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Dec. 11, 1989
Dec. 11, 1989

Table of Contents
Dec. 11, 1989

The Boston Celtics
Auburn-Alabama
Kentucky
Baseball '90
Christian Okoye
Men's Tennis
Eric Lindros
Soccer
Football's Week
Departments

CONTENTS

THE MAJIK SHOW 34
Quarterback Don Majkowski and the amazing Packers pulled off another escape, against the Bucs
by Paul Zimmerman

This is an article from the Dec. 11, 1989 issue

LEAP TO THE WEST 40
Nadia Comaneci, heroine of the Montreal Games, found refuge in the U.S.
by William Oscar Johnson and Anita Verschoth

HUB OF EMOTION 42
Boston longs for the Celtics powerhouse of old, but sad to say, Larry Bird & Co. are simply not the same
by Jack McCallum

HOME AT LAST 50
Auburn took full advantage—by a 30-20 score—of its first opportunity to host bitter foe Alabama
by Hank Hersch

THE BLUEGRASS ISN'T SO BLUE 54
Probation-plagued Kentucky is getting a lift from its new coach, transplanted Yankee Rick Pitino
by Curry Kirkpatrick

RICH MAN'S GAME 60

Baseball's wages are now out of sight
by Peter Gammons

Mark Langston got biggest-salary status
by Franz Lidz

ONWARD, CHRISTIAN 74
Christian Okoye of the Chiefs may be the NFL's gentlest player. He is certainly its most dangerous runner
by Peter King

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? 80
As they start their own tour, the top tennis players are being enticed by riches from their rivals
by Alexander Wolff

THE FACE OF THE FUTURE 86
Big, tough and hugely gifted, 16-year-old Eric Lindros is already being seen as a sure NHL superstar
by Jay Greenberg

LORD OF THE RINGS 104
Al Davis, longtime boss of the Raiders, chews his nails over his team's woes and his own mortality
by Richard Hoffer

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 29
College Basketball 90
College Soccer 96
Pro Football 100
For The Record 123
Point After 126

Cover Photograph by Manny Millan; Left Inset by John Iacono; Right Inset by Andy Hayt

PHOTOJOHN BIEVEREYES RIGHT!: Packer linebacker Tim Harris kept a steely gaze on the Buccaneers' Rob Taylor (72) as they lined up for a play in a 17-16 victory that again showed Green Bay's mettle (page 34).