18 Billy's Back On Top Again
Billy Olson, a man on the rebound, pole-vaulted 19'3½" to reclaim the indoor record for a second time this season
by Bruce Anderson

22 Dingdong Duel In Dean's Dome
Nothing could have been finer for No. 1 North Carolina than a victory over archrival Duke in the new Dean Smith Center
by Curry Kirkpatrick

Super Bowl Preview

26 To have any hope at all of cracking the Bears' devastating defense, the Patriots have to devise a daring game plan
by Paul Zimmerman

38 Don't let his relaxed air fool you. Big Mike Singletary wreaks havoc on those who challenge Chicago's rugged defense
by Rick Telander

50 New England called on Craig James and turned things around. Can he help the Patriots take the Super Bowl, too?
by E.M. Swift

56 A Team For All Time
The Packers, winners of Super Bowl I, were legends then and are now, because of the influence of Vince Lombardi
by Ron Fimrite


13 Scorecard
70 Tennis
72 College Basketball
79 For The Record
80 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Bill Smith
Diagram by Joe Lertola