CONTENTS

October 10, 1993

16
THANK YOU, L.A.
In winning a breathlessly exciting race, the Braves owed a debt to the Giant-slaying Dodgers
BY TOM VERDUCCI

24
PILING IT ON ONCE AGAIN
Undefeated Ohio State has Buckeye fans wondering if this team stacks up with Woody Hayes's best
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

36
BLOODY POOR SHOW
British heavyweight Lennox Lewis KO'd countryman Frank Bruno in an uninspired bout in Wales
BY PAT PUTNAM

42
HEADLONG AND HEADSTRONG
Fined by the NFL for his savage hitting, Chuck Cecil says that's the only way he knows how to play
BY RICK TELANDER

46
LEADING MAN
Darren Daulton, who has both the looks and a strike-it-rich story made for Hollywood, stars for the Phillies
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

74
LEARNING CENTER
The off-season at Georgetown is a time for basketball alumni and undergrads to attend the school of hard knocks
BY PHIL TAYLOR

NHL preview

90
BIG SHOTS
With two high-powered entertainment moguls running expansion franchises, the league has a new look
BY E.M. SWIFT

100
ANOTHER BANNER YEAR
After a one-year interruption, the Pittsburgh Penguins figure to hoist the Stanley Cup once again
BY JON SCHER

106
HOOKED ON HOCKEY
Marty McSorley, the Penguins' newly acquired $10 million man, is an enforcer who can actually play the game
BY RICHARD HOFFER

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
FACES IN THE CROWD

11
SCORECARD

78
PRO FOOTBALL

84
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

96
SPORTS PEOPLE

112
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN W. McDONOUGH

PHOTORONALD C. MODRANo Harm Done: Atlanta's Ron Gant watched a Colorado homer disappear, but the blow was painless as the Braves swept the Rockies and won the National League West on the season's last day (page 16).

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