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Original Issue


26 Detroit Jumped All over 'Em
The Tigers leaped to the fore in every game and bounded past the sputtering Padres to win the 81st World Series
by Steve Wulf

46 He Bends but He Doesn't Break
Nine times a world champ, 27-year-old powerlifter Lamar Gant specializes in odd twists. One is opposing drug use
by Terry Todd

64 Last in a Long Line
That's where Jeff Kemp, the new quarterback of the Rams, has usually been found, but that's not the case any longer
by Paul Zimmerman

93 A Tie That Felt like a Triumph
Down and all but out in their annual set-to with archrival Oklahoma, the fired-up Texas Longhorns fought to a draw
by Douglas S. Looney

106 He'll Tackle Anything
The Cowboys', and perhaps pro football's, top player is Randy White, who goes nonstop on field—and stream
by John Underwood


21 Scorecard
78 Extra Points
83 Hockey
88 Golf
98 Football's Week
139 For the Record
140 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John Iacono



LEADING OFF: It wasn't even Halloween, but matters looked pretty gruesome when Pitt's Chris Doleman unmasked Al Mitchell of unbeaten South Carolina. The doleful results, however, belonged to Doleman and the Panthers: He was assessed a 15-yard penalty, and their record fell to—horrors!—1-5 after a 45-21 loss.