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May 11, 1998 | Volume 88, Issue 19

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Ron Harper Cover - Sports Illustrated May 11, 1998

May 11, 1998 | Keith Olbermann
Juan Marichal's car wreck stirred memories of a bygone era

May 11, 1998 | Paul Gutierrez
Marital bliss is helping Chuck Finley blow through opposing lineups

May 11, 1998 | Kostya Kennedy
Over and Out?

May 11, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
Canadiens defenseman Vladimir Malakhov (below) has been an enigma since coming to the NHL in 1992-93, but in Montreal's first-round series against the Penguins, which the Canadiens won 4-2 on...

May 11, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
MAY 11, 1972, BRUINS VS. RANGERSBobby Orr put on a dazzling exhibition as Boston won its second Stanley Cup in three years by shutting out New York 3-0 in Game 6. Orr scored the first goal, set up...

May 11, 1998 | Rick Reilly
You know why kids don't play baseball anymore? Because they took down the fences.

May 11, 1998
Las year Pete Gillen's top player, sophomore God Shammgod, hightailed it to the NBA. It works both ways.—PATRICIA M. MacKENZIE, New York City

May 11, 1998
Letters to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED should include the name, address and home telephone number of the writer. They may be mailed to The Editor, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Time & Life Building, New York,...

May 11, 1998 | Paul Gutierrez
March 24, 1975

May 11, 1998 | Steve Rushin
Seinfeld was conceived as a show about nothing, though it turned out to be nothing of the sort. Rather, Seinfeld was a show about sports: Face-painted New Jersey Devils fans, recalcitrant...

May 11, 1998 | Steve Rushin
•That the Reverend Reggie White, who took to the stump again last week to denounce homosexuals, remembers that "the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil" (James 3:8).

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May 11, 1998
5,480Miles from Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers' new Tokyo office, opened, according to team officials, to "enhance the organization's relationships in Asia."

May 11, 1998
MARTINA HINGIS Or VENUS WILLIAMS

May 11, 1998
Italy's parliament was suspended for the day last week when two legislators—in an incident Deputy Prime Minister Walter Veltroni termed "embarrassing and grotesque"—called each other clowns and...

May 11, 1998
TOM OSBORNEFormer Cornhuskers football coach, upon being given a lifetime Nebraska fishing license: "I hope I live enough years to use it."

May 11, 1998
You say you don't have a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering? That you haven't completed a neurosurgery residency? No problem. According to a number of athletes, coaches and front-office types, there...

May 11, 1998 | John Walters
Saturday 5/9

May 11, 1998 | John Walters
Networks that telecast the NHL can sing the blues, and we don't mean St. Louis. With three rounds to go, the Stanley Cup playoffs are minus any team from New York, Los Angeles or Chicago, and...

May 11, 1998
32 LAST CALL?The greatest sports dynasty of the 1990s may (or may not) be about to hang it up, but behind the scenes the Bulls' season certainly has had the feel of a farewell tourby Rick Reilly

May 11, 1998
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer up-to-the-minute sports news and stats. Stay pumped for the NBA playoffs: Follow all the basketball action on our realtime scoreboards...

May 11, 1998
Kelly Kulick, Union, N.J.BowlingKulick, a junior at Morehead State, led the Lady Eagles to the women's national collegiate crown, throwing two strikes in the 10th frame to clinch the title match...

May 11, 1998 | Rick Reilly

May 11, 1998
Houston, We Have LiftoffWhile Hakeem Olajuwon holds off two Jazz men with his forearm, Houston's Kevin Willis outbattles Greg Ostertag for a rebound during Game 4 of their playoff series, which...

May 11, 1998 | S.L. Price

May 11, 1998 | William Nack
Jockey Kent Desormeaux capped a comeback, and long shot Real Quiet made a lot of noise with a victory in the Kentucky Derby

May 11, 1998 | Michael Farber
Goaltender Damian Rhodes, a.k.a. the Peroxide Kid, has put color into the once gray Senators, who left the Devils feeling blue

May 11, 1998 | Mike Modano

May 11, 1998 | Tom Verducci

May 11, 1998 | Gerry Callahan

May 11, 1998
THE NFL

May 11, 1998 | Peter King
Getting a Grip

May 11, 1998 | Jackie MacMullan
Antonio's Line

May 11, 1998 | Jackie MacMullan
Rebel with a CauseIn the waning moments of the Bulls' first-round sweep of the Nets, Dennis Rodman appeared to be jawing at the New Jersey bench. In fact, he was asking Nets assistant coach Don...

May 11, 1998 | Jackie MacMullan
The trail blazers became the first team to lose in the first round in six consecutive seasons. They bowed to the Lakers in four games, and Shaquille O'Neal has a good idea why: "I own [Arvydas]...

May 11, 1998 | Tim Crothers
Texas Tornadoes

May 11, 1998 | Tim Crothers
Mets announcer Keith Hernandez is one of the few people in the world with knowledge of how the last episode of Seinfeld will end—at least he thinks he knows what will happen.

May 11, 1998 | Seth Davis
The good times keep rolling for Matt Kuchar, the amateur who dazzled everyone at the Masters

May 11, 1998 | Jon Wertheim
The majority was out in force at the National Minority championship

May 11, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle

May 11, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
Going for ThreeOne Green stood between Hale Irwin and history in deepest football country

May 11, 1998 | Tom Sullivan
The sun was warm, but the spray blowing off the Pacific sent a chillier message: Don't hook it, Tom. I took a deep breath and listened to the magnificent 18th hole at Pebble Beach.

May 11, 1998 | Curt Sampson
The leader in the clubhouse says, "I've got to go hit some balls." Two hours and 200 Titleists later he's still on the range, still ironing out flaws that kept his 66 from being an 18-under-par 54.

May 11, 1998
One Round, 17 Aces:Kevin Lacey of Cincinnati won the Professional Putters Association's first major of the year, the Southern Open, at the Putt-Putt in Augusta (below). Lacey opened the...

May 11, 1998
What do these players have in common?

May 11, 1998 | John O'Keefe
While the Ryder Cup rides a tsunami of hype and popularity, another biennial event putt-putts along behind. The Presidents Cup, which will be played on Dec. 11-13 at the Royal Melbourne Golf...

May 11, 1998 | John O'Keefe
505,600Dollars won by Davis Love III in his last two starts, the MCI Classic ($342,000) and last week's Chunichi Crowns ($163,600) in Aichi, Japan.

May 11, 1998 | Cameron Morfit
PGA

May 11, 1998 | Alan Shipnuck
Merge the LPGA with the PGA Tour? What a nightmare

May 11, 1998 | Alan Shipnuck
Danielle Ammaccapane KO'd her slump at the Titleholders