CONTENTS

February 08, 1984

THE YEAR 10
Sport in 1983 provided Cabbage Patch Kids of its own

PRO FOOTBALL 12
The Raiders whipped Washington in a lopsided Super Bowl

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 26
Miami, The Little Engine That Could, derailed No. 1 Nebraska

BASEBALL 38
Baltimore put the wheeze on Philadelphia in the Series

TRACK & FIELD 52
Carl Lewis proved his mettle at the World Championships

GLAD TIDINGS 62
Now the good news: Some very nice things happened in '83

PRO BASKETBALL 80
First-place Philly and last-place Houston were both winners

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 92
Miracles never ceased for NCAA champ North Carolina State

BOXING 104
Larry Holmes got a new title, Roberto Duran a new image

HOCKEY 114
The Islanders grounded Gretzky and won the Stanley Cup

TENNIS 120
Mac was No. 1 by a little; Martina was the one and only

SWIMMING & DIVING 126
Greg Louganis plunged to two Pan American gold medals

GOLF 132
Gary and Arnie skinned 'em alive in the fun event of the year

GALLERY 138
A boat and runner from Down Under conquered America

Picture credits on page 144

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