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October 27, 1986 Table Of Contents

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Perspective

FOR SOME, THE THRILL OF RUNNING A MARATHON CAN TURN INTO THE BLUES

By Lisa Twyman Bessone

The World Series

It Went Thataway!

Down 0-2, the confused and confounded New York Mets tried to figure out how the World Series, and the Boston Red Sox, were getting away from them

By Ron Fimrite

IN A WHOLE DIFFERENT LEAGUE NOW

By T. Nicholas Dawidoff

HERE'S TO THE WORMS IN THE BIG APPLE

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Michigan-Iowa

The Shoe Was On The Other Foot

As in 1985, Michigan-Iowa came down to a last-second field goal

By Rick Reilly

Olympics

Olympic Circus Maximus

Barcelona (surprise) and Albertville, France, won the 1992 Olympic sweepstakes at the International Olympic Committee's Lausanne meeting

By William Oscar Johnson

Kristiansen

The Best Norse In The Long Run

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway, a skier turned runner, is the fastest woman in the world over 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and in the marathon

By Kenny Moore

College Football

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Douglas S. Looney

VOL-IN TEARS

By Ivan Maisel

Soccer

Alive, but barely kicking

Despite rosy predictions, soccer has yet to win the hearts of Americans

By Jaime Diaz

Gambling

A truly friendly game of chance

In North Dakota, gambling quaintly reaps big bucks for local charities

By Franz Lidz

Pro Football

Tough Birds fly high

The Falcons, armed with a dogged defense, rule the NFL West roost

By Paul Zimmerman

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Ian Botham

CRICKET'S BABE RUTH

Ian Botham of Britain is the player—and the controversy—of the century

By Clive Gammon

On The Scene

HEAVY METAL ROCKERS FIND PEACE AND QUIET—AND ROCK FANS—ON THE LINKS

By Franz Lidz

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 13-19

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