CONTENTS

December 04, 1989

NO. 1 NO MORE 24
Miami flattened Tony Rice and his Notre Dame teammates to end the Fighting Irish's 23-game winning streak
by Austin Murphy

THE JAYHAWKS TAKE FLIGHT 32
By upsetting top-ranked UNLV and No. 2 LSU in the NIT, unflappable Kansas poleaxed the pollsters
by Alexander Wolff

NOW IT GETS GRISLY 40
Big bad Bears? Forget it. After a rout at the hands of the Redskins, Chicago's near future appears to be grim indeed
by Peter King

NO LEGS TO STAND ON 44
Ralph Sampson is now with Sacramento, trying to save a career made shaky by bad knees and a marred past
by Leigh Montville

DOG DAYS 58
Eric Dickerson could become the greatest runner in football history, if he doesn't quit the game in frustration
by Rick Reilly

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO RAY 80
Ray Leonard dreams of peace and detachment, and he keeps the dream alive by returning to the ring once again
by Gary Smith

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 19
Television 66
Inside The NFL 68
College Football's Week 75
Cross-Country 78
For The Record 100
Point After 102

Cover Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERSPLISH, SPLASH: Three Miami players made like real dolphins and took the plunge to knock Steeler Rod Woodson out of bounds during Pittsburgh's rain-drenched 34-14 win in Miami (page 69).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)