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First Person

A Lesson from a Legend

A tennis enthusiast seeks out his court idol and is rewarded not with mere mechanics but with rich insights

By Abraham Verghese

Medicine

Grappling with a Persistent Virus

An alarming number of high school and college wrestlers have contracted a disturbing herpes

By David Sharp

Big Eight

ROUGH AND READY

Surprising Big Eight champs, Oklahoma State and Kansas, eye the NCAAs

By William F. Reed

School Of Hard Knocks

Riddick Bowe acquired valuable experience in a KO of Tyrell Biggs

By Pat Putnam

Old Pitchers

Hope Flings Eternal

Jim Palmer's comeback is turning heads. And his isn't the only ancient arm in action

By Richard Hoffer

Robert Parish

Still Going Strong

At 37, Robert Parish is the oldest player in the NBA—and he's playing better than ever

By Alexander Wolff

Travis Williams

The Last Return

After running back kicks in the NFL, Travis Williams ran into homelessness and a tragic ending

By Bruce Newman

Tony Gwynn

Beginning Again

After a nightmarish 1990, the Padres' Tony Gwynn seeks a season of redemption

By Tim Kurkjian

Inside

The NBA

By Hank Hersch

College Basketball

By Phil Taylor

Maccabi Tel Aviv

SHALOM

WHICH IS TO SAY HELLO, GOODBYE AND PEACE. THE MACCABI TEL AVIV BASKETBALL TEAM REFLECTED ON THOSE WORDS WHILE SCUDS FELL

By William Nack

On The Scene

The Winter Game: Pinball Softball

At a customized ballpark in greater St. Louis, they're singing a new song: Take me in to the ball game

By Lisa Twyman Bessone

Books

The Real Hammer Raps about Racism

In his autobiography, Hank Aaron recounts the glory, but also the frustrations, of his brilliant career

By Ron Fimrite

For The Record

Requiem for a revolutionary...the Stealth bombs...rocky times at the Doral Open

Edited by Michael Jaffe

Faces in the Crowd

Point After

When You're on Top, Life's a Breeze

For the Trail Blazers, the winds again turned favorable

By Leigh Montville

Departments

FROM THE EDITOR

By John Papanek

Letters

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