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May 21, 1990 | Volume 72, Issue 21

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Michael Jordan Cover - Sports Illustrated May 21, 1990

May 21, 1990
STAN BANKSCHARLOTTE, N.C.Stan, a senior at East Mecklenburg High, beat Rodney Bryant of Fayetteville Southview 11-5 to win his second consecutive state 4A wrestling championship. The title match...

May 21, 1990 | Compiled by Tim Crothers
PRO BASKETBALL—After the Trail Blazers had run their Western Conference semifinal playoff series lead to 2-0 with a 122-112 home court victory—Portland's Terry Porter led the way with 27...

May 21, 1990 | Leigh Montville
Indians fans dread losing their longtime losers

May 21, 1990 | Mike D'Orso
Steve McFarland hit .204 last spring as a catcher for the Fairfax (Va.) High School Rebels—hardly a stat to get him into pro ball. But the slim 17-year-old may have found something besides his bat...

May 21, 1990 | Clive Gammon
In Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in August 1987, a small group of middle-aged men held a reunion. They gathered at one of the nation's cathedrals of soccer, Mineirão Stadium, into which 130,000 fans can...

May 21, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

May 21, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Mike Flanagan, former Toronto Blue Jay pitcher, watching a highlight tape showing lame-legged Red Sox veteran Bill Buckner circling the bases for an inside-the-park homer on April 25 against the...

May 21, 1990 | Jack McCallum
That dull noise was once-brash Philly falling behind 3-1 to Michael Jordan and the Bulls

May 21, 1990 | Richard Hoffer

May 21, 1990 | Hank Hersch

May 21, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
When senior writer E.M. Swift and writer-reporter John Steinbreder began researching a profile of International Management Group and its founder-CEO Mark McCormack (page 98), the first thing to...

May 21, 1990 | Alexander Wolff

May 21, 1990 | Sam Moses
A rule designed to slow down older Indy Cars almost turned 500 qualifying into a flying circus

May 21, 1990 | Leigh Montville

May 21, 1990
ROLE MODELSSteve Wulf's POINT AFTER (April 16) about professional athletes' obligations to the public struck a sensitive nerve. I do not begrudge athletes the money they're making, but I do resent...

May 21, 1990 | Peter Gammons

May 21, 1990 | Richard Hoffer
Putting Mike Tyson together again is the goal of Don King & Co.

May 21, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian

May 21, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
HISTORY LESSONTwins backup catcher Junior Ortiz ended an 0-for-34 slump by getting a single off Cleveland's John Farrell on April 28—his first hit since Aug. 11. After he extended his streak to...

May 21, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
Don't count on Padres catcher Benito Santiago, who was hit ting .354 at week's end, or Reds shortstop Barry Larkin (.365) to win the National League batting crown. It has been 48 and 30 years,...

May 21, 1990 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
It wasn't quite a scene out of The Natural. The ballpark's lights didn't explode, nor did the heavens open. But when Robin Ventura, the White Sox's highly touted rookie third baseman, homered off...

May 21, 1990 | E.M. Swift

May 21, 1990 | E.M. Swift
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