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November 04, 1991 | Volume 75, Issue 20

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 04, 1991

November 04, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Minority Opinion

November 04, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
[Thumb Up]To Virginia basketball All-America Dawn Staley, for talking a 16-year-old Charlottesville girl out of committing suicide. Staley persuaded the girl, a basketball fan, not to jump off the...

November 04, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Dick Motta, Sacramento Kings coach, to team executives who questioned the expense of a private plane in light of the Kings' 1-40 road record last season: "I don't think we would have won that game...

November 04, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench appeared on our Nov. 1, 1976, cover, after earning MVP honors in the World Series. The Reds' sweep of the New York Yankees was so convincing that we wondered...

November 04, 1991 | Steve Rushin

November 04, 1991 | Steve Wulf
Greg Olson, the Atlanta Braves catcher, looked down at the clubhouse floor in search of consolation. "The National League championship ring will be nice," he said. "We know we gave it our best...

November 04, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
Two hours after Jack Morris had completed the longest pitching performance ever in a seventh game of the World Series, the Twins' Randy Bush watched Morris still splashing gleefully through the...

November 04, 1991 | William F. Reed
Clad in unfamiliar purple, Clemson reaffirmed its ACC supremacy by defeating N.C. State

November 04, 1991 | Rick Telander

November 04, 1991 | Rick Telander

November 04, 1991 | John Papanek
After spending his summer traversing the country from ballpark to ballpark, senior writer Steve Rushin, whose World Series story begins on page 16, was grateful that more than half of the Fall...

November 04, 1991 | Sam Toperoff

November 04, 1991 | Jim Bolus
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams weren't the only superstars of 1941. Consider the willful Triple Crown champion, Whirlaway

November 04, 1991 | Peter King

November 04, 1991 | Peter King
Quick! name some Seattle Seahawks! Dave Krieg, the quarterback, you say...John L. Williams, the running back...a receiver named Blades—hold it! Brian or Bennie?—and there's.... The point is that...

November 04, 1991 | Peter King
On the Outside, Looking In

November 04, 1991 | William F. Reed
[Editor's note: While new purple jerseys played an important role in Clemson's victory over N.C. State (page 28), purple garb was worn by three other teams we find ourselves writing about this...

November 04, 1991 | William F. Reed
OFFENCEPacific junior wideout Aaron Turner had 16 catches for 228 yards—one for the winning TD with :05 left—for an NCAA-record 10th straight 100-yard game, in a 27-20 defeat of New Mexico State.

November 04, 1991 | Joseph Spinelli

November 04, 1991 | Joseph Spinelli
Don King declined to be interviewed. His attorney, Robert Hirth, wrote in a letter to SI that "Spinelli's animus toward Mr. King is longstanding and well known." Of Spinelli's charges that King...

November 04, 1991 | Laura Hilgers
Alcatraz, a lockup of legend, is the starting point for an arresting San Francisco triathlon

November 04, 1991 | William Nack
After more than 15 years in organized crime—as a soldier and later as a fast-rising capo in New York City's Colombo crime family—Michael Franzese sat down with his father, onetime underboss John...

November 04, 1991 | Stephen Malley

November 04, 1991 | Daphne Hurford
Arthur Ashe is a bibliophile with a passion for collecting books on black athletes

November 04, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
Bought OutFor $5 million by the Sacramento Kings, the contract of center Ralph Sampson. The 7'4" Sampson, who was selected by the Houston Rockets with the first pick of the 1983 draft, averaged...

November 04, 1991
Ron EllisDALLAS

November 04, 1991 | Marty Kaminsky
Ruben Gonzalez has gone from gang member to top-ranked pro and four-time Sportsman of the Year

November 04, 1991
Rock ArtThe official logo of the Colorado Rockies is better than SI's proposed substitute (SCORECARD, Oct. 7). It is clean and legible, with obvious symbolism. The white baseball against a purple...

November 04, 1991 | Rick Telander
What of an ex-Auburn football player who chose to take the money and run his tape recorder?