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March 21, 1988 Table Of Contents

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Canadiens

HOT HAND

With 10 straight wins the Montreal Canadiens have streaked to the Adams Division lead

By Austin Murphy

TWO OF A KIND ON THE BOARDS

Vicki Huber and Joe Falcon were double distance winners at the NCAA indoor meet

By Merrell Noden

Metro Conference

MUSCLING THE METRO

Louisville, the league bully, won the tournament, but the little guys are coming on strong

By Alexander Wolff

Southeastern Conference

KING REX AND HIS TOP CATS

Though he was in pain from a back injury, Rex Chapman lifted Kentucky past Georgia in the SEC tournament

By Hank Hersch

CLASS OF '88

Here's a glimpse of six of this year's leading rookies, plus a longer look at a future Met who may be the best of all

The Rookies

WAITING TO SPLASH DOWN

A novel, sometimes even watery, regimen has helped make the Mets' Gregg Jefferies the best prospect in the minors

By Jill Lieber

Larry Bird

A Player For The Ages

Boston's Larry Bird, in what may be his finest season, gets Red Auerbach's vote—over Bill Russell—as the best ever

By Frank Deford

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Morin Bishop

Women's Sports

EQUALITY AT LAST, PART II

A new law should restore fair play for women's athletics

By Craig Neff

Tyson

Tyson the Timid, Tyson the Terrible

What consumes the heavyweight champion of the world, what makes Mike Tyson as imposing as any fighter in boxing history? His own fear, perhaps

By Gary Smith

Focus

A LIFT FOR WALL STREET

Financial analyst Karyn Marshall is a star weightlifter

By Franz Lidz

First Person

SMALL-TIME IN THE BIG TEN

Being the last man on the league's worst team wasn't easy

By Chip Rowe

Television

AIRING THOSE PAIRINGS

CBS has made a good thing of the NCAA draw

By William Taaffe

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week March 7-13

Compiled by Duncan Brantley

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

I LOVE YOU, MARY MARTIN

The author bares his heart as the NCAAs get under way

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

LETTERS

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Sullivan