CONTENTS

February 04, 1991

14
HIGH AND MIGHTY
In the best Super Bowl in XXV years, the New York Giants powered past the Buffalo Bills by a single point
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

30
SUPER...AND SURREAL
For some of the U.S. forces in Saudi Arabia, the NFL's big show provided a welcome respite from the Storm
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

34
A HUSKER SWITCHEROO
Suddenly, basketball is no longer a stepchild at football-mad Nebraska, which ripped Oklahoma 111-99
BY SALLY JENKINS

38
McENROE, PILLAR OF DECORUM
There were tantrums at the Australian Open, but they weren't thrown by up-and-coming Patrick McEnroe
BY RICHARD YALLOP

49
ANOTHER BIG SHOT
Brett Hull of the Blues joined the elite by scoring 50 goals within the first 50 games of a season
BY JAY GREENBERG

52
ICE FOLLIES
Athletes like Edwin Moses are aiding the U.S. Bobsled team, but the sport's governing body isn't
BY E.M. SWIFT

66
O UNLUCKY MAN
Fortune never deigned to smile on Sonny Liston, even when he was heavyweight champion of the world
BY WILLIAM NACK

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

58
PRO BASKETBALL

62
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

83
FOR THE RECORD

86
POINT AFTER

PHOTOJOHN IACONOAN UPRIGHT SALUTE: Just before the start of Super Bowl XXV, a quartet of Air Force jets flew over Tampa Stadium in the missing-wingman formation to honor military personnel serving in the gulf war (page 14).

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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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