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August 20, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 8

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Jose Canseco Cover - Sports Illustrated August 20, 1990

August 20, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

August 20, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Bubba Paris, San Francisco 49er offensive tackle, proudly noting that he had slimmed down in the off-season from 377 pounds to 340: "Now I look like a normal fat human being."

August 20, 1990 | John Garrity

August 20, 1990 | Shelley Smith
Like her boss, Nick Faldo, caddie Fanny Sunesson is at the top of her game

August 20, 1990 | Sam Moses
In pastoral upstate New York, Ricky Rudd bided his time before reeling in a sweet road-course victory

August 20, 1990 | Steve Rushin

August 20, 1990 | Steve Wulf

August 20, 1990
THE MINORSIt was a pleasure to read the stories in your issue on minor league baseball (Minor Miracle, July 23). As a former minor league general manager (Quad-City Angels, 1985-87), I was...

August 20, 1990 | Rick Reilly

August 20, 1990 | Douglas S. Looney

August 20, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian

August 20, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
SHOWING A LOT OF HEARTOn April 13, A's pitcher Dave Leiper had open-heart surgery to correct an electrical irregularity that caused his heart to beat wildly at times. On Aug. 3 he pitched for the...

August 20, 1990 | Hank Hersch
Members of the training staff of the Los Angeles Dodgers have been fiddling with a contraption they call the "velocity potentio-meter." It calculates a pitcher's leverage, measuring the distance...

August 20, 1990 | John Steinbreder
The cable network's diamond draws have been a downer

August 20, 1990 | Tim Crothers
No joke, this Patty Hurst is the Women's Amateur champ

August 20, 1990 | William Nack
Don Mattingly had just left the on-deck circle, swinging the bat over his head, when the night began crackling, and the last stragglers from the rest rooms hurried toward their seats along the...

August 20, 1990 | Bill Colson
Unfortunately, the game has become two sports

August 20, 1990 | Compiled by Michael Jaffe
ARENA FOOTBALL-The DETROIT DRIVE won its third straight league championship, beating the Dallas Texans 51-27, in Detroit. Drive quarterback Art Schlichter, who completed 14 of 23 passes for 176...

August 20, 1990
JENNIFER MARTINWESTON, CONN.Jennifer, a recent graduate of Central Catholic High, threw a three-hitter and drove in two runs in the Cavaliers' 4-2 victory over Derby High for the state softball...

August 20, 1990 | Alexander Wolff
The U.S. can learn a lot from foreign basketball powers