins do about it? Try to beat New York twice and let the chips fall...

August 29, 1988 | Dave Scheiber

August 29, 1988 | William Nack
Forty Niner nipped Seeking the Gold in the Travers

August 29, 1988 | Peter Gammons
It is not difficult to understand why the Dodgers were interested in trading first baseman Pedro Guerrero for Cardinals pitching ace John Tudor last week. The Dodgers badly needed a lefthanded...

August 29, 1988 | Peter Gammons
WHEN IN NEW ENGLAND...When the Maine Phillies, a Triple A team in the International League, decided to give away batting helmets as a promotion for an Aug. 18 game against the Pawtucket Red Sox,...

August 29, 1988 | Hank Hersch
Jeff Robinson is making a name for his selves this season. He won his first games on April 17, beating the Cubs 12-7 and the Royals 8-6, and he hasn't looked back since. With his California cool...

August 29, 1988 | Frank Deford

August 29, 1988 | Kenny Moore

August 29, 1988
HEATHER BURROUGHSKANSAS CITY, MO.Heather, 12, set a national record in the 1,500 meters for girls ages 11 and 12 at the TAC/U.S.A. Junior Nationals Olympic in Gainesville, Fla. She ran the...

August 29, 1988 | Compiled by Demmie Stathoplos
BASEBALL—Everett, Wash., defeated Midlothian, Ill., 14-11 in 12 innings to win the 54th National Baseball Congress World Series, in Wichita, Kans.

August 29, 1988 | Rick Reilly
Baseball strikes out with this football aficionado

August 29, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
BUTTING IN

August 29, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Charlie Waters, former Dallas Cowboy defensive back, on the aspirations of pro football players: "First you want to make the team. Then you want to be All-Pro. Then you want to be in the Hall of...

August 29, 1988 | Kenny Moore

August 29, 1988 | Alexander Wolff
The Olympic basketball team, which has a very Georgetown look, fared well against select teams from the NBA

August 29, 1988 | Craig Neff
Greg Louganis starred again at the Olympic trials, which were touched by controversy

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman

August 29, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
Graphics Artist And Diehard New York Yankee fan John Grimwade, whose chart on page 60 illustrates how the Super Bowl-champion Washington Redskins acquired their players, knows very little about...

August 29, 1988 | Rick Reilly

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
DRAFT

August 29, 1988
GREENHOUSE SPORTSThanks for the editorial on "The Foul, Hot Summer" (SCORECARD, July 25). As a sports fanatic and an environmentalist, I'm glad to see you warning those who are unaware. If...

August 29, 1988 | Rick Telander

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
Here's why everyone is picking the CLEVELAND BROWNS to go to the Super Bowl: People are tired of Denver. They're tired of the same feature stories, tired of chasing John Elway around the press...

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
The Denver Broncos have a tradition that was born in the mid-1970s, when an outstanding crop of defensive players came together. The showpiece players were linebacker Tom Jackson and end Lyle...

August 29, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
Cornelius Bennett has the potential to be the greatest outside linebacker ever. When he stepped into the BUFFALO BILLS lineup as a rookie, midway through last season, the defense became one of the...

August 29, 1988 | Penny Ward Moser