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CONTENTS

Jan. 16, 1989
Jan. 16, 1989

Table of Contents
Jan. 16, 1989

NFL Playoffs
Trail Blazers
Soviet Hockey
Big East
Joe Cesari
Schintzius
Everest
Point After

CONTENTS

ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL 14

This is an article from the Jan. 16, 1989 issue

Deprived of their hurry-up offense, the Cincinnati Bengals stuck to basics and defeated the Buffalo Bills 21-10
by Rick Reilly
Jerry Rice and his passing partner, Joe Montana, paced the 49ers by the Bears 28-3 in frigid Chicago
by Paul Zimmerman

IS ANYBODY HAPPY HERE? 22
The uninspired Trail Blazers and their coach, Mike Schuler, are giving each other plenty of headaches
by Jack McCallum

IS IT NYET OR NOT YET? 30
Viacheslav Fetisov, star defenseman for the touring Soviets, wants to join the NHL, but will he be allowed to?
by E.M. Swift

NO KEEPING UP WITH JONES 34
Steve Jones outshot a field of winners in the MONY Tournament of Champions at La Costa Country Club
by Jaime Diaz

RISING IN THE EAST 36
Unlikely front-runners Seton Hall and Providence have taken off in the powerful Big East Conference
by Alexander Wolff

GOLD AMID THE COAL 44
Coach Joe Cesari of North Schuylkill Area High has enriched Pennsylvania's wrestling tradition
by Nicholas Dawidoff

MUCH ADO ABOUT A 'DO 52
The long and short of it is that mangle-maned Dwayne Schintzius of Florida is basketball's big bad boy
by Curry Kirkpatrick

COLD COURAGE 62
Hallucinations, high winds and stunning vistas made a new route up Mount Everest a bittersweet test of will
by Ed Webster

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 9
College Basketball 60
For The Record 79
Point After 80

Cover Photograph by John Iacono

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINTHE DAWN PATROL: A rank of chairs stood at the ready and a camera sentineled a fairway hours before play began one day during the Tournament of Champions at La Costa Country Club (page 34).