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January 11, 1993 Table Of Contents

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Motor Sports

Talk about an Electrifying Race

Making their way up Pikes Peak, electric and solar-powered vehicles sped quietly toward the finish

By Amy Nutt

Jim Valvano

As Time Runs Out

Gravely ill with cancer, Jim Valvano is fighting for his life the same way he coached basketball, by learning all he can, talking up a storm and insisting on the last shot

By Gary Smith

The Sugar Bowl

The End of the Run

With a resounding 34-13 Sugar Bowl victory, Alabama put a stop to Miami's 29-game winning streak and won its first national title since 1979

By Austin Murphy

Disaster for A Hurricane

By Sally Jenkins

Bowled Out

Bowled Over, Bowled Out

After 13 hours of college football on TV New Year's Day, our intrepid viewer had seen enough

By Rick Reilly

NFL Playoffs

Wild Wild Card

A record-breaking rally by Buffalo knocked Houston out of the NFL playoffs

By Peter King

John Lucas

Image Of Hope

John Lucas, the new coach of the San Antonio Spurs, sees himself as an example for recovering addicts

By Jill Lieber


the NFL

By Paul Zimmerman

College Basketball

By William F. Reed

The Week

By Phil Taylor

Inside/The NFL


By Paul Zimmerman

The Spragues

Home Alone, Two

For Kristen Babb-Sprague and Ed Sprague, the reward for nine months of lonely separation Olympic gold and a World Series homer

By Leigh Montville


The Game They Play in Paradise

The residents of tiny Harbour Island in the Bahamas are crazy about basketball

By Mike D'Orso

Point After

Too Many Spoilsports

The world seems overrun by athletes, coaches and fans eager to take the best out of our games

By Rick Reilly



Faces in the Crowd


Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum