28
'THE DESIRE ISN'T THERE'
Michael Jordan said he had nothing left to prove, but that may be only one reason for his retirement
BY JACK McCALLUM

36
BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

Philadelphia took a 3-2 lead over Atlanta in a series between teams that like their action long and late
BY STEVE RUSHIN

The hotheaded White Sox got cooled off by pitcher Juan Guzman and fell behind Toronto 3-2
BY TOM VERDUCCI

52
ONE GIANT STEP
Florida State beat Miami but still has a long way to go to be national champ
BY SALLY JENKINS

68
KICK START
With placekickers deadlier and defenses stingier, pro football games are becoming field goal duels
BY PETER KING

86
TRIUMPH ON SACRED GROUND
After the Zambian soccer team died in a plane crash, a new side brought hope to a troubled nation
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

DEPARTMENTS

7
FACES IN THE CROWD

10
LETTERS

23
SCORECARD

72
SPORTS PEOPLE

78
PRO FOOTBALL

83
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

107
HARNESS RACING

108
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID LIAM KYLE

PHOTOSIMON BRUTYThe Stuff of Dreams: In Zambia, where soccer is played under the most primitive conditions, this year's national team made an inspiring quest to reach the sport's highest level (page 86).

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