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December 05, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 25

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Tony Rice Cover - Sports Illustrated December 05, 1988

December 05, 1988 | Tom Harpole
I own a Denver Bronco trophy buckle, along with the bragging rights to a Bronco record that has stood for five years and may be an NFL mark as well. The inscription on the silver belt buckle reads...

December 05, 1988 | Franz Lidz
Combined driving is a hobby of the horsey set

December 05, 1988 | Jim Harmon
Ed Smith learned late in life that he was the very model of college football excellence

December 05, 1988 | Compiled by Sally Guard
PRO BASKETBALL—Upon the resignation of coach Jack Ramsay, Pacer vice-president George Irvine stepped in on an interim basis and guided Indiana to its first victory of the season, 105-91 over the...

December 05, 1988
CHRIS KELLERMANKAILUA, HAWAIIChris, a senior setter, scored five times in the Punahou School's 15-11 water polo defeat of Iolani High. With that victory, the Puns won their 15th Interscholastic...

December 05, 1988 | Robert Sullivan
Bush may be gentler to nature than Reagan has been

December 05, 1988 | Robert F. Jones
When Dan O'Brien went to work for The Peregrine Fund Inc. in 1976, DDT had virtually eradicated those fierce, wide-ranging falcons from North America. In the Rocky Mountains, which once provided...

December 05, 1988 | Edited by Craig Neff

December 05, 1988 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Don Nelson, Golden State Warrior coach, on his frontcourt duo of 7'4", 230-pound Ralph Sampson and 7'6", 225-pound Manute Bol: "We call them the Thin Towers."

December 05, 1988 | Rick Telander

December 05, 1988 | Bruce Anderson
When Notre Dame got its measles and flu shots last week before leaving for Los Angeles to face Southern Cal and its talented, if recently contagious (with measles) quarterback, Rodney Peete, Irish...

December 05, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
The injury list from The Penn-Cornell football game in Ithaca, N.Y., on Nov. 19 unfortunately included a photographer on assignment for SI, John D. Hanlon. Midway through the second quarter, two...

December 05, 1988 | Jack McCallum
In its regal new home, Detroit showed it may have the depth and drive to dethrone L.A.

December 05, 1988 | Douglas S. Looney
With a supremely confident Randall Cunningham at the controls, the once hapless Eagles seem playoff bound

December 05, 1988 | E.M. Swift

December 05, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE MAILMANIt was nice to read about Karl (Mailman) Malone, an athlete who is trying to set a good example for the youth of America (Does He Ever Deliver! Nov. 7). Malone is not a legend—yet—but...

December 05, 1988 | Dan Barreiro

December 05, 1988 | Hank Hersch
Syracuse rose up and took hold of the Big Apple NIT

December 05, 1988 | Austin Murphy
Winnipeg beat British Columbia in a dramatic Grey Cup

December 05, 1988 | William F. Reed

December 05, 1988 | William F. Reed
OFFENSEOregon Tech quarterback Don Trotter, a junior, completed 27 of 40 passes for 532 yards and four TDs, and rushed for two more scores, as the Owls trounced Carroll (Mont.) College 70-35 in...

December 05, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Pat Porter tied the record for consecutive national titles

December 05, 1988 | Douglas S. Looney