CONTENTS

July 25, 1993

12
SHARK ATTACK
Greg Norman savaged golf's best leader board in 20 years to win the British Open
BY RICK REILLY

18
NEW POWER SUPPLY
A young, exciting group of home run hitters has made clearing the fences look easy
BY TIM KURKJIAN

26
COURTED AND CONVICTED
A highly sought-after schoolboy basketball player is facing an uncertain future
BY PHIL TAYLOR

32
THE LEAGUE OF THE FREE
In the first year of NFL free agency, 120 veteran players have signed on with new teams
BY PETER KING

44
TRADE DEFICIT
By trading infielder Jeff Bagwell to the Astros, the Red Sox made another Ruthian blunder
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

50
REQUIEM FOR A RACING MAN
The death of stock car driver Davey Allison devastated his fans, friends and family
BY ED HINTON

60
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Don Shula is still autocratic on the field, but now his grandkids climb all over him
BY JILL LIEBER

DEPARTMENTS

4
FACES IN THE CROWD

6
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

40
SPORTS PEOPLE

56
BASEBALL

76
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE DUVOISIN

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINSandwedged: The bunkers at Royal St. George's took their toll on Gary Player and other golfers at the British Open (page 12).

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)