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September 16, 1991 Table Of Contents

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Unexpected Dividends in New York Harbor

To a lot of people, those waters are synonymous with concrete footwear. What they don't know is that the harbor is alive with game fish

By Robert H. Boyle

U.S. Open

Open and SHUT

Stefan Edberg and Monica Seles won the U.S. Open titles, but the tournament belonged to Jimmy Connors

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Phoenix Cardinals

When West Meets East

With a win in Philly, Phoenix showed it's an NFC East team in every way except geographically

By Peter King

Frank Thomas

No Doubting Thomas

The White Sox's young slugger, Frank Thomas, has shown he's for real

By Steve Rushin

Mike Powell

At Long Last

For Mike Powell, the man who broke Bob Beamon's long jump record, becoming a sudden hero required years of perseverance

By Bruce Newman

Setting the Record Straight

By Jon Scher

Lawrence Taylor


At 32, Lawrence Taylor, the ultimate linebacker, takes stock of his 10 years with the New York Giants, some personal setbacks and his place in white America

By Paul Zimmerman


But Seriously, Folks...

Fortunately for the U.S., Phil Mickelson's shots were better than his one-liners at the Walker Cup

By John Garrity

College Report


By William F. Reed



By Tim Kurkjian


By Peter King

Branca & Thomson

Side By Side

Former Brooklyn Dodger Ralph Branca and New York Giant Bobby Thomson have been linked for 40 years by the most famous home run of them all

By Ron Fimrite

First Person

Afternoon of a Fawn

If it weren't for Jessie Betts's skating dress, the author wouldn't have had this close encounter of the deer kind

By Roy Blount

For The Record

NASCAR's senior star...Little Ray at OU to play...a Trapper flak with a comic knack

Edited by Michael Jaffe

Faces in the Crowd

Point After

One Good Joe

Even in this anniversary year, Joe DiMaggio is best remembered as a regular guy from the Wharf

By Ron Fimrite




Edited by Richard Demak