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Perspective

AT LAST, THE DEAF CAN FOLLOW ALL OF THE MONDAY NIGHT GAME COMMENTARY

By Lisa Twyman

Reminiscence

A CHRISTMAS WITH KINDLY STRANGERS ALTERS A MAN'S IMAGE OF PROSPERITY

By Michael Baughman

Spotlight

THE SKIP ITS LEARNED THE ROPES AND JUMPED THEIR WAY AROUND THE WORLD

By N. Brooks Clark

Pro Football

Dallas Does It

The Cowboys stunned the Giants with two touchdowns late in the first half and won the NFC East championship

By Rick Telander

Slap Shot II: Brett Hull

The great Bobby's son is firing 'em like the old man on collegiate rinks in the Midwest

By Jack Falla

Call It The Blowout Bowl

A matchup of unbeatens became a mismatch as Fresno State crushed Bowling Green 51-7 in the California Bowl

By Douglas S. Looney

Dr. Z Zeros In On The Top Pros Of '85

As the game becomes more specialized, the author's picks reflect the changing nature of competition in the NFL

By Paul Zimmerman

Sports '85

NO LONGER A COZY CORNER

What has happened to our once-comfortable world of sports? The author says it has been overcome by bigness, sameness, greed and other modern-day realities

By Frank Deford

MOMENTS OF 1985

Sportsman Of The Year

Now, More Than Ever, A Winner

For 20 years of enduring excellence and a championship season that ranks among his greatest, SI honors Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the traditional amphora given the Sportsman of the Year

By Gary Smith

Your Uncle Sam's Attic

GOOD OL' CHARLIE SCHULZ

The holidays always bring you Charlie Brown specials. We bring you his creator, who's special too

By Franz Lidz

College Basketball

Moving front and center

Who's the top pivotman? That hole in the middle is getting crowded

By Austin Murphy

THE WEEK (Dec. 9-15)

Extra Points

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Yesterday

BOXER HEMINGWAY LACED HIS PUNCHES WITH TIPS TO HIS SPARRING PARTNERS

By Paul Heidelberg

Nostalgia

ONE OF TY COBB'S BIGGEST FANS KNEW THE BALLPLAYER AS A KINDLY 'UNCLE'

By Patsy Ruth Miller

TV/Radio

And now...heeeere's Heidi!

It's time to celebrate the best, worst and weirdest in TV sports

By William Taaffe

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 9-15

Compiled by James E. Reynolds

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 Donald J. Barr

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan