July 21, 1997
Over the last 43 years, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has published numerous memorable portraits of prominent figures in sports. In these 24 pages, we proudly present a gallery of the finest portraiture in our archives—from...
November 15, 1989
August 15, 1988 | Ron Fimrite
A Chinese athlete's story was hidden by a language barrier
May 23, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
The opening words of Ron Fimrite's story about Martins Ferry, Ohio, the town that produced John Havlicek, the Niekro brothers and other accomplished athletes (page 78), are "The beauty of the place is that time has...
November 26, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
College basketball editor John Papanek knew for seven months that Georgetown would be our No. 1 team for the 1984-85 season. But it was not until late October that he hit on a cover idea. "Overwhelming favorite,...