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February 06, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 5

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Mario Lemieux Cover - Sports Illustrated February 06, 1989

February 06, 1989 | Rick Reilly

February 06, 1989 | Hank Hersch
Mitch Richmond, strongman for Golden State, is at the top of the NBA's first-year class

February 06, 1989 | Hank Hersch
After competing for their college teams and then slogging through the Olympic trials, after falling short in Seoul and then soaring in their initial NBA games, after 14 months of games and...

February 06, 1989 | Austin Murphy

February 06, 1989 | William Nack

February 06, 1989
EAGLES-BEARSI was a little disappointed in Paul Zimmerman's article about the NFC playoff game between the Eagles and the Bears (The Game Was Lost in the Fog, Jan. 9). Why so much commotion about...

February 06, 1989 | Penny Ward Moser

February 06, 1989 | William F. Reed

February 06, 1989 | William F. Reed
KIRK MANNSMichigan State's 6'1" junior guard came off the bench to score 64 points in wins over Purdue and Minnesota. In the 106-83 victory over Purdue, he had 40 points, including eight...

February 06, 1989 | Peter Gammons

February 06, 1989 | Compiled by Roger Jackson
PRO BASKETBALL—In a matchup of two of the NBA's hottest teams, the SuperSonics defeated the Bucks 112-106 to extend their winning streak to six games and halt Milwaukee's string of victories at...

February 06, 1989

February 06, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

February 06, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Abe Lemons, basketball coach at Oklahoma City University, of two disgruntled alumni who visited his office: "They wanted to buy up my contract, but neither had change for $20."

February 06, 1989 | Frank Deford
A new book on cultural literacy slights the import of sport