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CONTENTS

March 07, 1988
March 07, 1988

Table of Contents
March 7, 1988

Dodgers
The Winter Olympics
Golf
A Play In Four Acts
Perspective
Point After

CONTENTS

THE BOYS OF SPRING 30
After two catastrophic seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers have contracted pennant fever in Vero Beach
by Alexander Wolff

This is an article from the March 7, 1988 issue

GOT TO DO SOME COACHIN' 94
Nolan Richardson of the University of Arkansas has seen a career full of triumph nearly toppled by tragedy
by Frank Deford

The Winter Olympics

TO WITT, THE VICTORY 36
Katarina Witt's Carmen was one golden figure
by E.M. Swift

MASTER OF THE MOUNTAIN 46
Italy's Alberto Tomba won twice
by William Oscar Johnson

THE METTLE TO MEDAL 50
Speed skater Bonnie Blair got a gold and a bronze
by Rick Reilly

SLIPPIN' AND SLIDIN' 58
Sledder Brent Rushlaw just missed a medal
by Robert Sullivan

NHL, HERE WE COME 74
The Soviets, golden again, may now go pro
by Austin Murphy

NO GOLD FOR ABC 81
The network got a 4.8 for Olympic coverage
by William Taaffe

THE FLYING FINN 82
Matti Nykänen streaked down the run and soared into history

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 11
Scorecard 25
Golf 84
College Basketball 88
For The Record 115
Point After 116

Cover Photograph by John Iacono; Inset by Manny Millan

PHOTODAVID FIELDSAU REVOIR UNTIL ALBERTVILLE: The Calgary Games ended with a bang, and the Winter Olympics fireworks were over till 1992, when the sparks—not to mention the skiers—will fly again, in France (page 36).