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February 21, 1994 | Volume 80, Issue 7

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Tommy Moe Cover - Sports Illustrated February 21, 1994

February 21, 1994
Mike SchmidlinSANTA CRUZ, CALIF.Schmidlin, a 33-year-old contractor, broke Dan Gable's Midlands Championships 150-pound weight-class record with his 23rd pin over 11 years of participating in the...

February 21, 1994 | Michael Finkel
Steep, slippery mountain traits are among Dave King's favorite haunts

February 21, 1994 | William F. Reed
In 1955, Georgia Tech ended the Wildcats' 129-game home winning streak

February 21, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum

February 21, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
A Norwegian, Inge Widar Svingen, who is listed in The Guinness Book of Records for fire-eating, plans to entertain audiences in Lillehammer by pushing 125 Olympic pins into his body in 15 minutes....

February 21, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
Derrick ColemanThe New Jersey Net forward, on why he turned down an invitation to hunt with teammate Jayson Williams: "I'm not going hunting with anyone who plays the same position as me."

February 21, 1994
The sky over Lillehammer was aglow at the opening ceremonies of the XVII Winter Olympics. The temperature was a numbing 14°, but the spirits of the 40,000 spectators soared. So did U.S. downhiller...

February 21, 1994 | William Oscar Johnson

February 21, 1994 | Alexander Wolff
As he did, sadly, at three previous Games, Dan Jansen failed to win a medal in his 500-meter specialty

February 21, 1994 | Leigh Montville
Speeding after a medal, U.S. luge hopeful Duncan Kennedy slid out of control and crashed

February 21, 1994 | E.M. Swift

February 21, 1994 | Mark Mulvoy
As journalists we at SI pride ourselves on our fairness and accuracy, so we were concerned when we received complaints that Southern Discomfort, a story in our Oct. 25, 1993, issue, contained...

February 21, 1994 | Christian Stone
Mike Eruzione (below), the man who scored the winning goal against the Soviets, is still barnstorming North America, delivering the same dog-eared speech about hard work, pride and the other...

February 21, 1994 | William F. Reed

February 21, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian

February 21, 1994 | Richard Hoffer
In his sixth season of quiet stardom, Danny Manning is frustrated by all the losing—and doggedly determined to leave Los Angeles

February 21, 1994 | Austin Murphy

February 21, 1994 | Christian Stone
They were one of Broadway's most promising acts in the spring of 1940, a colorful outfit that had won three Stanley Cups in their first 14 seasons in the NHL. On the evening of April 13, 1940,...

February 21, 1994 | Kelli Anderson
Tracy MacLeod hates the word handicapped. She might use it when she's making jokes about herself to her teammates at Canada's Brandon University, but beyond the jocularity of the locker room, the...

February 21, 1994 | Steve Wulf
When former Brave great Henry Aaron returned to Milwaukee's County Stadium on the opening day of the 1975 season to play for the Brewers, one of the first players to greet him was the team's young...

February 21, 1994 | Phil Taylor
Latrell Sprewell, the Golden State Warriors' second-year guard, is also their resident electronics whiz. He's the guy who gets the call when someone's stereo speakers start to crackle or when the...

February 21, 1994 | William F. Reed
The Cards Are Back

February 21, 1994 | William F. Reed
MenIzett Buchanan, a 6'6" senior guard for Marist, averaged 42.5 points and 13.5 rebounds as the Red Foxes beat Long Island University-Brooklyn 115-101 and St. Francis 99-87.

February 21, 1994
"Fewer athletic scholarships will allow a few tuition-paying students to get into games. What an amazing concept."ALLAN R. SILVERSTEIN, MILFORD, CONN.

February 21, 1994 | Amy Lennard Goehner
Skittish racehorses tend to calm down when given goats as pets

February 21, 1994 | Franz Lidz
To call Canada geese, 17-year-old Josh Neuwiller becomes a Canada goose

February 21, 1994 | Chad Millman
When slugged, a new mechanical heavy bag delights in taunting its attacker

February 21, 1994 | E.M. Swift
USOC members had the power but not the resolve to give Tonya Harding the boot