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December 27, 1993 Table Of Contents

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Souped-up Hoops

Are the newest basketball video games more fun than the real thing?

By Albert O. Kim


Wheels of Progress

Inventor Bill Becoat says two-wheel-drive bikes are the sport's next big thing

By Franz Lidz


Sportswriting 2001

A new computer program makes some scribes squirm

By Chad Millman

Fox And The NFL

Out Foxed

Rupert Murdoch's upstart network snatched the NFL from CBS in a coup that will change the face of televised sports

By Steve Wulf

College Basketball

An A+ for the A-10

The Atlantic 10, once easily dismissed, has now made the grade as a conference to be reckoned with

By Ned Zeman

Orange Bowl 1994

A Gentleman And a Scholar

Florida State quarterback Charlie Ward, the Heisman Trophy winner, is as all-American as a young man can be

By Rick Reilly

The Quiet Man

Even if Nebraska wins the national championship on New Year's Day, coach Tom Osborne isn't likely to dance on any tabletops

By Sally Jenkins

93 things that went right in '93

Hey, everybody can't get a break, but here's who did in a random review of the year

By Franz Lidz

And 19 Things That Went WRONG

A Time To Mourn

A Time To Mourn

Untimely deaths in 1993 kept the sports world in a nearly constant state of grieving

By Richard Hoffer

Good Sports

Rob Moore

By Peter King

Dave Stewart

By Steve Wulf

Betsy King

By Shelley Smith

Dream Game

Dream On

Imagine Michael and Magic back for just one game: a duel between Dream Team I and Dream Team II

By Jack McCallum

Willie Roaf

Educating Willie

Willie Roaf's mother wanted him to be a star student, but instead he became a star athlete

By Gary Smith


My Kind of Town

The author discovers that you can go home again when he revisits haunts in Norwich, N.Y.

By Steve Wulf


A Taste for the Toothbrush

British skiers enjoy slaloming down plastic-bristle slopes

By Michael Finkel

College Football

Third Time Around

Youngstown State beat Marshall in a I-AA rematch of a rematch

By William F. Reed

Point After






Edited by Jack McCallum