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August 10, 1998 | Volume 89, Issue 6

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Randy Johnson Cover - Sports Illustrated August 10, 1998

August 10, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
December 2, 1985

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Howard Bingham proves that what matters most is not the people you know, but the person you are.—Roy Opochinski, Princeton, N.J.

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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,...

August 10, 1998 | Steve Rushin
Beating a hasty retreat in the war on drugs

August 10, 1998 | Steve Rushin
•That Giants manager Dusty Baker, who retired in 1986, shed his wristbands—or else grab a bat and pinch hit.

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2Ninety-nine-to-one long shots that won at Tucson Greyhound Park on July 28.

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YESMr. image-is-everything is at last obeying his thirst for big-time tennis. His priority last year was the babbling Brooke; this year it's the U.S. Open. After starting 1998 ranked No. 122, he...

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Do you have any idea what pressure can do to a man with a bat in his hands? When the stress comes from having a teammate or two or three peering in from the base paths, it makes the average major...

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You may be able to name the Arizona Diamondbacks' fourth starter or the Baltimore Ravens' fifth defensive back, but we're betting that some pro sports fly so far beneath your radar that you can't...

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Soccer great Diego Maradona intends to sue the wife of former teammate Claudio Caniggia for claiming that he kissed her husband after goals because he's a homosexual.

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THE REVEREND MUHAMED SIDDEEQSpiritual adviser to Mike Tyson, testifying before the New Jersey Athletic Control Board on why Tyson should have his boxing license reinstated: "I see Mike solving...

August 10, 1998 | L. Jon Wertheim
Rochester's minor league soccer team is charging toward MLS

August 10, 1998 | L. Jon Wertheim
Most people tend to think of Softball as the homer-happy game played at family reunions and in after-work summer leagues, in which fielders have a glove on one hand and a brewski in the other....

August 10, 1998 | Austin Murphy
Avoiding disaster is the goal of this cram session in playing dangerously

August 10, 1998 | Alexander Wolff
The Gus Macker is going strong in its 25th year

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Last summer the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) placed Brentwood Academy on two years' probation and fined it $3,000 for recruiting violations, which included improperly...

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Kelly Schade, Osceola, IowaSoftballSchade, a junior pitcher at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, set Division III single-season records with 341 strikeouts and 24 shutouts. The division's career...

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Departments

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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer up-to-the-minute sports news and stats. This week follow the action at the world basketball championships as SI's Alex Wolff reports...

August 10, 1998 | John Walters
Saturday 8/8Cubs at CardinalsGreetings, fellow Powerball losers. The good news: Super-duper model Linda Evangelista is freshly available (split from Kyle MacLachlan), and your odds are no worse...

August 10, 1998 | John Walters
Ask guys like us to cite two words that guarantee entertainment, and we'll answer either "Food fight!" or "Shark Week." Beginning Sunday and continuing the next seven nights at 9 p.m., Discovery...

August 10, 1998 | Tom Verducci

August 10, 1998 | Ivan Maisel

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When Girls CollideDana Johns is safe at home after crashing into Desi Cabell during under-14 softball action at the Keystone State Games in Harrisburg, Pa.

August 10, 1998 | William Nack

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August 10, 1998 | Gary Smith

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MOTOR SPORTS

August 10, 1998 | Ed Hinton
A Million to OneJeff Gordon won more than a record paycheck at the Brickyard 400

August 10, 1998 | Ed Hinton
27.7Michael Schumacher's lifetime winning percentage in Formula One—31 victories in 112 starts over eight seasons. If he continues at this pace, he will move atop the career wins list in 2003,...

August 10, 1998 | Peter King
Starting OverA nightmare '97 behind him, Carolina's Kerry Collins is working to regain his Pro Bowl form

August 10, 1998 | Peter King
Former Nebraska quarterback Scott Frost faces a daunting task in trying to make it in the NFL as a rookie safety with the Jets. Some top college quarterbacks, such as Jack Mildren and Rex Kern in...

August 10, 1998 | Tim Crothers

August 10, 1998 | Tim Crothers
Some general managers warn to change the trade deadline from July 31 to Aug. 15 next season. Though Cubs G.M. Ed Lynch's proposal to move the deadline at last year's general managers' meeting was...

August 10, 1998 | Keith Olbermann
Baseball lost a key marketing tool when the Big Unit got traded

August 10, 1998 | Rick Reilly
We here at the Malevolent Order of Grumps take issue with WHAT'S RIGHT ABOUT SPORTS. We demand equal time. Therefore, we present, What's Wrong about Sports.

August 10, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
Nick Price, stung by oddsmakers at the British Open, won in Memphis and is set to make a statement at next week's PGA

August 10, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
Strange CurtisA diverse U.S. team used guts and giggles to win back the Curtis Cup

August 10, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
2Top 10 finishes by Mark O'Meara in his 15 tries at the PGA Championship. O'Meara has missed seven PGA cuts; his best showing is a tie for sixth in 1995.

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Long Gone: John Daly (below) went OB-DQAWOL last Saturday at the TPC at Southwind, where he owns a house and where he drew the lion's share of the FedEx St. Jude Classic's galleries. On the 17th...

August 10, 1998 | David Sutherland
The guy who wins the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Aug. 17, seven months after the first two rounds were completed, will be someone who plays Poppy Hills. It'll probably be Tom Watson,...

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What do these players have in common?

August 10, 1998 | Michael Bamberger
The du Maurier was a showcase for Brandie Burton and the new order on the LPGA tour

August 10, 1998 | Cameron Morfit
PGA

August 10, 1998 | Jaime Diaz
Bet on Mark O'Meara to make the most of his opportunity at Sahalee