January 25, 1999 | John Walters
On Friday ESPN will launch a yearlong series called SportsCentury. In half-hour shows on Fridays at 10:30 p.m., the network will reveal—and profile—its choices for the 50 greatest athletes of the 1900s (the first...
November 30, 1998 | Ian Thomsen
Lioness in WinterSteffi Graf may be near the end of her career, but she's hardly toothless
May 25, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
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Over the last 43 years, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has published numerous memorable portraits of prominent figures in sports. In these 24 pages, we proudly present a gallery of the finest portraiture in our archives—from...
June 17, 1996 | Sally Jenkins
Steffi Graf and Yevgeny Kafelnikov each made history in winning the French Open