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September 24, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 13

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Rick Mirer Cover - Sports Illustrated September 24, 1990

September 24, 1990 | Compiled by Michael Jaffe
PRO BASKETBALL—The YOUNGSTOWN (Ohio) PRIDE defeated the Calgary 88's 109-99 in the fifth game of their best-of-five playoff series to win its second consecutive World Basketball League...

September 24, 1990
RYAN LUSKHILTON HEAD, S.C.Ryan, 10, was the 10-and-under age-group high-point champion at the Savannah City League swim championships. He won five individual events setting meet records in each...

September 24, 1990 | Ron Fimrite
Ex-coaches Switzer and Landry still vie to be No. 1

September 24, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
HOOKED

September 24, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Ron Meyer, Indianapolis Colt coach known for his malapropisms, shrugging off his bold decision to start rookie Jeff George at quarterback this season: "It isn't like I came down from Mount Sinai...

September 24, 1990
The first-place Reds, Pirates and Red Sox all look painful lickings as three division races tightened up

September 24, 1990 | Bruce Newman
The World Mountain Bike Championships were hell on wheels

September 24, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
In the film Amadeus, the Emperor of Austria shows his musical ignorance when he comments with disgust that Mozart's work has "too many notes." When SI chief of correspondents Robin Douglas first...

September 24, 1990 | Peter King

September 24, 1990 | William F. Reed

September 24, 1990 | Hank Hersch
In drubbing Pitt, a new-look Oklahoma played like the Sooners of old

September 24, 1990 | Douglas S. Looney

September 24, 1990
PLAYING FOR NOTRE DAMEAs a former lineman who played through injuries, pain and frustration and also experienced glory during my four years at Notre Dame, I am struck by Steve Huffman's self-pity...

September 24, 1990 | Steve Rushin

September 24, 1990 | Rick Telander
"Mea culpa" is plainly not the thrust of these memoirs by the controversial coach

September 24, 1990 | Steve Rushin
Atlanta Braves Rookie Dave justice first saw Cecil Fielder in winter ball in 1987, when the two became teammates in Venezuela. "I went home after that season," recalls Justice, "and said, 'He's...

September 24, 1990 | Douglas S. Looney

September 24, 1990 | William F. Reed
BYE, GEORGE

September 24, 1990 | William F. Reed
OFFENSECraig Erickson, Miami's senior quarterback, completed 32 of 47 passes for 467 yards, threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Hurricanes to a 52-24 victory over California.

September 24, 1990 | William F. Reed

September 24, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
THE AX FALLS

September 24, 1990 | Peter King

September 24, 1990 | Peter King
FIRE UP THE COALS

September 24, 1990 | Peter King
Chargers at Browns. Beginning with this game, San Diego will play in the Eastern time zone three times in 22 days. Coach Dan Henning puts the Chargers on Eastern time for workouts and meetings...

September 24, 1990 | Peter King
Buc Quarterback Vinny Testaverde entered 1990 as one of the NFL's most perplexing performers. He was a Heisman Trophy winner and the first player chosen in the '87 draft, but the most discussed...

September 24, 1990 | William Nack
Dispersal collared Criminal Type at Belmont

September 24, 1990 | Ron Fimrite