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Booktalk

A DISAPPOINTING BUT EARNEST LOOK AT THE LONG LIFE OF THE OLD PERFESSER

By Jonathan Yardley

The Celtics

BOSTON IS WINGING ONCE MORE

Grounded for two seasons, the Celtics are perched high atop the NBA standings. The big difference: a rare Bird of a rookie

By Bruce Newman

SIMS LIKE OLD TIMES AT NORMAN

In his final regular-season game, Billy Sims shredded Nebraska for 247 yards, leading Oklahoma to a win and the Orange Bowl

By Douglas S. Looney

Lonesome No More

LONESOME NO LONGER IN THE LONE STAR STATE

Once snubbed as losers by Texas' football sophisticates, the Houston Oilers stunned the stumbling Cowboys and won the state title

By Ron Reid

College Basketball

IT'S A HAPPENING

That's the difference between college and pro hoops, says the author, just back from exile in the NBA and lovin' it

By Curry Kirkpatrick

BRINGING TRAFFIC TO A STOP

PUTTING A LID ON THE BASKET

By Larry Keith

THE TOP 20

By Bill Colson

THE BEST OF THE REST

TWO SMALLS HIT IT BIG

By Myra Gelband

REIGNING MONARCHS

By Nancy Williamson

Cross-Country

Rono is all revved up for Moscow

In a big hill-and-dale week, Henry Rono showed he was set to go in the Olympics

By Joe Marshall

It was easy as pie

By Sarah Pileggi

Nancy

THE GAME IS HER DOMINION

Nancy Lieberman of Old Dominion rules the world of women's basketball, to which her rough-and-tumble style of play has given a spectacular new dimension

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 19-25

Compiled by Bill Colson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Myra Gelband

CREDITS

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