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July 6, 1992 Table Of Contents

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Movies

Field of Dames

Women ballplayers are celebrated in "A League of Their Own"

By Steve Wulf

Track And Field

Dan & Dave: Not

They were as inseparable as Wayne and Garth, but after the wrenching U.S. track and field trials, Dave Johnson is headed to Barcelona, and Dan O'Brien is staying home

By Kenny Moore

A Costly Blunder

By Steve Wulf

XXV Olympic Summer Games

Say Cheese

After requesting a pregame photo, Cuba posed no match for the debuting U.S. Olympic team

By Jack McCallum

A Dream Fulfilled

By Alexander Wolff

Prize Pupil

Raul Marquez studied boxing so well under his father that he earned a trip to Barcelona

By William Nack

Great Expectations

Melvin Stewart's journey from the world of the PTL ministry to his life as the world's best butterflyer has been, well, Dickensian

By Merrell Noden

The Wheels of Fortune

At the track cycling trials, Paul Swift came in first and got second, Ken Carpenter crashed and won

By Richard O'Brien

Remembering Their Game

THERE USED TO BE TWO GAMES OF PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, THE MAJOR LEAGUES AND THE NEGRO LEAGUES. THEY WERE SEPARATE AND MOST DEFINITELY NOT EQUAL. THE MEN OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES PERFORMED WITH SKILL AND PASSION, BUT FOR NICKELS AND DIMES. YET THEIR MEMORIES OF THOSE DAYS ARE RICH

By Shelley Smith

Steve Palermo

Pain and Progress

Last July, American League umpire Steve Palermo was felled by a bullet. After a year of grueling rehabilitation, he holds on to his dream of umpiring again

By Bruce Newman

Brown And Andolsek

Too Alive to Die

Still, freak accidents took the lives of Jerome Brown of the Philadelphia Eagles and Eric Andolsek of the Detroit Lions

By Rick Reilly

Lion Heartache

By Mitch Albom

KILLER TABS STRIKE AGAIN!

At Wimbledon, Beasties and Rotters, i.e., esteemed Fleet Street journalists, never let facts bonker a good story

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Inside

Baseball

By Tim Kurkjian

Inside/Baseball

The Analyst

By Steve Hirdt/The Elias Sports Bureau

For The Record

The new world tennis order...The IAAF just says O.K. ...A fond adios to Amoros

Edited by Sally Guard

Faces in the Crowd

Point After

The Short Arm of the Law

U.S. track and field athletes have little defense against coercion by the sport's dictators

By Kenny Moore

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