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April 28, 1997 | Volume 86, Issue 17

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UGA V Cover - Sports Illustrated April 28, 1997

April 28, 1997 | Bill Colson
For months assistant managing editor Craig Neff (Colgate '79) has found himself inhumed beneath a wall of papers, surveys actually, 305 in all, as the steward of our Jock Schools issue. In a...

April 28, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
Trading down—swapping quality for quantity—was the rage at the NFL draft

April 28, 1997
Nate HendricksonMENAHGA, MINN.Hendrickson, a junior at Moorhead State, beat Jeron Quincy of Central Missouri State 9-1 in the final bout to win the 167-pound title and tournament MVP honors at the...

April 28, 1997 | Grant Wahl
MARCH 14, 1988

April 28, 1997
Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but Simpson should be entitled to play a game of golf wherever he wishes, regardless of public opinion.KATHY KELLY, PITTSBURGH

April 28, 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,...

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
Saturday 4/26

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
Might the NBA Western Conference playoffs devolve into Maim That Tune? Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal appears in the documentary I Am Your Child (ABC, Monday, 8 p.m.), crooning The...

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
9Players from the three major Florida colleges among the top 18 picks in the NFL draft.

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Center PiecesESPN's Sports Center Commercials

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Ballplayers go for fishing like crappies go for minnows, which is how tackle company Shimano lured two ringers for its series of angler trading cards. (Can you spot the pro?)

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
About 80 baseballs are used during an average major league game. Here's what happens to them.

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
The first collectors' pins for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City went on sale on April 8, 1,767 days before opening ceremonies.

April 28, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Randy NewmanGrammy-winning singer-songwriter and Los Angeles Dodgers fan, on what his first move would he if he were named commissioner of baseball: "Lower Denver "

April 28, 1997 | Kelli Anderson
Thanks to Sam's Army, the U.S. soccer team finally had a home field advantage

April 28, 1997 | Austin Murphy
The NHL playoffs were hot stuff in the Sun Belt where Anaheim and Phoenix took shots at each other on and off the ice

April 28, 1997 | Tom Verducci
The punchless White Sox, with their two high-paid sluggers off to a sluggish start, were losers on the field and at the gate

April 28, 1997 | Phil Taylor

April 28, 1997 | Peter King
Joy over the Seahawks' deft draft was eroded by worry that the team's days in Seattle may be numbered

April 28, 1997 | Steve Rushin
THE ULTIMATE TAILGATING, YALE-BAITING, CHEERLEADING, BEER BLEEDING GUIDE TO AMERICA'S BEST SPORTS COLLEGES

April 28, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
VARSITY TEAMS: 21INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 18FAMOUS ALUMNI: KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR, JACKIE ROBINSONEXTRA CREDIT FOR: RECORD 94 NATIONAL TEAM TITLES

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
VARSITY TEAMS: 25INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 22FAMOUS ALUMNI: PAUL HORNUNG, JOE MONTANA, KNUTE ROCKNEEXTRA CREDIT FOR: INTRAMURAL BOXING AND TACKLE FOOTBALL

April 28, 1997 | Austin Murphy
VARSITY TEAMS: 33INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 19FAMOUS ALUMNI: JOHN ELWAY, JANET EVANS, TIGER WOODSEXTRA CREDIT FOR: ENVIRONMENTALLY CORRECT TREE MASCOT

April 28, 1997 | Richard Deutsch
VARSITY TEAMS: 20INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 29FAMOUS ALUMNI: EARL CAMPBELL, ROGER CLEMENS, TOM KITEEXTRA CREDIT FOR: BEVO, THE TAKE-NO-BULL LONGHORNS MASCOT

April 28, 1997 | Christian Stone
VARSITY TEAMS: 20INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 19FAMOUS ALUMNI: TRACY CAULKINS, EMMITT SMITH, STEVE SPURRIEREXTRA CREDIT FOR: INVENTION OF GATORADE BY A FLORIDA PROF

April 28, 1997 | David Fleming
VARSITY TEAMS: 16INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 19FAMOUS ALUMNI: GERALD FORD, TOM HARMON, CHRIS WEBBEREXTRA CREDIT FOR: INTRAMURAL MUD FOOTBALL

April 28, 1997 | Seth Davis
VARSITY TEAMS: 25INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 26FAMOUS ALUMNI: MIA HAMM, MICHAEL JORDAN, LAWRENCE TAYLOREXTRA CREDIT FOR: NAPOLEON HOOPS, FOR MALE STUDENTS UNDER SIX FEET

April 28, 1997 | Jon Wertheim
VARSITY TEAMS: 29INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 16FAMOUS ALUMNI: MARY ELLEN CLARK, KERRY COLLINS, FRANCO HARRISEXTRA CREDIT FOR: CLASSIC FOOTBALL UNIFORMS

April 28, 1997 | Lars Anderson
VARSITY TEAMS: 22INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 22FAMOUS ALUMNI: JOHNNY RODGERS, MIKE ROZIEREXTRA CREDIT FOR: 28 STRAIGHT BOWL APPEARANCES

April 28, 1997 | Grant Wahl
VARSITY TEAMS: 38INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 38FAMOUS ALUMNI: BILL BRADLEY, DICK KAZMEIER, GEOFF PETRIEEXTRA CREDIT FOR: SUCCEEDING WITHOUT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

April 28, 1997 | Kelvin C. Bias
VARSITY TEAMS: 20INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 28FAMOUS ALUMNI: CHERYL MILLER, O.J. SIMPSONEXTRA CREDIT FOR: THE SONG GIRLS

April 28, 1997 | Kelvin C. Bias
VARSITY TEAMS: 18INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 11FAMOUS ALUMNI: KENNY LOFTON, DAMON STOUDAMIREEXTRA CREDIT FOR: DIRTBAG'S, A SPORTS HANGOUT

April 28, 1997 | Shawn Cox
VARSITY TEAMS: 22INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 24FAMOUS ALUMNI: HERMAN MOORE, RALPH SAMPSONEXTRA CREDIT FOR: COED SAUNA IN AQUATIC CENTER

April 28, 1997 | David Fleming
VARSITY TEAMS: 21INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 31FAMOUS ALUMNI: JACK NICKLAUS, JESSE OWENSEXTRA CREDIT FOR: UNDERWATER-HOCKEY CLUB

April 28, 1997 | Joanna Cohen
VARSITY TEAMS: 22INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 25FAMOUS ALUMNI: CHRIS CHELIOS, BUD SELIGEXTRA CREDIT FOR: TRADITION-STEEPED FIELD HOUSE

April 28, 1997 | Brooks Clark
VARSITY TEAMS: 16INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 24FAMOUS ALUMNI: PHIL GARNER, REGGIE WHITEEXTRA CREDIT FOR: VOICE OF THE VOLS JOHN WARD

April 28, 1997 | Bruce Anderson
VARSITY TEAMS: 26INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 15FAMOUS ALUMNI: KEVIN JOHNSON, LEIGH STERNBERGEXTRA CREDIT FOR: VIEW FROM FOOTBALL STADIUM

April 28, 1997 | Christian Stone
VARSITY TEAMS: 20INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 22FAMOUS ALUMNI: DON NELSON, REGGIE ROBYEXTRA CREDIT FOR: INVENTION OF BUTTERFLY STROKE

April 28, 1997 | Chad Millman
VARSITY TEAMS: 22INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 31FAMOUS ALUMNI: MARK SPITZ, ISIAH THOMASEXTRA CREDIT FOR: HOOSIERS HOOPS FAITHFUL

April 28, 1997 | Loren Mooney
VARSITY TEAMS: 20INTRAMURAL SPORTS: 33FAMOUS ALUMNI: JOE NAMATH, LATRELL SPREWELLEXTRA CREDIT FOR: HOUNDSTOOTH SPORTS BAR

April 28, 1997
Here's the rest of our TOP 50

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
—to compile a list of jock-school superlatives—has taken us from the bowels of Texas A&M's Kyle Field to the rim of California's Memorial Stadium. From a ski trail in Middlebury, Vt., to a...

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
Vanderbilt's Majid (Magic) Noori, whose culinary creations, such as angel-hair-pasta omelettes and honeydew-melon shakes, are an antidote for homesickness. Is practice almost over?

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
UC San Diego. UC Santa Barbara has better surfers—witness the Gauchos' nine national titles. But our top ranking goes to UCSD because of the nearby beaches, such as Black's, which has some of the...

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
(ALL CLASSES ACTUALLY EXIST)

April 28, 1997 | John Walters
Alumni Matchup

April 28, 1997 | Christian Stone
A College Football coach, the joke goes, is asked why he's opposed to equality in his school's athletic department. "I'm not," he protests. "I'm a firm believer that all the pom-pom girls should...

April 28, 1997 | Alexander Wolff
One winter the brothers of Heorot, a fraternity at Dartmouth, flooded the downstairs of their house, threw open the doors and windows, let ice form on the living-room floor and, using two facing...

April 28, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Sandy Alomar Jr. is making people forget about his brother Roberto, Cubs Flubs, Middle Relief Madness

April 28, 1997 | David Fleming
Why the Blazers and the Pistons should enjoy being No. 5 seeds, Delk comes on at last, Don't hack Shaq: He's making those free throws

April 28, 1997 | David Fleming
P.J. Brown's huge contract raised a lot of eyebrows, but he has been worth every penny to Miami

April 28, 1997 | David Fleming
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 14-APRIL 20

April 28, 1997 | William F. Reed
More than a few NBA teams will be looking for a new coach this spring, so we asked our panel of experts—one representative from each of the 29 NBA teams—to name the NBA assistant most deserving of...

April 28, 1997 | Marty Burns
Tornadoes are rare in Phoenix, but a Cyclone swept through last week's Nike Desert Classic, one of the NBA's predraft scouting camps. The storm was 6'11" Kelvin Cato, a former Iowa State center,...

April 28, 1997 | Marty Burns
The MVP race between Michael Jordan and Karl Malone has gone down to the wire, with the Malone train gathering steam in the final weeks. The Portland Oregonian surveyed 63 G.M.'s, coaches and...

April 28, 1997 | Marty Burns
Sixteen teams begins postseasons play this week, While the other 13 head for early tee times his NBA colleagues who aren't otherwise occupied this spring. Suns coach and avid golfer Danny Ainge, a...

April 28, 1997 | William F. Reed
When he tees it up in the majors, PGA Seniors champion Hale Irwin plays like a Tiger

April 28, 1997
Davies Gets Her Kicks

April 28, 1997
Tigermania has gripped the Internet, where at least 11 World Wide Web sites are dedicated to Masters champion Tiger Woods. Jack Nicklaus and Raymond Floyd, by contrast, have one apiece. Our...

April 28, 1997
96The weeks Greg Norman spent at the top of the World Golf Ranking before being unseated on Sunday by Tom Lehman, whose fourth-place finish at the MCI Classic vaulted him ahead of the idle Shark.

April 28, 1997 | Gary B. Smith
ANOTHER TAKE ON THE HEADLINES

April 28, 1997 | Bob Knotts
In the most macho of sports, Sunny Hale speaks softly, scores often

April 28, 1997 | Wally Uihlein
I voiced my objections to the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED immediately after reading Major Party: Women Go to the Dinah for the Golf and for the Scene That Has Grown Up Around the Tournament...

April 28, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
Nick Price hoped his victory at Harbour Town would help a special friend win a bigger battle