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October 19, 1992 Table Of Contents

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Television

Wake Me When It's Over

Don't worry if you nod off during the baseball playoffs, they'll still be on when you come to

By Norman Chad

Baseball

Sports Desk, Please

Major leaguer Jesse Barfield uses Yankee ingenuity in designing his unusual furniture

By Kelly Whiteside

Golf

An Endangered Legacy

A North Carolina golf club, the last one owned and run by blacks, is struggling

By Tim Crothers

College Football

The Pigskin Brings Home the Bacon

At Hartwick College the reinstatement of football has succeeded in boosting student enrollment

By John Walters

Environment

Recycling Abandoned Railroads

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy turns old railbeds into scenic biking and hiking paths

By Lori Nickel

Athletics-Jays

Now Or Never

The A's and the Jays, two teams for whom next year is too late, dueled in the ALCS

By Steve Wulf

Miami-Penn State

The Right Stuff!

For the second week in a row, Miami made the big plays—and the big hits—to beat a Top 5 team

By Austin Murphy

Cincinnati Reds

DOG DAYS

Here's the poop on the fouled-up Cincinnati Reds and owner Marge Schott. It's a messy tale

By Tim Kurkjian

Jerry Ball

Game Ball

When Lion nosetackle Jerry Ball comes to play, somebody has to pay

By Rick Telander

Qadry Ismail

Call Him Qadry

Another Ismail, the Rocket's brother, the Missile, has taken off at Syracuse

By Sally Jenkins

Dorsey High

UP AGAINST THE WALL

Amid the violence and despair of inner-city Los Angeles, young men find brotherhood on the vaunted Dorsey High football team

By Shelley Smith

Horse Racing

The Old Tap Dance

Pleasant Tap proved himself a trouper with a big win

By William F. Reed

Inside

The NFL

By Peter King

College Football

By William F. Reed

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS

By Albert Kim

Richard Petty

The King

Richard Petty is closing his remarkable 35-year reign over stock car racing with a regal tour

By Ed Hinton

First Person

The Ultimate Bug Buster

Nontoxic, cheap and fun, slingshots fling pesky insects into the great beyond

By Robert H. Boyle

Motor Sports

Mr. Greatwrench

As his cars blew by everybody else's, Dale Armstrong became drag racing's ultimate grease monkey

By Steve Hymon

Tennis

Rallying in Middle Age

A tennis neophyte chucked his career to try to make it onto the pro tour. He's still trying

By William Sherman

For The Record

Clinton's out of the money...A bumpy ride for Schwinn...Gregory's skinny on Bowe

Edited by Sally Guard

Faces in the Crowd

Point After

Don't Change That Channel

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the NHL can make it on TV—with a few alterations

By E.M. Swift

Departments

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Bruce Newman

Racing For Home

The Braves took a 3-2 lead in their National League showdown with the Pirates

By Steve Rushin