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August 31, 1992 | Volume 77, Issue 9

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Stephen McGuire Cover - Sports Illustrated August 31, 1992

August 31, 1992 | Ed Hinton
Shawn Graves snubbed the big time and became a masterly wishbone quarterback at Division II Wofford

August 31, 1992
The division is loaded with good quarterbacks, including Steve McNair of Alcorn State, who threw for nearly 3,000 yards last year as a freshman. If McNair shines, the Braves will win their first...

August 31, 1992
A lot of folks look at Ithaca tailback Jeff Wittman (above) and see shades of John Riggins. Says Wittman, who led the Bombers to a 34-20 victory over Dayton in last year's division championship...

August 31, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
The New Brew Crew

August 31, 1992 | Tim Kurkjian
Switch-HitteeOn Aug. 19, Phillie third baseman Dave Hollins tied the major league single-season record for switch-hitters—held by Minnesota's Gene Larkin—when he was hit by a pitch for the 15th...

August 31, 1992 | Steve Hirdt/ The Elias Sports Bureau
Good As GoldFielding numbers are the black sheep of baseball statistics. The same world that embraces RBIs, ERAs and, yes, batting averages in late-inning pressure situations regularly thumbs its...

August 31, 1992 | Edited by Tim Crothers
StormedPast the field in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga, 7-1 shot Thunder Rumble. The 3-year-old colt, who didn't run in any of the Triple Crown races, pulled away down the stretch to defeat Devil...

August 31, 1992
Christy ByrdNEWNAN, GA.

August 31, 1992 | William F. Reed
Regrettably, the SEC has seen only the glory of the coming of a conference playoff game

August 31, 1992 | Jack McCallum
Larry Bird's brilliant career ended last week after 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics

August 31, 1992
Our annual preview looks at who's up and who's down, who's in and who's out from southern Florida to Southern Cal

August 31, 1992 | Sally Jenkins

August 31, 1992 | John Garrity

August 31, 1992 | Austin Murphy
Six months out of high school, San Diego State's Marshall Faulk rewrote the NCAA record book

August 31, 1992 | Douglas S. Looney
A charismatic coach and a savvy school president joined forces to resurrect Kansas State

August 31, 1992 | Mark Mulvoy
Senior writer Douglas S. Looney has a reporter's nose that he often sticks in places most noses fear to go. For instance, in this week's College Football Preview issue he has written two...

August 31, 1992
What ingredients would combine to make the perfect football program? The items on the following pages suggest an answer

August 31, 1992 | Austin Murphy
Genial coach John Gagliardi's toughest job at St. John's of Minnesota is keeping the faculty happy

August 31, 1992
The OlympicsThank you for the brilliant pictures of the opening ceremonies in Barcelona (Let the Games Begin, Aug. 3). I was most moved by Peter Read Miller's shot of the torch lighting—a moment...

August 31, 1992 | Douglas S. Looney

August 31, 1992 | Michael Jaffe
Penn State wideout O.J. McDuffie has had no trouble living up to his hallowed initials

August 31, 1992 | Richard Hoffer
Southern Cal, a team of glorious tradition, is struggling to recover from a 3-8 season

August 31, 1992 | William F. Reed

August 31, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
The Fax on Vincent's Side

August 31, 1992 | Edited by Richard Demak
Ted Marchibroda, coach of the Indianapolis Colts, after his team lost its second preseason game following a win in its first: "I thought we probably played this week like I thought maybe we could...

August 31, 1992 | Michael Jaffe
The Atlantic Coast Conference can be rather neatly divided into two tiers: 1) newcomer Florida State and 2) everyone else. Clemson, the winner of four of the last six ACC titles, meets the...