December 30, 1991 | Bruce Newman
December 30, 1991 | J.D. Morris
In Pennsylvania, a diamond is cut to commemorate a friend who died too young
December 30, 1991 | Sally Guard
Proud owners of antique bicycles rolled into the IVCA world championships for vintage racing
Ho-Ho-HostedBy incorrigible New York Yankee owner George Steinbrenner, a Christmas party for 1,200 school children in Tampa. General Norman Schwarzkopf read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and...
December 30, 1991
Mary Beth RileyBUFFALORiley, a recent honors graduate of Canisius, was named NCAA Woman of the Year. She set school marks in the 800- (2:18.7) and 1,500-meter (4:50.2) runs, and helped set the...
A chance reunion with a photographer who covered the war helped put the year in focus
The Redskins and the Bills are on collision course for Super Bowl XXVI
Statistical leaders Buffalo and Philadelphia dominate Dr. Z's All-Pro team as well
December 30, 1991 | Jack McCallum
The idiosyncratic Harold Miner sparked USC's dynamic upset of No. 4 Ohio State
The 'world championship' in windy Jamaica was contrived, but winner Fred Couples found the prize money staggeringly real
Because coach Don James was willing to make changes, Washington is on the brink of a national title
December 30, 1991 | Sonja Steptoe
December 30, 1991
Fathers and SonsIf the juxtaposition of articles in your Dec. 2 issue about Rick Barry and his sons (Daddy Dearest) and Albert Lewis and his father (A Chip off the Old Block) wasn't intentional,...
December 30, 1991 | Steve Rushin
Look back on 1991. You'll notice that this century's only palindromic year appears the same from the back as it did from the front, looks no different receding in the rearview mirror than it did...
December 30, 1991 | David Noland
Ken Colao's high school wrestlers might think his full-time job, that of prison recreation supervisor, is a good fit
December 30, 1991 | Jack Cavanaugh
December 30, 1991
Distilled to their essence, the NBA Finals boiled down to Magic vs. Michael.
December 30, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
[Thumb Up]To Willie Randolph, who earmarked $50,000 of the $850,000 contract he signed last week with the New York Mets for the purchase of tickets for inner-city youths.
Tim Capstraw, Wagner College basketball coach, on the cultural makeup of his team: "We have black players, white players, a Mormon and four Yugoslavians. Our toughest decision isn't-what offense...
Happy New Year, and good luck with your New Year's resolutions. Here are some promises to themselves that various sports people hope to keep in 1992.
Charles Shackleford of the Philadelphia 76ers has been nicknamed Sports Illustrated by his teammates, but we're not flattered. The erratic Shackleford earned the moniker because, they say, he...
Miami Dolphin kicker Garo Yepremian was on our Jan. 3, 1972, cover after his 37-yarder in OT heal the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in the longest game in pro football history. John Wooden's UCLA...
December 30, 1991 | Peter King
Spanning New Horizons
An Olympic What If...?
If the U.S. Olympic basketball team were still picked the old-fashioned way—without all those unnecessary pros—an all-collegian team led by this starting five would figure to do very well in...
MENGeorgia's Litterial Green, a 6'1" senior guard, averaged 21 points, 4.5 assists and three rebounds as the Bulldogs knocked off No. 13 Georgia Tech 66-65 and previously unbeaten Penn State 70-54.
Kansas's 6'8" center Clyde Lovellette is the only player to lead the nation in scoring (28.4 points a game) the same year that his team won an NCAA championship, a double he accomplished in...