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On The Scene

A POOLSIDE VISIT WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. WOMEN'S WATER POLO TEAM

By Franz Lidz

Booktalk

TALES OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL IN THE SOUTH: IT ALL GOES BACK TO THE BEAR

By Robert F. Jones

Movietalk

'THE COLOR OF MONEY' TURNS OUT TO BE A PALE SEQUEL TO 'THE HUSTLER'

By Bruce Newman

The World Series

Good To The Very Last Out

The Mets, one strike from defeat, staged a couple of remarkable comebacks to deny the Red Sox their first World Series in 68 years

By Ron Fimrite

HE KISSED IT GOODBYE

By Alexander Wolff

Living And Dying With The Woe Sox

By Peter Gammons

FIRST BORING, THEN SNORING

By William Taaffe

A Midseason Run For Respect

Penn State made believers out of 'Bama and gave two minor bowls major hopes for New Year's Day

By Douglas S. Looney

Pro Basketball '87

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING COURT

In an era when the big man is ever more dominant—when seven-foot forwards and six-seven guards are not uncommon—some astute students of NBA basketball believe that the players have outgrown the game

By Jack McCallum

TWIN TOWERS ON THE RISE

Twenty-three years ago, Wilt Chamberlain and Nate Thurmond teamed up as the NBA's first sky scraping tandem. Last season, Houston's Ralph Sampson and Akeem Olajuwon loomed over the league—and now, everyone seems to have a pair of big men

IT'S ALL IN THE CARDS

After an off-season of dealing and shuffling, who holds the winning hands for the long season ahead?

By Jack McCallum

A BUCK, FOR A CHANGE

After nine seasons in Seattle, Jack Sikma is back home in the Midwest, hoping he'll be the money player who at last helps Milwaukee cash in on a championship

By Bruce Newman

AN EAR TO THE GROUND

Notes from a reporter who spent the off-season swinging on the NBA grapevine

By Jack McCallum

WILD IN THE SEATS

Whether he's shining at the L.A. Forum or screaming terms of endearment to his Lakers on the road, Jack Nicholson is the uneasiest rider on the NBA sidelines

By Rick Reilly

College Football

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Douglas S. Looney

AT ONE WITH THE GRASSHOPPER

By Franz Lidz

Pro Football

The Burns and Kramer show is a hit

A new coach and an old QB have the Minnesota Vikings on the move

By Bob Kravitz

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

Yesterday

WHEN THE YANKEES BEAT THE GIANTS IN THE 1923 SERIES, A NEW ERA BEGAN

By Noel Hynd

Spotlight

POLO PLAYER TOMMY HITCHCOCK LED A LIFE OF ACTION FROM BEGINNING TO END

By Sarah Ballard

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 20-27

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