Showing 1 - 10 of 24 Stories for Matt Mahurin
OVER THE EDGE AWARE THAT DRUG TESTING IS A SHAM, ATHLETES TO RELY MORE THAN EVER ON BANNED PERFORMANCE ENHANCERS
A scenario, from a 1995 poll of 198 sprinters, swimmers,powerlifters and other assorted athletes, most of them U.S.Olympians or aspiring ...
Tracking Them Down Catching up with scores of former sports figures proved doubly challenging
One of our most popular weekly features is CATCHING UP WITH...,in which we check up on past SI cover subjects, but cover boysand cover ...
Escape Artists The elusive, keen-armed quarterback who can beat the beasts of defense with his feet as well as his arm is all the rage in college ball
You probably have a picture in mind of the perfect quarterback--a6'5", 225-pound rock who stands tall in the pocket, shrugs offlinebackers and ...
Hey, Fans: Sit on It! The high cost of attending games is fattening owners' wallets while it drives average fans from arenas, and it may be cooling America's passion for pro sports
Average cost for a family of four to attend an NFL game? $258.50. Face value of two rinkside tickets to a Stanley Cup finals gamein Denver?
Put Up or Shut Up By getting off to one of his hottest starts, Eric Lindros has responded to a growing legion of doubters--including Flyers management--who wonder if he's capable of leading a team to the Stanley Cup
There are times--say, when he's driving to the net, swatting asidebackpedaling defensemen like traffic pylons--that the feats ofstrength of Philadelphia Flyers ...
The Bossards, baseball's first family of groundskeeping, have been perfecting the tricks of their trade for three generations, creating fields that give the home team an edge
High-Wire Act There's no safety net for major league closers, who put it all on the line each time they work, saving the day... or wasting their teams' best efforts
Somebody named Matt Karchner tied a Chicago White Sox record by converting 20 consecutive save chances over the 1997 and '98 seasons.
All Bets Are Off The U.S. is on the verge of an explosion in Internet sports betting that could change the face of gambling in this country forever. But is it legal? And even if it isn't, can it be stopped?
Working late at home one evening last fall, an investor stared athis computer screen, studying the blinking prices. Should hesell his option ...
Uncovering the Truth
On the June 23,1969, cover of Sports Illustrated is the silhouette of an athlete surrounded byan assortment of pills--including anabolic ...
BOXER BILLY MISKE PUT UP THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE FOR ONE LAST CHRISTMAS
... residence in McAllen, Texas. "I like to keep busy," he says. So did his father— almost to his dying day. ILLUSTRATION MATT MAHURIN.