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Books

THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET

By Merrell Noden

Sideline

YOU CAN LOOK IT UP: BASEBALL IS OLDER THAN YOU THINK

By Daphne Hurford

Oklahoma-Texas

ANOTHER BORDER WAR

No. 1 Oklahoma, featuring a whole herd of talented players from the Lone Star State, tore up Texas 44-9

By Rick Telander

NL Playoffs

HUMM-DINGER OF A PLAYOFF

The Giants homered and fielded their way to a 3-2 lead over the Cardinals in the NLCS

By Steve Wulf

AL Playoffs

WHAT A WIN FOR THE TWINS

Minnesota's overachievers stunned Detroit, the team with the best record in baseball

By Peter Gammons

FATEFUL DATE AGAINST TATE

Frank Tate whipped favored Michael Olajide to win the IBF middleweight crown

By Pat Putnam

Groovy

IN THE GROOVE AT LONG LAST

The champion sprinter Groovy is the fastest horse in the land, but he had to outrun a lot of human foolishness to prove it

By William Nack

College Football

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Robert Sullivan

THE TOOTHLESS LIONS

By Hank Hersch

Special Report

AGENTS: WHAT'S THE DEAL?

By Craig Neff

DEN OF VIPERS

A SPORTS SCOURGE: BAD AGENTS

By Craig Neff

IN HOT AND HEAVY PURSUIT

Chasing after clients, agents are able to use every trick in the book

By Craig Neff

A LOT OF HURT

INACTION GOT KAREEM CREAMED

By John Papanek

'AT TIMES YOU FLAT CRY'

How LaRue Harcourt's baseball player clients were driven to tears

By Armen Keteyian

AND ONE WHO PROSPERED

With agents' help, ex-outfielder Garry Maddox made a fortune

By Jill Lieber

JACK BE NIMBLE

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AGENT

By Douglas S. Looney

A CLEAN SWEEP

HOW TO DEAL WITH THE AGENTS

By Craig Neff

Business

BASEBALL'S HELPING HAND

The Baseball Alumni Team goes to bat for needy ex-players

By Larry Colton

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 5-11

Compiled by Amy Lennard

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

NO LOSERS IN ST. LOO

The hometown fans are a most discerning lot

By Frank Deford

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Ballard