CONTENTS

February 02, 1987

KILLER GIANTS 14
New York routed Denver 39-20 in Super Bowl XXI, thanks to a record-setting performance by Phil Simms
by Paul Zimmerman

HOW THE TIDE HAS TURNED 32
Alabama basketball coach Wimp Sanderson is giving the state's football fanatics a reason to be hoops-happy
by Ralph Wiley

RACING TO THE HEAD OF HIS CLASS 36
William Reed Jr., 16, is the fastest high school quarter-miler in the country, and some think he will be the best ever
by Franz Lidz

WILL THE SLEEPER EVER AWAKE? 42
Golden State saw Chris Washburn as a diamond in the rough, but his season has been much rougher than expected
by Ralph Wiley

FIGHTING LADY 62
Glamorous Texas millionaire Josephine Abercrombie has brought an unlikely presence to boxing promotion
by David Remnick

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 9
College Basketball 52
Swimming 60
For The Record 78
Point After 80

Cover photograph by Andy Hayt

PHOTOJERRY WACHTERBRONCO BUSTERS: Lawrence Taylor (56), Erik Howard (74) and Leonard Marshall (70) danced over John Elway after George Martin (hidden) sacked him for a safety in the Super Bowl (page 14).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)