CONTENTS

February 12, 1990

28
STILL MAGIC
The Lakers are the NBA's best
By Jack McCallum

36
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
College juniors: on to the NFL
By Richard Hoffer

46
SO NEAR AND SO FAR
Milers and more at the Millrose
By Merrell Noden

48
NIGHT OF THE CATS
A Jag won the 24 Hours of Daytona
By Sam Moses

50
DEEPER AND DEEPER
Another of Pete Rose's cronies talks
By Jill Lieber

60
SEA OF NEW FACES
Young golf stars sink at the AT&T
By John Garrity

68
LET THREEDOM RING
The trey has changed college hoops
By Hank Hersch

78
HANS BRINKER FROM HELL
Chris Bowman: nonconformist on ice
By E.M. Swift

88
WILL SHE BE A SMASH?
Jennifer Capriati, 13: new tennis star
By Franz Lidz

98
DOWN BY THE SEASIDE
The dazzling swimsuits of 1990
By Jule Campbell

134
DEPTHS OF SPLENDOR
In Leewards and Windwards
By Geoffrey Norman

154
THE UTAH CHAIN SAW JUGGLER
Bill Gnadt juggles anything
By Douglas S. Looney

166
IRON MIKE
Mike Keenan: mettle for Chicago
By Jay Greenberg

174
HOME IS WHERE HIS HEART IS
Blue Jay George Bell: gentle side
By Peter Gammons

184
IN A WORLD OF HER OWN
Betsy King: on top in women's golf
By John Garrity

192
A LONG STRETCH OF THE IMAGINATION
Lycra: the very fiber of sports
By Penny Ward Moser

198
SAME NAME, DIFFERENT GAME
Roger Mears: the big wheel in Baja
By Sam Moses

206
A MAN AND HIS KINGDOM
Jean-Claude Killy redux
By William Oscar Johnson

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

23
SCORECARD

221
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

224
FOR THE RECORD

226
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT HUNTZINGER

PHOTOROBERT HUNTZINGERFLYING HIGH: Ashley Richardson seems to be outracing the Caribbean clouds in a red Lycra after-swim suit from Gottex ($170). On the cover, Judit Masco outshines the sun on Palm Island in a tank-top bikini from TYR Sport ($60).

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