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CONTENTS

Dec. 21, 1992
Dec. 21, 1992

Table of Contents
Dec. 21, 1992

Table of Contents
Sportsman Of The Year
San Diego Chargers
Kentucky Feud
Winter Meetings
ESPN
Boys Town
Point After

CONTENTS

16
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Tennis great Arthur Ashe epitomizes good works, devotion to Family and unwavering grace under pressure
BY KENNY MOORE

This is an article from the Dec. 21, 1992 issue Original Layout

28
CHARGED-UP DEFENSE
Thanks to an odd mix of defenders and their sexagenarian coach, San Diego is on the brink of a playoff berth
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

36
A FEUD RENEWED
In a basketball battle of the Bluegrass, high-flying Kentucky once again knocked down longtime rival Louisville
BY WILLIAM F. REED

44
DARK DAYS FOR BASEBALL
Gloom and doom—and free-agent moola—resulted in the grimmest winter meetings in anyone's memory
BY TIM KURKJIAN

52
EVERY DAY IS GAME DAY
In their excellent adventure at the headquarters of ESPN, our Bill and John discover the world of SportsCenter
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON AND JOHN WALTERS

74
A MAN TO LEAN ON
Lawrence Burton, former Olympian and NFL receiver, found a calling as a counselor to troubled kids at Boys Town
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

DEPARTMENTS

4
FACES IN THE CROWD

9
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

66
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

70
PRO FOOTBALL

94
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL O'NEILL

PHOTOSTEPHEN MUNDAY/ALLSPORT

Approach Shot

Despite a bit of turbulence, golfers remained unflappable at the Australian Open, which was won by Steve Elkington.