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May 02, 1994 | Volume 80, Issue 17

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Gary Payton Cover - Sports Illustrated May 02, 1994

May 02, 1994 | Richard Hoffer
Michael Moorer used a jarring jab to win the heavyweight title

May 02, 1994 | Tim Layden
Notre Dame has Ron Powlus in a quarterback-protection program

May 02, 1994 | Phil Taylor
With the voluble George Karl in control, the relentless Sonics are the team to beat

May 02, 1994
With tenacious traps and disruptive double teams, Seattle's stifling defense shuts down foes' passing as well as their shooting

May 02, 1994
"How could you choose the Dodgers, a team without a quality starting pitcher, to win the National League wild-card berth over a talented young Expo team?"Sam Axelrod, New York City

May 02, 1994 | Peter King
Washington took a big step toward rebuilding a once-proud franchise by drafting strong-armed quarterback Heath Shuler

May 02, 1994 | Michael Jaffe
Princeton's women's boats are fast, funky and all but unbeatable

May 02, 1994 | Paul Zimmerman
How did the draft play out? The Bengals and the 49ers came up with the most blue-chippers. The Rams spurned a chance to get a keynote quarterback to trade down for a mob of picks, which was just...

May 02, 1994 | Austin Murphy
A bevy of unlikely goaltenders rose up to put the bite on their opponents in the first round of the NHL playoffs

May 02, 1994 | John Walters
Sounding Eerily like Hans and Franz, Saturday Night hive's fictitious titans, Michael Cohen found himself admonishing the United States Weightlifting Federation (USWF) last December with the...

May 02, 1994 | John Walters
There are no intentional walks in cricket. So the chaps from England's national cricket team were confounded for three consecutive days as to how to get the bat out of the hands of West Indian...

May 02, 1994 | Kelli Anderson
What did it take last Saturday to win pro bowling's final event of the winter tour, the prestigious Tournament of Champions? After surviving a bizarre, nationally televised stepladder final...

May 02, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
The winningest coach in college baseball history eats the same thing for lunch virtually every day (a peanut butter and honey sandwich, corn chips, iced tea); gets out of bed several times every...

May 02, 1994 | Michael Farber
Out two years due to disk surgery, Shawon Dunston is now stretching himself to the limit

May 02, 1994
Tom DolanARLINGTON, VA.Dolan, a freshman at the University of Michigan, won the 400-, 800-and 1,500-meter freestyles and set an American record in the 400 individual medley (4:13.52) at the U.S....

May 02, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
Top Bananas

May 02, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
Keeping'em Honest.On April 19, Expo rightfielder Larry Walker threw out John Burkett at first base after the Giant pitcher's sharp ground ball went for an apparent single. Walker had previously...

May 02, 1994 | E.M. Swift
When we eliminate postgame handshakes, we fail to teach the main lesson of sports

May 02, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum

May 02, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
The Fox television network has spared no expense in landing prime talent for its debut NFL season. And it is apparently determined to bring its distinctive youth-friendly, hipper-than-thou style...

May 02, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
IN AN antidrug public-service television commercial that aired recently in Buffalo, a kid on a playground says, "I don't use drugs because I want to be like Michael Jordan," and his pal adds, "I...

May 02, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
Dick PoleThe San Francisco Giant pitching coach, on the inconsistency of 22-year-old righthander Salomon Torres: "It's youth. But that youth thing gets old after a while."