CONTENTS

April 08, 1990

24
THE FINAL FOUR
UNLV routed Duke in the championship game to win the NCAA basketball crown for the first time
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

32
LONG LIVE THE KING
In his debut on the Senior tour, Jack Nicklaus rediscovered the swing that once ruled golf
BY E.M. SWIFT

40
ROOKIES FROM A TO Z
Sandy Alomar Jr. and Todd Zeile, stars of '90, aren't the only rookies who are blossoming this spring
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

48
THE CARDINAL RULES
Led by MVP guard Jennifer Azzi, Stanford flew past Auburn to win the NCAA women's basketball title
BY HANK HERSCH

52
THE KID'S A KEEPER
Get ready, Europe. Here's Tony Meola, the goalie who promises to be the U.S.'s first world-class soccer star
BY CLIVE GAMMON

61
AMERICA'S TEAM
Foreign models may rule singles tennis, but the U.S.'s Rick Leach and Jim Pugh are tops in doubles
BY FRANZ LIDZ

64
THE TRIALS OF THE TEMPS
The existence of the NBA 10-day player is bittersweet, to be sure: Here today, gone tomorrow
BY JACK McCALLUM

84
DOOMED TO DIE?
Lou Jost studies the rain forests of Central America from the top down—and fights for their survival
BY NICHOLAS DAWIDOFF

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

19
SCORECARD

72
TELEVISION

76
COLLEGE HOCKEY

78
FENCING

111
FOR THE RECORD

112
POINT AFTER

PHOTOPAUL BERESWILLGUESS WHO WON: The NCAA hockey trophy—not to mention all these ebullient smiles—belonged to the Wisconsin Badgers after they knocked off Colgate 7-3 (page 76).

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