OUT! 20
That's what the Blue Jays were after the Tigers tagged them three times to win the AL East championship
by Peter Gammons

BENITO FINITO AT 34 GAMES 26
San Diego Padre rookie catcher Benito Santiago's record hitting streak ended, but not before a beaut of a bunt
by Franz Lidz

THE 'CANES WERE VERY ABLE 28
Trailing Florida State by 16 points. Miami stormed back to win a state—and, maybe, a national—title 26-25
by Rick Telander

THE NFL STRIKE 38
As scab ball started, neither side in football's labor dispute found much to raise its spirits
by Paul Zimmerman and Jill Lieber

IT'S BOTTOM-LINE TIME 50
The television networks are cutting costs in sports programming, and the quality has begun to deteriorate
by William Taaffe

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON 74
UCLA linebacker Ken Norton Jr. is as hard a hitter as was his father, the former heavyweight champion
by Ralph Wiley

NHL PREVIEW: OFF AND HACKIN' 88

There's more to Philadelphia's Broad Street Bullies than meets the eye—including a whole bunch of tradition
by E.M. Swift

With the Great One again doing great things, Edmonton should make it four out of the last five Stanley Cups
by Austin Murphy

Winnipeg defenseman Jim Kyte is such a scrapper that not even a hearing impairment can bring him down
by Bruce Newman

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 15
College Football 82
For The Record 120
Point After 122

Cover photograph by John Biever; Inset by Tony Tomsic

PHOTOSTEVEN GOLDSTEINTHE WHITE STUFF: Because the commissioner says he gets no kick from champagne, after the Cards clinched the NL East title, Ozzie Smith doused Vince Coleman with a more wholesome beverage.
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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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