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20 Silver Belle
Nancy Kerrigan conquered her demons but not a figure skating pixie from Ukraine
by E.M. Swift

26 The Golden Goal
A dramatic shoot-out goal against Canada gave Sweden the gold medal in hockey
by Michael Father

34 Fire on Ice
Aggressive Cathy Turner won a short-track event but not many fiends
by Leigh Montville

36 Not So Hot
Overly warm runners left the U.S. bobsled team very much out in the cold
by Sandy Bailey

41 Snow Queen
Nordic skier Manuela Di Centa of Italy stood alone with five Olympic medals
by William Oscar Johnson

42 Bonnie's Bounty
Speed skater Bonnie Blair became the most golden U.S. woman Olympian ever
by Alexander Wolff

48 Cinderella Story
Dorothy Hamill has found a perfect fit as owner and star of the Ice Capades
by Steve Wulf

58 Spur of the Moment
David Robinson is reaching for greatness, and his San Antonio Spurs are as well
by Phil Taylor

72 I've Gotta Be Me
Babbling broadcaster Dick Vitale seems all mouth, but he's also got a big heart
by Rick Reilly


8 Letters
12 Faces in the Crowd
14 Scorecard
66 Sports People
85 Inside College Basketball
88 Inside Baseball
90 Point After

Cover Photography David E. Klutho



Flying Final: Norway's Espen Bredesen sailed to victory on the large hill, one of many uplifting moments as the XVII Winter Olympics ended (page 20).