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August 13, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 7

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated August 13, 1990

August 13, 1990 | Craig Neff and Jill Lieber

August 13, 1990 | Steve Rushin

August 13, 1990 | Hank Hersch
The U.S.'s wave of the future made a splash at the Long Course Nationals

August 13, 1990 | Jack McCallum
The sagging Celts were spurned by Brian Shaw and by Dino Radja

August 13, 1990 | Kenny Moore
Ted Turner's festival was bedeviled by a general lack of interest nationwide. Now its future is in doubt

August 13, 1990 | Pat Putnam
Vinny Pazienza waltzed over Greg Haugen

August 13, 1990 | William F. Reed
Harmonious's win in the Hambletonian was sweet revenge for his owner

August 13, 1990 | Sam Moses
Al Unser Jr. won the fastest 500 in history

August 13, 1990 | E.M. Swift

August 13, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
Michael Tobin subscribes to the theory that good prose, like good poetry, deserves to be read aloud. And, we are proud to say, the prose he reads is our own. Tobin, 28, is a radio broadcaster...

August 13, 1990 | Peter King

August 13, 1990 | William Oscar Johnson

August 13, 1990 | E.M. Swift

August 13, 1990
THE GREAT GAME OF GOLFCongratulations to Rick Reilly for capturing the essence of the real game of golf. The subtleties he so artfully described in The Nifty 50 (July 2) are why the game is...

August 13, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
The Baseball Hall of Fame inducted two greats—pitcher Jim Palmer and second baseman Joe Morgan—on Aug. 6 in Cooperstown, N.Y. They will be joined eventually by a number of active players who can...

August 13, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
ONE FOR THE TEAMWhen the Reds opened the 1990 season with a string of victories, all the players vowed to shave their heads if they won 10 straight. They were saved when the streak ended at nine....

August 13, 1990 | Franz Lidz
One evening when Jose (Chico) Lind was 10, he crept into a neighbor's chicken coop in his hometown of Dorado, Puerto Rico, and tried to sneak off with a hen. "But the bird, she started clucking...

August 13, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman

August 13, 1990 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
Red Barber is now a mainstay of National Public Radio

August 13, 1990 | Compiled by Michael Jaffe
BOWLING—BOB HANDLEY defeated Sieve Hoskins 210-200 to win a PBA tournament and $21,000 in Austin, Texas.

August 13, 1990
JESSIE SPERBERGRAND JUNCTION, COLO.Sperber, 73, a retired secretary, used a three-wood to score a hole in one on the par-3, 104-yard 4th hole at Bookcliff Country Club in Grand Junction. It was...

August 13, 1990 | Ron Fimrite
The story of a kid who actually loathed collecting them