April 25, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
I Can't Accept Not Trying, a 36-page volume described by publisher HarperSanFrancisco as "an inspirational and elegant book of wisdom" from Michael Jordan, can be yours for $12 ($16 in Canada).
Joe OliverCincinnati Red catcher, on being surprised that he had to dial a call while visiting a teammate in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hospital: "I didn't think they still had rotator phones."
April 25, 1994 | Tom Verducci
A barrage of runs and homers has turned heads—mostly those of moundsmen—as lousy pitching afflicts the game
Holy Bull's wire-to-wire win in the Blue Grass secured his role as the Kentucky Derby favorite
April 25, 1994 | Peter King
A powerful agent is pulling the strings on the biggest quarterback shuffle ever
As it stands now, 20 of the 28 NFL teams will have a different number-two quarterback than the one who finished last season for them. But here's how truly nutty the league's quarterback situation...
Defensive tackle Dan (Big Daddy) Wilkinson looks to be a draft-day bargain at any price
1. BENGALS (or Patriots in trade) Dan Wilkinson, DT, OHIO STATEPat coach Bill Parcells offering the store to move up, but Bengals might keep the pick.
April 25, 1994 | Jack Olsen
When this SI Classic ran in 1963, Sandy Koufax was in his prime but wary about how long it would last
April 25, 1994
"Once there was a coach who acted the way I wish coaches would act today. His name is John Wooden."Dick Hoch, Fishers Island, N.Y.
Lee Trevino was cranky when he made the turn Sunday in the final round of the PGA Seniors' Championship in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. "Who the hell runs this place?" he asked volunteers when he...
Don't talk to Uta Pippig about the wall that waits near the end of a marathon. When you grew up in East Berlin, the Wall is something else entirely, a grim reminder that your world has had...
The Oldest rookie in major league baseball this season is also, not surprisingly, the happiest. After toiling for 14 years in the minor leagues without ever appearing on a big league mound,...
April 25, 1994 | John Ed Bradley
Life is sweet indeed for Shaquille O'Neal, the Orlando Magic's man-child in the promised land
April 25, 1994
Hiag BrownPORTLANDBrown, a senior sociology major and wrestler at Portland State, beat 1993 champion Jim Gale of Mankato State 3-1 for the Division II 150-pound title. Brown, who won his first...
A Ringing in His Ear. Last Friday night in Seattle, Brewer outfielder Matt Mieske was hit in the helmet by a fastball thrown by Mariner fireballer Randy Johnson. Mieske stayed in the game and...
The Envelopes, Please
George Mitchell, do you really want to be baseball commish, not a Supreme Court justice?