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Pro Football

SPEED IS THEIR SPECIALTY WHEN NFL PLAYERS WANT TO GET QUICKER, THEY CALL ON A NEW BREED OF COACHES

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

HEADACHE TIME THE PANTHERS ARE HURTING AS KERRY COLLINS STRUGGLES WITH HIS CONFIDENCE AND WITH CHARGES THAT HE'S A RACIST AND A DRINKER

By David Fleming

Focus

CAUGHT IN THE ACT OF FORGERY IN CHICAGO THE FBI BREAKS UP A RING TRAFFICKING IN FAKE SPORTS MEMORABILIA

By David Seideman

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

Bobsled

THE ODD COUPLING WHEN JAMAICAN BOBSLEDDERS SOUGHT A SPONSOR, EVANSTON, WYO., SIGNED ON

By Grant Wahl

Business

SOMETHING TASTY TO FIGHT ABOUT TWO WISCONSIN FIRMS BATTLE FOR A SLICE OF THE LUCRATIVE CHEESE-HAT MARKET

By Mark Mandernach

Yesterday

THE PLAY THAT BEAT THE BUMS THE 1941 WORLD SERIES, BETWEEN THE BROOKLYN DODGERS AND THE NEW YORK YANKEES, TURNED ON A DROPPED THIRD STRIKE

By Ron Fimrite

College Football

SCARLET LETTER INSPIRED BY A SCATHING NOTE FROM AN OHIO STATE FAN, CURTIS ENIS CARRIED PENN STATE BACK TO THE TOP OF THE POLLS

By Tim Layden

Gator Getters

The LSU Tigers, taking a page from their 1958 playbook, pulled defending national champion Florida down to earth

By William F. Reed

Baseball

TRIBAL WARFARE THE BATTLE FOR THE PENNANT DIDN'T RUIN A LOVING FAMILY WEEKEND FOR THE ALOMARS, SANDY OF THE INDIANS AND ROBERTO OF THE ORIOLES

By Tom Verducci

HARDBALL THE SCRAPPY MARLINS BATTLED TO BEAT THE ODDS, UNTIMELY INJURIES AND THE STILL DAUNTING BRAVES

By Tim Crothers

College Basketball

DEAN EMERITUS A COACH FOR THE AGES, DEAN SMITH RETIRED, AS HE DID ALL ELSE, ON HIS OWN TERMS

By Alexander Wolff

Hockey

BATTLE CRY THE RED WINGS ARE FIERCELY DEFENDING THE STANLEY CUP DESPITE THEIR GRIEF OVER TWO FALLEN COMRADES

By E.M. Swift

Inside College Football

OKLAHOMA STATE'S BOB SIMMONS HAS THE ANSWERS--GEORGIA EXPOSED BY THE VOLUNTEERS--TEXAS A&M ON THE REBOUND

By Ivan Maisel; Marty Burns

RON DAYNE WISCONSIN'S TITANIC, TACITURN TAILBACK

By Ivan Maisel

Inside The NFL

AN INFLUX OF YOUNG TALENT HAS GIVEN THE GAME A SHOT IN THE ARM--SMITH PLAYS THROUGH PAIN--JETS KICKER IS A KEEPER

By Peter King

A QUARTERBACK'S FIRST START

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

DR. Z'S FORECAST

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside Motor Sports

MULTICAR TEAMS RULE NASCAR--BAD LUCK HASN'T FAZED TERRY LABONTE--SAFER IRL CARS A MUST FOR '98

By Ed Hinton

Horse Racing [bonus Piece]

ROUGH RIDERS DEEP IN CAJUN COUNTRY IS ONE OF THE LAST BUSH TRACKS IN AMERICA, WHERE THE RULES ARE FEW AND THE CHARACTERS MANY

By Bill Barich

NO FREE RIDE AN OLD LINEMATE REMINDED THE AUTHOR THAT THERE'S A 'SCHOLAR' IN FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP

By Bruce Anderson

Departments

LETTERS

TO OUR READERS

By Bill Colson

BUTCH JOHNSON TAKES TO THE TRIATHLON...OILERS: TROUBLE IN TENNESSEE...BUNTING ADDS COLOR TO BASEBALL...NASCAR FAN WINS BIG...ABL'S SOPHOMORE SEASON TIPS OFF

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

HARTFORD, CONN., OCTOBER 12, 1997 AS THE ABL'S SECOND SEASON BEGAN, FANS AND PLAYERS WERE INVESTED IN THE LEAGUE

By Michael Farber