CONTENTS

November 09, 1987

BREAK UP THE COLTS! 18
After a blockbuster trade brought Eric Dickerson in from L.A., improved Indianapolis looked even tougher
by Austin Murphy

NEW LOOK IN THE LONG RUN 24
Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya and Priscilla Welch of Britain were fresh winners in the New York City Marathon
by Craig Neff

NOTRE DAME IS GOLDEN AGAIN 26
The Irish have returned to the Top 10 with a bevy of strong backs and a coach who simply won't allow losing
by E.M. Swift

FOURTH TITLE FOR THOMAS 34
Thomas Hearns stopped Juan Roldan to gain a niche in ring history all his own: titles in four weight classes
by Ralph Wiley

STAYING AWAY IN FLOCKS 38
In the view of most Canadians, their pro football league is strictly for the birds, a victim of poor management
by Rick Reilly

PRO BASKETBALL 1987-88 46

Finesse is taking a backseat to physicality
by Bruce Newman

In the NBA, officials just let the players play
by Leigh Montville

Some inside points and a devilish prediction
by Jack McCallum

Bull Michael Jordan is out of this world
by Curry Kirkpatrick

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 13
Golf 44
College Football 100
For The Record 115
Point After 116

Cover by Ronald C. Modra; Inset by Andrew D. Bernstein

PHOTOANDY HAYTGOTCHA, FOR ONCE: Seven Arizona State defenders gathered round to make sure UCLA's Brian Brown didn't roam far this time, but he ran for 139 yards on the day as the Bruins won 31-23 (page 106).

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