CONTENTS

December 10, 1990

26
HAIL TO THE CHIEFS
By becoming tougher on defense and more explosive on offense, Kansas City has become a big winner
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

32
ZEROS, NOT HEROES
UCLA won the national soccer championship without scoring a "real" goal in the semis or the final
BY NICHOLAS DAWIDOFF

34
UP TO THEIR SAME OLD TRICKS
Young legs join three savvy graybeards and—presto!—the Boston Celtics are off and running once more
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

42
DUSTBUSTERS
The U.S. cleaned up on some indoor dirt to easily win the Davis Cup over Australia in St. Petersburg, Fla.
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

46
REBEL REPRIEVE
In a startling turnaround, the NCAA agreed to allow UNLV to defend its national basketball championship
BY WILLIAM F. REED

52
A TY VOTE FOR THE HEISMAN
Quarterback Ty Detmer of BYU beat out a much flashier rival from Notre Dame for the coveted prize
BY RICHARD HOFFER

62
SHORT, BUT NOT SWEET
Calgary's Theoren Fleury is the smallest player in the NHL—and one of its most exasperating, as well
BY JAY GREENBERG

68
BUT SERIOUSLY, FOLKS,...
...though Riddick Bowe may be a funny man, he's no joke as a heavyweight boxer who is on the ascent
BY RICHARD HOFFER

88
FROM HAIR TO ETERNITY
You can't become a sports immortal, says boxing's Don King, without follicles of fabulous fecundity
BY FRANZ LIDZ

DEPARTMENTS

7
LETTERS

21
SCORECARD

78
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

84
PRO FOOTBALL

108
FOR THE RECORD

110
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MIKE POWELL/ALLSPORT USA

PHOTOHARRY BENSONRUB-A-DUB-DUB: That's Don King in the tub. But even as he luxuriates in a whirlpool bath in former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson's Ohio house, he's careful to keep his head—and, more important, his hair—above water (page 88).

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)