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April 12, 1993 | Volume 78, Issue 14

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Chris Webber Cover - Sports Illustrated April 12, 1993

April 12, 1993 | Phil Taylor
It's time athletic directors considered top women coaches for men's college basketball jobs

April 12, 1993
Ron MasonHASLETT, MICH.Mason, 53, coached the Michigan State hockey team to a 6-5 win over Kent State for his 674th career win, a national collegiate hockey record. In 27 seasons at three...

April 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Boats and Bikes

April 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Tim McDonald, in the Florida Times-Union, after Vinny Testaverde (above), a six-year bust with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, signed last week with the Cleveland Browns: "Testaverde looks like a...

April 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
With a front-page headline IRON MALIK, the New York Post reported last week that Mike Tyson was converting to Islam and changing his name to Malik Abdul Aziz. But Tyson's lawyer, Alan Dershowitz,...

April 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Charles Schulz, creator of Peanuts, on last week's strip in which Charlie Brown (below) hit his first home run after 43 years as the comics' most hapless jock: "I think it's a mistake to be...

April 12, 1993 | Alexander Wolff

April 12, 1993 | William F. Reed
He had secluded himself in a guarded room off the Michigan locker room, ducking the reporters who were waiting impatiently for him, and now, about an hour after the NCAA championship game, Chris...

April 12, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian

April 12, 1993 | Steve Hirdt
Back in the spring of 1962, an 11-year-old boy who was a bit of a statistical smart aleck looked at the roster of the first-year New York Mets and let himself dream. After all, Richie Ashburn,...

April 12, 1993 | Kelli Anderson
Sheryl Swoopes was the name of the game as she led Texas Tech to the women's NCAA title

April 12, 1993 | Peter King

April 12, 1993 | Peter King
In 1953 the Detroit Lions won the NFL championship, and guard Dick Stanfel, the club's most valuable player, earned a salary of $10,000. In 1963 the Chicago Bears won the title, and center Mike...

April 12, 1993 | Bruce Newman

April 12, 1993 | William Nack

April 12, 1993 | Franz Lidz
At 14, Royce Sharp wanted to be a swimmer like crazy. "Unfortunately I was totally whacked at the time," says Sharp, the U.S.-record holder in the 200-meter backstroke. "I hung out in Houston with...

April 12, 1993 | Hank Hersch
As a mormon missionary in Australia for the past 23 months, 7'6" Shawn Bradley has ministered to Aboriginal families in the outback, comforted a heroin addict in Sydney and picked leeches off his...

April 12, 1993 | Austin Murphy
His is unfair.... that's what you think the first time you see Michele Granger pitch in a softball game. The 5'11" University of California senior stands on the mound, scowling like St. Louis...

April 12, 1993 | Hank Hersch
Mention swordplay as depicted on the silver screen and Columbia University fencer Ben Atkins will make a purist's grimace. Still, his own flair for drama is worthy of Errol Flynn. At the NCAA...

April 12, 1993 | Ed Hinton
Alan Kulwicki went south in 1985 to pursue his NASCAR dream when a dream was all he had. He had sold most of his belongings back home in Greenfield, Wis., and two days before he set out for...

April 12, 1993 | Jon Scher
The Black Bears dethroned Lake Superior to win their first NCAA championship

April 12, 1993 | Jack McCallum

April 12, 1993 | Jack McCallum
As the season winds down, some coaches should worry about job security

April 12, 1993 | Steve Wulf

April 12, 1993
Air Ball?Wait a minute! You finally give the Cleveland Cavaliers some overdue attention (Can the Cavs Finally Jam? March 15), and they come off as hayseeds from the set of Hee Haw. In Cleveland we...