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October 28, 1996 | Volume 85, Issue 18

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated October 28, 1996

October 28, 1996
David GallEDWARDSVILLE, ILL.Gall, 54, became only the fourth thoroughbred racing jockey in North America to reach 7,000 career wins when he guided A.J. Onray to victory in a race at Fairmount...

October 28, 1996
Lots of athletes trash-talk, but Ali went beyond trash-talking.MICHAEL SHARPE, NASHVILLE

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
50,000Bonus, in dollars, Florida football coach Steve Spurrier will receive from new five-year, $5 million contract in any year that the Gators win the national title.

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Halloween is almost here, which got us thinking about costumes we'd like to see on some sports personalities.

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Shaky Sydney

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Arby's Beef-of-the-Game advertising spot on Pittsburgh Penguins telecasts features a replay of the most action-packed fight during that evening's game.

October 28, 1996 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Nicholas BurnsU.S. State Department spokesman and Boston Red Sox fan, opening a recent foreign-policy briefing: "This is an official statement by the United States Department of State: Anybody but...

October 28, 1996 | Michael Silver

October 28, 1996 | Gerry Callahan
It was business as usual for the Braves, who took the first two games from the Yankees

October 28, 1996 | Ron Fimrite
JULY 22, 1957

October 28, 1996 | Tom Verducci

October 28, 1996 | Rick Reilly

October 28, 1996 | John Grossmann
Solving Stave's new golf puzzle is pure hell

October 28, 1996 | Ron Fimrite

October 28, 1996 | Dana Gelin
The fitness team at South Bronx High succeeds in competition and in class

October 28, 1996 | Timothy Crothers
D.C. hung tough after a bad start to win the first MLS title

October 28, 1996 | Austin Murphy

October 28, 1996 | Tim Layden

October 28, 1996 | John Ed Bradley

October 28, 1996 | John Walters
Steve Scott, now 40 and a cancer survivor, plans to break four minutes again

October 28, 1996 | Alan Shipnuck
The former Ivy doormat is off to its first 5-0 start in 51 years, The thrill of overtime, the agony of overtime

October 28, 1996 | Peter King
Cowboys-Dolphins loses its luster, Bengals need more than a new coach, Our midseason All-Pro team

October 28, 1996 | Peter King
In a poll of G.M.'s and scouts for SI's annual midseason All-Pro team, 16 of the 17 respondents made the Packers' Brett Favre the closest thing to a unanimous pick. Jerry Rice (above) was named on...

October 28, 1996 | Michael Farber
Taxpayers are finding that nothing lasts forever—not even the Eighth Wonder of the World

October 28, 1996 | Paul Zimmerman
The Colts' Jim Harbaugh has been bent, folded and mutilated, but he keeps soldiering on

October 28, 1996 | Ken McAlpine
Bob Blechen was slow to begin with, but he's still playing semipro football at 61

October 28, 1996 | Bob Knotts
Ralph Sanchez built a world-class track near Miami

October 28, 1996 | Franz Lidz
Former Mets catcher Greg Goossen has a second career as Gene Hackman's stand-in

October 28, 1996 | David Fleming
Steve Young may be getting older and near the end of his days as a 49er, hut he's not done yet

October 28, 1996 | David Fleming
PANTHERS at EAGLESAnthony Johnson and Ricky Watters, who played in the same backfield at Notre Dame, square off. The Eagles' Watters, who had a career-high 173 yards on Sunday against Miami,...

October 28, 1996 | David Fleming
With the addition in the last few seasons of players such as Oilers guard Hicham El-Mashtoub, who grew up in Lebanon, and Vikings guard David Dixon, who hails from New Zealand, the NFL has truly...

October 28, 1996
John Walters

October 28, 1996 | John Walters
Despite the fact that Dallas entered Sunday's game with the league's top-rated defense, the winless Falcons scored on all five of their first-half possessions against the Cowboys and more than...