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February 15, 1988 Table Of Contents

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HERE'S ONE MUSHER WHO IS NO LAZY SUSAN

By John Skow

Spotlight

A WARM SPOT FOR A VERY COLD SPORT

By Robert H. Boyle

Reviews

THIS CABLE-TV GAME SHOW IS NO TRIVIAL PURSUIT

By Kate Rogin

Escapes

IT'S EASY TO GET STUCK ON THE CACTUS LEAGUE

By Ron Fimrite

A T & T Pro-Am

DIRE STRAITS

The spectacular A T & T Pro-Am had a gutty winner in Steve Jones

By Jaime Diaz

Pazienza-Haugen

OLD ENEMY, NEW ENDING

Greg Haugen won revenge and the IBF lightweight crown from Vinny Pazienza

By Pat Putnam

HANDS OF STONE, BELLY OF JELLY

By Pat Putnam

Mark Jackson

A SURPASSING MARK

Mark Jackson, the NBA's 18th draft pick, is the No. 1 rookie

By Hank Hersch

Al Michaels

This Mouth Talks Back

Al Michaels is one of the best sportscasters on TV. And don't dare tell him otherwise

By Franz Lidz

Danny Ferry

He Does The Devils' Work

Danny Ferry leads Duke's Blue Devils by virtue of his towering presence—and tricks he learned from his NBA-seasoned dad

By Curry Kirkpatrick

PEARLS of the ORIENT

West met East for this year's swimsuit extravaganza, set in Thailand, and as these pages attest, the twain hit it off beautifully. That was true also of E.M. Swift and his whirlwind introduction to the Thai sporting life (PAGE 112)

By Jule Campbell

Sport In The Land Of Sanuk

SPORT in the land of SANUK

In Thailand nearly everyone—boxers, kite flyers gamblers even fish—gets in on the fun and games

By E.M. Swift

LaFontaine

This Yank Is a Dandy

After a shaky beginning, U.S.-born Pat LaFontaine of the Islanders is at last living up to his star billing

By Austin Murphy

Al Waquie

Harmony on High

Al Waquie, a Pueblo Indian who finds spiritual peace in mountain running, is a great one for scaling heights

By Jaime Diaz

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Morin Bishop

THE EARLY LINE ON THE LOTTERY

By Alexander Wolff

WINNING VOTES IN IOWA

By Jay Jennings

Track & Field

LIKE A STREAK OF LIGHTNING

Gwen Torrence won her 34th straight at the Millrose Games

By Craig Neff

Focus

A CRUEL TEST OF NATURE

A freak snowstorm threatened the finicky woodcock

By Robert F. Jones

First Person

SENTENCED TO THE CHAIR

A young tennis pro spent a day in the umpire's hot seat

By Daniel Markowitz

Perspective

Still Fighting Old Wars

Former lightweight champ Beau Jack lives out his legend

By Gary Smith

Yesterday

FRISKY AS THE DICKENS

Charles Dickens, an avid walker, logged 20 miles a day

By Merrell Noden

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 1-7

Compiled by Amy Lennard

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

UNMOVED BY AN NFL MOVE

Nobody much cares if the Cards shuffle off to Phoenix

By Ron Fimrite

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf