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February 27, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 9

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Barry Switzer Cover - Sports Illustrated February 27, 1989

February 27, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
Boxing has long attracted exemplary american writers, including Ernest Hemingway, Jack London, Norman Mailer and Joyce Carol Oates. Before he's through, special contributor Gary Smith may rank...

February 27, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

February 27, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Mike Eisenberg, 5'10", 220-pound basketball coach at New York City Technical College, describing the effect created when he stands next to his 6'6", 133-pound guard Martin Lacewell: "We look like...

February 27, 1989 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

February 27, 1989 | Rick Telander

February 27, 1989 | Rick Reilly

February 27, 1989 | Bruce Newman

February 27, 1989 | Pat Putnam
Pernell Whitaker followed that sound advice and won a title from Greg Haugen

February 27, 1989 | Sam Moses
In his 17th crack at the Daytona 500, Darrell Waltrip finally squeezed out a win

February 27, 1989 | Demmie Stathoplos
Dixieland Brass won the $130,000 Fountain of Youth in resounding fashion

February 27, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
SCOUTS VS. SCOUTSAs I read your article on the Wilderness Scouts (Good Scouts Indeed, Feb. 6), I felt a sense of shame. That the Boy Scouts of America would resort to such cowardly tactics in an...

February 27, 1989 | Austin Murphy

February 27, 1989 | William F. Reed

February 27, 1989 | William F. Reed
SCOTT HAFFNEREvansville 's 6'4" senior guard scored 130 points in three victories. In the Purple Aces' 109-83 win over Dayton, Haffner converted 23 of 29 shots, including 11 three-pointers, while...

February 27, 1989 | Gary Smith

February 27, 1989 | Compiled by James E. Reynolds
PRO BASKETBALL—In the Atlantic Division, the pacesetting Knicks won two of three games and took a 5½-game lead over the second-place Sixers, who split their four games. In the second of...

February 27, 1989
KELLY JOY ANDERSONBRADENTON, FLA.Kelly, 13, was named the state's outstanding female swimmer of 1988 in the 11-12 age group after winning nine events at Florida's Junior Olympics. She holds the...

February 27, 1989 | Roy S. Johnson
Criticizing abuses at a local college can be risky business