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14 Hey, Hey, It's the Hurricanes!
Miami, an 11-point underdog, shocked No. 1 Nebraska in the Orange Bowl and staked its claim to the national title
by John Underwood

20 The NFL Playoffs

The Redskins, on a Rampage, routed Los Angeles 51-7
by Ralph Wiley

San Francisco wasn't earthshaking, beating Detroit 24-23 23
by Jack McCallum

Unheralded Seattle uncorked a 27-20 surprise on Miami 27
by Barry McDermott

The Raiders' lightning stole the Steelers' thunder 38-10 29
by Paul Zimmerman

32 Here's a Lamb Among Wolves
The meek are not about to inherit the woolly world of pro tennis, but Jose Higueras is proof that a gentle man can
by Franz Lidz

40 At Least He Hasn't Lost His Voice
By joining the New Jersey Devils, coach Tom McVie found himself in another hellish situation he can holler about
by E.M. Swift

54 Look What's Holed Up in Chicago
A flock of parrots have forsaken their native Argentina for the Windy City. How they got there and why, nobody knows
by Bil Gilbert


9 Scorecard
44 Pro Basketball
46 Bobsledding
48 College Basketball
71 For the Record
72 19th Hole

Credits on page 71


LEADING OFF: Wayne Capers' catch of a 44-yard pass over Lester Hayes led to a fleeting 3-0 Pittsburgh lead, but it was just about the last grasp for the Steelers, who were dismantled 38-10 by the Raiders in the NFL playoffs.