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September 06, 1993 | Volume 79, Issue 10

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Junior Seau Cover - Sports Illustrated September 06, 1993

September 06, 1993 | Jill Lieber
A onetime street fighter, Dolphin Bryan Cox doesn't want his family to endure what he did growing up

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
Excited by the prospect that Don Shula will overtake George Halas as the NFL's winningest coach sometime this season, many people are picking the MIAMI DOLPHINS to be the AFC champion. It could...

September 06, 1993 | John Garrity
Cleveland safety Eric Turner is out to erase the disappointment of last year with a hard-hitting '93

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
Houston Oiler owner Bud Adams says, "We've got to do it this year. Next season it'll be a whole new ball game." Translation: Adams is shooting the works at a Super Bowl shot. The 1994 salary cap,...

September 06, 1993 | Richard Hoffer
Raider defensive end Anthony Smith has found his calling—helping kids from poor neighborhoods in L.A.

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
The Kansas City 49ers—make that the KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—have hung up a mirror, and when they look at it they want to see San Francisco staring back. Along with Joe Montana came the 49er offensive...

September 06, 1993 | Peter King
Erik Williams has emerged from obscurity to become one of the game's premier tackles

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
What can possibly stop the DALLAS COWBOYS from repeating as Super Bowl champs? Traditionally, there are many ways the lofty can tumble: A one-season frenzy abates, and some other team comes along...

September 06, 1993 | Peter King
Herman Moore, an incurable devotee of the silver screen, should have a leading role at the Silverdome this fall

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
General Manager Ron Wolf and head coach Mike Holmgren of the GREEN BAY PACKERS seem to have been born for this free-agency game, and now that the Pack is poised for back-to-back winning seasons...

September 06, 1993 | Hank Hersch
Ram defensive tackle Sean Gilbert likens his disposition to that of a bear whose turf has been invaded

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman
What a gloomy summer it was for the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS. At one point, four of their five starting offensive linemen were out with injuries. Quarterback Steve Young broke his left (throwing)...

September 06, 1993 | Paul Zimmerman

September 06, 1993 | Bud Collins
Fifty years ago a dashing Navy officer named Joe Hunt won Forest Hills in the last match of his life

September 06, 1993 | Michael Finkel
In half a century Rose Ficarelli has worked magic on most of the uniforms worn by Chicago's athletes

September 06, 1993 | Bill Beuttler
In Chicago a six-year-old league offers women a chance to play the men's game

September 06, 1993 | Leigh Montville
Have you ever wondered what an injured football player goes through? Ask Hart Lee Dykes

September 06, 1993
Doubles and TriplesMy team heading toward a pennant, my hammock waiting in the shade and Roy Blount Jr.'s superb tale of doubles and triples past (Plink-rumba-barumba-BOOM, Aug. 9)—summer doesn't...

September 06, 1993
Joe WilliamsHARVEY, ILL.

September 06, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Now It Can Be Told

September 06, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Warming up for the U.S. Open, USA Network's John McEnroe and CBS's Mary Carilo, who both hail from Douglaston, N.Y. and who teamed to win the 1977 French Open mixed doubles title, played...

September 06, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
Indiana Pacer forward Malik Sealy has put the infamous missing-play-book incident (SCORECARD, May 10) behind him—or at least onto fabric. Sealy, you'll recall, left his team play-book at New...

September 06, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Mike Downey in the Los Angeles Times: "New Baltimore Oriole part-owner Tom Clancy is hard at work on his new book: The Hunt for Mr. October."

September 06, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Aaron Sele, Boston Red Sox rookie pitcher, when asked what manager Butch Hobson told him during a late-inning visit to the mound: "He said he wanted to go home and watch The Andy Griffith Show."

September 06, 1993 | Tom Verducci
With Fred McGriff (left) and David Justice slugging, and four pitchers sizzling, the Braves closed in on the Giants

September 06, 1993 | Jon Scher
Long Beach went to the end of its bench to get a hero and a Little League World Series title

September 06, 1993 | Peter King

September 06, 1993 | Mark Mulvoy
Senior writer Peter King is beginning his fifth year of covering Pro Football for SI, and recently we received a letter that lauded him and told us how King spent part of his off-season. Last...

September 06, 1993
Linebackers are search-and-destroy specialists whose taste for the punishing blow remains one of the game's few constants

September 06, 1993 | Rick Telander

September 06, 1993 | Jill Lieber

September 06, 1993 | John Schulian
Chuck Bednarik, the last of the 60-minute men, was a stalwart at both linebacker and center for the 1960 NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles

September 06, 1993 | James Buckley Jr.
Candlestick Park was the setting for Tom Rodrigues's daylong art show and baseball happening

September 06, 1993 | Peter King
Who knows what dangers lurk in the realm of the salary cap