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November 03, 1997 | Volume 87, Issue 18

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Edgar Renteria Cover - Sports Illustrated November 03, 1997

November 03, 1997
If ever a man gave brutality a good name, it was Jack Dempsey.JESSE WELLS, BETTENDORF, IOWA

November 03, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim

November 03, 1997 | Franz Lidz
Tony DaRocha has brought high school running in Boston back from near extinction

November 03, 1997 | William Nack
It's time for Ole Miss to acknowledge what the Rebel flag truly stands for and ban it

November 03, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
OCTOBER 2, 1978

November 03, 1997 | John Walters
Saturday 11/1

November 03, 1997 | John Walters
When we heard the names MTV and S&M Festival (Friday. 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday, noon to 7 p.m.) in the same sentence, we naturally assumed that it must be Marilyn Manson theme week. Ah,...

November 03, 1997
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 photos on...

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
2Left arms that had to be surgically reattached after being torn off two of the 1,600 participants in a mass tug-of-war in Taipei, Taiwan.

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
The temperature in Cleveland for Game 4 of the World Series was the coldest in the history of the Fall Classic. Here's a look at some of sport's most thermometrically memorable moments.

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Moviegoers have been confronted recently with a succession of Kings. Don Kings, that is. In the past seven years the polysyllabically malapropian boxing promoter with the high-rise hair has...

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
According to a recent survey by Boating magazine, a married boat owner is more likely to carry a wallet photograph of his boat than of his spouse or children.

November 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Clem HaskinsUniversity of Minnesota basketball coach, on coaching salaries: "As much money as we make—and I understand the people who say it's too much—it's also not enough."

November 03, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
The Riverkeepers, by John Cronin and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; Scribner, 279 pp.; $25

November 03, 1997 | Tom Verducci

November 03, 1997
Julia HawkinsBATON ROUGEHawkins, 81, was a double cycling gold medalist in the women's 80-84 division at the Senior Olympics. She won the 5 km (12:40.65) and the 10 km (24:16.42) to bring to 10...

November 03, 1997 | S. L. Price
After 33 years in pro baseball, Marlins manager Jim Leyland finally won the big one

November 03, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
A resolute, Latino-dominated crowd spurred D.C. to its second MLS title

November 03, 1997 | Tim Layden

November 03, 1997 | Michael Finkel
There's no region on Earth too remote to merit a Lonely Planet travel guide

November 03, 1997 | Austin Murphy
Quarterback Kordell Stewart, starting slowly as usual rallied the Steelers past the Jaguars and into first place in the AFC Central

November 03, 1997 | Michael Farber
John LeClair of the Flyers has become a force at power forward and a hero in his home state

November 03, 1997 | Earl Shores
Multisport star Johnny Hero was the granddaddy of today's sports action figures

November 03, 1997 | Ed Hinton
Villeneuve wins F/1 title, Too fast in Atlanta?, The end for Emmo

November 03, 1997 | Ed Hinton
Time, in thousandths of a second, that it takes Tony Schumacher to react to the green light and start his Top Fuel dragster moving down the quarter-mile strip. By the time one second has elapsed,...

November 03, 1997 | Ed Hinton
When Emerson Fittipaldi began racing in Formula One in 1970, the odds were one in seven that any given driver would not survive the season. But the Brazilian lived through 11 years on that circuit...

November 03, 1997 | Peter King

November 03, 1997 | Peter King
Take away the glory years from 1984 to 1991, when the troika of Jim McMahon, Mike Tomczak and Jim Harbaugh led the Bears into the playoffs seven times, and Chicago has had as disastrous a...

November 03, 1997 | Peter King
1. PURPLE POWER PLAYYou'd think Dennis Green's controversial book would distract the Vikings, but history says otherwise. Last year, after rumors surfaced that team owners were feeling out Lou...

November 03, 1997 | Michael Bamberger

November 03, 1997 | Richard Deutsch
Oilers center Mark Stepnoski hasn't earned five consecutive Pro Bowl selections by steamrolling mammoth defenders. As the smallest starting offensive lineman in the NFL, the 6'2", 269-pound...

November 03, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
At one point this looked like one of the marquee games of the season. Cowboys-49ers. Kind of quickens the pulse, doesn't it? The teams have met seven times in the past five years, an inordinate...

November 03, 1997 | Ivan Maisel

November 03, 1997 | Ivan Maisel
California, Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas might be considered the top high school football hotbeds, but when it comes to the college game, Ohio has the most Top 25 teams this season. The Buckeye...

November 03, 1997 | Ivan Maisel
FLORIDA STATE'S BOOMING PLACEKICKER

November 03, 1997 | Ivan Maisel
•WEST VIRGINIA (6-1) AT SYRACUSE (5-3)If the Mountaineers win their last three conference games, against Syracuse, Temple and Pittsburgh, they'll lock up the Big East's spot in an alliance bowl....

November 03, 1997 | Leigh Montville

November 03, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
Will Gary McCord give up TV to lead an increasingly colorless Senior tour out of the wilderness?

November 03, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
In Las Vegas all that counted was where your name ended up on the final money list

November 03, 1997
New Captain, Did Philosophy?

November 03, 1997
On his way to tying the record for most Senior tour victories in a season (nine), Hale Irwin became the first golfer to surpass $2 million in official earnings. Should he collect another $441,481...

November 03, 1997
0Dollars that Chip Beck has won on the Tour since finishing 45th in the Honda Classic in March, a span of 24 starts.

November 03, 1997
What do these players have in common?

November 03, 1997 | Compiled by Gary B. Smith
•BEN CRENSHAW: Good thing they don't have playoffs in Ryder Cup matches. Our new captain is 0-8 in overtime.

November 03, 1997 | Debbie Massey
When I attended last week's LPGA Q school finals in Daytona Beach, I could only marvel at the strides made by women's professional golf since I was a tour rookie in 1977. The young women who are...

November 03, 1997 | Rick Lipsey
Kelli Kuehne and Se Ri Pak graduated with honors from the LPGA Q school