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March 03, 1997 | Volume 86, Issue 9

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Ray Leonard Cover - Sports Illustrated March 03, 1997

March 03, 1997
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED offers current and past articles, photos and special multimedia features on CompuServe (GO SPORTS) and on the Internet (www.sportsillustrated.com). To subscribe to CompuServe,...

March 03, 1997
The Vince Lombardi Trophy is back where it truly belongs.JOE NORCIO, SEATTLE

March 03, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Saturday 3/1

March 03, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Tiger Woods at No. 7 on the leader board, behind Friends geek Matthew Perry? So says host Downtown Julie Brown on World's Coolest Bachelors (E!, Sunday, 8 p.m.) We visit Detroit Red Wings forward...

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
56.3Percentage of foul shots converted this season by Niagara guard Calvin Murphy Jr., the son of the third-most-accurate free throw shooter, at 89.2%, in NBA history.

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
After three days of training, overweight millionaire boxer Riddick Bowe left U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., ending his dream of becoming a Marine (SCORECARD, Feb. 10). Camp...

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Last month Mario Lemieux scored his 600th goal in just his 719th game, only one more game than Wayne Gretzky needed. Here's how quickly the NHL's seven 600-goal scorers attained that mark:

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Some of the prized trophies in the endangered Calumet Farms collection (story, right):

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Green Bay Packers fan Noel Franus of Chicago has mounted an Internet campaign to protest a U.S. Postal Service stamp honoring Vince Lombardi because, he says, the stamp doesn't show the gap...

March 03, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Kostya Kennedy
Hal Morris Cincinnati first baseman, on the death of Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping: "As Reds, I believe we have to observe the customary six-day mourning period."

March 03, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
Phantoms on ice: Minor league hockey fans are having some phun in Philly

March 03, 1997 | Phil Taylor
Facing a long stretch without Shaquille O'Neal, the Lakers try to keep their chins up

March 03, 1997
Joe PinoLINCOLN, R.I.Pino, 72, a semiretired contractor, won the age 70-75 division at the RISKI Giant Slalom Downhill Races at Attitash Bear Peak, completing the 1,213-meter run in 46.51. It was...

March 03, 1997 | William F. Reed
An unseasoned colt swept to victory in the Fountain of Youth to emerge as a clear Derby favorite

March 03, 1997 | Alexander Wolff
A year after a snub from the NCAA selection committee, Minnesota is in line for a No. 1 seed

March 03, 1997 | Kelli Anderson
UCLA smothered Duke in a matchup that has never failed to foretell the eventual national champion

March 03, 1997 | Austin Murphy
These days, the Coyotes' star power forward, Keith Tkachuk, does his hell-raising on the ice

March 03, 1997 | William Nack

March 03, 1997 | Steve Rushin
BEHIND THE FORBIDDING FACADE OF NCAA HEADQUARTERS, THE VERY PEOPLE WHO ENFORCE THE ORGANIZATION'S RIGID RULES ALSO QUESTION ITS GODLIKE POWERS AND ULTIMATE MISSION

March 03, 1997 | Steve Rushin
2.9. THE PRINCIPLE OF AMATEURISMSTUDENT-ATHLETES SHALL BE AMATEURS IN AN INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORT, AND THEIR PARTICIPATION SHOULD BE MOTIVATED PRIMARILY BY EDUCATION AND THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND...

March 03, 1997 | Jackie MacMullan
Mavericks' move bolsters New Jersey, Can Jackson juice the Pacers?, Why Miami shouldn't be in mourning

March 03, 1997 | Kelli Anderson
Tragedy and triumph at Bowling Green, Princeton: something old, something new, Stanford's Folkl point

March 03, 1997 | Jack McCallum
Another NBA coach finds out—too late—who's really running the show

March 03, 1997 | Marty Burns
Lining up at a new position for lowly New Jersey, once-troubled Kendall Gill has a new lease on life

March 03, 1997 | Marty Burns
FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23

March 03, 1997 | David Fleming
File this category in the Lost Arts department. Many members of our panel, which consists of one representative from each of the NBA's 29 teams, were reluctant to fill in any name on a ballot that...

March 03, 1997 | Kelvin C. Bias
On the 11th day of his new job, Dallas general manager Don Nelson swapped an entire starting lineup for four Nets. With that deal Nelson purged the last two remaining Mavericks—guard Jimmy Jackson...

March 03, 1997 | Marty Burns
Since learning on Jan. 28 that he hadn't been named to the Eastern Conference All-Star squad, Bucks forward Glenn Robinson has averaged 17.8 points on 41.9% shooting (compared with 22.0 points on...

March 03, 1997 | Marty Burns
Suns forward Wayman Tisdale is an accomplished bass guitar player. His jazz band, The Fifth Quarter, has released two CDs and opened for such headliners as Anita Baker and the Isley Brothers. Here...

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March 03, 1997
53Percentage of her LPGA events since joining the tour in 1994 in which Annika Sorenstam has finished in the top 10 (32 of 60).

March 03, 1997 | Gary B. Smith
ANOTHER TAKE ON THE HEADLINES

March 03, 1997 | Brandel Chamblee
Tom Weiskopf and I were talking about the differences on the Tour since he first played, and aside from the money and the railroad ties, the biggest change is how well the players are treated. Tom...

March 03, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
GREG NORMAN'S MASTERS DISASTER COULD TURN OUT TO BE A BLESSING

March 03, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle