Jan. 06, 1986
Jan. 06, 1986

Table of Contents
Jan. 6, 1986

NFL Playoffs
Mike Tyson
Miami Basketball
Iowa Ump


10 Up And Over, Down And Out
The Giants defeated the champion 49ers, but the Jets were grounded by the Patriots on New York's wild-card weekend
by Paul Zimmerman

This is an article from the Jan. 6, 1986 issue Original Layout

18 What, The Oilers Worry?
Despite a number of injuries and off-ice troubles, Edmonton is out to win a third consecutive Stanley Cup championship
by Bob Kravitz

22 Ready To Soar To The Very Top
Hard-punching Mike Tyson, 19, has a lofty ambition—to become the youngest heavyweight champion in history
by William Nack

28 High Hopes For Miami Hoops
After 14 years without basketball, the Hurricanes are back on the court—thanks to a mad Serb and some orphans
by Alexander Wolff

36 In The Eye Of The Storm
Vilified for a World Series call, umpire Don Denkinger has remained calm, even while those around him have raged on
by Ron Fimrite

44 Move Over, Georgia Brown
And make way for sweet Lynette Woodard, who lends a feminine touch and some needed life to the Globetrotters
by Franz Lidz

54 Bigfoot
A 35-year interest in North American Sasquatches leads the author into wild country, but there's no critter in sight
by Bil Gilbert


7 Scorecard
48 Tennis
50 College Basketball
67 For The Record
68 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Manny Millan

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINLEADING OFF: The temperature was in the 30s, but Jets fans were expecting a hot time Saturday in the AFC wild-card game against the New England Patriots; in the end, however, New York got burned 26-14.