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October 17, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 17

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Jose Canseco Cover - Sports Illustrated October 17, 1988

October 17, 1988 | Compiled by Jay Jennings
PRO FOOTBALL—The Seahawks, leaders in the AFC West, defeated the Browns 16-10, but the worst news for Cleveland was that for the third time this season it lost a quarterback to injury. The latest...

October 17, 1988
BOB MENEFEESAN PEDRO, CALIF.

October 17, 1988 | Frank Deford
A college president expresses optimism about sports

October 17, 1988 | Douglas S. Looney
This year's crop of football books is, or soon will be, hitting the stores, and the verdict on a selected group of seven is two winners, four losers and one tie. The Most Pleasant Surprise award...

October 17, 1988 | Edited by Sarah Ballard
HOUSE OF CARDS

October 17, 1988 | Edited by Sarah Ballard
•Tex Schramm, Dallas Cowboys president, on why a game against the Atlanta Falcons drew the second smallest crowd in Texas Stadium history: "I subscribe to the theory that we've been uninteresting."

October 17, 1988 | Ron Fimrite

October 17, 1988 | Peter Gammons

October 17, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
GOOD SPORTThe performance of Greg Louganis at the Olympics was outstanding (Good and Tough, Oct. 3). He embodies all that is good in sports: grace, strength, power, commitment and the ability to...

October 17, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman

October 17, 1988 | Jack McCallum
Three Soviet hockey and basketball stars are hoping to play for U.S. pro teams

October 17, 1988 | Donald Hall
On the eve of the World Series of 1968, most baseball fans, including me, were excited about the impending matchup of two extraordinary pitchers. Detroit's Dennis McLain, 31-6 on the season and...

October 17, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
Europe's best once again beat America's team

October 17, 1988 | William Taaffe
NBC's low Olympic ratings may drive down the fees for the 1992 Barcelona Games

October 17, 1988 | Jill Lieber

October 17, 1988 | William F. Reed
MORE, LIONS, MORE

October 17, 1988 | William F. Reed
OFFENSE:Junior running back Anthony Thompson (left) scored four touchdowns—all in the first half—and rushed for 190 yards to set Indiana game (24 points), season (86) and career (186) scoring...

October 17, 1988 | Rick Telander