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October 14, 1991 | Volume 75, Issue 16

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Gary Clark Cover - Sports Illustrated October 14, 1991

October 14, 1991 | Matt Byrne
Fifty years ago an innovative coach turned his snapper around and turned college football on its head

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
DealtTo the New York Rangers for three forwards, Edmonton Oiler center Mark Messier, who in 1989-90 was named the NHL's most outstanding player. The 6'1", 210-pound Messier was a cornerstone of...

October 14, 1991
Robert RosenbaumOLD SAYBROOK, CONN.Rosenbaum, 75, a professor emeritus at Wesleyan University, won the national 75-and-older squash championship by beating defending titlist John Weissenfluh, 80,...

October 14, 1991 | Steve Wulf
In his Detroit Tiger radio farewell, Ernie Harwell showed far more class than his bosses did

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
[Thumb Up]To Michelle Manus of St. Petersburg (Fla.) Catholic high, who was the first runner to stop in the middle of a local cross-country race to rescue another competitor who had fallen into a...

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, Joint Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
The World Series, the 88th edition of which begins on Oct. 19, has a tradition of producing unlikely heroes. Here are 10 such players who shone in the Fall Classic.

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
The Washington Redskins, who have sold out every one of their games since 1966, have a long waiting list for season tickets. How long? Well, Sandra McKee, a sportswriter for the Baltimore Evening...

October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
Who else but Roger Maris could have been on our Oct. 2, 1961, cover? In a story by Roger Kahn, Maris said, "I don't want to be Babe Ruth. He was a great ballplayer. I'm not trying to replace him....

October 14, 1991 | Paul Zimmerman
Washington proved its unbeaten record was no fluke by whipping up on Chicago 20-7

October 14, 1991 | Peter King
The atmosphere in the Silverdome was electric, what with the Detroit Lions having clawed their way back from a 20-3 deficit to the Minnesota Vikings by scoring two touchdowns inside the...

October 14, 1991 | Bruce Newman

October 14, 1991
Greatest MomentsKudos to Roy Terrell for his POINT AFTER on sports' greatest moments (Sept. 23). I am 20, and when a survey handed out at a recent ball game asked about baseball's greatest...

October 14, 1991 | Austin Murphy
Once an object of derision at Berkeley, Russell White has led surprising Cal to a 4-0 record

October 14, 1991 | Douglas S. Looney
"Frankly, this is all a little overwhelming," said Geoff Bender, North Carolina State's wet-behind-the-ears quarterback, last Friday. "But I wouldn't say I'm nervous, and I'm not scared. I am,...

October 14, 1991 | Leigh Montville

October 14, 1991 | Alexander Wolff

October 14, 1991 | Ron Fimrite
A new book dishes the dirt—and how—on pro tennis, and it's not a pretty picture

October 14, 1991 | Peter King

October 14, 1991 | Peter King

October 14, 1991 | Clive Gammon

October 14, 1991 | William F. Reed
Foliage and Fireworks

October 14, 1991 | William F. Reed
OFFENSE: Ryan Benjamin, a junior running back at Pacific, ran for 150 yards on 15 carries, caught seven passes for 99 yards and returned two kicks for 139 more in a 56-28 victory over Cal...

October 14, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
Upstart Atlanta won a thriller of a race for the title in the National League West

October 14, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
The Year in Review

October 14, 1991 | Douglas S. Looney