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CONTENTS

June 27, 1994
June 27, 1994

Table of Contents
June 27, 1994

Diving
Horse Racing
Poker
Focus
O.J. Simpson
SI 40th Anniversary
Golf
NBA Finals
World Cup
Milers
Perspective
Environment
Multimedia
Point After
  • By William Oscar Johnson

    O.J. Simpson is only one of many men who have gotten off easy for battering women

CONTENTS

16 Fatal Attraction?
O.J. Simpson stands accused of brutally killing two people, one of them the woman he loved
by Richard Hotter

This is an article from the June 27, 1994 issue Original Layout

32 A Look Back at the Glory Days
This SI Classic of 1973 recalls how O.J. Simpson surpassed Jim Brown's single-season rushing record
by Ron Fimrite

38 From Trouble to Triumph
Ernie Els strayed all over Oakmont but ended up in clover as he won a playoff at the U.S. Open
by Rick Reilly

50 Down to the Wire
The Rockets squeaked past the Knicks to set up a decisive seventh game in the NBA Finals
by Phil Taylor

56 A Day to Be Irish
In a game between the ancestral homelands of millions of Americans, Ireland beat Italy 1-0
by Alexander Wolff

70 An Exclusive Club
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the mile record holders met to fete each other
by Gary Smith

Departments

6 Letters
10 Faces in the Crowd
13 Scorecard
64 Sports People
89 Inside Baseball
92 Point After

Cover Photograph by Ken Lubas/The Los Angeles Times

PHOTOPETER B. KAPLAN

Cup Caravan

Ranger captain Mark Messier held the Stanley Cup aloft during the ticker tape parade celebrating New York City's first NHL championship in 54 years.