CONTENTS

February 24, 1986

12 Demolition Day At Daytona
While others crashed or fell by the wayside, Geoff Bodine stayed ahead and out of trouble to win the Daytona 500
by Sam Moses

16 Boston Socks It To The Champs
The Celtics' second victory over the L.A. Lakers made it evident that they're the superior team this time around
by Jack McCallum

20 TV To Sports: The Bucks Stop Here
The networks say they no longer can afford to pay lavish rights fees, and the sports world could be poorer for it
by William Taaffe

30 A Collision Course Down Under
The 12-meter world championship off Fremantle, Australia brought out a splendid array of America's Cup contenders
by Sarah Ballard

34 This Case Was One For The Books
Jan Kemp won $2.58 million in a suit that brought to light academic abuses involving University of Georgia athletes
by William Nack

48 Keeping Cool Amid The Heat
Bobby Cremins of Georgia Tech, college basketball's new young coaching star, is already worrying about burnout
by Frank Deford

62 By The Numbers
For athletes and fans alike, the name of the game isn't a name at all—instead it's a slew of significant digits
by Jack McCallum

DEPARTMENTS

7 Scorecard
58 College Basketball
60 Track & Field
75 For The Record
77 19th Hole

Cover art by Dickran Palulian

THE LOGOS ON THE COVER ARE TRADEMARKS OF, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, ABC, NBC AND CBS

PHOTOMANNY MILLANLEADING OFF: It was Valentine's Day and Debbie Brill is a sweetheart of a high jumper, but she had to wait until after midnight to compete in the Millrose Games because some ungallant guys had commandeered the women's mats for the pole vaulters. Observed by few, Debbie won at 6'4".
60

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