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August 03, 1992 | Volume 77, Issue 5

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Nelson Diebel Cover - Sports Illustrated August 03, 1992

August 03, 1992 | Gary Smith
You can flood the stadium floor with 19,000 people. You can fill the sky above with lightning and thunder and smoke and jets and blimps and . You can shell out $28 million, lay out 12½ miles of...

August 03, 1992 | Jack McCallum
The traveling superstar Caravan that is the United States men's basketball team rolled into Barcelona and immediately rewrote the Olympic code. When asked why the 12 Dream Teamers while away their...

August 03, 1992 | William Oscar Johnson
The presence of Nelson Mandela marked the momentous return of a former pariah

August 03, 1992 | Leigh Montville

August 03, 1992
Track and Field Trials

August 03, 1992 | Jack McCallum
For Team USA, pre-Olympic training camp in Monte Carlo was a chance to kick back and play with the kiddies

August 03, 1992 | Kenny Moore
Politics and religion are inseparable from sport in the lives of Algeria's world-champion runners, Noureddine Morceli and Hassiba Boulmerka

August 03, 1992 | Ron Fimrite
George Plimpton has assembled a dazzling array of talent for a sports anthology

August 03, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
Having won 13 games in a row, the Atlanta Braves are sitting atop the NL West

August 03, 1992 | Alexander Wolff
Miguel Induráin of Spain won his second straight Tour de France and added further splendor to his Basque homeland

August 03, 1992 | John Garrity
Patty Sheehan beat Juli Inkster in a playoff to win the U.S. Women's Open at rainy Oakmont

August 03, 1992 | Steve Rushin

August 03, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
The Elusive Crown

August 03, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
The Abbott CurseSo far, this has been a bad year to be named Abbott. California's Jim was 4-11 despite a 2.96 ERA and was on the disabled list with a strained rib cage at week's end....

August 03, 1992 | Edited by Sally Guard
StruckThe first gold of the 1992 Summer Games, by Yeo Kab Soon, 18, of South Korea, who scored a total of 498.2 points in the women's air-rifle competition. Bulgaria's Vesela Letcheva finished...

August 03, 1992
Sarah SkrydGLEN ELLYN. ILL.Skryd, a setter the Sports Performance Volleyball Club, won All-America and tournament MVP honors after leading Sports Performance to the AAU girls' 18/Under title at...

August 03, 1992
IOC headman Juan Antonio Samaranch finds his committee blameless

August 03, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
Offensive Driving

August 03, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
Bill Giles, owner of the last-place Philadelphia Phillies, after watching his team lose to the San Diego Padres: "My back hurts, I can't play golf, my ball club is horrible, and in the seventh...