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February 17, 1986 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A WINNING LINEUP OF BASEBALL BOOKS IS HOT STUFF FOR THE HOT STOVE FAN

By Jeremiah Tax

Sockey

Hockey? Call It Sockey

Hockey's designated hit men are making a travesty of the game. It's high time to get rid of all the goons

By E.M. Swift

Half-Inching His Way To The Top

Only hours after Sergei Bubka vaulted to a world-best 19'5", Billy Olson regained the mark with a dramatic leap of 19'5½"

By Kenny Moore

After A Wobbly Start, Kaboom!

For three rounds against Billy Costello, 33-year-old Alexis Arguello looked ready for re-retirement. Then he exploded

By Pat Putnam

Figure Skating

Books Or Blades, There's No Doubting Thomas

Stanford student Debi Thomas took a break from her late-hour studies to win the U.S. figure skating title

By E.M. Swift

Special Report

Marfan Syndrome: A Silent Killer

A hidden congenital disorder claimed the life of volleyball star Flo Hyman and has sidelined three college basketball players

By Richard Demak

Danny Manning

In The Fast Lane On The Kansas Plain

So talented is Jayhawk super soph Danny Manning that one close observer has called him "a whole new concept"

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Softball

They played for all the mozzarella

The AL gave the NL the works in the Pizza Hut All-Star Softball Game

By Franz Lidz

Skiing

Flying the friendly skis

The U.S. soared during the first freestyle championships in France

By Bruce Newman

College Basketball

Oh, how they play in Peoria

The whole city's in a fever over the surprising 23-1 Bradley Braves

By Jaime Diaz

THE WEEK (Feb. 3-9)

By Austin Murphy

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 3-9

Compiled by James E. Reynolds

FACES IN THE CROWED

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