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Spotlight

A COLLEGE KID WITH PLENTY OF MUSCLE

Tommy Kendall is closing in on a degree in economics and the big time in racing

By Sam Moses

Perspective

HE'S GONE TO LOOK FOR AMERICA

Art Garfunkel is five years into a solo cross-country walk

By Tom Dunkel

Update

THE WILDCATS' WEIGHT WATCHER

Meg Ritchie is Division I's only female strength coach

By Leo W. Banks

Miami-Florida State

ORANGE CRUSH

Miami staked a new claim to No. 1 by pounding Florida State

By Sally Jenkins

UNAWED BY THE IRISH

No. 1 Notre Dame fell to a Stanford team that refused to be cowed

By Austin Murphy

NL Playoffs

AFFAIR IN THE GLARE

In a sometimes blinding sun—courtesy of a ludicrous schedule—the Reds and the Pirates showed themselves to be reflections of each other

By Steve Rushin

AL Playoffs

'ONE HELLUVA TEAM'

The Oakland A's lived up to their billing by stifling the Red Sox in Boston

By Steve Wulf

Equal Access

CURTAIN CALL

Bengal coach Sam Wyche tested the NFL's equal-access rule—and paid for it

By Peter King

Horse Racing

FILLIES IN FINE FETTLE

The distaffers shone during an action-packed weekend at Belmont Park

By William Nack

Beth Daniel

thirtysomething...AND HAPPY AT LAST

In her 12th year on the tour, Beth Daniel is measuring up to early expectations, even her own

By Sonja Steptoe

Burt Grossman

A BURT'S EYE VIEW

BELIEVE HIM OR NOT, BURT GROSSMAN OF THE CHARGERS TALKS A BLUE STREAK

By Bruce Newman

College Report

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

Inside

THE NFL

By Peter King

Boners

Nowhere to Hide

BIG GAME, BIG CROWD, BIG BONEHEADED ERROR. WELCOME TO THE WORST NIGHTMARE IN SPORTS

By Ron Fimrite

Focus

FICTION IN A DIAMOND SETTING

Mark Harris's novels sparkle with hard-edged realism

By Ron Fimrite

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 1-7

Compiled by Sally Guard

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

A LOCKER ROOM SOLUTION

Athletes should dress first, then talk to the press

By Rick Telander

Departments

Letters

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Edited by Nicholas Dawidoff