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Baseball

SPITTING IMAGE OF THE BABE WHEN WILLIS (BUSTER) GARDNER DONS PINSTRIPES, HE BECOMES THE SULTAN OF SWAT

By Dave Kuehls

!OLE!(NO WAY) DON'T BE MISLED BY THE FESTIVE THREE-GAME SERIES THE METS AND THE PADRES PLAYED LAST WEEK IN MONTERREY. THE BIG LEAGUES AREN'T LIKELY TO EXPAND TO MEXICO ANYTIME SOON

By Gerry Callahan

IN SIGHT MARK MCGWIRE OF THE A'S COULD SMASH THE GAME'S MOST STORIED RECORD, MARIS'S 61 HOMERS

By Austin Murphy

Focus

MS. MATCH FOR A GOOD CAUSE SPORTSBRIDGE USES WOMEN MENTORS TO HELP GIRLS STAY ACTIVE IN ATHLETICS

By Stacey Colino

Fitness

ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BIKE THE MAN WHO BROUGHT YOU IN-LINE SKATES HAS INVENTED YET ANOTHER HYBRID

By Tom Dunkel

CATCHING UP WITH... MICHIGAN QUARTERBACK RICK LEACH SEPTEMBER 6, 1976

By Ron Fimrite

FACES IN THE CROWD

Golf Plus

SKY HIGH FOR CLARENCE ROSE, A STRUGGLING PRO, WINNING THE INTERNATIONAL WAS LIKE FINDING GOLD AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW

By Robinson Holloway

PARALYMPICS...DEREK SMITH REMEMBERED...BASEBALL'S MOST-TALENTED TRAVELER...SEARCH FOR A COMMISH...A SURFING YEAR...RHYMING JUDGE...JOHN KRUK'S 'THE FAN'

EDITED BY Michael Bamberger AND Richard O'Brien WRITER-REPORTER Kostya Kennedy

COURSE OF STUDY EVERY SUMMER AT HARVARD, ARMCHAIR ARCHITECTS LEARN HOW TO BUILD THEIR OWN LAYOUTS

By Alan Shipnuck

A BASKETBALL LIFE

By William F. Reed EDITED BY Michael Bamberger AND Richard O'Brien

COMBATANTS HOCH, FAXON AND LOVE ARE THROWN TOGETHER IN DENVER WORLD TOUR REVISITED LONG LOOK AT SHORTS

By Tim Rosaforte

Departments

College Football '96

CHANGE IN THE AIR PROVEN POWERS WILL AGAIN PREVAIL, BUT TWO NEW SUPERCONFERENCES AND THE END OF TIE GAMES WILL ADD SPICE TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Tim Layden

YOUTH IS SERVED WITH MILLION-DOLLAR DEALS HAVING LURED THEIR ELDERS TO THE NFL, A DAZZLING ARRAY OF SOPHOMORE RUNNING BACKS HAVE EMERGED TO BECOME THE CLASS OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Richard Hoffer

HAPPY TO BE HERE WITH HIS BROTHER AS A RUNNING MATE, TAILBACK TROY DAVIS IS FINALLY CONTENT AT IOWA STATE

By S.L. Price

2. NEBRASKA

By Lars Anderson

3. FLORIDA

By Dana Gelin

4. COLORADO

By David Fleming

WILD THING EMOTIONAL DOESN'T BEGIN TO DESCRIBE COLORADO'S MATT RUSSELL, THE BEST MIDDLE LINEBACKER IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By Johnette Howard

5. NOTRE DAME

By Marty Burns

7. NORTHWESTERN

By Marty Burns

6. SYRACUSE

By Tim Layden

8. FLORIDA STATE

By William F. Reed

9. USC

By Christian Stone

10. TEXAS

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

13. PENN STATE

By David Fleming

11. KANSAS STATE

By David Fleming

12. LSU

By Mark Bechtel

14. TEXAS A&M

By Seth Davis

FRESH START FORMER TENNESSEE QUARTERBACK BRANNDON STEWART IS BACK IN HIS HOME STATE, AT TEXAS A&M, AND THIS TIME THERE'S NO CONFUSION ABOUT WHO'S RUNNING THE SHOW

By Kelli Anderson

16. IOWA

By Kostya Kennedy

15. MICHIGAN

By Kostya Kennedy

18. KANSAS

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

17. MIAMI

By Christian Stone

20. TEXAS TECH

By Seth Davis

19. VIRGINIA

By Evan Kanew

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CONFERENCE RANKINGS

TOP 20

BOSS CROSS OUT OF THE SPOTLIGHT SINCE '92, FORMER NFL AND TV STAR IRV CROSS IS TACKLING SPORTS AGAIN AS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT IDAHO STATE

By William F. Reed

FARM TEAM TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE KEEPS ON RAISING FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICKS, AND THIS SEASON IT MIGHT HARVEST THE BIG PRIZE--A NATIONAL TITLE

By Dana Gelin

LOST GLORY OBERLIN IS JOHN HEISMAN'S ALMA MATER AND A FABLED CONQUEROR OF OHIO STATE, BUT THE YEOMEN HAVE HAD LITTLE TO CELEBRATE LATELY

By Christian Stone

College Football'96

TALENTED TENNESSEE IS THE FAVORITE FOR THE NATIONAL CROWN, BUT DON'T COUNT OUT NEBRASKA, WHICH HUNGERS FOR A THREE-PEAT, OR FLORIDA, WHICH MAY FINALLY HAVE LEARNED TO PLAY DEFENSE 1 TENNESSEE

By Tim Layden

College Football '96 [bonus Piece]

Matinee Idiol

Now playing on Saturday afternoons: Tennessee's Peyton Manning, who is reveling in his birthright as the nation's best quarterback

By Tim Layden

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES IN ATLANTA JUST GOT A LITTLE HARDER A SEPTEMBER-PROSPECTS PREVIEW THE HALL CALL

By Tim Kurkjian

THE TROPHY FROM HELL TAKE IT FROM THE QUARTERBACK, NO ONE IN HIS RIGHT MIND WOULD WANT TO WIN THE HEISMAN

By Leigh Montville