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May 20, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 20

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Marge Schott Cover - Sports Illustrated May 20, 1996

May 20, 1996
Both Norman and Faldo showed the world what sportsmanship and class are all about.DAVID WHITBY, WESTON, CONN.

May 20, 1996
William BroadbentWESTCHESTER, CONN.William, a sixth-grader on the Brunswick School's squash team, went 13-0 this season to lead the Bruins to their first New England Interscholastic Prep School...

May 20, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

May 20, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
After Colorado Avalanche forward Adam Deadmarsh was given a five-minute major penalty in Game 4 of last week's Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks, he shattered his...

May 20, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Jack NolanAtlanta Hawks scout, assessing Christian Laettner, the Hawks' pivotman who has been overmatched in the NBA playoffs: "Christian's not a center, but he plays one on TV."

May 20, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
To comply with minor league baseball rules forbidding teams to operate in adjacent counties, a group in Provo, Utah, is campaigning to create a county that would consist entirely of a stadium for...

May 20, 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,...

May 20, 1996 | Austin Murphy
The favored Red Wings once again saw their Stanley Cup hopes being dashed, this time by the Blues

May 20, 1996 | Michael Farber
Ken Wregget, Pittsburgh's homespun backup goalie, is the surprise star of the postseason

May 20, 1996 | Tim Crothers
As Shaquille O'Neal elevated his game, now-mature Orlando took command against Atlanta

May 20, 1996 | Phil Taylor
Once-gentle Utah suddenly got tough and went up three games to one over timid San Antoino

May 20, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
America's Lance Armstrong sets his sights on Olympic gold after a stirring win in the Tour DuPont

May 20, 1996 | Jack McCallum

May 20, 1996 | Jack McCallum
Here's a look at how the number of quality players who have applied for early entry into the NBA draft has risen in recent years. (For the purposes of this examination, a quality player was...

May 20, 1996 | Jack McCallum
The highest rated NCAA Championship game of all time was the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird matchup (above), which drew a 24.1 rating and a 38 share when it was televised by NBC in 1979. The rights lee...

May 20, 1996 | Austin Murphy

May 20, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian
Dodger BlueCancer benches one of the grittiest players in the game, The Yankees lose an ace, Leiter's good fortune

May 20, 1996 | Jackie MacMullan
Keeping PacersIndiana tries to maintain its nucleus, The Bulls' Cleamons in demand, Rodman at his most outrageous

May 20, 1996 | Rick Reilly

May 20, 1996 | Bill Colson
Since joining SI nine years ago, Peter Herbert has been a man of great diversity, serving as our deputy design director and then, in a dramatic change of roles, as our director of editorial...

May 20, 1996 | David Albin
The depleted field vying for the Indy 500 pole opened the door for an unlikely qualifier

May 20, 1996 | Amy Nutt
On the first anniversary of the Ben Wright debacle, CBS finally made some apologies last week. However, none of them were directed at Valerie Helmbreck, the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal writer...

May 20, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
The life of a Tour pro's wife is not all peaches and cream

May 20, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
Tiger's Two-StepWoods raises questions with schedule, Callaway getting in ball business, Couples's back in pain

May 20, 1996 | Sally Jenkins
Laura Davies overcame the elements to win the LPGA Championship in golf's first 54-hole major

May 20, 1996 | Jaime Diaz
Phil Mickelson got his third 1996 title at the Nelson, but he doesn't find winning as simple as he makes it look