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August 05, 1991 | Volume 75, Issue 6

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Cover - Sports Illustrated August 05, 1991

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
[Thumb Up]To Carl Barger, who had been serving as president of both the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins (SCORECARD, July 29), for saying he will relinquish the Pirate presidency this week...

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
Don Elbaum, former boxing promoter, on serving a six-month sentence for tax evasion: "Being in jail is really great. I know everybody here."

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
"Money ballplayer" describes a clutch performer, but it can also refer to the gentlemen listed here. SI asked the clubhouse men who serve visiting major league teams to name the most generous...

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
That staple of the ballpark diet, the hot dog, came under attack last Friday night at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a demonstration to...

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
Nadia Awed Ya read the headline over the Aug. 2, 1976, story on 14-year-old gymnast Nadia Comaneci of Romania, who scored seven perfect 10s at the Montreal Olympics. One THEY SAID IT in that issue...

August 05, 1991 | Steve Rushin

August 05, 1991 | Alexander Wolff

August 05, 1991 | John Garrity
In a U.S. Senior Open that was more pool game than golf match, Jack Nicklaus beat Chi Chi Rodriguez with a dazzling playoff round

August 05, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
A Perfect Weekend

August 05, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
•It's Not in the CardsBaseball needs more players like Padres journeyman catcher Dann Bilardello, who has been around forever, plays hard and doesn't take himself too seriously. Bilardello, 32, is...

August 05, 1991 | William Oscar Johnson

August 05, 1991 | John Papanek
In the history of sport, few images have been as riveting as that of Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the award platform after the 200-meter dash at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. Their heads...

August 05, 1991 | William Oscar Johnson

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August 05, 1991 | E.M. Swift

August 05, 1991
The GreatestMuhammad Ali was an athlete with an undeniable desire to be the greatest (POINT AFTER, July 1). In my opinion, his goal was accomplished, and he has paid the price. With the notable...

August 05, 1991 | Kenny Moore

August 05, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
EndorsedBy New York Mets ace Dwight Gooden, a toothbrush in the shape of a baseball bat. The Bat-a-Brush, designed by Dr. Allen Finkelstein of Suffern, N.Y., is a polypropylene replica of Babe...

August 05, 1991
Steve GuerriniSANTA ROSA, CALIF.Guerrini, 18, a recent graduate of Santa Rosa High, set a national high school record in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the North Coast Track Extravaganza. His...

August 05, 1991 | Richard Sandomir

August 05, 1991 | Jack McCallum
To err is human, but to fill our TV screens with athletes screwing up is not divine