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Catching Up With...

WHITE SOX SHORTSTOP HARRY CHAPPAS MARCH 19, 1979

By JON WERTHEIM

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

College Football

MANHANDLED SPARKED BY A JARRING DEFENSE AND THE INSPIRATION OF A LITTLE SISTER, FLORIDA AGAIN PUSHED AROUND PEYTON MANNING AND TENNESSEE

By Tim Layden

FROST WARNING BY ICING WASHINGTON, SCOTT FROST TOLD NEBRASKA FANS WHO HAD BOOED HIS SIGNAL-CALLING: CHILL OUT

By Steve Rushin

Baseball

A FALL CLASSIC THE DODGERS AND GIANTS, FITTINGLY, WERE THE ONLY TEAMS LEFT TO CARRY ON A BIG LEAGUE TRADITION: THE SEPTEMBER PENNANT RACE

By Gerry Callahan

THE CHANGEUP THE TURMOIL OF A MIDSEASON TRADE COST MARK MCGWIRE A CLEAR SHOT AT ROGER MARIS'S RECORD

By Leigh Montville

NAIL BITING TIME ONE THING'S FOR SURE HEADING INTO THE POSTSEASON: EVERY TEAM HAS A POTENTIALLY FATAL FLAW TO WORRY ABOUT

By Tom Verducci

Pro Football

The Sky’s the Limit

As they showed in winning the battle of Florida, the Bucs have taken off thanks to youth, faith and unconventional wisdom

By Austin Murphy

Motor Sports

THE GREAT RACE A DUEL IN THE DESERT IS HITTING HIGH GEAR AS THE U.S.'S CRAIG BREEDLOVE AND BRITAIN'S RICHARD NOBLE BATTLE TO SET LAND SPEED RECORDS

By Richard Hoffer

Inside The NFL

THE PACKERS REDISCOVER SOME OF LAST YEAR'S MAGIC CHIEFS A FORCE, EVEN WITHOUT THOMAS ROONEY'S HARD REALITY

By Peter King; David Fleming

DR. Z'S FORECAST

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

FLORIDA STATE'S PASSING IS HIGH-OCTANE, BUT ITS GROUND ATTACK NEEDS REFUELING PENN STATE PAYS POLL TAX INTERNET ESPIONAGE

By Ivan Maisel; Marty Burns

SKIP HICKS UCLA'S HAIR-RAISING TAILBACK

By Marty Burns

Nostalgia [bonus Piece]

ENDANGERED SPECIES SAVE THE WAILS--AT LEAST UNTIL YOU'VE READ THIS GUIDE TO THE SPOTTED OWLS OF THE SPORTS WORLD

By Michael Farber AND RICHARD DEUTSCH

NO PLACE FOR THIS KICKER THE DUKE COACH TOLD HEATHER MERCER SHE WAS ON THE TEAM. NOW SHE'S HOLDING HIM TO HIS WORD

By Michael Bamberger

Departments

LETTERS

WALKER'S TOTAL BASES BINGE...ALI GOES HOME...CASTING CALLS...ARIZONA STATE SHOE WARS...BASEBALL TEAMS CAN SELL SHARES...THE SLANEY DECISION...TRANSPLANT GAMES

EDITED BY Richard O'Brien AND Hank Hersch SCORECARD STAFF WRITER Kostya Kennedy

INVESTING IN DIAMONDS

By Tom Nawrocki