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12 A Taste Of Their Own Medicine
St. John's used an old Georgetown prescription—tough defense—to break the Hoyas' 29-game winning streak
by Alexander Wolff

18 He Threw A High, Hard One
Jim Howard, who's from Nolan Ryan's hometown, pitched himself to a U.S. high jump record at the Millrose Games
by Craig Neff

20 Mr. Touchdown Scores Again
Doug Flutie became the third straight Heisman winner to go to the USFL, agreeing to a $7 million deal with Jersey
by Steve Wulf

28 Guaranteed To Keep The Chin Up
The next AlbrightFlemingHamill may be Tiffany Chin, who is skating out of the wings toward the U.S. women's title
by Bob Ottum

42 This Fighter's A Breed Apart
It's Rasta vs. pasta as Livingstone Bramble, top dog of the lightweights, eyes a rematch with Boom Boom Mancini
by Franz Lidz

58 Bittersweet
Fame, folly and redemption—an examination of the turbulent life of the Nets' Micheal (Sugar) Ray Richardson
by Bill Brubaker


7 Scorecard
48 Skiing
52 College Basketball
75 For The Record
76 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Jerry Wachter



LEADING OFF: Sunday was a dark day indeed for Martina Navratilova (right). In the final of a hard-court tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., she lost for the first time in 14 matches and 25 months to old nemesis Chris Evert Lloyd. The two have now split their 62 matches right down the middle.



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