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September 10, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 11

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Barry Sanders Cover - Sports Illustrated September 10, 1990

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
Now don't get me wrong about Jim Kelly, Bill Polian and Marv Levy. They're good people. They've brought the Buffalo Bills to near the top of the NFL. But that's where Buffalo is going to...

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
For the past five seasons, this is the way it has been for the Cincinnati Bengals: win in the even years, lose or break even in the odd ones. Don't ask me why—maybe they get mad one year, unmad...

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
This is what has to happen if the Kansas City chiefs are to make it all the way to super bowl XXV. Neil Smith has to make a big statement at defensive left end. Bill Maas has to assert himself on...

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
NFC

September 10, 1990 | Jill Lieber

September 10, 1990 | Peter King
Seattle's Chuck Knox has come to be known as a conservative, three-yards-and-a-swatch-of-Astro Turf coach with no imagination. You know, Ground Chuck. "It's so convenient to put a label on...

September 10, 1990 | Peter King
One of the best stories of the off-season—and one that went virtually unnoticed—was the crosstown trade of running back Greg Bell from the Rams to the Raiders for just a fourth-round draft choice....

September 10, 1990 | Peter King
New Atlanta coach Jerry Glanville chooses his words carefully when the subject is Aundray Bruce, the Falcon linebacker who has come remarkably close to blowing his career in less than three years...

September 10, 1990 | Rick Reilly

September 10, 1990 | Merrell Noden

September 10, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian

September 10, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
NO. 1 DAD

September 10, 1990 | Robert F. Jones

September 10, 1990 | Sonja Steptoe

September 10, 1990 | Franz Lidz
The U.S. must be at its best to beat Horst Skoff and his Davis Cup mates in Vienna

September 10, 1990
AFRIKA KINGFORT MEADE, FLA.Afrika, 16, won the judo title at 134 pounds for the 15- to 16-year-old age group at the National Junior Olympic championships. Earlier this year she placed first at the...

September 10, 1990 | Compiled by Michael Jaffe
BOWLING—EARL ANTHONY beat John Hricsina 244-192 to win a PBA Senior tournament and $17,000 in Canton, Ohio.

September 10, 1990 | Rick Reilly
Four-star plot lines NFL Films will never touch

September 10, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff

September 10, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Johnny Bench, baseball Hall of Famer, when asked how he felt about Carlton Fisk's breaking his career record for home runs by a catcher: "I was thinking about making a comeback, until I pulled a...

September 10, 1990 | Steve Rushin

September 10, 1990 | Steve Wulf
The Oakland A's have a ways to go before they can comfortably use the d-word, but their latest acquisitions certainly smack of dynasty-building. And the Athletics' method suggests that they're...

September 10, 1990 | Rick Telander

September 10, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
Senior editor Mike Bevans, the guiding hand behind this week's pro football preview package, is not the kind of guy you find careering around the bases of a softball diamond or rushing to daylight...

September 10, 1990 | Peter King

September 10, 1990 | Peter King
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September 10, 1990 | Peter King
Buddy Young wore a size 6 football cleat, and he was truly 5'4". At times, he might have weighed 175 pounds, but he said his ideal playing weight was 165. Among the many things he did in his...

September 10, 1990
THE AUTOGRAPH GAMEE.M. Swift's article about autograph collecting (Back Off!, Aug. 13) speaks volumes about what has happened in this country. The only things that seem to matter these days, even...

September 10, 1990 | Austin Murphy

September 10, 1990
Observations from the men in the trenches

September 10, 1990 | Jay Greenberg

September 10, 1990 | Peter King

September 10, 1990 | Franz Lidz
An Ohio town is a major pigskin provider

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
One of the Myths about the Washington Redskins is that they're a great Rushing team. They're not. Oh, they'll grind you, if you show you're having trouble stopping the run. But when they made...

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
When the Minnesota Vikings gave the Cowboys all those players and draft choices for running back Herschel Walker last October, people around the league figured, AHA! The Vikes are finally making...

September 10, 1990 | Paul Zimmerman
Never mind all that Smack-'Em-in-the-mouth stuff-the traditional cliché for toughness-you hear around the league. The Los Angeles Rams are the toughest team in the NFL, and I'll tell you why. It's...

September 10, 1990 | Richard Hoffer