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Spotlight

DICK TRICKLE IS NASCAR'S NEWEST GOOD OL' BOY

By Sam Moses

Update

ANNE SANDER, NÉE QUAST: STILL WINNING AT 52

By John Garrity

First Person

BIG TALK, ANTIQUE REELS AND A SEA ADVENTURE

By Bill Schwicker

The Boston Celtics

HUB OF EMOTION

Boston longs for the old powerhouse, but sad to say, Larry Bird & Co. are simply not the same

By Jack McCallum

Auburn-Alabama

HOME AT LAST

Auburn seized its first opportunity to host bitter rival Alabama

By Hank Hersch

Kentucky

THE BLUEGRASS ISN'T SO BLUE

Probation-plagued Kentucky is getting a much-needed lift from its new coach, transplanted Yankee Rick Pitino

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Baseball '90

RICH MAN'S GAME

With the collapse of collusion and with clubs prospering as never before, baseball salaries are now out of sight

By Peter Gammons

RICHEST OF THE RICH

Mark Langston hauled in the game's top salary—for the moment—when Gene Autry corralled him for the Angels

By Franz Lidz

Christian Okoye

ONWARD, CHRISTIAN

Christian Okoye of the Chiefs may be the NFL's gentlest player. He is certainly its most dangerous runner

By Peter King

Men's Tennis

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

As the players prepare to take control of the men's tennis tour, stunning new riches could jeopardize their plans

By Alexander Wolff

Eric Lindros

THE FACE OF THE FUTURE

Big tough and hugely gifted, 16-year-old Eric Lindros is already being touted as the NHL's next superstar

By Jay Greenberg

Basketball

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

Soccer

NOT JUST FOR KICKS

Santa Clara tied Virginia in the gelid NCAAs

By Clive Gammon

Football's Week

THE NFL

By Peter King

LORD OF THE RINGS

AL DAVIS CHEWS HIS NAILS OVER THE RAIDERS' MALAISE AND HIS OWN MORTALITY

By Richard Hoffer

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Compiled by Sally Guard

FACES IN THE CROWD

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff

THE MAJIK SHOW

Don Majkowski and the Packers pulled off yet another great escape, this time against the Bucs

By Paul Zimmerman

LEAP TO THE WEST

Nadia Comaneci, Olympic heroine, reached the U.S. after escaping from Romania

By William Oscar Johnson