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February 19, 1990 | Volume 72, Issue 7

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Mike Tyson Cover - Sports Illustrated February 19, 1990

February 19, 1990 | Richard Hoffer

February 19, 1990 | Steve Wulf
Buster Douglas overcame a lot, including a doubting dad (below), en route to the title

February 19, 1990 | Shelley Smith
Schoolgirl Lisa Leslie scored 101 points in the first half, and then the opposition went home

February 19, 1990 | Curry Kirkpatrick

February 19, 1990 | Alexander Wolff
THE CASE HAS ALL THE ELEMENTS OF AN ESPIONAGE NOVEL: international intrigue, a secret tape recording and physical reprisal, with college athletics' version of the firing squad looming at the end....

February 19, 1990
COVER JINXFor years I've heard of the dread SI cover jinx: An athlete or team pictured on your cover supposedly loses or suffers some misfortune the following week. The week of the NFC...

February 19, 1990 | William F. Reed

February 19, 1990 | Bruce Newman

February 19, 1990 | Robert Sullivan
Bobsledding turned 100 at the worlds—sort of

February 19, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

February 19, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Dan Quisenberry, veteran relief pitcher, on his new contract with the San Francisco Giants: "It has guarantees through the year 2020, or until the last Rocky movie is made."

February 19, 1990 | William F. Reed

February 19, 1990 | William F. Reed
MEN: Rumeal Robinson, a 6'2" senior guard at Michigan, scored a total of 47 points as the seventh-ranked Wolverines defeated No. 12 Illinois 93-79 and No. 25 Indiana 79-71. Robinson made 17 of 32...

February 19, 1990 | Merrell Noden
Romania's Doina Melinte cashed in on the mile

February 19, 1990 | E.M. Swift

February 19, 1990
MATT SAUTERPORT JEFFERSON, N.Y.Matt, a senior at Earl L. Vandermeulen High, bowled the first perfect game in Suffolk County high school competition while leading the Royals to an 8-3 victory over...

February 19, 1990 | Compiled by Albert Kim
PRO BASKETBALL—The game of the week was a showdown between the Pacific Division-leading Lakers and the second-place Trail Blazers and was, oddly, the first game this season between the clubs with...

February 19, 1990 | Rick Reilly
Nice try, Don King, but you can't steal Buster Douglas's title