CONTENTS

January 21, 1991

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

44
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

46
PRO BASKETBALL

70
FOR THE RECORD

72
POINT AFTER

14
NFL PLAYOFFS

In an AFC game in Buffalo, the Dolphins were iced by the Bills' defenders and buried in a flurry of passes
BY PETER KING

The Raiders showed flashes of their glorious past in knocking off the Bengals 20-10 in the AFC's other matchup
BY RICHARD HOFFER

The Redskins couldn't sneak anything past the 49ers, who spooked Washington 28-10 in an NFC semifinal
BY RICK REILLY

In the other NFC semi, the Giants used a new-look defense to stonewall the Bears and prevail by a 31-3 score
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

26
A NEW START
Ben Johnson, racing for the first time since his ban for using steroids was lifted, drew an emotional crowd in Canada
BY RICHARD O'BRIEN

30
THE KING REIGNS SUPREME
Though playing on a rebuilt wreck of a knee, Bernard King of the Bullets is again the NBA's leading scorer
BY STEVE RUSHIN

32
LOOKING UP DOWN UNDER
After being slow out of the blocks, the U.S. enjoyed a splashy finish at swimming's world championships in Australia
BY MERRELL NODEN

38
SHACK ATTACK
Louisiana State's 7'1", 295-pound Shaquille O'Neal is already the next great basketball center. And he's merely 18
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

50
THROWN FREE
Before the Berlin Wall fell, discus man Wolfgang Schmidt was able to leave East Germany. But first he was banned and jailed
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY BRUCE L. SCHWARTZMAN

PHOTOGEORGE TIEDEMANNSNOW JOB: Andre Reed iced the Bills' 44-34 AFC playoff victory over the Dolphins when he skated free for a 26-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter (page 14).

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