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20 It Wasn't a Fond Farewell
In the last game ever played at Iowa Field House, the Hawkeyes lost in triple overtime to archrival Minnesota
by Curry Kirkpatrick

26 Meeting of the Brilliant and the Bizarre
The record-setting deeds in the indoor track and field championships were too often matched by record mix-ups
by Craig Neff

28 Best Team You've Never Seen
The eyes of San Antonio may be upon the high ridin' Spurs, but they've eluded the gaze of the rest of America
by Bruce Newman

36 Young and Old, Wise and Goofy
Barbara Potter, tennis' newest star, is half grown-up, half schoolgirl and, on the court, all hate-to-lose single-mindedness
by Sarah Pileggi

40 Baseball Puts Its Best Feet Forward
After the strike and split-season absurdities of 1981 come the leisurely rites of spring
Photographs by Walter Iooss Jr.

62 The Descent of a Man
Tates Locke was willing to do almost anything to make Clemson a winner in basketball, and it almost destroyed him
by Rick Telander

84 Thunder from the Sea
Every winter huge swells roll across the Pacific to Oahu to create the Banzai Pipeline, surfing's greatest challenge
by Sam Moses

The Departments

Scorecard 15
TV/Radio 61
Boxing 70
College Basketball 74
Horse Racing 78
For the Record 102
19th Hole 104

Credits on page 102

Cover photograph by Vince Cavataio/Surfer Magazine