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Table of Contents

Oct. 03, 1988
Oct. 03, 1988

Table of Contents
Oct. 3, 1988

Seoul '88
USC-Oklahoma
Atlanta
College Football
Perspective
Point After

Table of Contents

SEOUL '88

This is an article from the Oct. 3, 1988 issue

TRACK AND FIELD 20

Ben Johnson burst to victory in the 100 meters but flunked his most important test
by William Oscar Johnson and Kenny Moore

Jackie Joyner-Kersee set a heptathlon record
by Kenny Moore

Florence Griffith Joyner nailed the women's 100
by Kenny Moore

Edwin Moses came up short in the 400 hurdles
by Pat Putnam

Kingdom reigned—and other golden moments
by Kenny Moore

A SAD DAY IN SEOUL 48
Koreans shamefully attacked a boxing referee
by Pat Putnam

SWIMMING AND DIVING 50

The Olympic diary of an American champion
by Matt Biondi

Kristin Otto got one gold medal after another
by Craig Neff

Little Janet Evans was jubilant in triumph
by Bruce Anderson

Greg Louganis won the springboard—once more
by Craig Neff

TAKING IT ALL IN 66
A close-up look at a lot of the other action in Seoul

THE LAST MEDAL 86
For charisma, Mark Todd couldn't be beaten
by Frank Deford

ALL OUT OF OPTIONS 90
USC had the quarterback to beat Oklahoma
by Ralph Wiley

PEACH STATE LEMONS 98
Is it any wonder Atlanta sports fans are sour?
by Rick Reilly

THE BIG SHOW 104
A preview of baseball's divisional playoffs
by Peter Gammons

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 15
College Football 108
For The Record 123
Point After 124

Cover Photograph by Ronald C. Modra

PHOTOLEO MASONTILLUSTRATION

HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

That's no mere figurehead in the bow of this Romanian shell. It's cox Ladislau Lovrenski, who steered his four bigger buddies home first in this heat at the Olympics in Seoul.

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the Oct. 3, 1988 issue

The Loser

By William Oscar Johnson