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April 24, 1995 | Volume 82, Issue 16

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Joe Montana Cover - Sports Illustrated April 24, 1995

April 24, 1995
Paul PierceINGLEWOOD, CALIF.Paul, a senior guard-forward at Inglewood High, averaged 27 points and 11 rebounds in 1994-95 and was named state Player of the Year. He had 28 points in the McDonald's...

April 24, 1995 | Edited by Franz Lidz And Christian Stone
Air's Apparent

April 24, 1995 | Edited by Franz Lidz And Christian Stone
New York Knick coach Pat Riley told New York magazine the best thing about his job was "the unbelievably dignified and objective approach of the New York media."

April 24, 1995 | Edited by Franz Lidz And Christian Stone
Steve RobinsonTulsa basketball coach, on whether he had a schoolboy point guard stashed, as was rumored, in his back pocket: "If I do, he's too small to play for Tulsa."

April 24, 1995 | Michael Silver

April 24, 1995 | William Nack
Talkin Man won the Wood and boldly declared himself a Derby favorite

April 24, 1995 | Tim Crothers

April 24, 1995 | Gerry Callahan
Last season the New York Rangers made history by winning the Stanley Cup. This year they may not even make the playoffs

April 24, 1995 | Mark Mulvoy
We're not surprised to hear that the last thing Linda Verigan wants to do when she gets home from work is cheek her mailbox. "I have absolutely no interest in the mail," she says. "I just ask my...

April 24, 1995 | Phil Taylor

April 24, 1995 | Phil Taylor
Early on Grant Hill was the leading candidate in the race for Rookie of the Year. But with election day falling this week—media members must cast their votes by Friday, April 21—the contest has...

April 24, 1995 | Ed Hinton

April 24, 1995 | Johnette Howard
When Terry Riordan gives a thumbnail version of his life, he fails to relate anything suggesting that he might become the leading goal-scorer on the nation's top-rated college lacrosse team, the...

April 24, 1995 | Shelley Smith
The jacked-up 4 X 4 is cruising the streets of San Jose, and country music blares from the stereo speakers. In the passenger seat, after a grueling workout, Jeff Friesen, the star forward for the...

April 24, 1995 | John Walters
Softballs are not so soft anymore. Nor, as it turns out, are softball players. "I was up to bat in an exhibition game last summer, and the pitcher hit me," says Amy Chellevold, the University of...

April 24, 1995 | Sally Jenkins
Ballplayers have never been one of North Dakota's chief exports. Gun-slingers, O.K. Painted-canyon postcards, sure. But no one would call the state a field of dreams—at least not until Darin...

April 24, 1995 | Peter King

April 24, 1995 | Paul Zimmerman
The 1995 draft will roll back the clock, back to a simpler time when you picked a guy because you needed him, when the "best available athlete" was someone in the Olympics and a "projection" was...

April 24, 1995 | Phil Taylor
Preemptive Strike?

April 24, 1995 | E.M. Swift
Ballroom dancing has as much right to be in the Olympics as, say, rhythmic gymnastics

April 24, 1995
How appropriate that baseball announced its return on April Fools' weekend.RON BOSTWICK, STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLO.

April 24, 1995 | Tim Rosaforte

April 24, 1995 | Rick Lipsey
Believe it or not, there is more to this college season than Tiger Woods

April 24, 1995 | Jaime Diaz
Ben Crenshaw's humility and generosity have seen him through good times and bad

April 24, 1995 | Bo Links