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July 06, 1992 | Volume 76, Issue 26

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Steve Palermo Cover - Sports Illustrated July 06, 1992

July 06, 1992 | Kenny Moore

July 06, 1992 | Steve Wulf
Dan O'Brien has many spiritual ancestors. Willie Shoemaker stood in the irons a little too early and lost the 1957 Kentucky Derby aboard Gallant Man. Roberto de Vicenzo signed an inaccurate...

July 06, 1992 | Jack McCallum
After requesting a pregame photo, Cuba posed no match for the debuting U.S. Olympic team

July 06, 1992 | Alexander Wolff
If you've heard the hypemeisters billing the U.S. Olympic basketball team as "the world's greatest pickup squad," it may have occurred to you that so fabulously wealthy and slickly marketed a...

July 06, 1992 | Bruce Newman

July 06, 1992 | William Nack
Raul Marquez studied boxing so well under his father that he earned a trip to Barcelona

July 06, 1992 | Rick Reilly
Still, freak accidents took the lives of Jerome Brown of the Philadelphia Eagles and Eric Andolsek of the Detroit Lions

July 06, 1992 | Mitch Albom
Death is not supposed to play favorites. Anguish is supposed to spread itself around. So you can understand why last week, after burying teammate Eric Andolsek in a Louisiana cemetery, several...

July 06, 1992 | Steve Wulf
Women ballplayers are celebrated in "A League of Their Own"

July 06, 1992
Chicago StadiumI thoroughly enjoyed Rick Telander's "Da Stadium" (June 1). Chicago Stadium is indeed a national treasure. As a Chicago native, I suffer from an obsession about seeing Bulls and...

July 06, 1992 | Curry Kirkpatrick

July 06, 1992 | Merrell Noden

July 06, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
Stop the Fighting

July 06, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
The Day after Father's Day

July 06, 1992 | Steve Hirdt/The Elias sports Bureau
They Keep Going And Going....

July 06, 1992 | Richard O'Brien
At the track cycling trials, Paul Swift came in first and got second, Ken Carpenter crashed and won

July 06, 1992 | Shelley Smith

July 06, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
More Sparring

July 06, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
Buddy Groom, Detroit Tiger rookie pitcher who was 0-2 at week's end, when told that the record for rookie futility is held by the Washington Senators' Robert Groom, who began the 1909 season 0-19:...

July 06, 1992 | Edited by Sally Guard
StormedThe state of Georgia, by Boris Yeltsin and fellow Muscovites. Boris, who's nine and a grandson of the president of Russia, is touring the southeastern U.S. with 14 mates from Moscow's...

July 06, 1992
Jowanna McMullenBROOKLYNJowanna, an eighth-grader at I.S. 324, is the first eighth-grader to win two National Scholastic track and field high school championships. She won both the 800-meter...

July 06, 1992 | Kenny Moore
U.S. track and field athletes have little defense against coercion by the sport's dictators