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Games

GOLF AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

These video games are a duffer's dream come true

By Albert Kim

Breeders' Cup

REQUIEM AT BELMONT

On a calamitous Breeders' Cup day, the champion filly Go for Wand snapped her right foreleg, fell to the track and had to be destroyed

By William Nack

A ROYAL COMEBACK

By William F. Reed

Warren Moon

THE BIG MOON LAUNCH

All systems are go for Warren Moon in the Oilers' run-and-shoot offense

By Paul Zimmerman

Holyfield-Douglas

BUSTED

Evander Holyfield won the heavyweight title by knocking out a plodding Buster Douglas

By Pat Putnam

NBA Preview 1990-'91

Palace Coup

Out in suburbia the Detroit Pistons have it all—titles and affluence—but there's bitterness downtown

By Jack McCallum

Masters of the Game

They're coaching in the NBA, not in the NCAA

By Jack McCallum

Scouting Reports 1990-'91

Portland Is Best, And So Is The West

Western teams have dealt their way up, none higher than the Blazers

By Jack McCallum

Perkins

Sam the Man

It's showtime for Mr. Low Profile, Sam Perkins

By Richard Hoffer

Strom

The Old Heave-Ho For Foul Play

By Hank Hersch

Laimbeer

Vintage Whine

Bad Bill Laimbeer is the NBA's consummate actor and psych artist; he's also a top-notch player

By Curry Kirkpatrick

College Report

COLLEGE REPORT

By William F. Reed

ONE TROUBLED TROJAN

By Shelley Smith

Inside

THE NFL

By Peter King

Books

BOXING WRITING AT ITS FINEST

An edition of A.J. Liebling essays is knockout reading

By Richard O'Brien

Reminiscence

THE RACE THAT ENDED MY RUNNING CAREER

A cross-country slog became drearier once the author learned a friend had died

By Ben Harte

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Oct. 22-28

Compiled by Amy Nutt

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS

Athletes could earn goodwill by giving back some loot

By Jack McCallum

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Nicholas Dawidoff