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September 22, 1997 | Volume 87, Issue 12

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Peyton Manning Cover - Sports Illustrated September 22, 1997

September 22, 1997 | Jon Wertheim
FEBRUARY 12, 1979

September 22, 1997 | John Walters
Saturday 9/20

September 22, 1997 | John Walters
Kudos to ABC's Dan Fouts for condemning as "incredibly stupid" the penalty for excessive celebration following Notre Dame's final touchdown, which made the score 21-16, late in the Irish's 28-17...

September 22, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

September 22, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
62Hours after winning the U.S. Open that Martina Hingis won a match for her Czech club team, TK Sezooz Prostejov.

September 22, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Last month, the Public Works Department of Richland County, S.C., assigned Portland Trail Blazers forward

September 22, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Burgess Meredith, who died last week at 88, may be best recalled for playing the Penguin on TV's Batman, or for his exquisite stage work. But to us, he'll always be Mickey, the quintessential...

September 22, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
To help launch a new line of watches, Tag Heuer got celebrated photographer Herb Ritts to shoot 13 world-class athletes in the nude for an exhibition that will travel to 40 cities.

September 22, 1997
(WWW.CNNSI.COM)SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer up-to-the-minute sports news and stats as well as stories and photos from the magazine. You can also find SI articles and...

September 22, 1997 | Franz Lidz
Between halves of a football game, Carl Lewis's storied career came to a close

September 22, 1997 | Franz Lidz
Sugar Ray Leonard, 41, and Roberto Duran, 46, are fielding offers to fight for a fourth time.

September 22, 1997 | Franz Lidz
Woody WidenhoferVanderbilt football coach, on what he wanted his team to show against Alabama: "The kind of confidence that the 82-year-old man had when he married a 25-year-old woman and bought a...

September 22, 1997 | Michael Silver
Allegedly mellowed coach Mike Ditka went ballistic on his inept Saints as they were being crushed by the 49ers

September 22, 1997 | Austin Murphy

September 22, 1997 | Tim Layden
With its newfound prestige endangered North Carolina turned to No. 2 quarterback Oscar Davenport, who was first-rate

September 22, 1997
Sarah SalinasFREEPORT, TEXASSarah, 16, won three swimming gold medals in the girls' 15-17 division and set two state age-group records at the Games of Texas. Her marks came in the 50-yard...

September 22, 1997 | Richard Hoffer
By dominating a game but over-the-hill Hector Camacho, Oscar De La Hoya retained his welterweight crown and enhanced his star quality

September 22, 1997 | Tim Layden

September 22, 1997 | Tim Layden
Over the last four seasons Tennessee, Colorado, North Carolina, Ohio State and Syracuse have combined for zero outright conference titles and zero national championships. The reason: They've gone...

September 22, 1997 | Doris Kearns Goodwin
Baseball and Catholicism were the abiding passions of a young girl

September 22, 1997 | Franz Lidz
The author slogged through Panama's jungle to the Pacific

September 22, 1997 | Ron Fimrite
Two writers wander through baseball, one looking for America, the other for himself

September 22, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
The first world championships of beach volleyball were a hit, but the struggle for the sport's future continues

September 22, 1997 | Tom Verducci

September 22, 1997 | Peter King
The Seahawks went back to basics and overwhelmed the Colts, The Vikings' wise investment, Green Bay stock

September 22, 1997 | Peter King
The Buccaneers, who haven't finished with a winning record since the strike-shortened 1982 season, are 3-0 and, after their 28-14 win over the Vikings on Sunday, the only undefeated team in the...

September 22, 1997 | Peter King
THE BUZZ AROUND THE LEAGUE THIS WEEK

September 22, 1997 | David Fleming
Sitting in a Georgia Dome training room after Sunday's 36-31 loss to the Raiders, the Falcons' Juran Bolden looked every bit the part of a special-teamer. The 6'2", 200-pound Bolden, who earned...

September 22, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
I'm curious to see what kind of a defense Jacksonville puts up against Pittsburgh on Monday night. Will the Jaguars load up to stop Jerome Bettis and take their chances against Kordell Stewart's...

September 22, 1997 | Ivan Maisel

September 22, 1997 | Ivan Maisel
•AUBURN (2-0) AT LSU (2-0)This rivalry has been overshadowed the past few years by Florida-Tennessee, but it has been the more exciting of the two matchups. Louisiana State has won back-to-back...

September 22, 1997 | Marty Burns
CENTRAL FLORIDA'S BIG-TIME PASSER

September 22, 1997 | William Nack

September 22, 1997
I hope some NBA team will pick up Booger Smith so that he can spread his love of the game to a few of his future greedy teammates.MATT MORRIS, ATHERTON, CALIF.

September 22, 1997 | Rick Reilly
A round of reasons why the Ryder Cup is the best thing going in sports

September 22, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
Spaniards tend to work alone. The ancient land's great figures have been individualists, be they artists, conquistadors, architects, matadors, explorers or writers. It's no accident that the...

September 22, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
If you can correctly answer these 25 questions, you're an expert on the Ryder Cup

September 22, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
1. "The only thing that scares me about the Americans now is the clothes they wear."

September 22, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
Loren Roberts salvaged his season, but time is running out on others as the Tour turns for home

September 22, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
Scott Hoch has nothing to lose and everything to gain at Valderrama

September 22, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
Conventional wisdom holds that it's a mistake to pair two rookies in the Ryder Cup, but when the rookies are 41-year-old Scott Hoch, the oldest first-year player in the history of the event, and...

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What do these players have in common?

September 22, 1997
6The most consecutive Senior tour starts in '97 by Hale Irwin (winner of last week's Boone Valley Classic) without a victory.

September 22, 1997 | Compiled by Gary B. Smith
•RECORDS: The American with the most Ryder Cup points? Billy Casper (23½).

September 22, 1997 | Mark Calcavecchia
I'd love to play in another Ryder Cup so that, for once, I night enjoy the experience. I'll never forget my last one, the 1991 War by the Shore at Kiawah Island, S.C. It was a great event but not...

September 22, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
THE LESSON NOT LEARNED: THE U.S. TEAM IS NEVER AS GOOD AS IT LOOKS

September 22, 1997 | Jaime Diaz