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First Person

PREPARING FOR LIFE AFTER THE DEATH PENALTY

By David McCreary

Reporter-At-Large

SEASIDE MUSCLE MANIA

By John Maier

Books

NEW LIGHT ON AN OLD ISSUE: PEARY AND THE NORTH POLE

By Jay Jennings

Spotlight

Hugo Dealt a Blow to this Charlestonian's Manhood

By Gary Smith

World Series

ON A ROLL

The Oakland A' bowled over their Bay Area rivals, the San Francisco Giants, to lead the Series 2-0

By Steve Wulf

BY ANY NAME, IT'S HARD TO HIT

By Peter Gammons

A FAN'S VIEW OF BAY'S BALL

By Ron Fimrite

Herschel Walker

Sudden Impact

A megadeal sent Herschel Walker to Minnesota, where he ran wild

By Peter King

Wayne Gretzky

A BACKHANDED COMPLIMENT

In breaking Gordie Howe's scoring record, Wayne Gretzky honored Howe by using the shot he told Gretzky to perfect

By Jay Greenberg

A & M-Houston

A LID-LIFTER IN TEXAS

Texas A & M handed Houston's Andre Ware his hat—and almost his head—in an upset

By Austin Murphy

Ironman

BIG SPLASH IN HAWAII

With smart strategy and prayers to island gods, Mark Allen finally won the Ironman Triathlon

By Kenny Moore

Art Shell

DREAMS DO COME TRUE

Art Shell of the Raiders is not just the NFL's first blank head couch in 64 years. He's silver and black through and through

By Jill Lieber

Mark Spitz

BIONIC MAN

At 39, Mark Spitz, winner of seven golds at the 1972 Games, is trying what no mere mortal would—an Olympic comeback

By Kenny Moore

Football's Week

The NFL

By Peter King

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

PAWS!

You still might not be able to find it, but football and ol' Frank Howard have put Clemson on the map

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Business

PSSST! WANT A HOT CAR?

Vintage Ferraris have gone from expensive to out of sight

By John Steinbreder

Yesterday

SATURDAY'S HERO: A BEAT

Before going on the road, Jack Kerouac was a gridiron star

By Mike D'Orso

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 9-15

Compiled by Stefanie Scheer

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

THE PUCK WILL STOP HERE

As the NHL's first commish, I plan some bold moves

By E.M. Swift

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff