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The Earthquake

When the World Series became 'A modest little sporting event'

Half an hour before the scheduled start of Game 3 of the World Series, an earthquake struck. The author recounts the ensuing events, and how Candlestick cheers gave way to fears

By Ron Fimrite

THEIR RIDE OF TERROR

The A's Bob Welch and his wife, Mary Ellen, were badly shaken, as was their new house

By Peter Gammons

A MAN IN COMMAND

Commissioner Fay Vincent was an unknown until baseball was rocked by the quake

By Steve Wulf

"WE'RE HAVING AN..."

By Shelley Smith

College Football

THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

After inciting a pregame melee, Notre Dame, now the winner of 19 straight, was fortunate to defeat Southern Cal 28-24

By Douglas S. Looney

GAMBLING, PAYOFFS AND DRUGS

A number of Florida's athletes are in trouble with the NCAA as well as with the law

By Robert Sullivan

BEAST FROM DOWN EAST

The University of Maine has been running roughshod through Division 1-AA

By Pat Putnam

Jerry Glanville

WISE GUY

Oiler coach Jerry Glanville has guts, wit and verve. So, of course, he expects to get fired anytime now

By Franz Lidz

Football's Week

THE NFL

By Peter King

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

The Hancocks

BLOOD BROTHERS AND BLUEGRASS

When Sunday Silence meets Easy Goer in the Breeders' Cup Classic, the pride of two sons of Kentucky's Hancock family will be at stake

By William Nack

Focus

SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE, KIND OF

Baseball's judgment day comes when teams vote how to allot World Series loot

By Bruce Anderson

Chess

IT'S MIND OVER MATTER, 2-0

Gary Kasparov crushed a computer for all of humanity

By Franz Lidz

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 16-22

Compiled by Stefanie Scheer

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

DON'T BAN THE BANNERS

Stadium fans have a right to display signs of the times

By Rick Telander

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff