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June 06, 1994 | Volume 80, Issue 22

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Roger Maris Cover - Sports Illustrated June 06, 1994

June 06, 1994
Cliff KronauerINGLEWOOD, COLO.Kronauer, 73, a retired Air Force major general, defeated 19-year-old Frank Watson of El Paso, an Air Force Academy sophomore, to clinch the D Division championship...

June 06, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum

June 06, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
After a 40-year-old woman marathoner was killed by a mountain lion in the Sierra Nevada foothills in April, and the lion was later shot by wildlife authorities, a fund for the cat's cub had, as of...

June 06, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
Nick ZitoTrainer of Kentucky Derby winner Go for Gin, on the importance of consistent workouts: "A lot of horses get distracted. It's just human nature."

June 06, 1994 | Tom Verducci

June 06, 1994 | Hank Hersch
Newly crowned as the league's MVP, Hakeem Olajuwon led Houston to the brink of the Finals

June 06, 1994 | Phil Taylor
In their conference final the Knicks and the Pacers beat each other with the same bump-and-grind style

June 06, 1994 | Bruce Newman
Armed with his dad's advice and a potent new engine, Al Unser Jr. won the Indianapolis 500

June 06, 1994 | Douglas S. Looney

June 06, 1994 | Leigh Montville

June 06, 1994 | Mark Mulvoy
The worst part about sportswriting is that it kills the fan in you.

June 06, 1994 | Richard Hoffer

June 06, 1994 | Franz Lidz
When Vicki Van Meter was little she thought she was a pig. "Not eatingwise!" she says. "I actually believed I was a four-legged animal. Everyone still calls me Hammy."

June 06, 1994 | Tim Crothers
There were no goalies back then, only a gaggle of tiny, tireless strikers clad in neon beach garb, chasing a soccer ball across a swath of Acapulco sand. Out of bounds was the Pacific. Amid the...

June 06, 1994
"Pro tennis is another case of the inmates running the asylum."LARRY MICHAELS, FOREST HILLS, N.Y.

June 06, 1994 | Sally Jenkins
A rose, a doll and a perfume have been named after her, but at the moment her beauty transcends her results. What Gabriela Sabatini really needs is a title with her name on it.

June 06, 1994 | Merrell Noden
Lawrence Johnson ordinarily chooses his words with utmost care, as befits an aspiring lyricist. But when he's describing the sensation of pole vaulting, the words tumble out in a torrent of...

June 06, 1994 | John Ed Bradley

June 06, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
Missing Persons

June 06, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
The Downside. What a year for streaks, most of them bad. The Brewers had a 14-game losing streak, which was finally broken last Friday when they beat the Mariners 5-2. The Padres lost 13 in a row...

June 06, 1994 | Steve Rushin
One Minnesotan says good riddance to a sorry excuse for an NBA team