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November 1, 1993 Table Of Contents

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Faces in the Crowd

Motor Sports

A Show of Force

Perhaps the best drag racer ever, John Force is poised to win his third Funny Car championship

By Jon Scher

Horse Racing

A Casual Affair

After winning the heart of his owner, Shelley Riley, Casual Lies nearly won the Kentucky Derby

By Stephanie Diaz


Cycling's Singular Sisterhood

Jacquie Phelan's WOMBATS offers women mountain bikers tea and sympathy

By Michael Finkel


The Goldins Rule

Few market sports memorabilia as successfully as Paul Goldin and his son, Ken

By John Steinbreder

The World Series

Home Sweet Homer

After his dramatic home run gave the Blue Jays a second straight World Series title, Joe Carter touched home plate and touched off a SkyDome mob scene

By Steve Rushin

A Walk on the Wild Side

By Tim Kurkjian

The Complete Player

Paul Molitor had everything but the recognition that comes with a World Series triumph—and he found that in Toronto

By Tom Verducci

NFL Injuries

A Fight Over Turf

Three recent injuries on AstroTurf have underscored NFL players' calls for a return to grass

By Peter King

Felix Potvin

Quick as a cat

Few if any goaltenders have risen so far so fast as Toronto Maple Leaf star Felix Potvin

By Leigh Montville

All Stoked Up

Led by standout wideout J.J. Stokes, UCLA has turned a slow start into a run for the roses

By Austin Murphy

Jim Pyne

Born To Block

Virginia Tech center Jim Pyne is the latest in a lineage of linemen

By Sally Jenkins

Sports People

Corey Pavin

By Jaime Diaz

Jeff and Cindy Conine

By Tom Verducci

Brian Boitano

By E.M. Swift


the NFL

By Peter King

College Football

By William F. Reed

Break Downs

The Breaking Point

A rising toll of racetrack breakdowns has shaken public confidence and put the thoroughbred industry at a crossroads

By William Nack

Deciphering a Death

By Lester Munson

The Old Gray Mare's New Leg

By William Nack

On The Scene

Athletes' Suites

David Dorfman turns jocks into performing dancers

By Catherine Barnett


A Man of Many Words

Bob Love, once a Chicago Bull star performer, overcame a severe stutter to become a team spokesman

By Merlisa Lawrence

Point After

Memories of a Fallen Friend

Susan Willmot was an owner of Play the King, a 6-year-old gelding who broke down at Pimlico in 1989 and was destroyed by lethal injection. When SI sought Willmot's permission to use photographs of the breakdown for our story on racing injuries, she responded with this letter




Edited by Jack McCallum