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Spotlight

THE LAST WORD IN P. A. ANNOUNCERS IS PRONOUNCED DAAAAVE ZIIIINK-OFFFF!

By Lisa Twyman

The Flamingo

It Sure Wasn't In The Bag

The $36 million wonder horse Devil's Bag was outraced in the Flamingo by his chief rivals, Time for a Change and Dr. Carter

By William Nack

Taking Turns For The Better

Olympic champ Bill Johnson's crisp curves meant victory in an Aspen World Cup race

By William Oscar Johnson

Kansas City

A Sudden Slide Into Uncertainty

After a year of disappointments and cocaine busts, Kansas City puts on its new face

By Jim Kaplan

Steve Young

The Man With The Golden Arm

The Los Angeles Express came up with a 43-year, $36 million package to lure Steve Young to the USFL

By Jack McCallum

Take The Money And Run

By Ralph Wiley

Umpire School

Say 'He's Out!' Not 'You're Out!' Or You're Out!

Joe Brinkman's school, where 90% of aspiring umps get the thumb, is one of only two routes to the pros

By Armen Keteyian

West Germans

Two Bits, Four Bits, Six Bits, A Deutsche Mark!

Basketball with a Teutonic twist has sent the Washington Huskies to the top of the Pac-10, and that's just the tip of the Eisberg in the U.S.

By Alexander Wolff

Tennis

New format, same result

Martina Navratilova won the best-of-five Virginia Slims final going away

By Jaime Diaz

College Basketball

The Leaning Tower of Pizza

When Auburn center Charles Barkley uses body language, people listen

By Alexander Wolff

THE WEEK (Feb. 27-March 4)

By Roger Jackson

TV/Radio

The voices from Syracuse

As an incubator of sportscasters, the school has a dazzling record

By William Taaffe

America's Cup

WHY WE LOST THE AMERICA'S CUP

The author, who skippered Defender in the trials, says the U.S. had charted a fatal course before the races began

By Tom Blackaller

On The Scene

COMIC-STRIP COACH GIL THORP: GOING STRONG AFTER 25 YEARS ON THE JOB

By Craig Neff

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 27-March 4

Compiled by N. Brooks Clark

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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