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CONTENTS

Aug. 24, 1992
Aug. 24, 1992

Table of Contents
Aug. 24, 1992

Hockey
First Person
The PGA
Deion Sanders
The Giants
John Kordic
Astros
Mark Schlereth
Heather Farr
Dennis Eckersley
Baseball
Point After

CONTENTS

16
THE PRICE IS RIGHT
For Nick Price, who had come so close in other majors, steady play paid a big dividend at the PGA
BY JOHN GARRITY

This is an article from the Aug. 24, 1992 issue

20
TIME FOR A GAME PLAN
Deion Sanders's choice between baseball and football gets harder as he and his teams get better
BY PETER KING

24
TALE OF FOUR CITIES
For Giant fans in two Bay Areas on opposite coasts, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times
BY HANK HERSCH

32
DEATH OF A GOON
Cocaine, steroids and alcohol led to the fall of John Kordic, a bare-knuckled caricature of an NHL player
BY JON SCHER

40
IF THIS IS THURSDAY...
...then it must be San Diego—or is it Chicago? The Republican Convention left the Astros homeless for a month
BY STEVE RUSHIN

48
HALF-BAKED ALASKAN
Anchorage native Mark Schlereth pulls legs when he's not a pulling guard for the Washington Redskins
BY FRANZ LIDZ

52
'YOU JUST PLAY THROUGH IT'
Though ravaged by cancer, Heather Farr, once a rising star on the LPGA tour, has lost none of her resolve
BY RICHARD HOFFER

62
THE PAINTMASTER
With a peerless talent for painting the edges of the plate, A's relief ace Dennis Eckersley is unbeatable
BY STEVE WULF

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

58
INSIDE BASEBALL

78
FOR THE RECORD

80
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPHS BY V.J. LOVERO (LEFT) AND JIM GUND

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINDaly Ritual: John Daly hardly had a signature reign as PGA champ, but fans still flocked to him during the '92 PGA Tournament, in which he finished 82nd (page 16).