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Baseball's Splendid Splinter

Fifty years after he hit .406, Ted Williams is the subject of two biographies

By Ron Fimrite

On The Scene

Tough Guys in Hard Times

In Alabama some rough-and-ready men are willing to slug it out for momentary glory and much-needed cash

By Mike D'Orso

NBA Finals

SHOW OF SHOWS

For star quality, the Magic and Michael made-for-TV miniseries tops all NBA Finals

By Jack McCallum

Cut to the Chase

At the NCAAs Ohio State's Mark Croghan outsprinted Samuel Kibiri of Washington State to win the fastest steeplechase this year

By Kenny Moore

Baseball Expansion

Who Are The Two?

Six cities await the verdict on baseball's two expansion teams—and questions abound

By Tim Kurkjian

Jimmy Connors

Prince Valiant

After nearly two years of ignoble tennis, Jimmy Connors at 38 made a gallant stand in Paris

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Tiger Strikeouts

Gorillas of the Missed

Detroit's lineup packs a mighty wallop, but an abundance of strikeouts is part of the bargain

By Steve Rushin

Venus Williams

Child's Play

Tennis's newest pixie is named Venus. At age 10, she dreams of flying to Jupiter. Others have earthier hopes for her

By Sonja Steptoe

Boxing

The Real Thing?

After licking Sugar Ray Leonard and, now, Donald Curry, Terry Norris still has a lot to prove

By Richard O'Brien

Inside

Baseball

By Tim Kurkjian

PAINT A PITCHER

By Franz Lidz

Grooms

NOBODY KNOWS THEIR NAMES

Working anonymously and often living in squalor, grooms are the unsung heroes of thoroughbred racing

By William Nack

For The Record

A new master for the Masters...the Cup runneth under...the Sultan of Screens

Edited by Michael Jaffe

Faces in the crowd

Point After

It Is with Deep Remorse...

Dennis Rodman may have started something when he wrote Scottie Pippen a letter of apology

By Rick Reilly

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