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The Fight

He Got Up And...

Buster Douglas was floored by Mike Tyson in the eighth round, but then...knocked out Tyson in the 10th round to win the heavyweight crown (no matter what Don King says) in perhaps the biggest boxing upset ever

By Richard Hoffer

ADVERSITY'S ADVERSARY

Buster Douglas overcame a lot, including a doubting dad (below), en route to the title

By Steve Wulf

SHE WAS TRUCKIN'

Schoolgirl Lisa Leslie scored 101 points in the first half, and then the opposition went home

By Shelley Smith

Big Ten

THE POT'S ABOIL

What's cookin' in the hot Big Ten? So far Purdue has shown the most fire

By Curry Kirkpatrick

TALE OF THE TAPE

By Alexander Wolff

Dan St. John

MIND OVER THE MAT

Dan St. John, the nation's best collegiate wrestler, excels at the physics of getting physical

By Bruce Newman

Bobsled

HAPPY BOGUS BIRTHDAY

Bobsledding turned 100 at the worlds—sort of

By Robert Sullivan

Basketball

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

Track & Field

A RUN FOR THE MONEY

Romania's Doina Melinte cashed in on the mile

By Merrell Noden

Sneakers

FAREWELL, My Lovely

THE GOOD OL' ALL-PURPOSE SNEAKER IS OBSOLETE IN A WORLD OF HYPED-UP, HIGH-TECH, HIGH-PRICED ATHLETIC SHOES

By E.M. Swift

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 5-11

Compiled by Albert Kim

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

YOUR HAIR-RAISING GALL

Nice try, Don King, but you can't steal Buster Douglas's title

By Rick Reilly

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