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Wilt Had Help When He Hit 100

By John Garrity

NBA Central

THEY'RE FRONT AND CENTRAL

Detroit beat Atlanta as those teams and Milwaukee slugged it out in the NBA's rugged Central Division

By Jack McCallum

THREE STRIKES AND HE'S...BACK

Playmaker John Lucas, a three-time loser to cocaine, has returned to the NBA to rejuvenate the Bucks

By Bruce Newman

GRAND GRAPPLE IN THE MIDWEST

Defeating Iowa State sent Iowa's hopes soaring for a 10th straight NCAA crown

By Austin Murphy

L.A. Open

T.C. CONQUERS L.A. IN O.T.

In a suspenseful finish, T.C. Chen beat Ben Crenshaw to win the Los Angeles Open

By Rick Reilly

J. R. Reid

THE BIGGEST MAN ON CAMPUS

North Carolina's 6'9" J.R. Reid may be only a freshman, but he is in the upper class of college basketball

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Parity

Seems Like Everyone Has a Shot This Year

The NCAA title is up for grabs because talent is more evenly distributed, thanks to TV, higher academic standards, the lure of the pros and three-point baskets

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Oh, What A Sorry State

With Louisville and Kentucky suffering through painful seasons, folks are singing the blues in the Bluegrass

By Alexander Wolff

Bonecrusher

Boning Up for a Battle

Bonecrusher Smith won the WBA heavyweight title as a last-minute fill-in for Tony Tubbs. Now the 33-year-old upstart sets his sights on WBC champ Mike Tyson

By Clive Gammon

Tennis

THE TRIALS OF A PHENOM

An older, wiser Boris Becker deals with new pressures

By Jaime Diaz

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Alexander Wolff

Rhinos

THE RHINO WARS

ZIMBABWE IS SHOOTING POACHERS WHO MENACE THE RARE BLACK RHINO

By Maryanne Vollers

Update

SIGNALS THAT CAN SAVE LIVES

Researchers are coming to the rescue of Mt. Hood climbers

By Larry Colton

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 16-22

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

CURSE OF THE CAMERA

A DQ in golf suggests TV replays can go too far

By Rick Reilly

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

LETTERS

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan