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September 8, 1986 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

A SENSI SPORT SPONGE DOESN'T LOOK LIKE A TOWEL, BUT IT ACTS LIKE ONE

By Sam Moses

Footloose

A COMPUTER IN THE SPORTS PALACE AT LAUREL PUT THE BYTE ON RAILBIRDS

By Amy Lennard

Surfing

Getting Amped On The Coast

Huge crowds turned out to cheer stars like America's John Kissell (right) in California's prestigious Op Pro

By Bruce Anderson

Mike Shula

The Tide Rolls With A Shula Named Mike

Led by a son of the famed coach, Alabama gamely beat Ohio State

By Hank Hersch

MVPS

It's Oscar Time For Baseball

With a month to go, both leagues have a cast of nominees for the Most Valuable Player awards. The envelopes, please

By Peter Gammons

Sugar Ray

'There Is A Burning Desire In Me'

So says Sugar Ray Leonard of his astounding decision—for someone at once rich, renowned and ring-rusty—to challenge Marvelous Marvin Hagler

By William Nack

College Football

Shoguns of the shotgun

Japan's top team had a fine old fling in a game with Southern Oregon State

By Franz Lidz

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

A BIG HAND FOR THIS WAY ABOVE AVERAGE JOE

By Henry Hecht

Golf

He's all right, Jack

An ex-pro won the Amateur, but it was a lousy week for Nicklauses

By Jaime Diaz

Texotics

Where The Deer And The Greater Kudu Play

The Hill Country of Texas has become home to so many species of exotic wildlife that they've come to be known as Texotics

By Robert F. Jones

Television

Warming up the airwaves? Yesssssss!

Marv Albert has become a very hot property lately at NBC Sports

By William Taaffe

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 25-31

Compiled by Amy Lennard

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 Robert Sullivan