CONTENTS

January 05, 1987

THE NFL WILD-CARD GAMES 12
Paul Zimmerman reports the Jets' resurgence against the Chiefs; E.M. Swift covers Washington's defeat of the fumbling Rams

THE NEW CATS' MEOW 18
Kentucky freshman Rex Chapman gave Louisville's national champions a taste of the future
by Curry Kirkpatrick

BOSWORTH FACES THE MUSIC 20
Sooner linebacker Brian Bosworth was a conspicuous casualty of the NCAA's crackdown on steroid use
by Craig Neff

AUSTRALIA HAD THE PAT HAND 26
Thanks to a remarkable performance by Pat Cash, the Aussies won the Davis Cup from powerful Sweden
by Richard Yallop

THE GOOD DOCTOR HAS A BAD SCRAPE 28
Dwight Gooden ended a troubling year, on and off the field, in an ugly confrontation with Tampa police
by William Nack

GALLANT VICTORY FOR AN ODD BIRD 36
Circling the globe nonstop without refueling, Voyager came winging home with aviation's 'last first'
by Sam Moses

WET AND WINDY WAY TO THE CUP 46
From Australia comes a portfolio of America's Cup photos and the saga of the man who lost the Mug
by Sarah Ballard

DEPARTMENT

Letters 4
Scorecard 7
College Basketball 40
For The Record 65
Point After 66

Cover photograph by Chuck Solomon; inset by Bill Luster

PHOTOKEN REGAN/CAMERA 5SACK TIME: Who's that out there at second? Sign him up. Alas, Dwight Gooden is spoken for, and he's playing softball in Tampa to relax and forget his run-in with the local police (page 28).

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