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October 4, 1993 Table Of Contents

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Coach Newton's Law

It's a given that each fall in Elmhurst, Ill., Joe Newton can turn high school freshmen into first-class runners

By Bill Beuttler


Personal Contact

The Chicago Social Club helps young urbanites compete and meet

By Lisa Twyman Bessone

Faces in the Crowd

Boomer Esiason

'We're Going to Beat This Thing'

Boomer Esiason, the rejuvenated quarterback of the New York Jets, is confronting a new opponent—a disease that has invaded his family

By Gary Smith

Ryder Cup


The Ryder Cup came down to a U.S. stretch run and an Italian swoon song

By Rick Reilly

The Toast of The Quarter

New quarterback Wade Wilson led the Saints past an old nemesis, the 49ers, in New Orleans

By Paul Zimmerman

Special Report


By Sonny Barch

San Francisco Giants

Last Shot

The Giants, revived by the bat of Barry Bonds, stood ready for a final assault on the Braves' lead

By Steve Rushin

Sports People

Nolan Ryan

By Tim Kurkjian

Joe Allison

By William F. Reed

Damian Austin

By Franz Lidz


the NFL

By Peter King

College Football

By William F. Reed


By Tim Kurkjian

NFL Plus

the NFC Central

By Jill Lieber


Audray McMillian

By Jill Lieber


The Lonesome End

By standing apart, Bill Carpenter became an All-America at West Point and one of the country's finest soldiers

By William Nack

On The Scene

That's Me in the Spotlight!

The author crows about his golf date with R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, signal rock bassist and sports nut

By Michael Jaffe

Point After

One for the Money, Two for the Show

The scramble for two new NFL teams has attracted some weird acts—including Elvis

By Steve (Fools) Rushin




Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum