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October 02, 1989 | Volume 71, Issue 14

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Joe Montana Cover - Sports Illustrated October 02, 1989

October 02, 1989 | Phillip M. Hoose
From time to time during the spring of 1956, postcards and packages would arrive at my house, first from Florida and then from various American League cities. They were sent to me by my second...

October 02, 1989 | Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt
BOATING—CHIP HANAUER, driving Circus Circus, earned his fourth national driving title in unlimited hydroplane racing by beating defending champion Tom D'Eath, in Miss Budweiser, in the Las Vegas...

October 02, 1989
SARAH COLLARSEYMOUR, WIS.Sarah, 16, lifted a total of 750 pounds to triumph by 200 pounds in the 139-pound division at the Badger State Games. She benched 165, squatted 255 and deadlifted 330. In...

October 02, 1989 | Leigh Montville
For $1.5 mil, you would fight Iron Mike, too, says the scribe

October 02, 1989 | Judy Muller
? Here being in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, where I am about to be dragged into the sky in an engineless airplane. Actually, I know why. It was that newspaper ad I read: "The ultimate...

October 02, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

October 02, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Lou Holtz, Notre Dame football coach, recalling his days as a player: "You hear people talk about having an inferiority complex. Me, I didn't have one—I was inferior."

October 02, 1989 | E.M. Swift

October 02, 1989 | Demmie Stathoplos
Sunday Silence belied his name in the Super Derby. Next: Easy Goer once more

October 02, 1989 | Austin Murphy

October 02, 1989 | Peter Gammons
In a battle that's strictly for the birds, the overachieving Orioles seek to wing past the underachieving Blue Jays

October 02, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
Senior writer Rick Telander has had a love-hate relationship with big-time college football since the day he joined the Northwestern varsity as a sophomore wide receiver in 1968. Lately, though,...

October 02, 1989 | Peter King
Joe Montana rallied the 49ers for 21 points in eight minutes to shock the Eagles

October 02, 1989 | Rick Telander

October 02, 1989 | Peter Gammons

October 02, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
NOTRE DAME VS. MIAMIIn NOTES (Sept. 4) William F. Reed says one of the reasons Notre Dame is dropping Miami from its football schedule after the 1990 season is that the Hurricanes do not have the...

October 02, 1989 | Peter King

October 02, 1989 | Peter King
LIGHTING UP THE SCOREBOARDThrough the first three weeks of the season, the eruption of points has been volcanic. Cleveland scored 44 in 22 minutes against Pittsburgh in Week 1. Chicago got four...

October 02, 1989 | Peter King
Broncos at Browns. The good news for Cleveland is that this isn't an AFC Championship Game. The Browns have blown two such title games in the last three years—both against Denver, both in the...

October 02, 1989 | William F. Reed

October 02, 1989 | William F. Reed
OFFENSE: Virginia quarterback Shawn Moore, a junior, passed for three TDs and ran for two more as the Cavaliers defeated Duke 49-28. Moore completed his first 13 throws and 14 of 15 on the day for...

October 02, 1989 | Peter Gammons

October 02, 1989 | Peter Gammons
Who were the stars of the '80s? Certainly Mike Schmidt, who hit 313 homers in the decade, and Rickey Henderson, who had stolen 836 bases through Sunday, deserve that distinction. But the real star...

October 02, 1989 | Rick Telander
By allowing big-time college football to flourish in its present form, the nation's universities are shamelessly exploiting the players and debasing themselves by perpetuating the myth of the...