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July 15, 1991 | Volume 75, Issue 3

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Steffi Graf Cover - Sports Illustrated July 15, 1991

July 15, 1991 | Franz Lidz
Dean Biasucci of the Indianapolis Colts switches from football to footlights in the off-season

July 15, 1991
The French OpenHaven't we had enough Andre Agassi-bashing to last a lifetime (It's Hammer Time, June 17)? Let the man play—and wear what he wants to—in peace.AMANDA E. RANDALLOsceola, Wis.

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
[Thumb Up]To Boris Becker, for donating $100,000 to the first of four orphan villages that Ion Tiriac, his manager, is planning to build in Romania.

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Shaun Vandiver, first-round draft choice of the Golden State Warriors, after coach Don Nelson introduced him as "Shaun Gallagher" at a press conference: "I'd like to thank Coach Riley.... I mean,...

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Before a Class A game against the Greensboro (N.C.) Hornets, the Charleston (S.C.) Rainbows had a team breakfast of egg and sausage casserole, cheese grits, bacon and sugar cakes at general...

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
The Pro Beach Volleyball season, otherwise known as "tasty veebs," is in full swing. Since the first open beach volleyball tournament, at Santa Monica (Calif.) State Beach in 1945, the game has...

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Evonne Goolagong of Australia waltzed across our July 12, 1971, cover after she and countryman John Newcombe won Wimbledon singles titles. We also reported on the Third Annual National Hollerin'...

July 15, 1991 | Sally Jenkins

July 15, 1991 | Kenny Moore
Madness reigned at the Bislett Games when the pacesetters went wild

July 15, 1991 | Steve Wulf

July 15, 1991 | Shelley Smith
Weightlifter Mark Henry is a prodigious prodigy

July 15, 1991 | Phil Taylor

July 15, 1991 | David Whitford
Battered but unbowed by family tragedy, Ferguson Jenkins looks toward his induction into the Hall of Fame

July 15, 1991 | John Papanek
John Berryman, poet and tennis buff, wrote in his epic work, The Dream Songs, "The tennis is over. The last words are here? What, in the world, will they be?"

July 15, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
The first half of the season made no sense. The Giants won only one more game than the Astros, while the Cardinals were 6½ games ahead of the Cubs. Reds reliever Rob Dibble had more suspensions...

July 15, 1991 | William Nack

July 15, 1991 | Kelli Anderson
In California, a family of wet and wild water-skiers hands down tricks from one generation to the next

July 15, 1991 | Robert F. Jones

July 15, 1991 | Sonja Steptoe

July 15, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
AxedBy the Cleveland Indians, manager John McNamara, who was 102-137 since taking over the Tribe in November 1989. The Indians, who have won only eight games since the beginning of June, are on...

July 15, 1991
Andrew HamelWEST FAIRLEE, VT.Hamel, 29, a film editor, won the U.S. Powerlifting Federation's state title in the 148.75-pound class for the seventh consecutive year. He had a total of 1,400 pounds...

July 15, 1991 | Jay Feldman
The Finns have developed a version of our pastime that is faster but takes a bit of getting used to

July 15, 1991 | Rick Reilly
The author has had it with comebacks, baseball jargon, Frank and Kathie Lee's diet, and much, much more