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July 07, 1997 | Volume 87, Issue 1

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Mike Tyson Cover - Sports Illustrated July 07, 1997

July 07, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
JUNE 1, 1981

July 07, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Saturday 7/5

July 07, 1997 | Grant Wahl
U.S. soccer fans are a long-suffering breed, a point underscored last weekend when an important World Cup 1998 qualifying match between the U.S. and El Salvador (page 48) was seen live in zero...

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
99Consecutive winning games played in, as of Sunday, by New York Liberty forward Rebecca Lobo, who went 35-0 during her senior season at UConn and 60-0 with the U.S. national team before joining...

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
How do you catch a snake in the grass? Some entrants in the 25th annual Snake Hunt in Cross Fork, Pa., last weekend used forked sticks, others bare hands. Steve Gallagher took the plaque for...

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
The freedom America declared on July 4, 1776, included the freedom to develop a national pastime. Still, it wouldn't be cricket to ignore the charms of the British game.

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Veteran defense attorney Johnnie Cochran, who gained fame for his role in the O.J. Simpson trial, has registered to become a sports agent.

July 07, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Phil GarnerMilwaukee Brewers manager, on this season's bad weather, which included a June 21 deluge that swamped the field at Milwaukee County Stadium: "We had a snowout, a rainout and a coldout....

July 07, 1997
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED offers current and past articles, photos and special multimedia features on CompuServe (GO SPORTS) and on the Internet ( To subscribe to CompuServe,...

July 07, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
by Troy Soos, 184 pp., Parnassus Imprints

July 07, 1997 | S.L. Price
In her long-delayed debut, Venus Williams couldn't live up to her own billing

July 07, 1997 | Richard Hoffer

July 07, 1997
Rob BordleyBETHESDA, MD.Bordley, 49, the lacrosse coach at the Landon School for the past 23 seasons, guided the Bears to a 13-3 overall record and the Interstate Athletic Conference championship...

July 07, 1997 | Rick Reilly
The finery and thuggery of a fight-week crowd in Las Vegas are beyond belief—but then, so was the surreal aftermath of Tyson-Holyfield II

July 07, 1997 | Michael Farber
With a lackluster tie in El Salvador, the U.S. squandered a chance to strengthen its World Cup status

July 07, 1997 | Tom Verducci

July 07, 1997 | Phil Taylor
By displaying a cornucopia of talents in predraft workouts, forward Keith Van Horn became a hot No. 2 choice

July 07, 1997 | Jackie MacMullan
The Celtics and the Nuggets got help, though not exactly the help they wanted

July 07, 1997 | William Nack

July 07, 1997 | Don Yaeger and Alexander Wolff
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July 07, 1997
Your story on the Guerrero family was very disturbing. That's not what family love is supposed to be about.STEVE CHRONISTER, BELLINGHAM, WASH.

July 07, 1997 | Tim Crothers
The fans voted, Now the managers and SI weigh in, The Rangers' gamer, Davis begins a comeback from cancer

July 07, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Astros relief pitcher Russ Springer went on the disabled list last week with a strained back, which he suffered when he sneezed violently. Inspired by Springer's misfortune, we present a list of...

July 07, 1997 | Rick Reilly
A duck could be somebody's mother—or a team mascot with sensitive feelings

July 07, 1997
A New King of The Lefties

July 07, 1997
WORLD RANKING: Since its inception in 1986, only three Americans—Fred Couples, Tom Lehman and Tiger Woods—have made it to the top.

July 07, 1997
The times that Annika Sorenstam, the runner-up at last week's ShopRite Classic, has finished in the top three in her 13 LPGA starts this season.

July 07, 1997 | Lisa Hackney
"Lisa Hackney, LPGA rookie." That's how I've been introduced to the crowd at the 13 LPGA tournaments I've played in this year, and each time I hear it I smile. It's quite amusing, really, being...

July 07, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
Graham Marsh had won all over the world, but he needed a victory in the Senior open to finally feel fulfilled

July 07, 1997 | William F. Reed
Greg Norman got just the boost he needed when he ended a long dry spell with a victory in steamy Memphis