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June 26, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 27

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Curtis Strange Cover - Sports Illustrated June 26, 1989

June 26, 1989 | Peter Maass
Aside from the sports stadiums squatting along the Han River, there are few traces in Seoul of the 1988 Summer Olympics. The Games, which catapulted South Korea into global prominence nine months...

June 26, 1989 | Edited by Steve Wulf

June 26, 1989 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Sam Snead, 77-year-old golfing legend, explaining why he doesn't play on the Senior PGA Tour anymore: "It's a grind trying to beat 60-year-old kids out there."

June 26, 1989 | Rick Reilly

June 26, 1989 | Rick Reilly
At about 10:30 last Friday morning, a car pulled up to the main gate of Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. A man leaned out the window and said to the security guard. "Did I miss anything?"

June 26, 1989 | Kenny Moore
Leroy Burrell and a pair of Patricks made strong revivals at a weak TAC meet

June 26, 1989 | Bruce Newman

June 26, 1989 | Franz Lidz

June 26, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
KENTUCKY'S WOESThe sanctions issued by the NCAA against the Kentucky basketball program came as no surprise to me (Dodging a Bullet, May 29). As an academic graduate assistant to the Kentucky...

June 26, 1989 | Franz Lidz
On Independence Day, 1987, Kevin Mitchell was traded from San Diego to San Francisco in a seven-player deal. At the center of the trade, from the Padres' point of view, was third baseman Chris...

June 26, 1989 | J.E. Vader

June 26, 1989 | Hank Hersch

June 26, 1989 | Hank Hersch
Expect much shuffling to go on before and even during the NBA draft, which takes place on June 27. Golden State, Portland and Seattle each have two first-round choices and might deal for higher...

June 26, 1989 | Douglas S. Looney
The Crimson eight lived up to its self-image by winning a third straight national championship

June 26, 1989 | Peter Gammons

June 26, 1989 | Peter Gammons
STRIKE THREE, DUMMYEarly this season, the Class A Bakersfield Dodgers removed righthander Bill Bene, the No. 5 pick overall in last year's draft, from their starting rotation. It was not because...

June 26, 1989 | Peter Gammons
This season the Yankee bullpen has outperformed the club's starters—as measured in ERA—by a greater margin than any other relief corps in the American League. So you would expect manager Dallas...

June 26, 1989 | Bruce Anderson
When the Dodgers acquired righthander Mike Morgan from the Orioles in March, nobody doubted that he had good stuff. The question was, did he have the right stuff? Throughout his career Morgan has...

June 26, 1989 | Alexander Wolff
It's CNN's Hick 'n' Nick vs. ESPN's Baby Boomers

June 26, 1989 | Curry Kirkpatrick

June 26, 1989 | Compiled by Sally Guard
PRO BASKETBALL—The DETROIT PISTONS beat the Los Angeles Lakers 105-97 to win their first NBA title, with a four-game sweep (page 28).

June 26, 1989
DEENA MAPPLECLERMONT, FLA.Mapple, 29, won a fourth straight women's jumping title at the national Masters Water Ski Tournament, in Pine Mountain, Ga. Her 145-foot leap off the five-foot-high ramp...

June 26, 1989 | Merrell Noden
Let Ben Johnson's '87 mark stand and don 7 ban him for life