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March 25, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 12

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Darvin Ham Cover - Sports Illustrated March 25, 1996

March 25, 1996 | Gerry Callahan
Please, no more team nicknames celebrating weather, weird creatures and auto parts

March 25, 1996
Bloody but unbowed, Christy (the Goal Miner's Daughter) Martin went on to beat Deirdre Gogarty of Ireland in a women's lightweight bout on the Tyson-Bruno undercard.

March 25, 1996
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED offers current and past articles, photos and special multimedia features on CompuServe (GO SPORTS) and on the Internet ( To subscribe to CompuServe,...

March 25, 1996
Your article on Rick Pitino was full of passion, just like his coaching.JANE GRIGGS, MORGANFIELD, KY.

March 25, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy

March 25, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
Been to the human aquarium yet? Actually, this is a shot from last weekend's immodestly billed Underwater Hockey Championship of the Universe at Gaines Park Pool in West Palm Beach, Fla....

March 25, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
To honor his tenacity in overcoming reconstructive surgery on both knees, Phoenix Suns forward Danny Manning recently got a tattoo on his left calf. Manning's tattoo (right), which he will also...

March 25, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
A Vermont freshman allowed doctors to extract bone marrow from her spine for a medical study to earn the $90 she needed to buy tickets for the ECAC hockey playoffs.

March 25, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
Rich DeVosThe millionaire owner of the Orlando Magic, during a college lecture: "I'm not a financial guy—I just make money."

March 25, 1996 | Richard Hoffer
And two to go for Mike Tyson, who regained the first of his three lost titles by demolishing Frank Bruno

March 25, 1996 | Alexander Wolff

March 25, 1996 | Bill Colson
When assistant managing editor Craig Neff recently returned to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED after five years as managing editor of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS, he left behind some big shoes to fill....

March 25, 1996 | Jack McCallum
Playing the national anthem is a vestige of wartime fervor. So why is it still a part of U.S. sports events?

March 25, 1996 | Rick Reilly
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf caused an uproar when he sat out the national anthem

March 25, 1996
Shawnetta StewartPHILADELPHIAShawnetta, a 5'10" senior guard at University City High, broke Wilt Chamberlain's Public League career scoring record by getting her 2,253rd point in an 89-40 win over...

March 25, 1996 | S.L. Price

March 25, 1996 | William Nack
Unbridled's Song tuned up for Churchill Downs by hitting all the right notes in the Florida Derby

March 25, 1996 | Hank Hersch
Shawn Bradley, the butt of jokes in Philly, may get the last laugh now that he's standing tall for New Jersey

March 25, 1996 | Jackie MacMullan
The Kings do a fast fade—again, Childs, Ferry and McCloud: from rags to riches, Strickland's hot hand

March 25, 1996 | Peter King
A devastating block remains legal, Does Natrone mean business?, London warms up to the Fridge

March 25, 1996 | Leigh Montville

March 25, 1996 | Robinson Holloway

March 25, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
A leaner, by 30 pounds, and meaner Colin Montgomerie wins big, Slip of rules, Moe Norman puts on a show

March 25, 1996 | Rick Lipsey
Does Tim (Lumpy) Herron (above left), the big-hitting 26-year-old rookie who came out of nowhere to win the Honda Classic, live up to his nickname? The original, Frank Bank, who played Clarence...

March 25, 1996 | William F. Reed
Paul Goydos finally had a scoop for his pals in the media tent