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An Olympic hero is spending more time in federal courts than on basketball courts as two leagues and a flock of owners wage a far-reaching battle to decide which team he will play for, or if he should play at all
A would-be dunker with soul
Back from Mexico City, Olympian Spencer Haywood feels inhibited by college rules, but only the least bit. He is making Detroit a power
Center in a Storm
Despite the murder of seven of his co-religionists and the presence of a police escort, the masterful play of 7'2" Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has kept the injury-plagued Milwaukee Bucks on top of their division
Does Herschel Have Georgia On His Mind?
Or does Herschel Walker want to go to the NFL, a move that would send tremors through college and pro football?
Arms and the Man
With the Big Fella out, Magic Johnson was the Man. He came through transcendently as L.A. won the NBA title
Bounding Into Prominence
Moses Malone jumped from high school to the pros, where he has become the game's top rebounder
A Different Drummer
After years of moody introspection, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming out of his shell. But whether at home, as here, or on a basketball court or in a roller disco, he still steps to the music he hears
Big men the Knicks got, but a team they ain't
Beloved New York superhero Willis Reed was lured out of retirement by the idea that he could inspire his old club to play the way he did. It has not been easy
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
Confessions of an Agent
This man says he paid thousands of dollars to dozens of college football players. Whatever they needed—a concert ticket, a free trip, a meal—he gave them, all in violation of NCAA rules. Now he says he wants to come clean about his two decades inside the dirtiest business in sports