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March 12, 1990 Table Of Contents

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BY OVERSELLING THE DUNK, THE NBA IS SELLING ITSELF SHORT

By Jack McCallum

Hank Gathers

DEATH ON THE COURT

Loyola Marymount's Hank Gathers was at the top one minute. The next, he collapsed and lay dying as his mother stood mournfully by him

By Shelley Smith

NHL Violence

'A REAL SPIRITUAL GAME'

L.A.'s Marty McSorley used those words to describe the atmosphere as his team and the Oilers set an NHL record for penalties—and outraged critics anew

By Jay Greenberg

Detroit Pistons

ON TOP AND HOLDING

Detroit's rugged Pistons have it all together for a run at another NBA championship

By Rick Telander

WAITING FOR HIS CHANCE

Britt Burns, in lockout limbo like many ballplayers, has had his comeback curtailed

By Tim Kurkjian

THE WOLFPACK HELD AT BAY

As point-shaving charges rocked N.C. State's basketball program, coach Jim Valvano prepared to step aside

By Alexander Wolff

Paul Azinger

Child's Play

That's what golf is like for Paul Azinger, who's 30 going on 15

By John Garrity

Yugoslav Basketball

THE YUGOS ARE COMING

Surprisingly, basketball has become not only a big sport but also an export in Yugoslavia

By Leigh Montville

MORE THAN A NOVELTY ACT

By Richard Hoffer

Horse Racing

CALL THIS COLT MISTER

Unbeaten Mister Frisky is now a Derby favorite

By William F. Reed

Basketball

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 26-March 4

Compiled by James E. Reynolds

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

A BAD CASE OF THE BLAHS

Indoor track and field, once a booming sport, needs new zip

By Merrell Noden

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

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Edited by Craig Neff