14
GREAT LEAP FORWARD
Mike Powell broke Bob Beamon's storied long jump record at the World Championships in Tokyo
BY KENNY MOORE

20
CONVERSATION PIECE
The Kansas City cornerbacks had the last word in the Chiefs' 14-3 victory over the Atlanta Falcons
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

22
ACE OF THE ANGELS
Jim Abbott of the California Angels has emerged this season as one of the game's preeminent pitchers
BY HANK HERSCH

30
ON THE ROPES
A stormy visit to an Indiana beauty pageant raises a disturbing question: Is Mike Tyson out of control?
BY STEVE WULF

46
GOODBYE, COLUMBUS
Ohio State tailback Robert Smith quit football after accusing his coaches of hindering his premed studies
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

50
MONSTER OF THE FAIRWAY
John Daly's swing has always been a blur. Now that he has banged his way into golf history, his life is one, too
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

64
THERE'S GOLD IN THEIR EYES
In the Golden Gloves of Chicago, two young men have discovered a way to fight for a better life
BY RICK TELANDER

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

60
BASEBALL

62
PRO FOOTBALL

77
FOR THE RECORD

78
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MIKE POWELL/ALLSPORT

PHOTOMIKE POWELL/ALLSPORTShort hop: Mike Powell lifted off on his second long jump attempt at the World Track and Field Championships in Tokyo and flew just 28'¼". He had four chances left, but needed only three, to shatter Bob Beamon's world record with a leap of 29'4½" (page 14).
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)