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May 27, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 21

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Phil Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated May 27, 1996

May 27, 1996
Gus LangnerMILFORD, CONN.Langner, 92 and a retired industrial engineer, won six swimming gold medals at the inaugural International Senior Games in Bermuda. He holds 329 U.S. masters records and...

May 27, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Russian Roulette at Indy?

May 27, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
In the May 20 National Law Journal, attorneys at a Manhattan firm specializing in intellectual-property law argue that athletes may have the right to patent or copyright unique moves they use in...

May 27, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
A Nightclub owner arrested by federal authorities last week for allowing the hallucinogen ecstasy to be distributed at two of his New York City clubs served as an adviser to the Atlanta Committee...

May 27, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Newt GingrichThe Republican Speaker of the House, on Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway, with whom he was scheduled to share the dais at a Washington, D.C., breakfast this week: "John certainly...

May 27, 1996
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May 27, 1996 | Peter King

May 27, 1996 | Tom Verducci

May 27, 1996 | Bill Colson
It's good that a little work has never bothered associate picture editor Maura Foley. In addition to coordinating the photography for our upcoming Olympic preview issue, she is also responsible...

May 27, 1996 | Phil Taylor
Led by its dynamic duo, Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp, Seattle outdid Utah's pair of aces for a 2-0 lead in the West

May 27, 1996 | Tim Layden
Despite stifling weather, a firecracker field lit up the new Olympic track with seven 1996 world bests

May 27, 1996 | John Grossmann
Since 1980, no Indianapolis 500 has begun without a wave from Duane Sweeney

May 27, 1996 | Michael Farber
Ed Jovanovski, Florida's tough teenaged rookie, has helped put some new teeth in the Panthers' quest for a Cup

May 27, 1996 | William F. Reed
Pat Day turned a trainer's snub into his fifth Preakness victory, aboard Louis Quatorze

May 27, 1996 | Jackie MacMullan
San Antonio looks for answers after yet another playoff exit, Karl ponders a sabbatical, Nixing some Knicks

May 27, 1996 | Michael Finkel
The National Bowling Stadium is striking because no expense has been spared

May 27, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian

May 27, 1996 | Tom Verducci

May 27, 1996 | Franz Lidz
Agent Don Nomura is trying to introduce U.S.-style player representation to Japan

May 27, 1996 | David Sparrow
Longer rackets are providing power to the games of even the shortest players

May 27, 1996 | Richard Hoffer

May 27, 1996
Instead of telling everyone he is a Christian, Robinson shows it in his actions, which have the greatest effect of all.TOMMY BUCK, BIRMINGHAM

May 27, 1996 | Michael Farber
Fans' tossing things, be they confections or critters, has lost whatever charm it once had

May 27, 1996 | Robinson Holloway

May 27, 1996 | Rick Lipsey
Single-minded and color-blind, Eddie Payton has turned Jackson State into a most unlikely power

May 27, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
Ben Hogan's failing health cast a shadow over Corey Pavin's conquest of Colonial

May 27, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
Andy North gets turned down twice, The Skins Game wants Tiger, PGA eyes Colonial as Ryder site

May 27, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
The Colonial marked the end of the trail for the Texas swing of the PGA Tour, so we asked the players for the lowdown on their hoedown in the Lone Star State. Here's how they rated the TPC at The...

May 27, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
Within one remarkable 18-month span Ben Hogan won two Los Angeles Opens and the 1948 U.S. Open at Riviera Country Club. Ever since then the place has been known as Hogan's Alley. Except around...