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January 5, 1987 Table Of Contents

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NFL Playoffs

WAKE-UP CALL FOR THE JETS

The Jets switched quarterbacks, woke up and did a 35-15 number on the Chiefs

By Paul Zimmerman

A BELATED CHRISTMAS GIFT

Overdoing the Yuletide spirit, the Rams handed Washington a 19-7 victory

By E.M. Swift

A WILD NEW CATS' MEOW

Deadeye Kentucky freshman Rex Chapman gave slumping Louisville a taste of the future

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Steroids

BOSWORTH FACES THE MUSIC

Brian Bosworth was a conspicuous casualty of the NCAA's steroid crackdown

By Craig Neff

A FORMER HUSKER FESSES UP

By Armen Keteyian

Gooden

THE GOOD DOCTOR HAS A BAD SCRAPE

Dwight Gooden's troubling year, on and off the field, ended in an ugly confrontation with Tampa police

By William Nack

Voyager

GALLANT VICTORY FOR AN ODD BIRD

Circling the globe nonstop without refueling, Voyager accomplished flying's 'last first'

By Sam Moses

College Basketball

The Three-Point Uproar

Nineteen-nine is out of line, say most coaches of the new rule

By Jack McCallum

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Curry Kirkpatrick

America's Cup

THE WET AND WINDY WAY TO THE CUP

Boisterous breezes have made it drama time in Australia for America's Cup photographers—witness the portfolio in these pages—and now it's crunch time for the surviving American skippers (page 56).

A SEA DOG PRIMES HIS GUNS

Dennis Conner, the man who lost the America's Cup, races a U.S. archenemy in the fight to get it back

By Craig Neff

For The Record

A Round up of the Weeks Dec. 15-28

Compiled by Amy Lennard

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

GOOD OLD VIOLENCE

It's as American as apple pie, the flag and Jack Tatum

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

LETTERS

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Sullivan