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December 10, 1990 Table Of Contents

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Business

FLASH-CARD FOOTBALL AND MORE

Here's a man crazy enough to let fans call grid plays

By Timothy Crothers

Spotlight

BOSS OF THE BODYBOARDERS

Mike Stewart can be found where big waves break

By Stephen Malley

A BIG HITTER FINALLY HITS IT BIG

Long-driving Jim Dent has found success as a senior

By Sonja Steptoe

Focus

A BIG DREAMER—AND DOER, TOO

Ned Gillette conjures up adventures, and then lives them

By Robert Sullivan

Sideline

YET ANOTHER GAME FOR A BOSTON HERO

Former Celtic Dave Cowens runs a new team as head of The Sports Museum

By Daphne Hurford

Kansas City Chiefs

HAIL TO THE CHIEFS

By becoming tougher and more explosive, Kansas City has become a big winner

By Paul Zimmerman

ZEROS, NOT HEROES

UCLA won the national soccer title without scoring a 'real' goal

By Nicholas Dawidoff

The Celtics

UP TO THEIR SAME OLD TRICKS

Young legs join three savvy graybeards and—presto!—the Celtics are off and running

By Leigh Montville

Davis Cup

DUSTBUSTERS

The U.S. cleaned up on some indoor dirt to win the Davis Cup

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Runnin' Rebels

REBEL REPRIEVE

In a turnaround, the NCAA lets UNLV defend its title

By William F. Reed

Ty Detmer

A TY VOTE FOR THE HEISMAN

BYU'S TY DETMER BEAT OUT A MUCH FLASHIER RIVAL FOR THE COVETED PRIZE

By Richard Hoffer

Theoren Fleury

SHORT, BUT NOT SWEET

Calgary's Theoren Fleury is the smallest player in the NHL—and one of its most exasperating, too

By Jay Greenberg

Riddick Bowe

BUT SERIOUSLY, FOLKS,...

...though Riddick Bowe may be a funny man, he's no joke as a heavyweight

By Richard Hoffer

Inside

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Phil Taylor

THE NFL

By Peter King

Hair

FROM HAIR TO ETERNITY

YOU CAN'T BECOME A SPORTS IMMORTAL, SAYS DON KING, WITHOUT FOLLICLES OF FABULOUS FECUNDITY

By Franz Lidz

First Person

BURNOUTS AND CHRISTMAS TREES

The author put pedal to the metal on the drag strip

By Sonja Steptoe

Reminiscence

TALE OF THE BEWILDERED BIRD DOG

Travis couldn't believe it when I fired and nothing fell, but I'd stashed a treat

By David Morine

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Nov. 26-Dec. 2

Compiled by Amy Nutt

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

AN ACT OF CONSCIENCE

Tom Watson takes a stand against prejudice

By John Garrity

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Mark Mulvoy

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Merrell Noden