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September 04, 1989 | Volume 71, Issue 10

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated September 04, 1989

September 04, 1989
The nice thing about being an independent is that you keep all your revenue (instead of sharing the wealth with conference members) and you control your schedule (and hence your destiny). These...

September 04, 1989 | Bruce Newman

September 04, 1989
I-AA

September 04, 1989 | Douglas S. Looney

September 04, 1989 | William F. Reed
UNTIMELY DEMISE

September 04, 1989 | William F. Reed
Those early defectors to the NFL—Barry Sanders, Steve Walsh and Timm Rosenbach—won't be missed nearly as much this season as a two-inch-high piece of equipment. A new rule bans the use of the...

September 04, 1989 | William F. Reed
NFL scouts say these players are most likely to go in the first round of next April's draft:

September 04, 1989 | William Nack
—JACK MOORE

September 04, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE NRA'S FOSSGary Smith's article on National Rifle Association president Joe Foss (Top Gun, Aug. 7) reminded me that there are two kinds of men: those who talk, dream and write about things, and...

September 04, 1989 | Peter Gammons
THE MVP RACE

September 04, 1989 | Peter Gammons
TALE OF THE TAPEFor the past seven seasons the Padres' Tony Gwynn and his wife, Alicia, have been videotaping his at bats, and he uses his vast library to scout pitchers as well as to study his...

September 04, 1989 | E.M. Swift

September 04, 1989 | Jack McCallum
My wife carefully placed her beach chair into position, tested it for strength, plopped herself down and picked up a book that had remained unopened throughout our seven weeks on the road. "At...

September 04, 1989 | John Garrity
King-sized Chris Patton looked good winning the Amateur

September 04, 1989 | Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt
BASEBALL—Chris Drury pitched a five-hitter and drove in two runs, and Ken Martin had three RBIs as TRUMBULL, CONN., defeated Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5-2 to win the Little League World Series, in...

September 04, 1989
MALAIKA HOMOELKHART, IND.Malaika, 10, won eight swimming events at the White River Park State Games in Indianapolis. She also won five gold medals at the Indiana Long Course Championships, setting...

September 04, 1989 | Steve Wulf
Bart Giamatti acted forcefully in banishing Pete Rose

September 04, 1989 | J.E. Vader
So it has come to this. Shirley Muldowney, her long hair streaked with gray, hobbles over to the man wearing thick glasses and hands him a plate with a turkey sandwich and potato chips on it. "Let...

September 04, 1989 | Jill Lieber
AN IDOL BANNED

September 04, 1989 | E.M. Swift
At the Little League World Series, Trumbull, Conn., beat Taiwan for the first U.S. win since '83

September 04, 1989 | Austin Murphy

September 04, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
Among the most vivid memories of senior writer Bill Nack's college days at Illinois is the Saturday morning in May 1963 when Ernie Davis died. Nack, an assistant sports editor with the Daily Mini...

September 04, 1989
FAST, POWERFUL AND MEAN: THAT DESCRIBES THE COLLEGE GAME'S BEST ATHLETES, THE LINEBACKERS

September 04, 1989 | Austin Murphy

September 04, 1989 | William F. Reed
championship behind his school's rookie basketball coach. You may even be intrigued by the knowledge that Dixie's best team will once again not come from the proud Southeastern Conference and...

September 04, 1989 | Austin Murphy
USC'S HOT SAFETIES MARK CARRIER AND CLEVELAND COLTER ARE OPPOSITES WITH A COMMON CAUSE

September 04, 1989 | Douglas S. Looney

September 04, 1989
There is a ghoulish quality to the . Southern Methodist University will be fielding a football team for the first time since it was given the NCAA's so-called death penalty, and no one knows what...