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Baseball Yearbook
Openers (An entertaining read - including Caught on the Fly - as you wait for your first pitch.), Dave Kindred Column ('For Me, Baseball is a joy' - that's the credo of California utilityman Rex Hudler), Scouting the Majors (A potpourri of baseball information, from which managers are on the firing line to a peek at Greg Maddux's greatness), The Itinerant Ace (Coveted David Cone often sees his hat tossed into the ring.), Dante's Inferno - When you're Hot, you're Hot (Colorado outfielder Dante Bichette fattens up in Denver's thin air and thinks he could excell elsewhere, too), A Pitching Metamorphosis (Young hotshots Bill Pulsipher, Paul Wilson and Jason Isringhausen give the Mets a good grip on their future), Bravo for Chipper ('Necessary arrogance' enables Atlanta's Chipper Jones to succeed as a rookie; now comes the hard part), The Enduring Charm of Radio (After all these years, baseball fans are still tuning in a trusted friend), Scouting the American League (Things to look for and players to watch in the A.L.), Scouting the National League (Things to look for and players to watch in the N.L.), The Next Nomo (The Dodgers' pitcher paves the way for Japanese stars to come to the majors, but the road is still bumpy.), Scouting the Minor Leagues (News, notes and prospect information.), General Information (Final standings, 1995 league statistical leaders, statisticals for additional players), Catching Up with Bill Buckner (Bored with reminders of the '86 Series, he eyes niche as a batting instructor.)

January 13

This Week - The Power 100 (Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, with his need to win in all his endeavors, tops our annual list of the most powerful people in sports) NFL - They've Got Next (A look ahead to this weekend's Divisional matchups); Insider (The War Room weighs in on Bill Parcell's arrival in Dallas. Plus, Scouts' Views, Brian Baldinger and more); Team Insiders College Football - Starting At The Top (In its stunning Fiesta Bowl victory, Ohio State was a reflection of its cool, calm and collected coach); Insider (Tom Dienhart looks at the teams most likely to play in the 2004 Sugar Bowl) NBA - Stepping Up (A good first step is essential, but not all players get a leg up the same way); Insider (Rebuilding shouldn't always start with demolition. Plus, Scout's Views and Kurt Rambis' Courtside Matters); Team Insiders College Basketball - Insider (Kyle Korver doesn't compete in a big name conference, but he and his team, Creighton, are among the best in the nation, according to Mike DeCourcy) NHL - Broadway Bound (A lack of top prospects has kept the big=spending Rangers down); Insider (Ted Nolan deserves a shot at another coaching job, Karo Yorio says) Baseball - Insider (China is an untapped market for the major leagues. Plus, the Closer); Team Insiders NASCAR - Insider (The Winston Cup points system is overdue for an overhaul) Departments - TSNsights (Fly and Bob Hille's Starting 5); Dave Kindred