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CONTENTS

Oct. 15, 1990
Oct. 15, 1990

Table of Contents
Oct. 15, 1990

Spotlight
Perspective
Update
Miami-Florida State
NL Playoffs
AL Playoffs
Equal Access
Horse Racing
Beth Daniel

CONTENTS

16
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

This is an article from the Oct. 15, 1990 issue Original Layout

Miami staked a strong new claim to the No. 1 ranking by pounding previously unbeaten Florida State
BY SALLY JENKINS

Notre Dame, which was atop the polls, fell in South Bend to a Stanford team that refused to be cowed
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

24
THE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

In the National League, the Reds and Pirates showed themselves to be reflections of each other
BY STEVE RUSHIN

In the American League, the A's proved they're "one helluva team" in going up 2-0 over the Red Sox
BY STEVE WULF

38
CURTAIN CALL
Bengal coach Sam Wyche tested the NFL's equal-access rule for woman reporters—and paid for it
BY PETER KING

44
FILLIES IN FINE FETTLE
The distaffers shone during an action-packed weekend of topflight horse racing at Belmont Park
BY WILLIAM NACK

74
THIRTYSOMETHING...AND HAPPY
In her 12th year on the LPGA tour, Beth Daniel is measuring up to early expectations, even her own
BY SONJA STEPTOE

80
A BURT'S EYE VIEW
Believe him or not, Burl Grossman, star defensive lineman of the San Diego Chargers, talks a blue streak
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

88
IN SHOCK OVER SHELLS
The prolific zebra mussel has invaded the Great Lakes and could overwhelm North America's waters
BY ROBERT H. BOYLE

104
NOWHERE TO HIDE
Big game, big crowd, big boneheaded error—those are the makings of the worst nightmare in sports
BY RON FIMRITE

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

96
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

100
PRO FOOTBALL

119
FOR THE RECORD

120
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY PHILIP SALTONSTALL

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERA FORMAL AFFAIR: Groundskeepers at Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium donned dressy duds for Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. And indeed, the home-standing Reds had a ball, beating the Pirates 2-1 to even their series at a game each (page 24).