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March 9, 1992 Table Of Contents

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Business

Hot Properties

The National Football League has a big winner in its marketing and licensing arm

By John Steinbreder

Games

Go Woodstock

Scores of board-game freaks flocked to upstate New York for the seventh-annual U.S. Go Congress

By Albert Kim

Basketball

Hoosier Redux

In basketball-crazy Indiana the Nostalgia Sectionals pit old high school rivals against each other

By Glen Craney

Bicycling

Riding on the Rim

El Tour de Tucson, a race around the city's perimeter, draws cyclists in droves

By Leo W. Banks

Hockey

Center of Attention

Slighted by NHL scouts, the Hartford Whalers' high-scoring John Cullen is now hard to overlook

By E.M. Swift

Duke-UCLA

On the March

By ripping UCLA at Pauley Pavilion, Duke appeared to be primed to defend its national title

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Leap Year Feats

Olympic aspirants made strong showings at the Mobil meet

By Merrell Noden

Los Angeles Clippers

The Clips Show Some Zip

Under coach Larry Brown, the Clippers, long overshadowed by the Lakers, are lighting up L.A.

By Hank Hersch

Tiger Woods

'You the Kid!'

Tiger Woods, 16, proved he could make the grade, if not the cut, in his PGA Tour debut

By John Garrity

Jerry Tarkanian

Bloody Shark Attack

Jerry Tarkanian's attempt to unresign has provoked vicious backbiting in Vegas

By Alexander Wolff

Drug Scandal

Testy Times In Germany

Katrin Krabbe and two other track stars were banned for drug-testing improprieties they hotly deny

By William Oscar Johnson

Red Sox

Butch League

New Boston Red Sox manager Butch Hobson has one tough job—and his first week in camp proved it

By Tim Kurkjian

NBA Sleepers

From SLEEPERS to KEEPERS

There are many schools of thought on why so many small-school players are making it in the NBA these days

By Jack McCallum

Rocky Thompson

'I Am Not a Flake'

So says Rocky Thompson, who took 27 years to win a PGA event—and blames the Putt Fairy and the Phantom

By Franz Lidz

Al MacInnis

Slap Happy

Calgary's Al MacInnis loves to do something his foes dread: blast away with the NHL's hardest shot

By Leigh Montville

Swimsuits '92

Summer Games

Anticipating the Olympics in Barcelona, we travel to Spain for our own

A Woman's Place

A Woman's Place

Novice bullfighter Cristina Sánchez intends to show Spain's male matadors that the bullring is not their exclusive domain

By Gary Smith

Bobby Douglas

A Man of the Ash

ARIZONA STATE AND OLYMPIC COACH BOBBY DOUGLAS SEES WRESTLING AS HIS CONNECTION TO HIS FOREBEARS

By Kenny Moore

Maine Central

Blackboards and Backboards

The lure of higher SAT scores has made a prep school in frigid Maine a hotbed of college basketball talent

By Phil Taylor

Boxing

On the Button

Amateurs at the U.S. Championships had to adapt to a new computerized scoring system

By Pat Putnam

Inside

The NBA

By Jack McCallum

College Basketball

By Phil Taylor

Queen Of The Jungle

Queen of the Jungle

Sharon Matola, an American biologist and a former lion tamer, single-handedly created the only zoo in Belize

By Nicholas Dawidoff

Interview

Charles Barkley

It has been a Winter of discontent for the NBA's most formidable forward

By Rick Reilly

Marathon

Doc Sandoval Dims for Barcelona

Marathoner Anthony Sandoval, now a cardiologist and the father of five, is trying for the Olympics one more time

By Ken McAlpine

Books

Sporting Chance for Women

Two books offer a historical view of women competing in traditionally male sports

By John Garrity

For The Record

FOR THE RECORD

Fenech folds Down Under...The son also falls...A big scare for the Stilt

Edited by Richard O'Brien

Faces in the Crowd

Point After

Just Deserts in the Desert

UNLV sold its soul for basketball glory, and Jerry Tarkanian is holding the school to the deal

By Rick Telander

Departments

FROM THE MANAGING EDITOR

By John Pepanek

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf