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June 10, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 23

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Gary Payton Cover - Sports Illustrated June 10, 1996

June 10, 1996 | Tom Dunkel
When it comes to painting waterfowl for stamps, the Hautmans soar

June 10, 1996 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
That is Michelle Gould's big weapon, and virtually no opponent survives it

June 10, 1996
Kyla BarbourATLANTA

June 10, 1996
After Mary Pierce drew raves in her little black tennis dress at the French Open last week, a fashion artist served up designs—and a 'do—for some of the star hunks

June 10, 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,...

June 10, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

June 10, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Kentucky basketball coach Rick Pitino last week turned down a five-year $30 million deal to run the New Jersey Nets, continuing what has been more or less a two-decade losing streak for the...

June 10, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
In a 13-year NBA career that ended after the 1993-94 season, Larry Nance never reached the top, unless you count his victory in the 1984 All-Star Slam Dunk contest. But the first time the 6'10"...

June 10, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
The national Father's Day Committee, a New York-based nonprofit organization, has selected John McEnroe as one of its four fathers of the year.

June 10, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
George BushErstwhile duffer in chief, on his favorite pastime: "It's amazing how many people beat you at golf now that you're no longer president."

June 10, 1996 | Tim Crothers
Better late than never, the SuperSonics finished off the Jazz in Game 7 to reach the NBA Finals

June 10, 1996 | Phil Taylor
In the Finals the Sonics will find that no team turns up the heat on defense the way the Bulls do

June 10, 1996 | Bill Colson
In January, Karen Andrews, an associate general counsel of Time Inc. who since 1990 has overseen the legal affairs of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, received a sobering phone call from her twin sister, Kathy...

June 10, 1996 | E.M. Swift
No matter how lucrative a contract free-agent-to-be Michael Jordan signs, he won't get what he's worth

June 10, 1996 | Tom Verducci

June 10, 1996 | John Grossmann
It's speed that matters for members of the Flyers Club in Hanover, N.H.

June 10, 1996 | Tom Verducci
Admiring the Atlanta Braves' rotation is like looking at a Vermeer or Cézanne exhibit. You're seeing one of the greatest collections ever assembled, but the engagement may be limited. Greg Maddux,...

June 10, 1996 | Jaime Diaz
Tom Watson rediscovered his putting stroke and ended a nine-year victory drought, at the Memorial

June 10, 1996 | Seth Davis
It's time women basketball coaches got the chance to run men's college programs

June 10, 1996 | Leigh Montville
Florida's unlikely run to the Cup finals has Miami giddy over hockey—and rabid over rodents

June 10, 1996 | S.L. Price

June 10, 1996 | Douglas Gantenbein

June 10, 1996 | Jeff Pearlman
The author had no shot at the NBA, but the league indulged him—a little

June 10, 1996 | Ron Fimrite
New volumes illuminate the lives of baseball legends Honus Wagner and Josh Gibson

June 10, 1996 | Richard Hoffer

June 10, 1996 | Tim Kurkjian

June 10, 1996
Athletes who have shown an interest in completing their education should be honored so they may serve as role models for others.MARC A. RICHARDSON, BOARDMAN, OHIO

June 10, 1996 | Rick Reilly

June 10, 1996 | Jaime Diaz

June 10, 1996 | Rick Lipsey
Yardologist George Lucas has every player on the tour going by the Book

June 10, 1996 | Michael Bamberger

June 10, 1996 | Rick Lipsey
The USGA has this thing for finishing holes—it likes 'em long and nasty, and if there's a chance to convert a par-5 into a par-4, well, that's about as good as it gets. So it's little wonder that...

June 10, 1996 | Jaime Diaz

June 10, 1996 | John Garrity

June 10, 1996 | Ron Fimrite

June 10, 1996 | William F. Reed
With an eye on Jack Nicklaus's legacy, Tiger Woods won the NCAA individual title

June 10, 1996 | Tim Rosaforte
The R&A refuses to make USGA president Judy Bell a member, Floyd's frequent flying, Couples reinsured

June 10, 1996 | John Garrity
Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club—the terrain upon which Annika Sorenstam won her second consecutive U.S. Women's Open—proves that the terrors in golf are not necessarily those that come lunging...