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April 09, 1990 | Volume 72, Issue 15

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Brian Davis Cover - Sports Illustrated April 09, 1990

April 09, 1990 | John Steinbreder
The coffee-table book of bird-hunting scenes is a publishing staple, and relatives shopping for the sportsmen in their lives have a vast selection of lush volumes to choose from. However, probably...

April 09, 1990 | Rick Wolff

April 09, 1990 | William Nack
Women outshone the men at the NCAA championships

April 09, 1990 | Compiled by Sally Guard
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—UNLV defeated Duke 103-73 to win the NCAA men's championship, in Denver (page 24).

April 09, 1990
JESSICA IRISHRIO RANCHO, N.MEX.Jessica, 10, won the vault and the balance beam and placed second on the uneven bars and third in floor exercise to earn the all-around title, with a score of 33.65,...

April 09, 1990 | Jack McCallum
The Lakers' Pat Riley should be named Coach of the Year

April 09, 1990 | Penny Ward Moser
Here's the perfect book to enlighten all your friends who think that Magnus force is a TV show currently in afternoon reruns: The Physics of Baseball (Harper & Row, $7.95), by Robert Kemp...

April 09, 1990 | Franz Lidz
You don't need to be a neurosurgeon to know that Jim Nantz has a mind like a steel trap. The hot young CBS sportscaster, who this week will host the Masters tournament telecast for the second...

April 09, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

April 09, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Chris Corchiani, North Carolina State basketball player, to ESPN announcer Dick Vitale, after the shinypated Vitale suggested Corchiani meet Vitale's 18-year-old daughter, Terri: "Mr. Vitale,...

April 09, 1990 | Curry Kirkpatrick

April 09, 1990 | E.M. Swift

April 09, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
It's a long way from stone mountain (elevation: 1,683 feet), Ga., where Cathy Griffin was raised, to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (19,342 feet). But that's where Griffin, SI's director of...

April 09, 1990 | Albert Kim
Sandy Alomar Jr. and Todd Zeile are the stars of '90, but they're not the only rookies who are blossoming this spring

April 09, 1990 | Leigh Montville
NEW YORK, April 1, 2000

April 09, 1990 | Hank Hersch
Led by Jennifer Azzi, Stanford flew past Auburn to win the women's NCAA basketball crown

April 09, 1990 | Jeff Bradley
Many of the epic sports confrontations of the last decade were staged not on the gridiron or baseball diamond, but in courtrooms: Pete Rose versus baseball, Al Davis and the Raiders versus the...

April 09, 1990 | Clive Gammon

April 09, 1990
WILL ON LA RUSSAGeorge Will's and Tony La Russa's comments in A Head for the Game (March 12), excerpted from Will's new book, are the most insightful and compelling arguments for the DH I have...

April 09, 1990 | Franz Lidz

April 09, 1990 | Jack McCallum

April 09, 1990 | William F. Reed
CBS dumped Brent Musburger at the Final Four

April 09, 1990 | Jay Greenberg
Wisconsin squeezed Colgate 7-3 for the NCAA title

April 09, 1990 | Richard O'Brien
Penn State skewered Columbia for the NCAA fencing title

April 09, 1990 | Ken Merritt
Shelby, Mont., is a little western town (pop. 3,000) north of the Marias River, in Blackfoot country, just 35 miles south of the Canadian border. It is high plains country, Chinook country, where...

April 09, 1990 | Nicholas Dawidoff