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October 18, 1993 | Volume 79, Issue 16

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Michael Jordan Cover - Sports Illustrated October 18, 1993

October 18, 1993
Jackie SherrillIf a coach chooses to inspire by shock, so what? In the instance of Wild Willie—the bull Mississippi State coach Jackie Sherrill (Who Is This Clown?, Sept. 20) had castrated in...

October 18, 1993 | Michael Finkel
For nearly 1,000 years a tiny, desolate island to the north of Iceland was a hotbed of chess

October 18, 1993 | William F. Reed
George Woolf's Derby, near Santa Anita, was the great jockey's personal haunt. It may still be

October 18, 1993 | Michael Konik
You can now play the country's best-known holes on one extraordinary course in Texas

October 18, 1993 | Amy Nutt
Norman Vaughan first sledded in Antarctica at 24; he plans a return this year, at 87

October 18, 1993 | William F. Reed
The Triple Crown of trotting eluded American Winner when he came up a loser

October 18, 1993 | Rick Telander
For sports fans in the Windy City, it was a turbulent and troubling 48 hours

October 18, 1993 | Perri Knize

October 18, 1993 | Bruce Newman
Superb antique cars took to the track at Laguna Seca

October 18, 1993 | Christopher Merrill
Emir Grcič, a former Bosnian soccer star and a Muslim, barely escaped his troubled homeland

October 18, 1993 | Edited by Richard O'Brien

October 18, 1993 | Edited by Richard O'Brien
In a break from tradition Massachusetts governor William F. Weld announced last week that Boston's new harbor tunnel, currently under construction, would be named not after a local politico but...

October 18, 1993 | Edited by Richard O'Brien
•Tony Kornheiser, in The Washington Post, on why he wanted to see Philadelphia in the World Series: "Shawn Bradley can act as foul pole."

October 18, 1993 | Edited by Richard O'Brien
A Swedish public-radio station paid Roma, a first-division hockey club in that country, $1,320 to have a player wear a jersey bearing the number 100.2—the station's frequency.

October 18, 1993 | Edited by Richard O'Brien
•Home Long, Los Angeles Raider defensive end, on playing against former teammate running back Marcus Allen (right), now with the Kansas City Chiefs: "it's kind of like watching your wife cook...

October 18, 1993 | Jack McCallum

October 18, 1993 | Phil Taylor
If Michael Jordan had to retire, at least he chose the best possible time, for the NBA's sake, to announce it. After all, the league was already numb from a nightmarish off-season filled with...

October 18, 1993 | Steve Rushin

October 18, 1993 | Mark Mulvoy
If John Squires were to participate in the reader surveys he oversees as SI's new consumer marketing director, it would certainly produce one more vote for a sport that doesn't get a lot of...

October 18, 1993 | Tom Verducci

October 18, 1993 | Sally Jenkins

October 18, 1993 | Peter King

October 18, 1993
Mariano FriedickSANTA MONICA, CALIF.

October 18, 1993 | Gary Smith
He told his team he was sorry. Sorry about the boom mike hanging over his head like a dang halo everywhere he paced on the sideline. Sorry about the microphone wires poking out of his shirt, the...

October 18, 1993 | Steve Wulf
He scored the 1,000,000th, and now he has scored a first.

October 18, 1993 | Art Spander
Dave Stockton has gone from the ocean to the top of the mountain. The guy we saw being dunked in the Atlantic off South Carolina's Kiawah Island as captain of America's victorious 1991 Ryder Cup...

October 18, 1993 | Peter King

October 18, 1993 | Peter King
Back in August, the day before Detroit was to play Dallas in an exhibition game in London, the Lions' practice, on an open field in Hyde Park, was interrupted by a huge dog careering through the...

October 18, 1993 | William F. Reed

October 18, 1993 | William F. Reed
OFFENSEEric Zeier, a junior quarterback at Georgia, completed 30 of 47 passes for lour touchdowns and an SEC-record 544 yards in a 54-24 victory over Southern Mississippi.

October 18, 1993 | Leigh Montville