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November 28, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 24

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Rodney Peete Cover - Sports Illustrated November 28, 1988

November 28, 1988 | Sam Moses
Bill Elliott finished a safe and sane 11th in Atlanta to become the stock car champ

November 28, 1988 | William Taaffe
Some NFL announcers will like their marks, others won't

November 28, 1988 | Gary Smith

November 28, 1988 | Douglas S. Looney
When the 54th annual Heisman Trophy is awarded on Dec. 8 at Manhattan's Downtown Athletic Club, it will go to a deserving player. Why? Because it always does. This is not to say that the Heisman...

November 28, 1988 | Jill Lieber
The Indianapolis Colts' equipment staff keeps a three-ring notebook filled with pages of details about players' uniforms. Everything from the length of inseams to the thickness of neck rolls is...

November 28, 1988 | Demmie Stathoplos
In a duel of world trotting titans, a dark horse snuck in

November 28, 1988 | Compiled by Sally Guard
PRO BASKETBALL—The league's last unbeaten team fell as the Rockets beat the Pistons 109-98. With 4:38 to play and the Rockets trailing 89-86, Houston's Akeem Olajuwon scored to start a streak of...

November 28, 1988
BRANDY DuBOISEUGENE, ORE.Brandy, a senior midfielder, scored the only goal in North Eugene High's successful defense of its District 5 girls' soccer title against South Eugene. Her 25 goals and 19...

November 28, 1988 | Frank Deford
Wayne Gretzky can't make Americans embrace hockey

November 28, 1988 | Ron Fimrite
Maybe it was just true grit and the record-shattering performances of quarterback Tim Rosenkranz and tight end Jon Braff that earned the Galloping Gaels of St. Mary's that thrilling,...

November 28, 1988 | Edited by Craig Neff

November 28, 1988 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Howard David, a New Jersey Nets radio announcer, after the Nets acquired guard Mike McGee from the Sacramento Kings for second-round draft choices in 1991 and '96: "I hope Sacramento is patient,...

November 28, 1988 | Rick Telander

November 28, 1988
Going into Saturday's game against Oklahoma in Norman, Nebraska had beaten the Sooners only four times in the past 12 seasons. But in a howling downpour of rain, sleet and snow, the Huskers gutted...

November 28, 1988 | Jill Lieber
Cornell upset previously unbeaten Penn to win a share of the Ivy League title

November 28, 1988 | Hank Hersch
A win over Syracuse gave West Virginia a perfect season and its fans a ton of pride

November 28, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
An old buckeye never fully trusts a wolverine, a Trojan always looks askance at a Bruin and a Tar Heel finds little nice to say about a Blue Devil. All that makes special contributor William F....

November 28, 1988 | Jack McCallum

November 28, 1988 | William Nack

November 28, 1988 | Alexander Wolff

November 28, 1988 | Jill Lieber

November 28, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
CHAIKIN'S EXAMPLE (CONT.)One word describes Tommy Chaikin—courageous (The Nightmare of Steroids, Oct. 24). The story he and Rick Telander presented was remarkable. As a high school baseball...

November 28, 1988 | Clive Gammon
The Tar Heel women kept their streak alive

November 28, 1988 | William F. Reed

November 28, 1988 | William F. Reed
THE SANDERS FILEOklahoma State's Barry Sanders ran for 293 yards and four TDs in a 49-28 win over Iowa State. Sanders's 35 TDs and 2,897 all-purpose yards are NCAA single-season records, and his...