CONTENTS

February 12, 1981

THE YEAR 10
Greater expectations? Sure. Still, the year was a beauty

PRO FOOTBALL 12
In the wildest season, wild-card Oakland held the trumps

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 22
Against heavy odds, everything finally went to the Dawgs

BASEBALL 32
The Phillies survived perils that Pauline never dreamed of

THE OLYMPICS 42
It was "On your Marx" in Moscow at the truncated Games

SWIMMING & DIVING 46
The fact is, Misha, our side wasn't at all out of its depth

HORSE RACING 52
So who could ever be sulky about a pacer like Niatross?

TRACK & FIELD 58
Edwin Moses et al. endured a season of great sacrifice

THE GREAT CHASE 66
George Brett of K.C. made a majestic run at hitting .400

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 84
In the we-the-people NCAAs, Dr. Dunk had the prescription

PRO BASKETBALL 98
Kareem rose to the top, and his magical sidekick did, too

GOLF 110
Jack came storming back, but good; Tom never went away

HOCKEY 114
Signal to the mainland: New York's Islanders are for real

TENNIS 118
The start of something big: Bjorn Borg versus John McEnroe

AMERICA'S CUP 126
The oldest established permanent floating Newport game

BOXING 132
Though Ali sat and Duran surrendered, their sport boomed

GALLERY 142
A potpourri of big cheeses from the Big Apple to the slopes

Picture credits on page 144

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)