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Rendez-Vous 87

DÉTENTE ON ICE

The National Hockey League All-Stars played the Soviets' best at Rendez-Vous 87 in Quebec City, and although they split their two games, everyone had a grand time and saw some truly great performances

By E.M. Swift

Lakers-Celtics

LAYING DOWN THE L.A. LAW

Playing with conviction on their home court, the Magic Johnson—led Lakers roared back from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics

By Jack McCallum

Sean Higgins

SIGNED, SEALED AND SORRY

Prep star Sean Higgins chose UCLA but only, he says, because he was coerced

By Armen Keteyian

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP

When Geoff Bodine gambled on gasoline at Daytona, Bill Elliott was home free

By Sam Moses

Reggie Williams

Reggie to the Rescue

Whenever the game is on the line, Georgetown's Reggie Williams has a way of taking charge

By Ralph Wiley

Aragon

Battling for Her Place

Vicky Aragon's combative nature has earned her suspensions and fines—but also acclaim as the leading woman jockey

By Pete Dexter

Biathlon

READY, AIM...MEDAL!

Josh Thompson's silver at the worlds was a first

By Jill Lieber

Track & Field

FLASH OUT OF THE BLOCKS

Lee McRae edged a stellar sprint field in the Meadowlands

By Craig Neff

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Alexander Wolff

THE JOCK CAUCUS

The Jock Caucus

Jim Bunning (R., Ky.)

By Steve Wulf

Tom McMillen (D., Md.)

By Jack McCallum

Television

CABLE'S MR. CAPABLE

For Roy Firestone, the interview is an art

By William Taaffe

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 9-15

Compiled by Cathrine Wolf

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

SHAMEFULLY LILY-WHITE

NFL head-coach opening? Blacks need not apply

By Rick Telander

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Sullivan