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April 25, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 17

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated April 25, 1988

April 25, 1988 | Craig Neff
All too often, recorded oral history makes for both poor scholarship and dismal reading and is little more than vacuous conversation slavishly transcribed to fill pages—the lazy writer's shortcut...

April 25, 1988 | Stuart Thayer
How a GI became a 'commissioner' in World War II

April 25, 1988 | William Taaffe
Billy Cunningham has made NBA telecasts smoother

April 25, 1988 | Compiled by Duncan Brantley
PRO BASKETBALL—"I feel unstoppable," said New York's Patrick Ewing after he scored 41 points in a 127-107 win over Indiana. And no wonder: Ewing had gotten no fewer than 36 points in four of the...

April 25, 1988
GENE CHYZOWYCHSOUTH ORANGE, N.J.Chyzowych, the 53-year-old volleyball coach at Columbia High, has led the Cougars to a 227-0 record over the past 12 seasons, winning the spring league state title...

April 25, 1988 | Gilbert Rogin
Recollections of Ali when he really was the greatest

April 25, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf

April 25, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Bob Ojeda, New York Mets pitcher, when asked whether he would like to have the fastball of teammate Randy Myers: "Not if I have to have his brain too."

April 25, 1988
Following in the tire tracks of his dad (four triumphs at the Indy) and uncle Bobby (three 500 victories), Al Unser Jr. steered to an easy win in the Long Beach Grand Prix for Indy Cars.

April 25, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Superb pitching has put Cleveland on top of the American League East, just as we (sort of) predicted

April 25, 1988 | Leigh Montville

April 25, 1988 | William Nack

April 25, 1988 | Jill Lieber

April 25, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
When deputy picture editor Cathy Mather asked Gregory Heisler to take the photographs for Gary Smith's story, Ali and His Entourage (page 47), Heisler was surprised by one aspect of the...

April 25, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman
It's an offense draft. Nobody can recall a better or deeper selection of wide receivers. At least six of them will go in the first round, including Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown of Notre Dame.

April 25, 1988 | Gary Smith

April 25, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
As Austin Murphy's article () on the Montreal Canadiens points out, "Montreal is the Mecca of hockey." Not only have Les Canadiens won 23 NHL championships, but they also have brought to this...

April 25, 1988 | Jack McCallum

April 25, 1988 | Demmie Stathoplos

April 25, 1988 | Peter Gammons

April 25, 1988 | Peter Gammons

April 25, 1988 | Craig Neff
A superb corps of African runners dazzled Boston and made history in Holland

April 25, 1988 | David S. Jackson
Cairo offers runners some interesting challenges: donkey carts, dust, crazed drivers and, for the last 10 years, an annual 24-hour relay marathon. For that last challenge, each runner on a...

April 25, 1988 | Daphne Hurford
A unique riding program and a horse named Owen Smith offer aid to the handicapped