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May 16, 1994 | Volume 80, Issue 19

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated May 16, 1994

May 16, 1994
Terrence LaskerKANSAS CITY, MO.Terrence, 16, won the bronze medal in the under-17 sabre competition at the world fencing championships. Earlier, Terrence, who is ranked No. 1 nationally in the...

May 16, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum

May 16, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
The 3M National Advertising Co., concerned about the visibility of several of its billboards in center-city Atlanta, lopped the tops off 22 sugar maples, elms and Savannah hollies planted two...

May 16, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
Jim DeShaies

May 16, 1994 | Sonja Steptoe
Florida State won the 1993 national football championship, but because of unsavory agents; rule-breaking players and its own lack of vigilance, it ended up a loser

May 16, 1994 | William Nack
By mastering a sloppy track at the Kentucky Derby, Go for Gin was the toast of the town

May 16, 1994 | Phil Taylor
The inexperienced and unheralded Nuggets snuffed the mighty Sonics and helped turn the NBA playoffs into a free-for-all

May 16, 1994 | Donald M. Elliman Jr.
Perhaps only Reader's Digest has been associated with a greater array of magazines than has SI publisher David Long. In fact, as he recites his curriculum vitae, the 47-year-old Long sounds as if...

May 16, 1994 | Austin Murphy
With the surprising success of their team, San Jose Shark fans have been bitten by hockey fever

May 16, 1994 | Tom Verducci
Remade in the image of workaholic manager Buck Showalter, the Yankees displayed their new grit by sweeping the Red Sox

May 16, 1994 | Susan Davis
With dazzling trick rides, the Cowboy Girls keep alive a grand rodeo tradition

May 16, 1994 | Ted Gup
Buck Metz's prize chicken feathers make anglers cluck with delight

May 16, 1994 | Franz Lidz
The Brothers Traber are alike in their bowling talent, but not much else

May 16, 1994 | David Guterson
Encounters between cougars and humans, sometimes fatal, are rising

May 16, 1994 | Richard Hoffer
Julio César Chávez got his title back thanks to Frankie Randall's noggin

May 16, 1994 | Jaime Diaz
To his loudest fans—the ones currently paying him tribute by wearing flesh-colored skullcaps—John Daly will always remain the antigolfer who hit it the farthest, drank the most liquor, signed the...

May 16, 1994 | Franz Lidz
At 14, Andrea Jaeger won her first professional tennis tournament. At 18, she reached the final of Wimbledon. At 19, a bum right shoulder all but ended her career. And now, at 28, she serves...

May 16, 1994 | Shelley Smith
When Ramón Hernández first arrived on the Perm State campus four years ago, he spoke little English, had no friends and was terrified by the differences between Puerto Rico and Pennsylvania. "I...

May 16, 1994 | Michael Farber
If anybody can make this game fashionable in the U.S., it is Roberto Baggio, Italy's stylish superstar

May 16, 1994 | Rick Reilly
This SI Classic from April 1986 examines the life of Jim Murray, America's top sports columnist, who, despite a series of tragedies, always keeps 'em laughing

May 16, 1994 | Merlisa Lawrence
Amish used-horse dealers drive some hard bargains at Eastern tracks

May 16, 1994
"At a time when passing the buck is all too common, I am happy to see Mickey Mantle take responsibility for his actions."STANLEY KNIGHT, RUSSELLVILLE, KY.

May 16, 1994 | Tom Dunkel
After a zany cross-country hash run, things usually come to a head—of foam

May 16, 1994 | Mark Mandernach
Alas, this spring the Red Wings' house specialty became Shark bait

May 16, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
The Inside Track

May 16, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
Your Ride Is Waiting. Reserve infielder Rafael Belliard of the Braves, who had one home run in 1,802 career at bats through Sunday (including none in his last 1,397), missed a homer by a few feet...

May 16, 1994 | S.L. Price
Florida State is only the latest big winner in college football to become a big loser