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January 27, 1997 | Volume 86, Issue 3

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Brett Favre Cover - Sports Illustrated January 27, 1997

January 27, 1997 | Robert H. Boyle
Problem with your hunting dog? Jack Cassidy is the man to call

January 27, 1997 | Jack Falla
Few visit the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth, Minn., and for good reason

January 27, 1997
Kristen GordonALAMO, CALIF.Kristen, a senior at Carondelet High, won the girls' national high school cross-country championship by running the 5,000-meter course in 17:34,7 to finish three seconds...

January 27, 1997 | John Walters

January 27, 1997 | John Walters
Viewers of Wildhorse Saloon (The Nashville Network, 5 p.m. weekdays) know the show's host, Katie Haas, as the distaff Dixie Dick Clark. This month Haas has joined Randy Pemberton as cohost of TNN...

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Wake of the Flood

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
0Games of broadcast experience of new This Week in Baseball host Ozzie Smith, who replaces the legendary Mel Allen.

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
This year's Super Bowl has brought an astonishing array of curios to the shelves of New Orleans shops. Here are some of the oddments folks will he able to remember the game by.

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
In a survey that asked which NFL coach would make the best president of the United States, the leading choice of fans was Jimmy Johnson.

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Martina HingisTeen tennis sensation, on what she does with the money from her $10 million endorsement contract with an Italian clothing company: "I like to make presents to myself a lot."

January 27, 1997 | Richard O'Brien
Prefontaine, Hollywood Pictures, opens Friday

January 27, 1997 | Phil Taylor
Without banished bad boy Dennis Rodman, mighty Chicago's stock suddenly dropped a few points

January 27, 1997 | Michael Silver
With their bold hiring of young Steve Mariucci, the 49ers think they've landed the Bill Walsh of the future

January 27, 1997
Tiger Woods is an impressive young man, great for golf's image and self-promotion. He is not God's other son.B.P. WENTZ, Madison, N.J.

January 27, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Where are all the brilliant playmakers? This trio of Pac-10 point guards proves the West has the best

January 27, 1997 | Alexander Wolf
After 18 months of pain and stress, Steffi Graf finally wilted in the blazing Australian sun

January 27, 1997 | Johnette Howard
All-Star forward Teemu Selanne is having a ball in Anaheim, where he's making kids smile—and opponents frown

January 27, 1997 | E.M. Swift
Like other native sons, catcher Terry Steinbach has taken less money to sign with the Twins and return to his beloved Minnesota

January 27, 1997 | Amy Nutt
The urge to erg drives indoor rowers at the annual C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints

January 27, 1997 | Austin Murphy
The Patriots chances of beating the Packers—and halting the AFC's 12-game losing streak—depend largely on whether Drew Bledsoe is up to the challenge

January 27, 1997 | Gerry Callahan
Don't try telling Patriots wideout Terry Glenn that there's no greater pressure than playing in the NFL's ultimate game

January 27, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Regis Coach Lonnie Porter demands much off the court from his players

January 27, 1997 | Peter King
After getting off to a chilly start, Packers coach Mike Holmgren and quarterback Brett Favre have found their comfort zone

January 27, 1997 | Kelli Anderson
Rocky Mountain High

January 27, 1997 | Jackie MacMullan
Mullin' Over a Trade

January 27, 1997 | Rick Reilly
Real or imagined, the SI jinx leaves some coaches and athletes begging to be ignored

January 27, 1997 | David Davis
When filmmakers want authentic uniforms, they call Al Ruegsegger

January 27, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
Minister C.K. Moore joined the PBA tour and became 1996 rookie of the year

January 27, 1997 | Micheal Cannell
For 20 years Dave Lacombe has been blanketing the slopes at Killington, Vt.

January 27, 1997 | David Fleming
Just 20, and a year removed from high school, Shareef Abdur-Rahim of the Grizzlies is a soaring talent

January 27, 1997 | David Fleming

January 27, 1997 | David Fleming
A player who is willing to be flattened for the good of the team is quickly regarded as a real man's man. Odd, then, that the choice of our panel—which consists of a coach, player or front-office...

January 27, 1997 | David Fleming
While evaluating the league's young talent recently, Pacers guard Reggie Miller saved his highest praise for Nets rookie Kerry Kittles, the No. 8 pick in the '96 draft. Said Miller, "He reminds me...

January 27, 1997 | Marty Burns
Recently, Orlando coach Brian Hill said his team could still win the Atlantic Division title. Most people scoffed. But after his team's 99-87 road victory on Sunday over division-leading Miami,...

January 27, 1997 | Marty Burns
When Magic guard Brian Shaw talks about going to the hole, he often means a fishing spot. He is such an avid angler, in fact, that he recently hosted his own charity bass-fishing tournament in...

January 27, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
By holding his temper in check, John Cook was able to come out smoking at the Hope

January 27, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
On the LPGA tour, the scales are tipping toward a growing number of players who hit the ball a mile

January 27, 1997
All Hail the King of Clubs

January 27, 1997
Phoenix native Billy Mayfair has never been a model of consistency, but the last few seasons have been a roller-coaster ride even by his standards. Mayfair set a single-season Tour record in 1995...

January 27, 1997
5,895Cost, in dollars, of a seven-night stay on the QEII, docked off Sotogrande, Spain, during the Ryder Cup, including tickets and a round at Valderamma.

January 27, 1997 | Gary B. Smith

January 27, 1997 | Justin Leonard
Last year's Phoenix Open ended with Phil Mickelson beating me in sudden death in front of the largest gallery in the history of golf—more than 150,000 spectators, most of whom were rooting for...