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Environment

ARIZONA'S PRICKLY PREY: SAGUAROS

Statuesque cacti are stolen and sold for small fortunes throughout the western U.S.

By Leo W. Banks

Reporter-At-Large

SNOOKER'S SAVVY SUPERNOVA

Stephen Hendry takes a cue from the game's stars

By Robert Sullivan

Focus

BIRTHDAY FOR AN ANGLING CLASSIC

Al McClane's authoritative compendium is 25 years old and going strong

By Clive Gammon

Spotlight

SCORE ONE FOR JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

Teenager Vicki Goetze has risen to the top in women's amateur golf

By Bruce Newman

World Series

THE BIG SWEEP

The dauntless Reds socked it to the vaunted A's in one of the most dazzling upsets in World Series history

By Steve Wulf

CALL IT RIJO'S REVENGE

By Tim Kurkjian

FOR SABO IT WAS CHILD'S PLAY

By Steve Rushin

Notre Dame-Miami

NOT SO BITTER END

Notre Dame beat Miami 29-20 in a sweet finish to an often rancorous series

By Sally Jenkins

North Stars

FALLEN STARS

Mismanagement has wrought the incredible—a dampening of Minnesota's ardor for pro hockey

By Jay Greenberg

GLARING MISTAKES

A few bad calls have cast college football officials in an unfavorable light

By Douglas S. Looney

Buddy Ryan

THE BUDDY System

For Eagle coach Buddy Ryan, winning over your players goes hand in hand with winning games. So what's wrong this year?

By Leigh Montville

College Report

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

KNOWING THE SCORE

By Franz Lidz

Inside

THE NFL

By Peter King

PLAYING HIS CARDS RIGHT

By Peter King

Fired

UP AGAINST THE WALL

COACHES, MANAGERS AND GENERAL MANAGERS ARE FIRED SO OFTEN THAT WE ASSUME THEY HANDLE IT WITH EASE. BUT IN PRO SPORTS, AS IN THE REAL WORLD, GETTING THE BOOT IS ONE OF LIFE'S WORST BLOWS—AND ONE OF THE HARDEST TO GET OVER

By E.M. Swift

Nostalgia

SAM LACY: BLACK CRUSADER

A resolute writer helped bring change to sports

By Ron Fimrite

On The Scene

OH, THOSE GLORIOUS EMPORIUMS

Outdoor World and Sportscastle are merchandising giants

By Randy Welch

Perspective

THE MAN WHO GAVE RACING A FRESH START

In 1939, Clay Puett's electric starting gate revolutionized the sport

By Jim Harmon

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 15-21

Compiled by Tim Crothers

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

STOP READING THOSE LIPS!

Labiomancy is dirty work when viewing jocks on TV

By Leigh Montville

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Edited by Nicholas Dawidoff