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May 01, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 19

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Nolan Ryan Cover - Sports Illustrated May 01, 1989

May 01, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

May 01, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Gregg Lukenbill, Sacramento Kings part owner, after offering a two-year contract extension to Jerry Reynolds, whose record as the Kings' coach is 49-93: "He's committed to us, and we're committed...

May 01, 1989 | Compiled by Richard O'Brien
PRO BASKETBALL—The Pistons finished the NBA regular season with a flourish, winning their last five games. That streak, capped by a 99-81 victory over the Hawks on Sunday, gave the Central...

May 01, 1989
DAPHNE JOHNSONCHICAGODaphne, a senior guard at Bogan High, averaged 25.6 points a game this season and set an Illinois girls' high school basketball record with 78 points in an 80-13 win over...

May 01, 1989 | Rick Telander
It's time to separate dollars from sense in college sport

May 01, 1989 | William Nack

May 01, 1989
No, this car can't motor—or even park—on water. It was propped on invisible means of support at a water hazard during the seniors' Chrysler Cup last week, in Sarasota, Fla.

May 01, 1989 | Dave Scheiber
Soviet tennis ace Natalia Zvereva told her country's sports officials she wants to keep her winnings and buy a Benz

May 01, 1989 | Hank Hersch

May 01, 1989 | Jill Lieber

May 01, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
For her story on the anxieties that wake forest's star quarterback Mike Elkins faced before the NFL draft (page 38), staff writer Jill Lieber tried to find out everything she could about him. In...

May 01, 1989
COACH WOODENAlexander Wolff's outstanding article about John Wooden (The Coach and His Champion, April 3) reminded me of an incident I witnessed in Seattle at the 1984 Final Four, the last one...

May 01, 1989 | J.E. Vader

May 01, 1989 | Steve Wulf
'Field of Dreams' combines illogical elements to produce a gem of a baseball movie

May 01, 1989 | Bruce Newman
Miami's coach and quarterback share a name and aim

May 01, 1989 | Peter Gammons

May 01, 1989 | Peter Gammons
THREE IN ONEHow can a catcher get two putouts and an assist on a triple play if the ball is not hit? Todd Hundley of the Class A Columbia (S.C.) Mets found out on April 6, in the first inning of...

May 01, 1989 | Franz Lidz
Larry Andersen, the astros' comic relief man, lopes through the clubhouse wearing a set of jagged false teeth, chino trousers rolled to high-water length and a T-shirt labeled ROSES ARE RED....

May 01, 1989 | Douglas S. Looney
Del Ballard Jr., now a bowlaholic, won the TOC

May 01, 1989 | Franz Lidz