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Perspective

CLEVELAND, A CITY OF SPORTS WOE

By Michael Jaffe

World Records

SMASHING!

Two of track's oldest individual world marks fell in European meets as Roger Kingdom and Said Aouita erased two revered names from the record books

By Merrell Noden

JILTED JIM'S BIG McLOVE-IN

On Saturday in Chicago, Jim McMahon got a warm goodbye from Bears fans and put some fire into his new Chargers

By Peter King

Baseball Injuries

WHERE HAVE ALL THE PLAYERS GONE?

A lot of them are on the disabled list, as baseball suffers through the worst rash of injuries in recent memory. Theories abound for all the carnage

By Steve Wulf

K

How does Nolan Ryan do it? Let us count the ways. On the eve of Ryan's 5,000th strikeout, Rangers p.r. man Larry Kelly put together this list of everyone Ryan had fanned in his 22-year career. Through Sunday, he had 4,994 K's against 1,061 players

Green Bay

SHAKE-UP IN TITLE TOWN

The lowly Packers did some heavy investing in the free-agent market this spring in a desperate attempt to break out of their recent aura of gloom and doom

By Douglas S. Looney

Mitch Williams

WILD THING

Mitch Williams, the Cubs' ace reliever, is as unpredictable as the movie character he idolizes. But who cares? It works

By Rick Telander

John Frank

NO BONES ABOUT IT

Fed up with the brutality of football, John Frank, the 49ers' starting tight end in '88, has quit the game at age 27 to concentrate on putting people back together instead of taking them apart

By Jill Lieber

Boxing

IN YOUR FACE, JOSÉ LUIS

Pernell Whitaker thrashed Josè Luis Ramírez

By Pat Putnam

Inside/Baseball

INSIDE: BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

An American Summer

SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS

Our travelers learn that croquet is scarcely a picnic

By Jack McCallum

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Aug. 14-20

Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt

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