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Reporter-At-Large

HE'S ACCUSTOMED TO THE PLACE

Jockey Cash Asmussen is a long-running hit in France

By Sydney Rubin

On The Scene

MEET THE HOUDINI OF HANDBALL

Naty Alvarado Sr. was unstoppable at the nationals

By Hank Hersch

Design

YOU CAN GET THERE FROM HERE

A new line of maps is being developed for outdoorsmen

By John Grossmann

Seven Days In September

ROAD SHOW

The Pirates and Mets brought their acts to Chicago and chased the division title around Wrigley Field

By Steve Rushin

PENNANT PAINS

The Red Sox and Blue Jays spent the week trying to erase legacies of losing in the clutch. Boston's legacy is longer

By Tim Kurkjian

U.S.-Austria

NOT A VIENNESE WALTZ

Michael Chang's five-set win lifted the U.S. over Austria in Davis Cup play

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Raiders-Steelers

HOME, SWEET HOME

Now 3-0 and committed to L.A., the Raiders are acting like a happy family

By Paul Zimmerman

Lou Piniella

THE EDGE OF RAGE

First place has been a strangely precarious perch for Lou Piniella, Cincinnati's manager, whose baseball career has been fueled by explosive emotion

By Leigh Montville

Chris Zorich

HARD MAN, SOFT HEART

Notre Dame's Chris Zorich is mean on the football field, but he is a gentle soul elsewhere

By Douglas S. Looney

Powerboating

A STORMY DAY ON LAKE MEAD

In a wild windup, Chip Hanauer won the hydro title

By Shelley Smith

Inside

BASEBALL

By Tim Kurkjian

THE NFL

By Peter King

College Report

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

Rickey Henderson

Man of Steal

In a brilliant MVP season, the indomitable Rickey Henderson is racing for the career stolen-base record

By Peter Gammons

Update

NO LONGER A NONPERSON

But Viktor Korchnoi plays chess with one

By Franz Lidz

Spotlight

HEAVY METAL'S MAN OF STEEL

Rocker Bruce Dickinson is one fine foilsman

By Jack Mason

Business

TRACKING THE TOPPS AND FLEERS

Ric Apter monitors the ups and downs of baseball cards

By John Steinbreder

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Sept. 17-23

Compiled by Michael Jaffe

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

COUNSELOR TO THE WRETCHED

It's that time when Red Sox fans need a friend

By Leigh Montville

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Nicholas Dawidoff