14
AND HOW!

A magical grab by the Wolverine wisp, Desmond Howard, helped Michigan defeat Notre Dame 24-14
BY SALLY JENKINS

Houston quarterback David Klingler had a long—but hardly restful—night during the Cougars' loss to Miami
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

22
GRITS VS. GLITZ
The down-home Braves won two of three from the way-out Dodgers to remain atop the National League West
BY RICHARD HOFFER

30
PULLING ONE OUT
Led by the running and receiving of Thurman Thomas, the Buffalo Bills remained unbeaten—but just barely
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

36
POSTPONE THE FIGHT
Following Mike Tyson's indictment for rape, the author urges Tyson to delay the Evander Holyfield bout
BY RICK REILLY

40
A WOW AT THE WORLDS
Kim Zmeskal of the U.S. made gymnastics history by winning the women's all-around in Indianapolis
BY E.M. SWIFT

44
YOUNG GUN
Big, rough and still only 18, Eric Lindros is poised for NHL stardom, but he wants to achieve it on his terms
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

60
WHY JOHNNY CAN'T PLAY
Because athletic budgets haven't kept up with costs, high school sports in the U.S. are threatened
BY E.M. SWIFT

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

49
PRO FOOTBALL

54
BASEBALL

56
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

80
FOR THE RECORD

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POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY DUANE BURLESON/AP

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERThe Play Before THE Play: Notre Dame stopped Burnie Legette of Michigan for no gain on this third-down plunge in the fourth quarter on Saturday. So what did the heretofore conservative Wolverines do on fourth down? Seal their 24-14 victory with the most dramatic pass play of the young college season (page 14).
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