CONTENTS

November 26, 1990

34
FAST BREAK TO NOWHERE
Hurry-up offense and pressure defense have set the Nuggets to running—and their rivals to romping
BY HANK HERSCH

40
BUFFALO STAMPEDE
The volatile Bills are now 9-1 and atop the AFC East, and for once they're letting their talent do the talking
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

42
TRUE GRIT
Monica Seles, newly No. 2, won a historic five-setter in the season finale of women's tennis
BY SALLY JENKINS

50
THE MIGHTY KEEP FALLING
This most exciting and madcap of college football seasons has produced a multitude of upstarts and upsets
BY DOUGLAS S. LOONEY

59
BLUE HEAVEN
Smart trades and an open wallet have turned things around for St. Louis, which is now of Stanley Cup caliber
BY JAY GREENBERG

70
A MAN NAMED MOE
All-America noseguard Moe Gardner of Illinois has dreams of a house in the country, not of the NFL
BY SALLY JENKINS

80
BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY
Coast-to-coast commuter John Madden likes what he sees as he rolls across America in his luxury bus
BY PETER KING

110
ONE MOMENT OF MADNESS
Who is Roger Clemens—a hothead who boiled over in the playoffs or an overgrown and obsessed kid?
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

29
SCORECARD

93
MOTOR SPORTS

96
GOLF

100
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

106
PRO FOOTBALL

136
FOR THE RECORD

138
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY HEINZ KLUETMEIER

PHOTOBILL FRAKESJAWS!: Could it be that the noted aquaholic John Madden went to the well once too often during a recent transcontinental jaunt in his bus? No, this lion in Clarion, Pa., turned out to be a toothless tabby-cum-water fountain (page 80).

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