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Georgetown

In A Class Of Their Own

Georgetown's awesome top-ranked Hoyas routed No. 2 DePaul as Patrick Ewing (33) got a little help from friends like Grady Mateen

By Curry Kirkpatrick

All-Pros

The Doc's Dangerous Double Dozen

Dr. Z's All-Pro team has 12 guys per unit to accommodate today's D and a deserving James Wilder

By Paul Zimmerman

Bird-Erving

They Shook Hands And Came Out Exciting

Julius Erving and Larry Bird put down their dukes as Philadelphia beat Boston in a classic game

By Alexander Wolff

Sportsman And Sportswoman Of The Year

Rising To Great Heights

For Olympic champions Edwin Moses and Mary Lou Retton, 1984 was a year of expectations and a dream fulfilled

By Frank Deford

Another Pair With Magic And Grace

By Steve Wulf

Joaquim Cruz

Spinning Straw Into Gold

Raised in poverty, Joaquim Cruz of Brazil became a prince in his sport after his impressive Olympic 800

By Kenny Moore

Seoul

A RICH HARVEST FROM A SEA OF TROUBLE

South Korea, the host nation of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, is reaping the rewards of three decades dedicated to recovering from centuries of war and foreign oppression

By William Oscar Johnson

Dan Marino

Idol Of The Marino Corps

Is Miami's remarkable Dan Marino a celebrity hunk? A ham-and-egger? The author explores a legend in the making

By Rick Telander

Pro Football

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

TV/Radio

Heidi ho and away we go...

Once again, it's time to choose the best and worst in television sports

By William Taaffe

College Basketball

Acquitted but still on trial at Virginia

Olden Polynice's troubles started when he was cleared of plagiarism

By Robert Sullivan

THE WEEK (Dec. 10-16)

By Roger Jackson

Ox Bells

Of Ox Bells and Christmas

THE CHRISTMAS HARVEST: TREES HAND CUT IN THE SNOW-FILLED WOODS START THE JOURNEY SOUTH FROM NOVA SCOTIA, DRAWN BY A TEAM OF WORKING OXEN

By Terry Todd

On The Scene

BEING GOOD AT SKEET PUTS YOU IN AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB, NOT A SNOBBY ONE

By Robert F. Jones

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 10-17

Compiled by Sandy Keenan

FACES IN THE CROWD

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