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February 29, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 9

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Brian Boitano Cover - Sports Illustrated February 29, 1988

February 29, 1988 | Tony Imbimbo
A baseball autographed by all the members of the 1971 world champion Pittsburgh Pirates lies in a glass display case. Alongside it are jerseys once worn by Henry Aaron and Marcus Allen. Green...

February 29, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf

February 29, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Simon Schenk, coach of the Swiss hockey team, on the security measures taken at the Games: "Some of my players have told me they're surprised they don't have to show their passes at the blue line...

February 29, 1988 | E.M. Swift

February 29, 1988 | Austin Murphy

February 29, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov of the U.S.S.R. were enchanting in the pairs

February 29, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
Covering an olympics is such an exhilarating experience, says writer-reporter Richard Demak, a member of SI's 34-person team at the Calgary Games, that "sometimes it feels like you're in an event...

February 29, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson

February 29, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
Strong gusts—and Marina Kiehl—blew away the favorites in the women's downhill

February 29, 1988 | Rick Reilly
Eric Flaim ended the U.S. team's week of woe by winning a silver medal in the 1,500

February 29, 1988 | Richard Demak
East Germany's Frank-Peter Roetsch was unruffled by the pressure of being favored

February 29, 1988 | Robert Sullivan
East Germany's resolute sliders gobbled up six of nine medals

February 29, 1988 | Anita Verschoth
Doing Finland proud, Marjo Matikainen came on strong to take a gold and two bronzes

February 29, 1988 | William Taaffe
ABC's Olympic dilemma: too many hours, too few events

February 29, 1988 | Rick Reilly

February 29, 1988
SI's photographers found a wacky and wonderful visual feast in the Calgary scene

February 29, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
CALGARY'S GAMESThank you for giving us, in your special preview issue, 1988 Winter Olympics (Wild and Crazy Guys, Jan. 27), a profile of a group of Canadians who changed the face of downhill...

February 29, 1988 | Morin Bishop

February 29, 1988 | Morin Bishop
LIONEL SIMMONSLa Salle's 6'6" sophomore forward had 32 points and 15 rebounds in the Explorers' 102-83 victory over Holy Cross and another 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 92-74 defeat of Manhattan.

February 29, 1988 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Yo, all you fans out there in KU land. This is radio Y-LAR comin' at you from Lawrence, Kansas, with our annual "Where Is He Going?" contest. Will it be to the new Charlotte Hornets in the NBA?...

February 29, 1988 | Rich Tosches
The huge and tasty Pacific halibut has become a hugely popular game fish in Alaska

February 29, 1988
CHARLIE ENGSRENOCharlie, a senior striker on the Cate School soccer team in Carpinteria, Calif., scored 20 of the team's 46 goals and assisted on 11 others in leading the Rams to a 12-0 record and...

February 29, 1988 | Compiled by Duncan Brantley

February 29, 1988 | Crosbie Cotton
A Calgarian voices mixed feelings about his town's big bash