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December 07, 1998 | Volume 89, Issue 23

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Randall Cunningham Cover - Sports Illustrated December 07, 1998

December 07, 1998
Many college athletes have been tempted but haven't accepted offers from slimy characters. Whatever jail time Stevin (Hedake) Smith receives, he deserves.—Tabitha L. Cutrell, Hot Springs, Ark.

December 07, 1998
Letters to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED should include the name, address and home telephone number of the writer. They may be mailed to The Editor, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Time & Life Building, New York,...

December 07, 1998
PRO FOOTBALL

December 07, 1998 | Peter King
Arrival TimeEven in defeat Peyton Manning proved he's the man to lead the Colts

December 07, 1998 | Peter King
1. Upon Further ReviewReferee Phil Luckett blew the overtime coin flip in the Thanksgiving game between the Steelers and the Lions. Back judge Bob La wing made a highly questionable pass...

December 07, 1998 | Peter King
Despite two major knee injuries, Yatil Green is determined to play for Miami

December 07, 1998 | Paul Zimmerman
The best division to handicap is the AFC East. Why? Because 1) it has four good teams in it, 2) they're all contending, and 3) all four could wind up in the playoffs, or only one of them could....

December 07, 1998 | Seth Davis
Well HeeledNorth Carolina cashed in at the Chase NIT

December 07, 1998 | Ivan Maisel

December 07, 1998 | Ivan Maisel
Record Breakers

December 07, 1998 | Ivan Maisel
•Kansas State (11-0) vs. Texas A&M (10-2)When the Aggies met on Sunday, two days after their 26-24 loss at Texas, coach R.C. Slocum stressed the big picture. "If we had lost to Florida State...

December 07, 1998 | Rick Reilly
Pssst. Wanna see something? A guy I know in upper, upper, upper management let me get a look at what we'll all be doing in the next life.

December 07, 1998
Mario Toledo, Del Ray Beach, Fla.TennisToledo, a freshman at Georgia Perimeter Junior College and the national juco champion, laid claim to being the best college player outside Division I when he...

December 07, 1998 | Bev Oden
November 26, 1973

December 07, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
DON'T MISS

December 07, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
Wisely, Fox has decided to deglow the puck during its NHL telecasts. The motivation is partly financial (a $50,000 per game savings), and Fox is out of hockey after this season anyway, but we...

December 07, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
15.8

December 07, 1998 | Steve Rushin
With no NBA games to draw from, highlight shows are giving more play to lesser leagues

December 07, 1998 | Tom Verducci
Taking stock of baseball's record-breaking free-agent spending spree

December 07, 1998 | Tom Verducci
•That right now a sculptor is busy putting dreadlocks on the Heisman statue.

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Departments

December 07, 1998
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer the latest sports news and stats. Chat with your favorite SI writers: Seth Davis, David Fleming, Kostya Kennedy, Peter King, Alan...

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6Years after he lost his 1980 NFC Championship ring that former Eagles and Giants quarterback Joe Pisarcik found it through a memorabilia dealer.

December 07, 1998
YES

December 07, 1998
Last week's British national championship of professional dance sport was held in a ballroom in Blackpool, England, but for Donna Shingler, it might just as well have been staged in a mosh pit....

December 07, 1998
The International Badminton Federation has suspended Indonesia's Budiarto Sigit, a men's doubles world champion, for 13 months and fined him $2,000 for testing positive for anabolic steroids.

December 07, 1998
THEO FLEURYCalgary's $2.4 million-a-year winger and, at 5'6", the NHL's shortest player, upon learning that rookie Flames teammate Martin St. Louis towers over him by half an inch: "That's O.K....

December 07, 1998 | Austin Murphy

December 07, 1998
Please Pass The Grey PouponThe 40-foot Team Scream, with Mark Rueckwald of Hamlin, N.Y., driving and Rick Merola of Brewerton, N.Y., manning the throttle, skims across Key West Harbor at speeds of...

December 07, 1998 | Austin Murphy
of the Steelers possesses talent unmatched by any other lineman in the NFL and clears holes wide enough to drive the Bus through

December 07, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman

December 07, 1998 | Richard Hoffer
Having survived a dozen car crashes and destructive bouts with drugs and alcohol, Angel Manfredy is determined to be a world champ—and a symbol of good trumping evil

December 07, 1998 | Michael Farber
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December 07, 1998 | Tim Crothers

December 07, 1998 | Tim Crothers
Carlos Boozer of Juneau is following Langdon's trail

December 07, 1998 | S.L. Price
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December 07, 1998 | Cameron Morfit
PGA/LPGA

December 07, 1998 | Cameron Morfit
Of Crocs and Crotch HooksYou won't learn much about Tiger Woods or the U.S. Open in Offbeat Golf ($17.95, Santa Monica Press), but you will find courses where tigers roam, and you'll meet Floyd...

December 07, 1998 | Cameron Morfit
Yip, Yip, HoorayGermany's Bernhard Linger contracted the yips when he was 19. He cured them by switching to a heavier putter. But in 1988 Langer, then 30, suffered a relapse. Shortly after...

December 07, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
Separation AnxietyShoulder surgery has Tom Lehman mulling his future

December 07, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
Whom would you most like to see in the Skins Game?

December 07, 1998 | Edited by Kevin Cook
5,389Strokes this year by Annika Sorenstam, whose 69.99 average made her the first LPGA player to break 70 for a season. Had Sorenstam taken one more stroke in 1998, her average would have been 70.0.

December 07, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
There was no escaping golf in 1998. Not on television, not even on Ally McBeal. "There's more to life than being a lawyer," Calista Flockhart's quirky title character (right) philosophizes in one...

December 07, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
1. The day after I pitched a perfect game, I holed a 45-foot chip for eagle in a Connecticut charity outing.

December 07, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
Fred Funk, Tom Kite, Fanny Sunesson: Former eyeglass-wearers, they corrected their vision with laser surgery.

December 07, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
Callaway. Earnings were down 84%, the workforce was cut by 24%, and Steelhead woods are smaller and cheaper.

December 07, 1998 | Gary Van Sickle
1. Sylvester Stallone was temporarily suspended from La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach for:

December 07, 1998
Happy Endings: At the PGA Tour's recent qualifying tournament at La Quinta, Calif., 1997 NCAA champ Charles Warren triple-bogeyed the 3rd hole in the sixth and final round. Carlos Franco...

December 07, 1998 | Amy Alcott
Another year has passed, and I'm still not in the LPGA Hall of Fame. For seven years now, I've heard fans call out, "Amy, we're rooting for you to get your 30th!" But I'm stuck on 29 career wins,...

December 07, 1998
What do these players have in common?

December 07, 1998 | Jaime Diaz