CONTENTS

November 27, 1989

OUT OF THE SHADOWS 16
With the Wall breached, East Germany's wondrous athletes relish new freedom
by William Oscar Johnson and Anita Verschoth

A WAY WAS FOUND 22
The U.S. soccer team squeaked past Trinidad & Tobago to reach the World Cup finals for the first time in years
by Clive Gammon

WHO WILL BAG THE PRIZE? 24
Five worthy contenders have turned the scramble for this season's Heisman Trophy into one of the closest ever
by Austin Murphy

PUZZLING PENGUINS 32
Mario Lemieux, the star, and his Pittsburgh teammates are letting their coach twist slowly, slowly in the wind
by Jay Greenberg

RETURN OF THE PIXIES 34
Touring Olympic heroines Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton showed that they still have their old magic
by Leigh Montville

CHOOSING SIDES 42
The town of Conway, S.C., has been torn apart by a racial dispute centered about two high school quarterbacks by Hank Hersch

WHITE HEAT 64
Philly's dominating defender, Reggie White, a Baptist minister, reaps fully as much mayhem as he sows
by Paul Zimmerman

LIVING A DREAM 70
Zina Garrison, whose visions are eerily accurate, feels that she may soon sit atop the tennis world
by Kenny Moore and J.E. Vader

SONIC BOON 78
Seattle's Shawn Kemp, just an NBA babe—though a well-traveled one—has the potential to be an attraction
by Jack McCallum

AMERICA'S SWEETHEART 92
Steve Garvey, once baseball's Mr. Clean, is now the butt of jokes about his sex life, and he claims that he's broke
by Rick Reilly

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 11
Inside The NFL 84
College Football Week 88
Motor Sports 90
For The Record 104
Point After 106

Cover Photographs: Heisman Trophy by Manny Millan; Major Harris and Andre Ware by John Biever; Emmitt Smith and Anthony Thompson by Tom DiPace; Tony Rice by Andy Hayt

PHOTOLORI ADAMSKI-PEEKMAKING FACES: Two grandes dames of gymnastics, Mary Lou Retton (left) and Olga Korbut, came out of retirement (however briefly), put on the greasepaint and returned to the spotlight (page 34).

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