CONTENTS

October 28, 1991

20
BOTTOM TO TOPS
In a World Series of flip-flop fortunes, the last-to-first Twins collided head-on with the last-to-first Braves
BY STEVE RUSHIN

26
HIT BY A LATE BLOW
An injury to Mike Tyson brought about a postponement of his heavyweight title fight with Evander Holyfield
BY PAT PUTNAM

28
CALLING HIS OWN SHOTS
The Denver Broncos' John Elway got to choose the plays and threw deep to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 19-16
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

36
MONSIEUR MAGIQUE
Magic Johnson was a big hit in Paris, where he and the Lakers supplied the special sauce for the McDonald's Open
BY JACK McCALLUM

40
NOT JUST ANOTHER JOE
After trials off and on the field, Casey Weldon of Florida State not only looks like Joe Montana but wins like him too
BY SALLY JENKINS

64
THE FRANCHISE
Ex-Colt Jerry Richardson parlayed a hamburger stand into a fortune and now could end up owning an NFL team
BY RICHARD HOFFER

88
WOOFERS & TWEETERS
And grunters & snorters serve as live-animal mascots for college football teams across the country
BY FRANZ LIDZ

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

15
SCORECARD

74
BOXING

76
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

84
PRO FOOTBALL

108
FOR THE RECORD

110
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY RONALD C. MODRA

PHOTOANDREW D. BERNSTEIN/NBA PHOTOSAmericans in Paris: This wasn't the only time the Los Angeles Lakers had to stretch during the annual McDonald's Open, at the Palais Omnisports de Bercy. In the Open final, L.A. barely held off the Spanish League champion, 116-114 (page 36).

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)