August 08, 1994 | Rick Reilly
August 08, 1994 | Alan Shipnuck
Kenny Rogers of the Texas Rangers joined an elite group of perfect-game hurlers
August 08, 1994 | Peter King
Coughlans, the hopping place on Friday nights in the western New York hamlet of Fredonia, is wall-to-wall people on this particular evening, and one of the reasons is that the boys are back in...
August 08, 1994
"Hey, Buddy, the war is over. Football is only a game."ERIC STEIN, TEANECK, N.J.
For most of SI's 40-year history, our pages have been enlivened by one of America's wittiest artists. These 1981 Roth's-eye views of spring training, and the illustrations that follow, show Roth...
August 08, 1994 | Tim Rosaforte
At age 24, U.S. Open champ Ernie Els of South Africa is hailed as golf's future best in show
Hackers come from all over Japan to worship at the shrine of the golf goddess
An innovative wheelchair lets disabled athletes hit mountain hiking trails
Tricia Saunders is the first—and only—U.S. woman to win a world wrestling title
None other than the Babe deemed Yale Field a grand place to play ball
August 08, 1994 | Merrell Noden
August 08, 1994
Meredith QuickLAKEWOOD, COLO.
Once played only in Southeast Asia, takraw has gained a foothold in the U.S.
Most Valuable Penmanship. The best handwriting in the American League belongs to Oriole coach Jerry Narron, who, using a cartridge pen, fills out Baltimore's lineup card in calligraphy (below)....
As the Goodwill Games proved anew, not every U.S. basketball squad is a dream team
August 08, 1994 | Edited by Franz Lidz and Richard O'Brien
Lee Smith, the $1.5 million-a-year reliever for the Baltimore Orioles, admitted he has been stockpiling autographed bats in his locker so he "can sell them during a strike."
John KrukPhiladelphia Phillie first baseman, after learning that his abdominal pain resulted from a strained stomach muscle: "At least now I know I have a muscle in my stomach."