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June 12, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 25

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Bo Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 12, 1989

June 12, 1989 | Nicholas Dawidoff
A trip to Cooperstown inspired William Arlt to put out historic headgear

June 12, 1989 | Steve Wulf

June 12, 1989 | Compiled by Stefanie Krasnow
BASKETBALL—In the Eastern Conference finals, the Pistons' swarming defense held the Chicago Bulls to fewer than 100 points in Games 5 and 6 as Detroit won those games 94-85 and 103-94,...

June 12, 1989
CHRISTINE GRAYHOUSTONChristine, a junior at Sterling High, ran the best time in the country by a high school girl this year in the 100-meter hurdles (13.89). She also anchored the Raiders' 4 X 200...

June 12, 1989 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Shoeless Joe Jackson should get his foot in the Hall's door

June 12, 1989 | J.E. Vader
When Dirk Marshall touched the pool wall last March 22, his first thought was, I could have done better. It was a few moments before reality sank in: He had just won the biggest race of his life,...

June 12, 1989 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Playwright Lee Blessing tells Ty Cobb's sad story

June 12, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

June 12, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Ray Miller, Pirate pitching coach, after Astro shortstop Craig Reynolds gave up four runs in one inning in his first pitching appearance since July 17, 1986: "Reynolds just isn't effective on a...

June 12, 1989 | Peter Gammons

June 12, 1989 | Albert Kim
Deion Sanders, the no. 1 draft choice of the Atlanta Falcons and one of the best defensive back prospects pro scouts have ever seen, suddenly found himself playing centerfield for the New York...

June 12, 1989 | Sam Moses
By investing millions to run the U.S. Grand Prix through its streets, the desert city hoped for a rich return

June 12, 1989 | Jack McCallum

June 12, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
For 15 years the Henry Luce Foundation has been awarding scholarships for work-study in Asia, but not until now has a recipient come from Time Inc., which Luce cofounded and which is the parent...

June 12, 1989 | Kenny Moore

June 12, 1989 | Steve Wulf

June 12, 1989 | Steve Wulf
The SkyDome roof consists of four sections. When it's open (1), the sections sit in layers at one end. As the roof closes, one section swings around (2) to form the other end of the dome, and two...

June 12, 1989 | William Nack

June 12, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
JULIE KRONEI can't think of a richer accolade for any piece of writing than to say it resonates with an intimacy, a literacy and a sense of scene-painting evocative of Frank Deford at his steady best.

June 12, 1989 | Rick Reilly

June 12, 1989 | Clive Gammon
Todd Haskins and his companions on the under-16 U.S. national soccer team believe they can become world-beaters

June 12, 1989 | Merrell Noden
LSU ran off with the NCAA men's and women's titles

June 12, 1989 | Peter Gammons

June 12, 1989 | Peter Gammons

June 12, 1989 | Steve Rushin
In Baltimore, where Jim Palmer is still called cakes because he had hotcakes before each start, you are what you eat for breakfast. Thus Oriole catcher Mickey Tettleton, the American League's...

June 12, 1989 | Curry Kirkpatrick
With a French Open upset of former roomie Andre Agassi, Jim Courier sent a message

June 12, 1989
This summer in Cooperstown, N.Y., the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary as the spiritual home of the game and as the repository of its treasures. From the...