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16 Georgetown Punches In
The Hoyas tuned up impressively for their NCAA title defense by KO'ing all comers in the Big East tournament
by Curry Kirkpatrick

20 One Heckuva Ramblin' Wreck
Short on depth but long on heart, Georgia Tech nipped North Carolina to prevail in the ACC tournament finale
by Alexander Wolff

24 Philly Goes Bump In The Night
In a revealing home-and-home showdown, the Flyers got physical and caught up with the division-leading Capitals
by Jack Falla

32 These Movers Are Shakers
Fred Lynn of Baltimore is just one example of a familiar face who'll be playing in an unfamiliar place this season
by Ron Fimrite

42 Gold In Them Thar Ponies
In these days of play-for-pay polo, reigning stars like Memo Gracida are whacking out some substantial salaries
by Jamie James

68 Terror In The Wilderness
A routine summer training run ended in the shooting of biathlete Kari Swenson and the tragic death of a friend
by Robert F. Jones


11 Scorecard
54 College Basketball
61 Track & Field
62 Golf
64 Figure Skating
85 For The Record
86 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Ronald C. Modra



LEADING OFF: Remember the old knot-hole gangs? Well, they've gone the way of Ebbets Field and Shibe Park. But here's the fence-hole gang of Bradenton, Fla., which turned out last week to sneak a peek at the Pirates in spring training.