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July 16, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 3

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Martina Navratilova Cover - Sports Illustrated July 16, 1990

July 16, 1990 | Edited by Steve Rushin
PRINCIPLES AND DETAILS

July 16, 1990 | Edited by Steve Rushin
In his professional boxing debut last month at the Henry VIII hotel in Bridgeton, Mo., light heavyweight Leon Calvin won a four-round split decision over Derrick Brown. Calvin, 19, is the oldest...

July 16, 1990 | Edited by Steve Rushin
•Martina Navratilova, on Andre Agassi, who passed up Wimbledon to rest: "It's like a football player who skips the Super Bowl because he has to get ready for training camp."

July 16, 1990 | Curry Kirkpatrick

July 16, 1990 | Clive Gammon

July 16, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian

July 16, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
In the American League, 107 more homers have been hit than at this point last year. Two big reasons: Cecil Fielder (in Japan in '89) and Jose Canseco (injured in '89).

July 16, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
Pitchers have suffered most severely in Toronto's SkyDome, where home runs per game have risen dramatically—and inexplicably—over last season's.

July 16, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
The groundwork for SI's golf date with Vice-President Dan Quayle (page 44) was laid in December 1988 when managing editor Mark Mulvoy had lunch with the then Vice-President-elect while on a skiing...

July 16, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
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July 16, 1990 | Rick Reilly

July 16, 1990
ON WISCONSINAs a proud Wisconsinite, I read the June 11 issue with great interest. I can't remember ever seeing three stories about the athletes of our state in the same week.

July 16, 1990 | John Garrity

July 16, 1990 | John Garrity

July 16, 1990 | John Garrity

July 16, 1990 | Jim Shea
At 67, Willie Pep looks back on a remarkable ring career that spanned four decades

July 16, 1990 | Peter King

July 16, 1990 | Peter King
Ten years ago in Pittsburgh, the slogan was, One for the thumb in '81. The Steelers were coming off their fourth Super Bowl title in six years, and defensive tackle Joe Greene appeared on a poster...

July 16, 1990 | Peter King
For a change, the biggest loss of an NFL off-season hasn't occurred in a courtroom or at a negotiating table. It happened at the downtown Cincinnati YMCA on May 17. Bengal cornerback Eric Thomas,...

July 16, 1990 | Merrell Noden
Track's biggest star nimbly evades baring his soul

July 16, 1990
OLIVIA CHEVESCOLUMBUS, GA.Olivia, 14, won the state Level 5 girls' overall gymnastics championship for ages 12-15. In just her first year of competition, she swept all four apparatuses and had a...

July 16, 1990 | Compiled by Tim Crothers
BOWLING—RON PALOMBI beat Todd Thompson 219-173 to win a PBA event and $18,000 in Phoenix.

July 16, 1990 | William F. Reed
Soccer haters of the United States, unite!