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Spotlight

A SIBLING RIVALRY ON WHEELS

By Shannon Brownlee

Seoul '88

The Loser

In late May, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson traveled to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts to be treated by his doctor, Jamie Astaphan. Ten days before, he had aggravated a pulled left hamstring, an injury that could ruin his gold medal chances at the Seoul Olympics. Astaphan administered a variety of therapies during the next 10 days. On Tuesday two sources told SPORTS ILLUSTRATED that Astaphan also injected Johnson with anabolic steroids.

By William Oscar Johnson

PROVING HER POINT

Jackie Joyner-Kersee fulfilled expectations in winning the heptathlon

By Kenny Moore

GO, FLO, GO

Florence Griffith Joyner did just that in blazing to victory in the 100 meters

By Kenny Moore

MOSES MOVES OVER

Andre Phillips thwarted Edwin Moses's try for more hurdles gold

By Pat Putnam

A WORLD OF TALENT

The Games were replete with historic feats, including one by a U.S. shot-putter who lost

By Kenny Moore

A SAD DAY IN SEOUL

Koreans attacked a referee and, in their eyes, shamed an entire nation

By Pat Putnam

SWIM SIX, WIN SIX

Kristin Otto of East Germany got gold after gold after....

By Craig Neff

OF GOD AND GLEE

Janet Evans, thrice a winner, was an all-too-rare jubilant champion

By Bruce Anderson

GOOD AND TOUGH

After hitting his head on the springboard, Greg Louganis won the gold—again

By Craig Neff

TAKING IT ALL IN

HEAVY BURDENS

Record setter Naim Suleymanoglu was weighed down by worries for his family

By Craig Neff

THEY'VE WON WITH NO FUN

The Americans weren't having many laughs, but they marched smartly into the medal round

By Alexander Wolff

HOW PERFECT CAN YOU BE?

Despite some soaring performances by the Soviets, poor judging stole the show

By E.M. Swift

NO RESPECT FOR HIS ELDERS

East Germany's Thomas Lange turned an eagerly awaited sculling showdown into a sideshow

By Richard Demak

IN OVER THEIR HEADS

The U.S. team's strategy looked good on paper. Then came Argentina

By Pat Putnam

GOLD HUNGARY

Young Jànos Martinek chewed up the competition

By Anita Verschoth

TRIGGER HAPPY

A pair of pub-crawling Brits in their 40's finished one-two

By Shelley Smith

FAST, FEARSOME FRÄULEINS

Employing a unique, very aggressive style, the team from West Germany swept the women's medals

By Steve Wulf

A REAL DUTCH TREAT

A Frenchwoman helped Holland's Monique Knol win the road race

By Robert Sullivan

THE LAST MEDAL

For pure charisma, Mark Todd and his gritty little horse couldn't be beat

By Frank Deford

USC-Oklahoma

ALL OUT OF OPTIONS

Oklahoma's quarterbacks couldn't match USC's Rodney Peete, who led the Trojans to a 23-7 victory

By Ralph Wiley

Atlanta

PEACH STATE LEMONS

Is it any wonder that fans in Atlanta have soured on the Braves and Falcons?

By Rick Reilly

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

College Football

LOFTY MOUNTAINEERING

By beating Pitt, West Virginia proved it's for real

By Douglas S. Looney

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Jaime Diaz

Perspective

COURAGE AT WEST POINT

Two cadets on Army's team fought cancer and won

By Richard Demak

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Sept. 19-25

Compiled by Roger Jackson

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

NBC TELLS IT LIKE IT IS

The network avoids chauvinism in its Olympic coverage

By William Taaffe

Departments

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD AT THE SUMMER GAMES

Edited by Steve Wulf