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Focus

GUY THROWS A NICE CHANGEUP BILL KERNEN WAS A BIG-TIME COLLEGE BASEBALL COACH; NOW HE'S A ROOKIE PLAYWRIGHT

By Kimberly Wong

Golf

COMING TO AMERICA BRITAIN'S PETER OOSTERHUIS, THE LONGTIME RYDER CUP STAR, IS HEADED FOR CBS

By John Garrity

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Golf Plus

FAST FADE THE U.S. LOST THE CUP IN A HURRY ON A HISTORIC SATURDAY

By Gary Van Sickle

A ROOKIE MAKES A BIG SPLASH

By Alan Shipnuck

GROUNDED MIGUEL ANGEL MARTIN, AND MORE, WAS SACRIFICED TO ENSURE A EUROPEAN WIN

By Jaime Diaz

NEWS AND NOTES

BOTTOM LINES

COMPILED BY Gary B. Smith

STRIP TEASE

By Johnny Hart

THE SILVER LINING ON SECOND THOUGHT, THE U.S. LOSS TO EUROPE WAS NOT ALL BAD NEWS

By John Garrity

Yesterday

LITTLE MAN WITH BIG CAMERA IZZY KAPLAN TOOK PICTURES IN AN ERA WHEN BUFFOONERY WAS PRACTICED AS AN ART

By Jeff Pearlman

Catching Up With...

CATCHING UP WITH ... LOS ANGELES KINGS GOALTENDER ROGIE VACHON - FEBRUARY 10, 1975

By Jeff Pearlman

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

Design

SHARPER IMAGE ED JARVIS LOOKED AT THE WORLD THROUGH HIS SON'S VISOR, THEN MADE A BETTER ONE

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

Reminiscence

LARCENY IS BEAUTIFUL THAT'S JUST ONE LESSON THE AUTHOR LEARNED IN A LONG LOVE AFFAIR WITH HARNESS RACING

By Jay Lovinger

Pro Football

MR. COOL THOUGH EVEN HIS WIFE WAS HECKLING HIM, GUS FREROTTE EXHIBITED MONTANA-LIKE UNFLAPPABILITY IN RALLYING THE SURPRISING REDSKINS TO VICTORY OVER THE JAGUARS

By Michael Silver

Ryder Cup

Ole! Ole!

In a stunning upset in Spain, a European team led by captain Seve Ballesteros gored the U.S.

By Rick Reilly

Perspective

NOW HE'S REALLY GOT THE HORSES THE OILERS ARE GONE AND BUM PHILLIPS, TEXAS RANCHER, DOESN'T MISS THEM

By Jeff Pearlman

Pro Basketball

HAPPY KEMPER IN A THREE-TEAM TRADE, EVERYONE GOT WHAT HE WANTED--EVEN CHRONIC MALCONTENT SHAWN KEMP

By Jackie MacMullan

Baseball

MVP? LARRY WALKER, JEFF BAGWELL AND MIKE PIAZZA ALL HAVE THE CREDENTIALS TO BE THE NATIONAL LEAGUE MVP. HERE'S WHO GETS THE CALL

By Tom Verducci

THE RETRO ASTRO LARRY DIERKER IS A WRITER, A THINKER AND A ROOKIE MANAGER WHOSE OLD-FASHIONED IDEAS HELPED HOUSTON GET INTO THE PLAYOFFS

By Steve Rushin

Triathlon

IRONWOMAN NOBODY IS TOUGHER THAN PAULA NEWBY-FRASER WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

By Ken McAlpine

College Football

THE LONG WAY BACK ONE WASHINGTON STATE PLAYER LOST HIS BRIDE IN A CAR CRASH. ANOTHER, HIS BEST BUDDY AND LINEMATE, WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL. NOW THE TWO SURVIVORS ARE STRUGGLING TO SAVE THEIR FRIENDSHIP

By John Walters

NHL 97-98

WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN AS IN THE LATE 1950S AND EARLY '60S, WHEN ALMOST EVERY TEAM HAD A HALL OF FAMER IN THE NETS, GOALTENDERS ARE DOMINATING THE GAME. HERE'S WHY

By E.M. Swift

THEN & NOW THE EVOLUTION OF PROTECTIVE GEAR HAS CHANGED THE GOALIE'S JOB FROM ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS IN SPORTS TO THE SAFEST IN HOCKEY

KID GLOVE WITH HIS FATHER, THE CANADIENS' TEAM PHOTOGRAPHER, LIGHTING THE WAY, THE DEVILS' MARTIN BRODEUR GOT A HEAD START ON GREATNESS AS A GOALIE

By Michael Farber

NHL 97-98/SCOUTING REPORTS

1 COLORADO AVALANCHE AN UNBEATABLE COMBINATION: THE BEST TEAM IS ALSO THE HUNGRIEST

By Michael Farber

2 PHILADELPHIA FLYERS THE LEAGUE'S BIGGEST TEAM HAS A BIG QUESTION: WHO'S IN GOAL?

By Michael Farber

3 NEW JERSEY DEVILS COULD THIS BE THEIR LAST CHANCE TO WIN THE HARDWARE?

By L. Jon Wertheim

4 DETROIT RED WINGS DESPITE THE LONG-AWAITED TITLE, THERE'S LITTLE TO CELEBRATE

By Johnette Howard

6 NEW YORK RANGERS MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: GETTING OUT FROM UNDER A BIG MESS

By Brian Cazeneuve

5 DALLAS STARS GRADUATING WITH HONORS IS ALL THAT MATTERS TO THEM

By Stephen Cannella

7 WASHINGTON CAPITALS A NEW COACH, A NEW ATTITUDE AND SOME SELECTIVE AMNESIA

By Johnette Howard

8 EDMONTON OILERS TURN BACK THE TIME MACHINE, HERE COME THE 1980S

By Jeff Pearlman

10 ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS PAGE WANTS TO BE THE ONE TO FINISH THE JOB--AT LAST

By Kostya Kennedy

11 FLORIDA PANTHERS MOST PRESSING NEED: AN OX IN THE DRESSING ROOM

By Tim Crothers

12 OTTAWA SENATORS HOW LOW CAN THEY GO? TO NO. 1 (IN THEIR DIVISION)

By Michael Farber

13 MONTREAL CANADIENS A CUP? NO, BUT AT LEAST ORDER HAS BEEN RESTORED

By Michael Farber

14 VANCOUVER CANUCKS CAPTAIN OR NOT, MESSIER WILL LEAD THEM

By Grant Wahl

16 CAROLINA HURRICANES THEY'D BE BETTER OFF IF THEY PLAYED IN THE ACC

By Tim Crothers

15 BUFFALO SABRES LEAGUE LEADERS IN ONE CATEGORY: BIZARRE BEHAVIOR

By Jeff Pearlman

18 NEW YORK ISLANDERS DESPITE PLAYING MUSICAL OWNERS, THEY'LL ROCK

By Stephen Cannella

17 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS STRAP ON YOUR HELMET: A TASKMASTER TAKES OVER

By Johnette Howard

20 CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS CHAMPIONSHIP DROUGHT: 36 YEARS AND COUNTING

By Grant Wahl

19 ST. LOUIS BLUES PICKING UP THE PIECES AFTER THE KEENAN CHAOS

By L. Jon Wertheim

22 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING LITTLE MONEY, EVEN LESS OF A CHANCE FOR SUCCESS

By Tim Crothers

21 SAN JOSE SHARKS THEIR TWO YOUNG GUNS ARE THEIR ONLY SHOT

By Kostya Kennedy

23 BOSTON BRUINS THE STREAK IS HISTORY, BUT THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

By Gerry Callahan

24 CALGARY FLAMES CHANGES EVERYWHERE, EXCEPT IN THE STANDINGS

By Brian Cazeneuve

26 LOS ANGELES KINGS LOOKING TO THE FUTURE BY HARKENING TO THE PAST

By Kostya Kennedy

25 TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS BOOK IT: THEY'LL BE SMARTER BUT JUST AS INEPT

By Michael Farber

Nhl97-98 Scouting Reports

9 PHOENIX COYOTES EXPECT THE FIRST SUCCESS SINCE THE REAGAN AND ZIEGLER YEARS

By Michael Farber

Inside Motor Sports

TOO FAST FOR COMFORT CART'S FIRST VISIT TO THE SUPER QUICK CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY PRODUCED RECORD SPEEDS--AND SOME VERY NERVOUS DRIVERS

By Ed Hinton

Inside The NFL

KAUFMAN RUNS UP SOME IMPRESSIVE STATS--PACE HITS STRIDE IN FIRST START--MODELL ANGRY AFTER ALL THESE MONTHS

By Peter King; Michael Silver

DR. Z'S FORECAST

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

A FORMER NEBRASKA GREAT HELPS IOWA'S TAVIAN BANKS BUST LOOSE--THE DEMON DEACONS LIVE ON THE EDGE--VARIOUS OPTIONS AT RICE

By Ivan Maisel

AMOS ZEREOUE WEST VIRGINIA'S FAST-FORWARD SOPHOMORE TAILBACK

By Marty Burns

THE DIRT UNDER THE RUG THE MEDIA TURNED THE SEX LIFE OF A MERE SPORTSCASTER INTO A NATIONAL SENSATION

By Gerry Callahan

Departments

SENATE-FRIENDLY TICKET PRICES...ATHLETES' WEB SITES...FABLED FERRARIS...THE BOOK ON JACKIE ROBINSON...BASKETBALL HALLS OF FAME FOR WOMEN...BIRDS OF PREY AT JFK

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

WHAT JACKIE DID JACKIE ROBINSON, BY ARNOLD RAMPERSAD, 464 PP. ALFRED A. KNOPF, $27.50

By Kostya Kennedy