CONTENTS

September 19, 1993

14
BEATEN TO THE DRAW
Pernell Whitaker outboxed and outhit Julio Cèsar Chàvez, but two judges denied him the win he deserved
BY WILLIAM NACK

20
A READ ON THE IRISH
Notre Dame, assailed in a recent book, gave Michigan both chapter and verse in a 27-23 victory for the Irish
BY RICHARD HOFFER

26
SERVES AND FOLLIES
Tennis crybabies and no-names held sway at the U.S. Open until Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf finally took over
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

30
A FEW FEET SHORT
Unable to fill holdout Emmitt Smith's shoes, the Cowboys stumbled once more, this time 13-10 to the Bills
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

38
WATCH THE BIRDIES
The Orioles soared into the picture, with the Blue lays and the Yankees, in the American League East
BY STEVE RUSHIN

46
AN UPSET BY AN UPSTART?
Stunningly, Beijing, not once-favored Sydney, now seems to have the inside track to host the Summer Olympics in 2000
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON

60
WHO IS THIS CLOWN?
Is Jackie Sherrill one of America's greatest football coaches, or is there something rather funny going on here?
BY JOHN ED BRADLEY

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

9
FACES IN THE CROWD

11
SCORECARD

42
SPORTS PEOPLE

50
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

54
PRO FOOTBALL

78
MOVIES

80
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY WILL HART

PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYERTake Down the Thunder from the Sky: Notre Dame's Jell Burris leaped to make one of his two interceptions in the Irish's defeat of Michigan (page 20).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)