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April 01, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 13

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Manny Ramirez Cover - Sports Illustrated April 01, 1996

April 01, 1996 | Michael Bamberger

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. ATLANTA BRAVES

April 01, 1996 | Kelly Whiteside
1. HOUSTON ASTROS

April 01, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian
1. LOS ANGELES DODGERS

April 01, 1996
Joe ReillyGLASTONBURY, CONN.

April 01, 1996 | Steve Rushin
For the best in sports TV, pray the V-chip comes along to wipe out the worst

April 01, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy

April 01, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
Mike Tyson, who has earned some $65 million in his three fights since being released from prison a year ago, says he wants "to be treated fairly," is "entitled" to more money and is not getting...

April 01, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Kostya Kennedy
Veronica FleuryWife of Calgary Flames forward Theo Fleury, after an errant shot from Flames defenseman Zarley Zalapski hit her in the head while she was watching a game: "Good thing he didn't get...

April 01, 1996
Rohan Gardner of Northwestern (bottom) vainly tried to avoid being pinned by Reese Andy of Wyoming in the 177-pound division at the NCAA championships, where Iowa won the team title for the 16th time.

April 01, 1996
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April 01, 1996 | Alexander Wolff

April 01, 1996 | E.M. Swift
A pair of flawless performances by Michelle Kwan and Todd Eldredge helped the U.S. rule the worlds

April 01, 1996 | Michael Bamberger
Caught at the scene of a hotel drug bust, image-conscious Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin lost some luster

April 01, 1996 | Amy Nutt
The author gamely teamed with Darius Rucker and John Daly in a celebrity pro-am

April 01, 1996 | Phil Taylor

April 01, 1996 | Jackie MacMullan
The high-riding Spurs don't miss Rodman, Katz's sad Sixers sayonara, Bowie's bush triple double

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. KEITH HERNANDEZNational League record holder for career assists; best ever at playing the bunt.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. BILL MAZEROSKIUndisputed master of the pivot.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. BROOKS ROBINSONHuman vacuum cleaner won 16 Hold Gloves, a record for nonpitchers.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. OZZIE SMITHNo one made the diving stop better than he did; perhaps best fielder at any position.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. ROBERTO CLEMENTEBest arm ever; led National League in assists five times.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. BARRY BONDSTops at cutting off balls hit down the line; no one has played as shallow, yet he rarely allows balls to get over his head.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. WILLIE MAYSSpeed, style and the most memorable catch in history.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. JIM KAATBig (6'4½") and quick, he won 16 straight Gold Gloves.

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. JOHNNY BENCHNo one was better at blocking pitches in the dirt or throwing out runners.

April 01, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
At 81, the author's grandfather is happiest when he's carving up a mountain

April 01, 1996 | Brad Herzog
Jackie Robinson's first minor league game 50 years ago was a major event

April 01, 1996 | John Walters
Greg Marsden has coached the women of Utah to 10 national championships

April 01, 1996
Dennis Rodman the best rebounder ever? Maybe the biggest cheap shot artist ever.ERIC L. SISSON, LONGMONT, COLO.

April 01, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian

April 01, 1996 | Kostya Kennedy
The Louisiana IceGators are drawing Cajun fans like crazy

April 01, 1996 | Bill Colson
During his varied career as an actor, Anthony LaPaglia, 36, says he has never gone one-on-one with a character as challenging as Jim Valvano. "It was intimidating. Valvano was complex,...

April 01, 1996
Outfielders can go only so far in tracking down a fly ball, but some stop at nothing to prevent a run from scoring

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
The game is whole again. This Sunday night, for the first time in three years, the baseball season opens with the promise of what we once took for granted: a 162-game season.

April 01, 1996 | Kelly Whiteside
1. CLEVELAND INDIANS

April 01, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian
1. CALIFORNIA ANGELS

April 01, 1996 | Tom Verducci
1. BALTIMORE ORIOLES

April 01, 1996 | Sally Jenkins
Stand aside, sonny, and let a real Legend of Golf show you how it's done

April 01, 1996
In golf circles Doc Giffin and Larry O'Brien are almost as well known as the two legends they represent, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, respectively. Giffin, 67, a former golf writer for The...

April 01, 1996 | Robinson Holloway
Scott McCarron's unexpected victory in New Orleans capped a three-week sweep by first-time Tour winners

April 01, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
Just as in 1992, Davies predicts that Europe will cop the Solheim Cup, Merion vs. Bethpage, Jack's soup diet

April 01, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
Earlier this year, when Jack Nicklaus noticed that he weighed more than 200 pounds—"I hadn't been that heavy since I was a kid," Jack says—he decided to do something about it. Several weeks later,...

April 01, 1996 | Franz Lidz
Over the years, the gloves have rarely been gold in this corner of the diamond

April 01, 1996 | Rick Lipsey
The farmland of the Field of Dreams is now a mecca for fans of all ages