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14 The Curtain Goes Up
The college football season began impressively as Penn State and Nebraska met in a rematch of last year's classic
by Jack McCallum

18 Caracas: Scandal and Warning
The drug revelations that rocked the Pan Am Games put into motion a tough campaign against future illegalities
by Craig Neff

24 Fast Finish to a Long Summer
Sydney Maree had struggled since early June, but at Cologne he finally let go—and broke the world 1,500 mark
by Kenny Moore

28 Facing Up to a New Life
Before beginning physical rehabilitation, former New England Patriot Darryl Stingley had to deal with his quadriplegia
by Darryl Stingley with Mark Mulvoy

50 Land of Hope and Travail
Heroic efforts to create Boma National Park, a game area in Sudan, are beset by a number of hellish difficulties
by Robert F. Jones and Harriet Heyman


9 Scorecard
34 Baseball
40 Pan Am Games
42 Pro Football
46 Golf
67 For the Record
68 19th Hole

Credits on page 67


LEADING OFF: The 49ers' Wendell Tyler sails into the Seahawks as the exhibition season ends, while Canada's George Barber eyes the sky at the Pan Am Games and Keith Fergus has a blast at Akron.



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