CONTENTS

December 21, 1987

ATHLETES WHO CARE 12
A salute to eight—our Sportsmen and Sportswomen of the Year for 1987—of the many who bring honor to sport by helping others

THE BATTLE OF THE BAND-AIDS 32
In their first meeting of the 1987-88 season, the sagging Celtics were a point worse than the lame Lakers
by Jack McCallum

ASSAULT ON MOUNT LANDRY 40
First came the two years of unaccustomed Cowboy defeats. Now there is sniping at a Dallas demigod
by Paul Zimmerman

A TEXAS WALTZ IN TENNESSEE 44
The Lady Vols held a record-breaking bash, but when the music began, it was the Lady Horns who had a ball
by Hank Hersch

PLAYING FOR LUNCH MONEY 50
Team USA was 2-1 against the touring Soviets during the week, but it paid a weighty price in midday meals
by Austin Murphy

TIME TO PLAY FOOTE BALL? 58
Miami president Tad Foote is making his school face academic matters that are tougher than Oklahoma
by Robert Sullivan

UPHILL IN THE DOWNHILL 66
Badly injured Bill Johnson is trying to regain his gold medal form in time for the Calgary Games
by William Oscar Johnson

GREAT DANE IN TOWN 73
New Orleans has gone gaga over its go-go placekicker, top-ranked Morten Andersen, an import from Denmark
by Jill Lieber

A RING AND A PRAYER 88
In Mexico there's a most unusual man of the cloth who truly fights the good fight to the benefit of his orphanage
by Rick Reilly

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 9
Baseball 64
Television 80
College Basketball 83
For The Record 102
Point After 104

Cover Illustration by Richard Hess

PHOTOSQUIRES & ROSENBERGIN YOUR FACE, MIKHAIL: Wisconsin goalie Dean Anderson rejected this shot by Mikhail Vasiljev of the Soviet Selects, but the Badgers lost 4-2. Later, Team USA beat the Selects in two of three games (page 50).

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)