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May 31, 1993 | Volume 78, Issue 21

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Bill Cartwright Cover - Sports Illustrated May 31, 1993

May 31, 1993 | Stephanie Diaz
Secretariat Dancer, a broken-down son of Secretariat, was saved from the slaughterhouse to run again

May 31, 1993 | Elwood H. Smith
Last week, for the seventh time in 19 years, basketball coach Larry Brown quit in a snit

May 31, 1993 | John Grossmann

May 31, 1993 | John Walters
Mark Allen, the world's top triathlete, snoozes almost as hard as he competes

May 31, 1993
Marlene StollingsBEAVER, OHIOMarlene, a 5'10" senior basketball forward at Eastern High, shattered the Ohio high school career record—for boys or girls—by scoring 3,514 points. No other player has...

May 31, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Magic Touch

May 31, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Jim Henneman in the Baltimore Sun: "Owner Marge Schott says the Reds have embarrassed her so far this year. Does that mean they're even?"

May 31, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Rusty Fricke, Cincinnati Rocker kicker, shrugging off the Arena Football League-record 60-yard field goal he booted in 1991: "I had the air-conditioning at my back."

May 31, 1993 | Tom Verducci

May 31, 1993 | Jack McCallum

May 31, 1993 | Phil Taylor
Can the superstarless Sonics outshine Charles Barkley's Suns?

May 31, 1993 | Leigh Montville

May 31, 1993 | Jon Scher
Toronto's hard-bitten Doug Gilmour has sunk his fangs into the Kings on offense as well as defense

May 31, 1993 | Mark Mulvoy
In a year that has been particularly hard on would-be repeaters (e.g., the Washington Redskins, the Duke Blue Devils and the Pittsburgh Penguins), it is worth noting the encore triumph of SI...

May 31, 1993 | Pat Putnam
Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight champion, once paid Jesse Ferguson $2,000 a week to be his sparring partner. Last Saturday night in Washington, D.C., the current heavyweight champion, Riddick...

May 31, 1993 | Kelli Anderson
Florida Sophomore Lisa Raymond is something of an expert on the criminal mind. An absolute sucker for whodunits, she devours mysteries (she has all 83 of Agatha Christie's) and avidly scans USA...

May 31, 1993 | John Walters
Pinto beans. Arizona State catcher Paul LoDuca recalls that in his youth his mother, Luci, preferred serving pinto beans over the plate rather than on one. "She'd pitch maybe 100 or 150 to me, one...

May 31, 1993 | Peter King

May 31, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian

May 31, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian
Just Happy to Be Here. Among players who have been on a major league active roster since the start of the season, Angel catcher Ron Tingley is the only one who, through Sunday, was still without...

May 31, 1993
Baseball's WoesBravo for your article about the troubles baseball is facing (Sign of the Times, May 3). Although baseball's long-term future depends on owners and players sitting down together and...

When the Athletics roused themselves from their early-season slumber, not to mention an 8-1 deficit, to defeat the White Sox 12-11 last Friday, they added to what has been a steady supply of...

May 31, 1993 | Merrell Noden
A kindred duel in the women's 800 highlighted a memorable New York Games

May 31, 1993 | John Garrity

May 31, 1993 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
Why do sports events need car-crushing Godzillas and Séance Nights to attract fans?

May 31, 1993 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Westerners in Tokyo will find Japan's Hall of Fame a fascinating counterpart to the one in the U.S.

May 31, 1993 | David Guterson
Struck by Big Fish Fever, the author sets out to catch the Columbia River's mighty sturgeon

May 31, 1993 | Jim Gullo
Jim Crow rules kept Teddy (Sweet Swinger) Rhodes from showing the world his great talent

May 31, 1993 | Franz Lidz
In 50 years of traveling the world, Hugh Forgie kept his eye on the birdie

May 31, 1993 | Amy Nutt
Blythe Miller, the best steeplechase rider in the U.S., is an amateur who regularly beats the pros