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February 12, 1990 Table Of Contents

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Perspective

GETTING THE GOODS ON POACHERS

By Henry L. Freund

Spotlight

WILL SUMO WRESTLING'S LOSS BE PRO WRESTLING'S GAIN?

By Mike D'Orso

KID WITH A KILLER GAME

By Franz Lidz

On The Scene

A POUT FESTIVAL KEEPS 'EM SMILING IN MINNESOTA

By Greg Breining

Focus

A TRANSPLANT FOR THE COACH

By Robert Sullivan

Still Magic

STILL MAGIC

The post-Kareem Lakers have conjured up first place in the NBA, but soon the Clippers could make Los Angeles a two-team town

By Jack McCallum

SHAPING A NEW EXISTENCE

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar relishes the time he has for pursuits like yoga

By Richard Hoffer

Undergrads

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Alabama linebacker Keith McCants heads a group of some 40 college juniors who may challenge the NFL's policy by giving up their eligibility to enter this year's pro draft

By Richard Hoffer

ONE WHO WILL STICK AROUND

By Richard Hoffer

SO NEAR AND SO FAR

A photo finish and a thwarted comeback were highlights of the Millrose Games

By Merrell Noden

NIGHT OF THE CATS

A pair of Jaguars outshined the rest of the field at an eerie 24 Hours of Daytona

By Sam Moses

Pete Rose

DEEPER AND DEEPER

Last week another of Pete Rose's former cronies accused him of betting on the Reds

By Jill Lieber

New Faces

SEA OF NEW FACES

Gale-force winds made the AT&T a rite of passage for young pros who aim to be stars of the 1990s

By John Garrity

...AND THE WILDCAT STAYED HOME

By John Garrity

Three-Point Shot

LET THREEDOM RING

The three-point shot, now grudgingly accepted by coaches, has changed the college game

By Hank Hersch

Chris Bowman

Hans Brinker From HELL

Half athlete, half artist and all showman, national figure skating champion Chris Bowman is a noncomformist who lives for the moment when the spotlight hit and—zap!—he is transformed

By E.M. Swift

Jennifer Capriati

WILL SHE BE A SMASH?

Next month 13-year-old Jennifer Capriati will begin her quest to become the latest in the line of U.S. women tennis champions

By Franz Lidz

DOWN BY THE SEASIDE

By Jule Campbell

Depths Of Splendor

DEPTHS of Splendor

The best way to dive and snorkel in the Leeward and Windward Islands is to charter a sailboat, find the richest reefs and take the plunge

By Geoffrey Norman

Juggler

THE UTAH CHAIN SAW JUGGLER

If something can slice or dice or otherwise maim you, Bill Gnadt will juggle it

By Douglas Looney

Chicago Blackhawks

IRON MIKE

Blackhawk coach Mike Keenan has forged a winner in Chicago by bending a group of underachievers to his all-consuming will

By Jay Greenberg

George Bell

HOME Is Where His HEART Is

George Bell, the Toronto Blue Jays' ill-tempered and sometimes surly star, shows a kinder, gentler side when he returns to his home in the Dominican Republic

By Peter Gammons

Betsy King

In a WORLD of her OWN

Betsy King, a woman of strong convictions on and off the golf course, attributes her rise to the top to a sea change in her game

By John Garrity

Albertville 92

A MAN AND HIS KINGDOM

JEAN-CLAUDE KILLY, FRANCE'S TRIPLE GOLD MEDALIST AT THE GRENOBLE OLYMPICS OF 1968, HAS EMPLOYED GALLIC CHARM, SAVOYARD CANNINESS AND THE FULL WEIGHT OF HIS STATUS AS A NATIONAL HERO TO BRING THE WINTER GAMES OF 1992 HOME TO THE MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS OF HIS YOUTH

By William Oscar Johnson

Escape

NOW IT'S WORLD B. TOUR

A mostly Crimson team became Emerald Isle heroes

By Bob Buderi

Business

LIVE! IT'S THE MOTEL FIVE!

Will the Denver Nuggets become the darlings of pay TV?

By John Steinbreder

Basketball

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Compiled by Albert Kim

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

YES, BO EVEN KNOWS....

We have barely scratched the surface of this man's talents

By Leigh Montville

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff