CONTENTS

February 19, 1990

12
THE FIGHT

In perhaps the biggest upset in boxing history, Buster Douglas came off the canvas to KO Mike Tyson
BY RICHARD HOFFER

Buster Douglas had to overcome a lot of adversity, including a doubting dad, en route to the title
BY STEVE WULF

30
SHE WAS TRUCKIN'
California schoolgirl Lisa Leslie scored 101 points in the first half, and then the opposition went home
BY SHELLEY SMITH

32
THE POT'S ABOIL
What's cookin' in the hot Big Ten basketball race? So far, Purdue's Boilermakers have had the most fire
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

56
WE'RE NOTRE DAME—YOU'RE NOT
The Irish took advantage of their clout in college football to cut a huge network TV deal just for themselves
BY WILLIAM F. REED

64
MIND ON THE MAT
Arizona State's Dan St. John, who is the best wrestler in college, excels at the physics of getting physical
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

74
FAREWELL, MY LOVELY
The good ol' all-purpose sneaker is obsolete in a world of hyped-up, high-tech, high-priced athletic shoes
BY E.M. SWIFT

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

7
SCORECARD

68
BOBSLED

70
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

72
TRACK & FIELD

88
FOR THE RECORD

90
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY SAKAI/KYODO/REUTER

PHOTOWALTER IOOSS JR.DOMINATIN' DOMINIQUE: No one flew higher during the NBA's All-Star Weekend than the Hawks' Dominique Wilkins, who won the slam-dunk contest the day before his Eastern Conference team whipped the West 130-113.

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)