CONTENTS

January 29, 1990

14
HANDS ON
Rookie David Robinson of the Spurs is turning heads in the NBA with his quickness and strength
BY JACK McCALLUM

20
NOW THE FAT'S IN THE FIRE
Hefty George Foreman moved closer to a fight with Mike Tyson by knocking out Gerry Cooney
BY PAT PUTNAM

22
READY FOR BEAR
The Bruins are No. 1 in the NHL and displaying a newfound hunger for the Stanley Cup
BY E.M. SWIFT

30
BOOTED OUT DOWN UNDER
When John McEnroe began acting like his old self, the Australian Open disqualified him
BY CRAIG NEFF

32
BOLD, THOSE TIGERS
No. 4 Missouri knocked off college basketball's top team, Kansas, in a renewal of their border war
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

36
OL'MAN RIVERS
At 41, Mickey Rivers is as rickety as the league he plays in, but in his inimitable way, he keeps rolling along
BY FRANZ LIDZ

56
SUPER BOWL PREVIEW

John Elway vs. Joe Montana: the puncher vs. the boxer
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN
Bronco defensive whiz Wade Phillips is from solid stock
BY PETER KING
The Fab 5: They've played in all four 49er Super Bowls
BY JILL LIEBER

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

80
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

86
FOR THE RECORD

88
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY DAMIAN STROHMEYER

PHOTOJOHN IACONOANYBODY HOME?: After Gerry Cooney had the daylights knocked out of him by George Foreman in the second round of a battle of aged heavyweights, the fight doctor checked to see if Cooney was on the beam (page 20).

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Bogey (+1)
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