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WHAT'S LACKING IN 'THE BEAR,' THE LIFE STORY OF COACH PAUL BRYANT, IS LIFE

By Frank Deford

Nebraska-UCLA

The Huskers May Be Shockers

In overwhelming UCLA, the Nebraska no-names showed that they may be even stronger than their famed predecessors

By Douglas S. Looney

He Was On Fire From Wire To Wire

John Henry relaxed all week, then burned away the Turf Classic field

By Robert Sullivan

The 49ers

Nothing Perfect About Them But Their Record

San Francisco is hurt and hurting for a pass rush, but after beating Philadelphia 21-9, it's also undefeated

By Paul Zimmerman

Cubs

At Last, The Cubs Are First

Holy cow! After a drought of Biblical magnitude Chicago fans have a winner

By William Nack

College Football

These Cowboys shoot bullets

Undefeated Oklahoma State has plenty of ammo, particularly on defense

By Jaime Diaz

The Week

By N. Brooks Clark

Baseball

A horror show for hitters

Mark Langston, the American League's Dwight Gooden, is so good it's scary

By Franz Lidz

INSIDE PITCH (Statistics through Sept. 23)

By Henry Hecht

Pro Football

Shoes still polishes 'em off

Billy Johnson is shining for the Falcons at the age of 32 (or so)

By J. Austin Murphy

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

TV/Radio

Howard, the guys need you

Without Howard Cosell, Monday is just one more night with a football game

By William Taaffe

A RACE BACK IN TIME

Coast Guard cadets aboard the square-rigger Eagle learned of the majesty and intractability of the sea firsthand on a voyage from Bermuda to Nova Scotia

By Sarah Ballard

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 17-23

Compiled by Greg Kelly

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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