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January
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Contents - First And Eighty (The anatomy of a great touchdown drive: Five and a half minutes in a game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the San Francisco 49ers reveals what makes a high-scoring offense go), Bill Russell, Reconsidered (In his new note as head coach of the Sacramento Kings, bill Russell is dusting off an old-fashioned basketball philosophy that flies in the face of the increasingly more technical NBA), College Basketball Preview (The Hungarian Hoopsmeister is back with the Top 20, Second 20, All-Americans, the overrated and the underrated and a No. 1 pick that will surely earn him a place in the pantheon of brass-bellied prognosticators), Postcards From A Pigskin Prophet (Our college football preview man, CBS Sports' College Football Mr. Inside, reports on what he's learned in school this season and what that bodes for the bowl games about to begin), Olympics: Badger Bob's American Dream (A hockey stick in every garage and the Olympic team on every mind. That's former NHL coach Bob Johnson's campaign promise as he takes over American amateur hockey), Sizing Up Team USA (An insider's report on the players who will be representing the United States in Calgary), NHL In The Olympics (A controversy rages in Canada over whether the NHL will release it's players to win one for the home team), Seven Days That Shook Baseball (In a different seven-game World Series, a perennial loser became world champion, led by a 37-year-old manager, 55,000 screaming fans and a would-be MVP named Humphrey Dome) Departments - Our Turn (Free the free agents), Fanfare, Between The Lines (White House Olympic slipup...Unionizing NFL refs...More crown's is boxing's future), Sport Talk (NCAA battles over football playoffs...Willie Gault goes for the gold in bobsledding...Synthetic knee takes a bow), Beers With...Brian Bosworth (Keeping up with the NFL's most celebrated rookie as he goes about the bruising business of being the Boz), The Ultimate Fan (Our Christmas gift guide for the fan who has everything), Sport Quiz, Finish Line (Hockey night in Texas)
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February
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Contents - Revealing The NFL's Top Coach (An exclusive rating system, which measures the impact each head coach has on his team's record, enables us to rank them all. Guess who's No. 1?), The Man Behind The Mask (Under that baseball cap, behind those rimless glasses and ever-present headset, pulse the brain waves of a coach who has reshaped the NFL), Four Tops (Rounding out our top-rated coaches are a few surprises), Right Huddle, Right Time (During the most chaotic of NFL seasons, fate smiled on three understudies - Chicago's Neal Anderson, Cleveland's Mike Johnson and Dallas' Kelvin Edwards - and made them stars), The 1988 SPORT Calendar (Key dates to plan your life around, great moments in sports history and photos you'll want to look at year-round. Pull it out and hang it up), Recipe Of Champions (For Super Bowl teams of the Eighties the Big Plays the thing: as in having the highest yards-per-pass average and a backbreaking offense), A Gift For The Game (Hot Rod Williams was born dirt poor and grew up, ignorant and abused, during the Tulane point-shaving controversy. Now he has found peace on the courts as one of the smartest players in the NBA), Olympic Preview: A Great Leap Forward (U.S. Gold Medal hopes in men's figure skating may rest on Brian Boitano's ability to execute a jump that's never been done before), Saint Morgan Of DeMatha (Morgan Wootten of DeMatha High School is the most successful basketball coach in America) Departments - Our Turn (Still no swimsuits), Between The Lines (Hearns cruisin' for fifth crown...Gretzky's younger brother...The cruelest halftime show), Sport Talk (Tyson-Holmes: Tougher than you think...NFL's strongest men...Arizona's coach on the court), Beers With...Dale Brown (LSU's maverick coach takes an ax to the icons of college hoops - like the NCAA and Bobby Knight), The Ultimate Fan (Indoor softball, the next wave), Sport Quiz (The $1,000 Challenge), Finish Line (The Russians come, but finish out of the money)
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March V.
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Spring Training Sneak Preview (The Boys of Spring), (Ten More to Watch), (Fighting for a Job), The Trading Block), A New Start), Road Trip) In Defense of Mario (Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux is now the most unstoppable force in hockey), The Big Easy (Ledell Eackles of the University of New Orleans is a first round draft pick and a future NBA star - when he's in the mood) Winter Olympic Preview -Alpine Skiing: Thrill of the Hill (Speed, fear and the competition make the Olympic downhill the ultimate skiing high), Nordic Decathlon of Skiing (At 30, with two knee operations, Kerry Lynch is not in nordic combined for the money_, Biathlon: The Last Detail (Josh Thompson has dirrected his whole being toward winning the Olympics least noticed event_. Figure Skating: A Dick Button Preview (ABC TV's expert commentator breaks the ice), Bobsled: Turning the corner (After a 32-year medal drought, USA bobsledders have come out of the bars and into the gyms), Speed Skating: Bonnie on the Spot (Technique, timing and an indoor track give America's Sweetheart a leg up on the East Germans), Hockey: Our Fallen Comrades (Soviet hockey is not what it used to be) Departments - Between the Lines, Sport Talk, Beers with...Wayne Gretzky, Sweat, The Ultimate Fan, Sport Qiz, Finish Line
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April
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Contents - The Final Four Almanac (Drom Arizona to Zyracuse, the Hungarian Hoopsmeister tells you all you need to know about College Basketball at Tournament Time), Nasty Dan And His Wrestling Empire (For nine years the House of Gable owned the mat. Now it faces a civil war to win it back), A Couple Of Big Shots (Bobby Hull couldn't make his son a star in the NHL. He could only give him a shot) Baseball Preview - National League East (It will take 100 victories to beat the Mets), Baseball The Way It Used To Be (Don Zimmer: Popping the cork on a vintage manager), National League West (Humm, baby), It's Not Easy Being God (The question isn't Will Clark, but when), American League East (The Blue Jays will have to blow it again), The Prod Of The Yankees (The Yankees need a healthy Henderson. So does Rickey), American League West (Straight A's, Royal flush) Departments - Fanfare, Between The Lines (Schramm scam...Abbott draft), Sport Talk (Final Four dollars...no-kayo mouthpiece), Beers With...Akeem Olajuwon (The Dream likes to stay well dressed, cool and liquid in the market), Sweat (Measuring sports performance with a protractor), The Ultimate Fan (Last bastion of the inventor...darts for dollars), Sport Quiz (The $1.000 Challenge), Finish Line (Hockey with sand and a club)
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June
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Contents - The SPORT 100 Salary Report (Welcome to the world of the eight-figure contract, the 18-year-old millionaires, the $2 million hot-rodder. Our sixth annual look at what America's sports heroes bring home in their paychecks, in order, from one to 100), Wholly Simoleons (Can the sports money boom survive the coming recession? How much is an Olympic Gold Medal really worth? Can a man make a living as a champion tractor puller? No. Not much. And you better believe it), Risky Business (Sandy Alderson, the fortysomething general manager who built the Oakland Athletics, wants to win it all. And he wants it now), The Smoke And The Fire (Bringing home troubled Dave "Smoke" Stewart was a winning move), Dreams And Chances (The Short Season is the boot camp of professional baseball. This is where the 21-year-old budding Giant Eric Gunderson will test his skills and hopes for a big-league career), Return Of The Red Devil (Now the truth can be told: Bob Horner's year as the god of Japanese baseball was really a season in hell), The Signing Of Jackie Robinson: The Untold Story (New evidence reveals that Branch Rickey intended to sign several black ballplayers in 1945, not only Jackie Robinson, until New York City politics rewrote history), Secrets Of The 'J' (Shooting an NBA-caliber jumper is a simple act of physics, experts tell us. So why can so few NBA players consistently "toss the snow pea into the wok"), Fanfare (The crowd roars: Gable's wrestlemania, Manning's NBA future), Sport Talk (In search of black college coaches...handicapping the Kentucky Derby...MISL trading cards...NHL soap opera), Beers With...Michael Spinks (Mike Tyson's next and best oppponent is not like any other boxer in the ring. And he's not like anyone else out of it), Sweat (How to move in the third dimension: side to side), The Ultimate Fan (Guide to the big-league tryout...Canada's sport science expo...demystifying the racquet racket), Sport Quiz (The $1,000 Competition), Finish Line (Sugar Ray Leonard, trainer)
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July
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Contents - Bad Intentions (With knockout artists Mike Tyson and Michael Spinks poised to do unto each other, we probe the mystery of the kayo, the suddenest death in sports), Handicapping The Fight (Why Tyson will win in seven, why Spinks will win in 10), Queen Of The Riverfront (When you don't know what you're doing, says Marge Schott, the owner of the Cincinnati Reds, "that's when you're at your best"), The NBA Draft Star Search (There are not a lot of polished gems in this month's college hoops grab bag, but there are some diamonds in the rough), Summer Olympics: Excitable Boys (Southern California's golden boys of volleyball jump like basketball players, fire bullets like power pitchers and win like no other team in world), Losing It (How does it feel when a big-league pitcher suddenly forgets how to throw a fastball over the plate? Ask Steve Trout), Excerpts From The Best Of The New Sports Books - And Films, Eight Men Out, A Day At The Races, They Call Me Dirty, One Size Doesn't Fit All, Extra Innings, Short Season, Show Time: Inside The Lakers' Breakthrough Season, Fanfare, Sport Talk (Gringos' World Cup..."blown saves" star...Wimbledon preview), Beers With...Chris Evert (On the downhill side of a fabulous career, Chris looks back on her life - and ahead to beating Steffi Graf), The Ultimate Fan (Super collectors show...hardball for the hardy), Sport Quiz, On Deck (A new feature introducing the soon-to-be-great. This month, U. of Tampa first baseman Tino Martinez)
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