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Perspective

LOST AND FOUND: A FISH STORY

By Clive Gammon

On The Scene

SHE'LL TEACH YOU THE SWEET SCIENCE

By Laura Hilgers

First Person

THE PERILS OF RUNNING IN THE BASEMENT

By Penny Ward Moser

Update

HOCKEY'S BAD BOY FACES THE MUSIC

By Steve Rushin

Spotlight

CANADA'S HOT SOUTHERNER

By Michael Jaffe

World Series

SWEPT AWAY

As Part II of the World Series began, the Bay Area was recovering from the quake. Then the A's rocked the Giants twice to complete their sweep

By Steve Wulf

A HERO LIVES HERE

A's ace Dave Stewart was the Series MVP, but in Oakland he's much more than that

By Peter Gammons

BREAKING OUT

New coach Roger Neilson has the Rangers off and flying

By Jay Greenberg

John Elway

'I'M ABOUT TO SUFFOCATE'

As the biggest sports star in Denver, John Elway has always been subject to intense scrutiny. But this year is different

By Rick Reilly

THE MIDAS TOUCH

The rich got richer at the Nabisco, and Tom Kite got richest of all

By John Garrity

NBA Preview

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

No one shuts down Michael Jordan, but the champion Detroit Pistons have developed an intricate defensive system, called the Jordan Rules, that comes close to containing him

By Jack McCallum

THE QUIZ KID

By Jack McCallum

MILLIONS FROM HEAVEN

The Atlanta Hawks' Jon Koncak was a center of little renown—averaging 6.2 points and 6.1 rebounds, career—until he signed a six-year contract worth $13 million. Now other lesser NBA players should find gold at the end of the rainbow

By Rick Telander

In the Nick of Time

Thirty-five years ago the 24-second clock was created, the invention of Danny Biasone, a bowling alley proprietor and owner of the Syracuse Nationals. The clock may have saved pro basketball, whose fans had grown frustrated by the stalling tactics of the day

By Leigh Montville

MANY HAPPY RETURNS

Larry Bird, Eastern Europeans and Minneapolis are all making comebacks, and, come the spring, the Pistons and the Lakers will be back, playing for the championship

By Jack McCallum

EASTERN CONFERENCE

WESTERN CONFERENCE

HOLY COW, WHAT DIGS!

The Pistons' John Salley, a 6'11" man of wit, sophistication and discipline, has a house that fits him, literally and symbolically. It's big—62 rooms—and was home to the Archbishop of Detroit, exactly the place for a guy of Salley's catholic tastes

By Leigh Montville

BIG GEORGE

Nowadays his name is often forgotten when the greatest basketball centers are listed, but no pivotman was more dominant or did more to revolutionize the game than George Mikan, who led the Minneapolis Lakers to half a dozen pro crowns

By Ron Fimrite

Football's Week

INSIDE THE NFL

By Peter King

Focus

A FRENZIED RALLY

Stirling Moss was in form at the Mille Miglia

By Stewart McBride

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 23-29

Compiled by Stefanie Scheer

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

HOW CHEAP CAN YOU GET?

Take a look at today's pro athletes and you'll find out

By Rick Reilly

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff