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April 08, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 14

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Antoine Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated April 08, 1996

April 08, 1996
Daryl ChamberlainLIVONIA, MICH.Chamberlain, a sophomore hockey goalkeeper at Army, had nine shutouts this season, easily surpassing the old school record of five, which was held by three players....

April 08, 1996
Don't waste any more space trying to glorify mediocre talent and less than normal behavior. Let's stick to sports.JON WINTERS, NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA.

April 08, 1996
Yankee Kenny Rogers used his $20 million arm to have a ball when New York's season opener, at Cleveland, was snowed out on Monday.

April 08, 1996
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April 08, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Tragedy Behind the Plate

April 08, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Designer Ralph Lauren has unveiled a house paint collection that reflects "the vitality of active sport and competition" and includes such colors as "hockey puck," "golf green," "hoop red," "lap...

April 08, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Sid HartmanVeteran Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist, asking American League ump Tim Tschida about the expansion of the strike zone: "Isn't the big problem the umpires' lack of inconsistency?"

April 08, 1996 | Alexander Wolff

April 08, 1996 | Dana Gelin
Tennessee turned back UConn and Georgia to earn its fourth national title

April 08, 1996 | Michael Farber
Despite a late-season surge, defending Stanley Cup champ New Jersey is having a Devil of a time just making the playoffs

April 08, 1996 | Rick Reilly
Carefree Fred Couples won the Players Championship by cruising to a final-round 64

April 08, 1996 | Austin Murphy
As their NBA-record losing steak hit 22, the luckless Grizzlies got an F for futility but an A for effort

April 08, 1996 | S.L. Price
The fresh face at Lipton was Chanda Rubin's, but the big shots were all Steffi Graf's

April 08, 1996 | Gerry Callahan

April 08, 1996 | Jackie MacMullan
Mutombo frustrated by Nuggets' regression, Bullets: Playoffs or bust?, Stoudamire is Raptors' minute man

April 08, 1996 | William Nack

April 08, 1996 | Bill Colson
One afternoon in the spring of 1968, Greg Kelly, then a callow freshman at New York City's Xavier High and now an SI senior editor, arrived home proudly brandishing a copy of The Xavier, the...

April 08, 1996 | Peter King
The Cowboys' scandalous off-field behavior bespeaks a team that lacks a moral compass

April 08, 1996 | Jaime Diaz

April 08, 1996 | Rick Lipsey

April 08, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
A year ago, Lee Janzen was hot off an impressive win in the Players Championship and on everyone's short list of contenders for the Masters. This year, although he became $4.5 million richer...

April 08, 1996 | John Garrity

April 08, 1996 | Jaime Diaz
Tiger Woods is ready for grad school in golf but doesn't want to give up undergraduate life

April 08, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
For players at the Masters, the 1st hole is often the worst hole

April 08, 1996 | Jaime Diaz

April 08, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte