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Bootalk

A DEBONAIR MILLIONAIRE RECOUNTS HIS GLOBAL RAMBLES BY BIKE AND BALLOON

By Jeremiah Tax

SHIFTING GEARS: A PHOTO ESSAY ON MEN AND MACHINES OF THE INDY 500

By Jeremiah Tax

On The Scene

TWO INTREPID RUNNERS FOUND THEIR PLACES IN THE SUN IN DEATH VALLEY

By Jay Feldman

Dolphins-Steelers

Coming On Strong-And Smart

It took all of Dan Marino's savvy, increasing game by game, to win out over brilliant Steeler defenses

By Paul Zimmerman

The Royals

The Royals Were Flush With Success

The Angels came into town on top, but K.C. got to pop the champagne

By Ron Fimrite

TWO RACES THAT WERE TRULY FOR THE BIRDS

By Craig Neff

Eddie Robinson

Here's To You, Mr. Robinson

The nation turned its eyes to Eddie Robinson as he surpassed Bear Bryant to become the winningest coach in college football

By Rick Reilly

Hockey 1985-86

GO FOR THE DOUGH, BOYS

What hath Mike Hitch, the pizza mogul who owns the Red Wings, wrought? For one thing, he has made some of his players rich. For another, he has stirred both hopes (among NHL players) and fears (among owners) that the walls of free agency may at last come tumbling down. None of which makes any difference to the Edmonton Oilers, who are primed to make off with another Stanley Cup championship.

By Jack Falla

ABOVE IT ALL

The Oilers are helmeted head and padded shoulders above the rest of the NHL. Far below, mere mortals will be skating for the honor of getting whipped by Edmonton in the Stanley Cup playoffs

MOVE OVER, BOBBY

Not content to be Wayne Gretzky's teammate, swift-skating Oiler defenseman Paul Coffey suddenly is getting himself compared to Bobby Orr—and not unfavorably, either

By E.M. Swift

College Football

'I wasn't a normal person'

Severe depression nearly destroyed Brad Cochran of Michigan

By Sandy Keenan

THE WEEK

By Hank Hersch

Pro Basketball

Filling the Bill in Beantown

Bill Walton is not your average Celtic, but the fans are cottoning to him

By Jack McCallum

Inside Pitch

INSIDE PITCH

By Henry Hecht

TV/Radio

Seoul pins its hopes on NBC

TV rights to the 1988 Games went to the winner of a lowball auction

By William Taaffe

Pro Football

Have arm, will travel-anyplace

Backup QB Babe Laufenberg roamed far and wide to keep his career alive

By Bob Kravitz

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Horse Racing

A happy mudder's day

Vanlandingham caught an off track and won the Jockey Club Gold Cup

By Demmie Stathoplos

Replay

HE LEAPED A WALL TO CATCH THE BALL, BUT HERE'S THE CATCH: WHO SAW IT?

By Jay Feldman

First Person

THE DAY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN CAPPED A SOFTBALL GAME WITH A HAT TRICK

By Chuck Bauerlein

Reminiscence

A VISIT TO AN OLD PLAYGROUND BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF WINS—AND LOSSES

By Michael Segell

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Compiled by Duncan Brantley

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 Robert Sullivan