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August 27, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 9

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Troy Aikman Cover - Sports Illustrated August 27, 1990

August 27, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
Hedley Donovan was a man of innate dignity who possessed a deep voice that commanded respect. His journalistic acumen commanded respect, as well. He was the editor-in-chief of Time Inc. for 15...

August 27, 1990 | Steve Wulf

August 27, 1990 | Peter King

August 27, 1990 | Steve Huffman

August 27, 1990 | Sonja Steptoe
Betsy King shot a nine-under-par 63 en route to victory at Wykagyl—great golf by anyone's standard

August 27, 1990 | William F. Reed
The colt called Rhythm had been out of sync, but in the Travers he had it all together

August 27, 1990 | William Oscar Johnson

August 27, 1990
GUTS, BUT NO GLORYCongratulations to Jack McCallum and Mischa Richter for treating us middle-aged—and older—gents to a lighthearted but fact-filled account of that bane of male maturation, the...

August 27, 1990 | Leigh Montville

August 27, 1990 | Tim Kurk Jian

August 27, 1990 | Tim Kurk Jian

August 27, 1990 | Tim Kurk Jian
A catcher can have a large effect on the length of a ball game. Here are the ones who will get you home early—and those who won't.

August 27, 1990 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Boris Becker proves that you can play tennis like a predator and still accept defeat like a sportsman

August 27, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

August 27, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Wayne Lukas, thoroughbred trainer, recalling a flight he took with weight-conscious jockey Laffit Pincay: "When we took off in L. A., he ate one half of an unsalted peanut. When we landed in New...

August 27, 1990 | Compiled by Michael Jaffe
BASEBALL—CUBA defeated Nicaragua two games to none to win its fourth straight world baseball championship, in Edmonton. The Cubans were led by designated hitter Orestes Kindelan, who had three...

August 27, 1990
LISA PENSKEBETHLEHEM, PA.Lisa, 14, defeated Kim Jennings of Wynnewood 6 and 5 to win the Philadelphia Junior Girls' golf championship at LuLu Country Club. She has won 27 junior titles, including...

August 27, 1990 | Pat Putnam
Many boxers are dancing instead of duking