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December 17, 1990 | Volume 73, Issue 25

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Michael Jordan Cover - Sports Illustrated December 17, 1990

December 17, 1990 | Maryanne Vollers
AS THE SLAUGHTER OF WILDLIFE CONTINUES ALL ACROSS AFRICA, TWO BRAVE AMERICANS FIGHT TO SAVE THE ANIMALS IN A REMOTE CORNER OF ZAMBIA

December 17, 1990 | John Garrity
A bevy of medicine-ballsters had a capital time in D.C.

December 17, 1990 | Compiled by Amy Nutt
PRO BASKETBALL—The Pistons sputtered to three losses but still remained atop the Central Division. The first defeat, 114-90 at the hands of the Lakers, was the work of Los Angeles's Magic Johnson,...

December 17, 1990
SUZIE HELVIGMANDAN, N.DAK.Suzie, a sophomore at Mandan High, got four wins in leading the Braves to their second straight state high school girls' swimming title. She was the 200-meter freestyle...

December 17, 1990 | Rick Reilly
The book of big names nixed Nicklaus, shunned Shula

December 17, 1990 | Robert H. Boyle
Paul Schmookler's salmon flies are in an expensive angling class of their own

December 17, 1990 | William Nack
Sad but true: Nack lacked a knack at the track

December 17, 1990 | Sally Jenkins

December 17, 1990 | Edited by Merrell Noden
A DIRTY SYSTEM

December 17, 1990 | Edited by Merrell Noden
•Dick Jackman, Iowa alumnus, allowing as how the Hawkeyes had exceeded expectations by earning a Rose Bowl berth: "We just wanted to win enough to be investigated."

December 17, 1990 | Pat Putnam

December 17, 1990 | Richard O'Brien
A billboard on the Atlantic City Expressway spelled out the pecking order of last Saturday night's fight card at the Convention Center. Large white letters proclaimed: MIKE TYSON vs. ALEX STEWART....

December 17, 1990 | Douglas S. Looney
For Allegheny, the Division III title wasn't what mattered most

December 17, 1990
HERSCHELThe circumstances into which Herschel Walker has fallen are unfortunate ("I Am Not a Dog" Nov. 12). Overall, the fan support for him is strong here in Minnesota and we're still rooting for...

December 17, 1990 | Jack McCallum

December 17, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian

December 17, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
It has already been a blockbuster of an off-season for baseball; among those changing address are 16 players with a total of 33 All-Star appearances. Here are the clubs that have benefited from...

December 17, 1990 | Alexander Wolff

December 17, 1990 | Sarah Boxer

December 17, 1990 | Leigh Montville

December 17, 1990 | Alexander Wolff

December 17, 1990 | Jill Lieber

December 17, 1990 | Phil Taylor

December 17, 1990 | Phil Taylor
MENLouisiana State's 7'1" sophomore center, Shaquille O'Neal, averaged 24 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks as the Tigers beat Chapman College, 101-68, and upset No. 2-ranked Arizona, 92-82.

December 17, 1990 | Peter King

December 17, 1990 | Peter King
SOMEWHERE, JOE KAPP IS CRINGINGThe Vikings used to be known for their prowess on the tundra, but since Nov. 24, 1988, Minnesota is 19-2 in domed stadiums and 1-14 outdoors. The one victory in...

December 17, 1990 | Peter King
Bills at Giants. When Bill Polian became Buffalo general manager before the 1986 season, he knew he had to build a weatherproof team as well as a talented one. "When you play in this part of the...

December 17, 1990 | Peter King
Following a 24-6 victory in Dallas last month, the 49ers landed at San Francisco Airport at about 2 a.m. As he does after every game, the Niners' director of video operations, Robert Yanagi, went...