August 11, 1997
Remembering Don Bowden's U.S. milestone
Brad Herzog, Sports Illustrated
When Roger Bannister first ran the Mile in less than four minutes, on May 6, 1954, he was hailed the next morning by The New York Times as having achieved "one of man's hitherto unattainable goals." The four-minute...
October 28, 1996
Steve Scott, now 40 and a cancer survivor, plans to break 4 minutes again
By John Walters, Sports Illustrated
Steve Scott stands at the starting line on the track at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field, in Eugene, on May 26, 1996. He has 4 minutes to prove to himself that he is immortal....
June 27, 1994
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
NEVER JOIN SOMEONE WHO ECLIPSES YOU. ALIGN YOURSELF WITH ONE WHO INCREASES YOUR LUSTER. THE MAN WHO PUTS YOU IN THE SHADE...
February 21, 1994
First Masters runner to go sub-4 in the Mile: "They created more noise than at any other track I've run at, including Madison Square Garden."
By Marc Bloom, New York Times
After months of painful therapy, weeks of speed training and several near misses, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland yesterday...