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September 16, 1991 | Volume 75, Issue 12

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Jimmy Connors Cover - Sports Illustrated September 16, 1991

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Going for the Gold

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
[Thumb Up]To Otis Smith of the Orlando Magic, for launching a $1.5 million fund-raising drive for the Otis Smith Foundation, which sponsors activities for underprivileged youth.

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Last month the French sports daily L'Equipe ran a list of baseball games appearing on television over the weekend. Included among the National League entries was a game between Cincinnati and Metz.

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Lee Corso, ESPN college football commentator, on the University of Hawaii's poor record on the mainland: "Hawaii doesn't win many games in the United States."

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
The 24-year-old Jimmy Connors made the cover of our Sept. 20, 1976, issue when he defeated Bjorn Borg to win his second U.S. Open. After losing to Connors in the semis, Guillermo Vilas said of his...

September 16, 1991 | Curry Kirkpatrick

September 16, 1991 | Peter King

September 16, 1991 | Steve Rushin

September 16, 1991 | Bruce Newman

September 16, 1991 | Jon Scher
At first glance, a photo that ran in the New York Times (above tight) and a number of other newspapers nearly three weeks ago shows Mike Powell eclipsing Bob Beamon's long jump mark in Tokyo....

September 16, 1991
The Black AthleteI salute your idea of The Black Athlete Revisited (Aug. 5, Aug. 12, Aug. 19), but I have a hard time seeing eye to eye with most of the views expressed. I feel that sports are one...

September 16, 1991 | Paul Zimmerman

September 16, 1991 | John Garrity
Fortunately for the U.S., Phil Mickelson's shots were better than his one-liners at the Walker Cup

September 16, 1991 | William F. Reed
The Old and the New

September 16, 1991 | William F. Reed
OFFENSEMichigan wide receiver Desmond Howard, a junior, caught seven passes for 86 yards, including TDs of 19, 8 and 19 yards, and scored on a 93-yard kickoff return in a 35-13 win over Boston...

September 16, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
From Bad to Worse

September 16, 1991 | Peter King

September 16, 1991 | Peter King
Opening Kickoff, Glanville-Style

September 16, 1991 | Peter King
While we don't quite know what to make of Steve Young as an NFL quarterback, we do know this: Robin Leach would like to meet him. As a result of Young's having struck two extraordinarily lucrative...

September 16, 1991 | Ron Fimrite

September 16, 1991 | Robert H. Boyle
To a lot of people, those waters are synonymous with concrete footwear. What they don't know is that the harbor is alive with game fish

September 16, 1991 | Roy Blount

September 16, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
BlastedBy Reggie Jackson, a home run deep into the cornstalks beyond the outfield of the Dyersville, Iowa, baseball diamond created for the movie Field of Dreams, in a game to benefit several...

September 16, 1991
Wesley BarnettST. JOSEPH, MO.Barnett, 21, in his first world senior weightlifting event, won the silver in the 100-kilogram division at the Pan Am Games with a snatch and clean-and-jerk total of...

September 16, 1991 | Ron Fimrite
Even in this anniversary year, Joe DiMaggio is best remembered as a regular guy from the Wharf