Sport: Super Bowl Field of Dreams

An interview with a grilled snapper, and other wonderments

Outlined against a blue-gray October sky (in storage since 1924, trucked in to New Orleans for the occasion and fixed to the underside of the Superdome roof with 17,432 twist ties), the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse watch the Broncos and the 49ers prepare for Super Bowl XXIV. Joe Montana lazily solves the Savings and Loan Crisis. At half speed, without pads, John Elway construes Greek.

1,260 reporters in red tutus dance right; 1,720 photographers in blue tutus dance left.

Montana helps a crippled child engineer a hostile takeover of IBM. Sweating lightly, Elway confounds Manuel Noriega's lawyers. In the locker...

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