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On The Scene

FOR PRO VOLLEYBALLERS, LIFE IN THE SUNSHINE IS CLOUDED BY ECONOMICS

By Jack McCallum

The Fallen

How The Mighty Have Fallen

That champs-can't-repeat hex is at work but good. The Cubs, Padres and Tigers seem out of it, and only the Royals are in contention

By Steve Wulf

This Johnny's On The Spot

John Riggins, a 13-year NFLer, now has to prove himself anew

By Jill Lieber

Bernie Kosar

There's A Love Feast On Lake Erie

Bernie Kosar, the Browns' rookie quarterback, may be the winner that all Cleveland has been yearning for

By Douglas S. Looney

Coors Classic

Greg Was A Diamond In A Flawed Setting

Tour de France hero Greg LeMond won a tour de West that was more carnival than classic

By E.M. Swift

Mike Ruth

The New Mr. Big At BC

Boston College's Mike Ruth would be a giant catch for the NFL—or the priesthood

By Rick Reilly

Baseball

The rarest bird in the bushes

Indomitable Stan Wasiak is now the winningest minor league manager ever

By Ivan Maisel

INSIDE PITCH Statistics through Aug. 18

By Henry Hecht

THE HOUSE THAT PETE KEPT

By Moss Klein

TV/Radio

Open wide and say aah, guys

Hung up on the close-up, football coverage loses sight of the big picture

Horses

It's hail to the Chief at long last

Chief's Crown won the Travers, his first victory in nearly four months

By William Nack

WHO NEEDS AN AIRPLANE?

Not BASE jumpers. They love to leap off objects like the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia

By Jack McCallum

First Person

WARY AT FIRST, AN AUDUBON CAMPER LEARNS TO LIKE LIFE ON THE WILD SIDE

By Joy Duckett Cain

On Deck

TEENAGE GOLF CHAMP PEARL SINN MAY SOON MAKE THE PRO TOUR HER OYSTER

By Bruce Anderson

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 12-18

Compiled by BAILEY BREENE

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Franz Lidz