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 Tiger Woods must win five more majors to surpass the record of 18 set by Jack Nicklaus. But Tiger leads Nicklaus in another important statistical category - Sports Illustrated cover appearances. Bill reviews a new collection of all the magazine's covers chronicling over 50 years and sports.

Annika Sorenstam won seventy two LPGA events and ten major championships. She was named Female Golfer of the Year eight times. She never made the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Neither did Red Auerbach.

But Bob Hope did, and so did Steve McQueen, Bobby Fischer, Cheryl Tiegs, and a group collectively identified as “pedophile coaches.”

This segment aired on October 30, 2010.

Bill Littlefield Twitter Host, Only A Game
Bill Littlefield was the host of Only A Game from 1993 until 2018.