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NFL Playoffs

Sunday In The Park With Dan

Dan Marino was unstoppable as the Dolphins dominated the Steelers in the AFC's championship game

By Ralph Wiley

A New Plot, But The Usual Ending

As is his wont, Bill Walsh had his offense well scripted, but it was the 49ers' tough D that powered them over the Bears

By Paul Zimmerman

A Double Helping Of Very Special K

A long-running serial: Jon Koncak of SMU vs. Joe Kleine of Arkansas

By Jack McCallum

Donald Curry

Riding A Lonely Road To The Top

Donald Curry, the WBA welterweight champ, missed out on the fame and fortune that comes with an Olympic gold, but his time may be coming

By Pat Putnam

The Celtics

No. 2 In The Rafters, No. 1 In Their Hearts

Red Auerbach attained lofty new status as old Celtics gathered to play a little hoops and honor their mentor

By Frank Deford

A RASPY VOICE, A HACKING COUGH AND 'HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!'

By William Taaffe

Swimming

Wallowing in 'Schwein Himmel'

Fired-up East Germans hogged the awards at a big meet in Arkansas

By Craig Neff

Golf

Set for takeoff? Well, uh...

An airport assault on golf's long-driving mark never quite got airborne

By Jaime Diaz

College Basketball

The Mailman does deliver

Karl (Mailman) Malone has put his stamp on new power Louisiana Tech

By Craig Neff

THE WEEK (Dec. 31-Jan. 6)

By Roger Jackson

BYU

AND SO IT CAME TO PASS...

...that with the help of scholarship limits, anything-goes pass-blocking rules and quarterbacks like Doug Flutie (22), Bernie Kosar (20) and Robbie Bosco (6), many college teams accustomed to the slag heap have sailed by traditional powers. Result: the wackiest season ever and BYU No. 1

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Compiled by Sandy Keenan

19th Hole: The Reader Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READER TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

Leading Off

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

replay

MAYNARD TROYER'S SPECTACULAR 1971 CRASH BECAME A TELEVISION THRILLER

By William Barnhardt

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum