CONTENTS

February 05, 1990

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

64
TENNIS

66
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

86
FOR THE RECORD

88
POINT AFTER

14
THE CALM AND THE STORM
With cool assurance, Joe Montana and the 49ers sank the Broncos in the most lopsided Super Bowl
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

30
OLDIES BUT GOLDIES
When Jack Nicklaus made his senior debut, three old costars flew in to share the moment—or to steal it
BY JOHN GARRITY

38
MUSH, YOU HUSKIES
In that beastie of college basketball, the Big East, Connecticut has become one of the top dogs
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

54
THE LONG GOODBYE
Bill Shoemaker is finishing a nine-month farewell tour that has earned him money—and criticism
BY CLIVE GAMMON

70
NOT JUST PRETTY FACES
They're homely, they're hostile, they're a cult. From a smoke-filled room, it's "The Sports Writers on TV"
BY RICK TELANDER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN W. McDONOUGH

PHOTOTHE BIRTHDAY BOY: This shot of the Golden Bear as a mere cub was snapped 50 years ago, which means that last week Nicklaus was eligible for senior competition. And compete he did, in a skins game in Hawaii (page 30).

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)