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December 01, 1986 | Volume 65, Issue 24

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Trevor Berbick Cover - Sports Illustrated December 01, 1986

December 01, 1986 | Paul Zimmerman
Jay Schroeder and the Washington Redskins dumped Dallas 41-14 as their Super Bowl prospects soared

December 01, 1986 | Pat Putnam
With a second-round TKO over Trevor Berbick, 20-year-old Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion ever

December 01, 1986 | Jaime Diaz
Paced by its splendid but seldom-thrown-to tight end, Keith Jackson, Oklahoma got 10 points in the final 1:22 to beat Nebraska in Lincoln

December 01, 1986 | Hank Hersch
Earle Bruce is not flashy and he did not defeat Michigan, but give the Buckeye coach credit

December 01, 1986 | Ralph Wiley
Atlanta's mighty Hawks showed Boston that they are indeed a match for any team in the NBA

December 01, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
For all but one issue of the magazine in the past 14 months, our SCORECARD section has been written and edited by either staff writer Robert Sullivan or senior writer Craig Neff, or both, in what...

December 01, 1986 | Rick Telander
Ivy be-Leaguered Columbia wound up its third straight winless season, but then the school values sheepskin more than pigskin

December 01, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
Flyer rookie goalie Ron Hextall is adding fame to his family's good name

December 01, 1986 | Grady Jim Robinson
I peeked through the kitchen window and pressed my ear to the screen, hoping to hear the conversation that was going on in our backyard in Greenwood, Ark. Three University of Arkansas assistant...

December 01, 1986 | Jill Lieber
It's time the NFL instituted new rules to shorten games. "People are going to start losing interest," says Steelers president Dan Rooney. "Fifteen years ago the games averaged about two and a half...

December 01, 1986 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Bernie Kosar completed 28 of 46 pass attempts for a career-high 414 yards and two touchdowns, as Cleveland beat Pittsburgh 37-31 in overtime to remain in a tie for the AFC Central lead.

December 01, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
Things have gone swimmingly for Stanford, undefeated in 42 games

December 01, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney

December 01, 1986 | Douglas S. Looney
OFFENSE: In a 14-7 win over Utah, Fresno State quarterback Kevin Sweeney passed for 216 yards to give him 10,623 career yards, breaking Doug Flutie's record of 10,579.

December 01, 1986 | Franz Lidz
With a new franchise in New York, the MISL is seeking a big-time rep

December 01, 1986 | Clive Gammon
With Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai buying up the U.S.'s finest thoroughbreds, the sport of kings has taken on a Middle Eastern flavor

December 01, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff And Robert Sullivan
THE SMU FACULTY SAYS ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

December 01, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff And Robert Sullivan
•Jim Finks, New Orleans Saints G.M., when asked after a loss what he thought of the refs: "I'm not allowed to comment on lousy officiating."

December 01, 1986 | Bil Gilbert
There may never have been and may never again be a culture in which sports so obsessed individuals and communities, produced so many sports nuts, both participants and spectators, as that of the...

December 01, 1986 | Compiled by AMY LENNARD
PRO BASKETBALL—Chicago's Raging Bull, Michael Jordan, continued his stampede on the court, this time by scoring his team's final 18 points in a 101-99 win over the Knicks to break the NBA...

December 01, 1986
KIRK SAULQUITAQUE, TEXASKirk, a senior quarterback at Valley High, has set a national high school single-season record of 54 TD passes, surpassing the record 50 last season by Sol Graves of...

December 01, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
AIR JORDANSir:I enjoyed reading about the Chicago Bulls' high-flying Michael Jordan (Ready...Set...Levitate! Nov. 17). Larry Bird was right about God being disguised as Jordan. People who don't...