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August 21, 1989 | Volume 71, Issue 8

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Troy Aikman Cover - Sports Illustrated August 21, 1989

August 21, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
For the last eight months SI assistant circulation director Chuck Davis has been hard at work on a secret project that has had him baffling his colleagues in the office with technospeak terms like...

August 21, 1989 | Albert Kim
A new dictionary provides an entertaining guide

August 21, 1989 | Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt
ARENA FOOTBALL—Pittsburgh's Brian Gardner caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Willie Totten with 35 seconds left to give the Gladiators a 39-37 playoff victory over Denver and put them into...

August 21, 1989
BART SCOTTCOLORADO SPRINGSBart, 8, won the 10-and-under boys' singles tennis championship at the Colorado State Junior Open with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Brett Jackson, 9, of Littleton. It was the...

August 21, 1989 | Ron Fimrite
Weep not, baseball fans, for doomed Candlestick Park

August 21, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

August 21, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Chi Chi Rodriguez, senior golfer, who claims he eats steak every day: "They say red meat is bad for you, but I never saw a sick-looking tiger."

August 21, 1989 | Peter Gammons

August 21, 1989 | E.M. Swift
The beknickered Payne Stewart made up five strokes in the final three holes to win the PGA Championship

August 21, 1989 | Austin Murphy

August 21, 1989
MIDSEASON ASSESSMENTSIn regard to your article on baseball at midseason (Chills and Thrills, July 17), I beg to differ with the assessment of the Mets, the supposed owners of the National League...

August 21, 1989 | Hank Hersch

August 21, 1989 | Bruce Newman

August 21, 1989 | John Steinbreder
The White Lighthouse that looms over the 9th tee at Turnberry's Ailsa course has for decades been warning ships of the rocky Scottish shore. Today the beacon also flashes a very different message:...

August 21, 1989 | John Steinbreder
You think the Japanese have given U.S. carmakers problems? Just consider what they've done to Grand Prix automobile racing. During the 1988 season the McLaren-Honda team won 15 of 16 Formula One...

August 21, 1989 | Rick Wolff
....—ROLFE HUMPHRIES

August 21, 1989 | Shelley Smith
As the rising Sun climbs above Japan each morning, the 3,700 employees of the Mizuno Corporation stand and sing the company song: "Sun rises east of Asia, love your home country, love your work....

August 21, 1989 | Shelley Smith
THOUGH JAPAN IS PROSPEROUS AND LOVES SPORTS, IT HAS FEW WORLD CLASS ATHLETES. ONE AGING U.S. BASEBALL PLAYER IS HELPING OUT

August 21, 1989 | Robert Whiting
Sadaharu oh leaned across the table in a Tokyo sushi restaurant one recent evening and paid his American guest, Warren Cromartie, the ultimate compliment. "You've completely mastered Japanese...

August 21, 1989 | Rick Reilly
A CURIOUS AMERICAN EXPLORES THE GAME IN JAPAN AND FINDS THAT IT HAS A FIRM GRIP ON THAT NATION

August 21, 1989 | Peter Gammons

August 21, 1989 | Peter Gammons
COACHING, JAPANESE STYLEEarlier this year former Red Sox slugger Larry Parrish, who is now playing in Japan with the Yakult Swallows, put his fist through a window after a frustrating batting...

August 21, 1989 | Jack McCallum
Two days of whale watching left our travelers in awe of the sea's most majestic creatures