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July 12, 1993 | Volume 79, Issue 2

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Laurie Crews Cover - Sports Illustrated July 12, 1993

July 12, 1993
Michael MarxSOUTH BEND, IND.

July 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Tale of the Tape

July 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Thomas Boswell in The Washington Post, praising last-of-a-breed catcher Carlton Fisk, who after playing that position in a major league-record 2,226 games was released on June 28 by the Chicago...

July 12, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Pete Sampras, Wimbledon champion, when asked why he walks around the court with his head down: "I'm looking for money."

July 12, 1993 | Gary Smith

July 12, 1993 | Sally Jenkins

July 12, 1993 | Richard Hoffer

July 12, 1993 | Mark Mulvoy
When Joe Marshall, who is both the editor of SI's Sports people section and the director of our news bureau, went on vacation last week, his minivan resembled Wild Kingdom on wheels. The Marshall...

July 12, 1993 | Alexander Wolff
A brave team from Bosnia escaped war at home to make a plea for brotherhood at the European Basketball Championships in Munich

July 12, 1993 | John Garrity
These days, no matter what Payne Stewart happens to be wearing, he has reclaimed the high style that made him a winner

July 12, 1993 | Sally Jenkins
They call her little Martina. She has a racket bag full of tournament victories and is represented by the powerful International Management Group. She is, for better or worse, the future of...

July 12, 1993 | Phil Taylor
If you had seen him at the NBA draft at the palace in Auburn Hills, Mich., last week, you would have remembered Romanian center Gheorghe Muresan—all 7'7" and 315 pounds of him. You would have...

July 12, 1993 | Kelly Whiteside
Never mind that Montreal Expo general manager Dan Duquette says Triple A prospect Curtis Pride has a "chance to play every day in the big leagues." No matter what the G.M. says, Pride knows he...

July 12, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian

July 12, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian
The Tigers lost 10 games in a row from June 22 through last Thursday—and it cost them first place in the American League East. Detroit had led Toronto by two games when the slump began. The...

July 12, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian
Those Amazing Mets (Continued). When they defeated the Marlins on June 29 and 30, the Mets won back-to-back games for the first time since April 16 and 17, a stretch of 64 games. In that time...

July 12, 1993 | Skip Bayless

July 12, 1993 | Robert H. Boyle
Latest threat to the environment: misinformation that flows through the mainstream media

July 12, 1993
Role ModelsThree cheers for Karl Malone's POINT AFTER (June 14). I, too, have mixed reactions to Charles Barkley's Nike commercial. It is true that people should not abdicate their parental...