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September 25, 1989 | Volume 71, Issue 13

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Raghib Ismail Cover - Sports Illustrated September 25, 1989

September 25, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
The first time Leigh Montville entered the time-life Building in New York City, in 1965, he was a callow youth newly graduated from the University of Connecticut. His objective then was to be what...

September 25, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

September 25, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Mark Guthrie, Minnesota Twins pitcher, explaining why he enjoys beating American League East-leading Toronto more than lowly Seattle: "It's like getting an A in calculus instead of P.E."

September 25, 1989 | Paul Zimmerman

September 25, 1989 | Clive Gammon
Hugo Perez was the head man in a U.S. World Cup defeat of El Salvador

September 25, 1989 | Bruce Newman

September 25, 1989 | Austin Murphy

September 25, 1989 | Ralph Wiley

September 25, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
DAVIS'S LEGACYMy youth was filled with the glory days of Syracuse football—John Mackey, Jim Nance, Floyd Little, Larry Csonka—but there has never been another Ernie Davis, on or off the field (A...

September 25, 1989 | Leigh Montville

September 25, 1989 | Peter Alson
Rick Ferroli, a 6'1" righthander, rears back on the mound, kicking his left leg high. In the cage, I wave my bat, tensing, as he uncoils and delivers. The ball leaves Ferroli's hand, and for the...

September 25, 1989 | Peter King

September 25, 1989 | Peter King

September 25, 1989 | Peter King
Redskins at Cowboys. This used to be the NFL's premier rivalry, with George Allen and Tom Landry maneuvering some of the biggest stars in the league. But no more. Since 1985, the average margin of...

September 25, 1989 | William F. Reed

September 25, 1989 | William F. Reed
OFFENSE: Alabama tailback Siran Stacy, who last year led all junior college players in scoring, rushed for 169 yards on 14 carries and scored four TDs (on runs of six, 44, one and 64 yards) as the...

September 25, 1989 | Peter Gammons

September 25, 1989 | Steve Wulf

September 25, 1989 | Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt
BOATING—TOM D'EATH, driving Miss Budweiser, won the Gold Cup, unlimited hydroplane racing's oldest and most prestigious trophy, by completing six laps of the 2½-mile Mission Bay course off San...

September 25, 1989
LIU SHANG KU TAOSAN FRANCISCOLiu, 80, defeated Dorothy Mullen, 69, of Lodi, Calif., 6-1, 6-2 to win the women's 65-and-over state singles tennis title. She has won 31 U.S. Tennis Association...

September 25, 1989 | Peter Gammons
An open letter to new baseball commissioner Fay Vincent