CONTENTS

April 11, 1993

20
THE FINAL FOUR
North Carolina executed Dean Smith's vaunted system just well enough to edge Michigan for the NCAA title
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

32
EXPANSION '93

Old Charlie Hough led the new Florida Marlins to their first win
BY TIM KURKJIAN

A statistical guide to major league baseball's newcomers
BY STEVE HIRDT

42
RHYMES WITH HOOPS
Sheryl Swoopes was the name of the game as she led Texas Tech to the women's NCAA championship
BY KELLI ANDERSON

44
MONEY MEN
No group of NFL players is enjoying the newfound riches of free agency more than offensive linemen
BY PETER KING

52
TALL AIN'T ALL
The Charlotte Hornets' Muggsy Bogues is proof that size does not determine who reaches the NBA heights
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

60
ROCKIN' WITH ROCK
By blustering and bluffing, manager Rock Newman has guided Riddick Bowe to the heavyweight title
BY WILLIAM NACK

84
BALL ONE
Baseball's ceremonial first pitch has been thrown out by everyone from Calvin Coolidge to Roger Rabbit
BY STEVE WULF

DEPARTMENTS

9
LETTERS

13
FACES IN THE CROWD

17
SCORECARD

68
SPORTS PEOPLE

78
COLLEGE HOCKEY

82
PRO BASKETBALL

102
POINT AFTER

PHOTOJIM MAHANA Strike for Ike: When Dwight (Doc) Eisenhower threw out the first ball in 1960—Senators vs. Red Sox—he carried on a presidential tradition, most recently observed by Bill (King of the Hill) Clinton (page 84).

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)