PICTURES OF '91

December 30, 1991

Distilled to their essence, the NBA Finals boiled down to Magic vs. Michael.

The Bills' Steve Tasker iced Miami's Marc Logan in the playoff powder of chilly Buffalo.

Payne Stewart played a game of hit and mist during the pro-am at Pebble Beach.

All-America hitter Natalie Williams was a cold-eyed killer for the Brunis.

In a World Series or flip-flops, the Twins' Dan Gladden upended the Braves' Greg Olson.

The mountain of flesh at this sumo summit in London was the 512-pound Konishiki.

After Mike Tyson—and the ref—stopped Razor Ruddock in March, a wrestling match broke out.

Shortly after this long jump in Tokyo, Mike Powell really took flight, to a stunning world record.

In this year's Game of the Decade, Miami's Larry Jones (23) touched TD turf against Florida State.

Pierre Ribot, a French speed skier, demonstrated the thrill and chill of life in the fast lane.

Esa Tikkanen (10) and Jeff Beukeboom tried to stop Calgary's Theo Fleury by hook and by crook.

Dodger fastballer Ramon Martinez took a slanted view as he delivered to the plate.

The talented toe of Michelle Akers-Stahl (top) kicked the U.S. to the women's world soccer title.

The errant toe of Portland's Mark Bryant gave Utah's John Stockton a new variety of facial.

The first season of the WLAF ended with a bang—and a crown—for the London Monarchs.

Greg Foster (3) overcame more than the usual hurdles to win a TAC Championship race.

Led by the most famous tongue in sports, the Bulls licked the Lakers for the NBA championship.

THREE PHOTOSJOHN W. MCDONOUGH PHOTOAL TIELEMANS PHOTOSTEPHEN DUNN ALLSPORT PHOTOROBERT BECK PHOTORICHARD MACKSON PHOTOCHRIS COLE/ALLSPORT PHOTOWILL HART PHOTOMIKE POWELL/ALLSPORT PHOTOB. VAN LOOCKE/DPPI PHOTODAVID E. KLUTHO PHOTOV.J. LOVERO PHOTOJON VAN WOERDEN PHOTOJASON SHILLINGFORD ACTION PLUS PHOTOGEORGE TIEDEMANN PHOTOMANNY MILLAN

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)