24 Back Where They Belong
Most of the faces are new, but the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the same familiar place: first in the AFC Central Division
by Paul Zimmerman
30 Marvelous Wasn't Marvelous
Marvelous Marvin Hagler held on to his middleweight title, but he tarnished his image in defeating Roberto Duran
by William Nack
40 Trampling Through the Hedges
Visitors rarely win at Georgia's Sanford Stadium, but Auburn did exactly that to plant itself firmly in the Sugar Bowl
by Jack McCallum
46 No Golden Harvest
Triumphant at Lake Placid, the U.S. speed skating team is divided and is heading for disappointment at Sarajevo
by E.M. Swift
54 No Glitz, but Maybe Glory
After six seasons with the Lakers, Norm Nixon has traded cruising the Strip in L.A. for driving the lane in San Diego
by Bruce Newman
65 Has the Pac Quacked Up?
A year ago the high-riding Pac-10 had something to shout about, but this season all is quiet on the Western front
by Douglas S. Looney
90 'Any of Us Might Have Done It'
So said one of Linebacker Todd Becker's Pitt teammates of the night Becker dropped out a third-story dorm window
by Rick Telander
71 Horse Racing
80 College Football
119 For the Record
120 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Manny Millan
Credits on page 119
On land, U.S. speed skaters like Scott Guy were working strenuously.
In the air, NBA Guard Norm Nixon was in full flight for anew team.