CONTENTS

March 15, 1993

12
THREE'S A CROWD
A rivalry rages as the Rangers, the Islanders and the Devils battle to make the playoffs
BY JON SCHER

18
VANDY'S HANDY DANDY
Billy McCaffrey is doing it all for Vanderbilt, the surprising regular-season SEC champion
BY WILLIAM F. REED

20
TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
With free agency in the NFL, stars like Philly's Reggie White are hitting the road
BY PETER KING

24
CAN THE CAVS FINALLY JAM?
Helped by a jazzy newcomer, Cleveland hopes to bring an end to years of playoff frustration
BY RICHARD HOFFER

30
BASEBALL ROOKIES

J.T. Snow and Tim Salmon headline a youth act that opens this season for the Angels
BY RON FIMRITE

The class of 1993 looks short on impact players, but several top rookies bear watching
BY TIM KURKJIAN

42
SHOT DOWN
The perception that every shot-putter uses drugs is threatening the event's very existence
BY MERRELL NODEN

60
THE SLEUTH
The scouting of disheveled Jerry Krause helped to make the Chicago Bulls champions
BY RICK TELANDER

DEPARTMENTS

4
FACES IN THE CROWD

7
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

36
SPORTS PEOPLE

48
BOXING

50
PRO BASKETBALL

54
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

72
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL FRAKES

PHOTOBILL FRAKESThe New Shape of Football: Reggie White (left), who figures to be the costliest of NFL free agents, gets a tour of the Browns' facilities from an ardent suitor, Cleveland owner Art Modell (page 20).

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