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18 The Huskers May Be Shockers
In routing UCLA, the Nebraska no-names showed they may be even more formidable than their famed predecessors
by Douglas S. Looney

24 A He Was on Fire from Wire to Wire
John Henry relaxed all week, then burned up the course—and his main rivals, Win and All Along—in the Turf Classic
by Robert Sullivan

26 Nothing Perfect but Their Record
San Francisco is hurt and hurting for a pass rush, but after beating Philly 21-9, the 49ers are also undefeated
by Paul Zimmerman

36 At Last, the Cubs Are First
Holy cow! as Harry Caray might say. After a drought of biblical magnitude, Chicago Cub fans finally have a winner
by William Nack

90 A Race Back in Time
Coast Guard cadets aboard the square-rigger Eagle learn of the majesty and intractability of the sea at first hand
by Sarah Ballard


13 Scorecard
69 College Football
76 Baseball
82 Pro Football
89 TV/Radio
113 For the Record
114 19th Hole

Credits on page 113

Cover photograph by Andy Hayt


LEADING OFF: What's this, Reggie Jackson, the newest 500-home-run man, bunting? Indeed, as the Angels struggled to stay alive in their division race, Reggie didn't lay down on the job when it came to laying one down. His first sacrifice hit in 12 years was a key play in a 5-4 California win over Taxas.