CONTENTS

November 16, 1992

18
BLOOD MONEY
In the clubby world of horsemen, some greedy owners have had their animals killed to collect the insurance payoffs
BY WILLIAM NACK AND LESTER MUNSON

32
DOUBLE WHAMMY
In a span of three days, Washington lost a quarterback and, by falling to surging Arizona, its No. 1 ranking
BY RICHARD HOFFER

36
DOWN DAY FOR UPSTARTS
Boston College and Kansas, hungering for big football wins, ate humble pie against Notre Dame and Nebraska
BY DOUGLAS S. LOONEY

38
A POLITE BASHING
Following Cecil Fielder's example, a team of major league stars graciously routed its Japanese hosts
BY SEAN HORGAN

40
NO NAMES FOR NOW
The Dallas Cowboys' defense is youthful, fast, hard-hitting and on the verge of dominating foes' offenses
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

44
BENCHMARK
Randall Cunningham sat, Jim McMahon subbed, and the Philadelphia Eagles flew high again
BY PETER KING

46
A GIANT LEAP OF FAITH
Buoyed by sobriety, the San Antonio Spurs' Lloyd Daniels has been reborn—as a player in the NBA
BY HANK HERSCH

48
NETMINDER'S NIGHTMARE
To NHL goaltenders, facing Pittsburgh Penguin superstar Mario Lemieux is like a bad dream
BY JON SCHER

54
BLOWIN' SMOKE
At 75, Red Auerbach muses on the state of pro basketball, the Boston Celtics and the U.S. Dream Team
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

70
SORRY STATE
Football in the Southwest Conference isn't what it was, and Texas and Texas A&M want to bail out
BY SALLY JENKINS

DEPARTMENTS

4
TELEVISION

7
FACES IN THE CROWD

10
LETTERS

13
SCORECARD

61
PRO FOOTBALL

64
TENNIS

66
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

78
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY PETER READ MILLER

PHOTOLOU CAPOZZOLABatting Seventh and Catching...
...well, manager Tom Kelly of the major league all-star team touring Japan couldn't tell by checking the lineup card posted in his dugout (page 38).

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)