CONTENTS

January 26, 1987

SOCKING IT TO THE KIWIS 10
America's Stars & Stripes routed New Zealand four races to one to emerge as the America's Cup challenger
by Sarah Ballard

RUDE HELLO FOR AN OLD FOE 16
Renaldo Nehemiah was back, and hurdles rival Greg Foster up and beat him at the Sunkist Invitational in L.A.
by Kenny Moore

A SLIP ON POLL MOUNTAIN 18
Just because UNLV dropped a thriller to Oklahoma, you shouldn't count out the Rebels as the eventual No. 1
by Curry Kirkpatrick

SUPER BOWL PREVIEW

A harrowing corps of linebackers should lead the Giants to a narrow win over the Broncos
by Paul Zimmerman 22
Give Denver quarterback John Elway just two minutes, and he'll likely take it to the end zone
by Rick Telander 30
Lawrence Taylor may be the most bruising linebacker ever, but he claims to have a gentler side
by Jill Lieber 36
The road to Pasadena has been a long one for the Giants, who won their last league title in 1956
by Ron Fimrite 42
Pat Summerall, who will broadcast his 11th Super Bowl on Sunday, is a hard guy to figure
by William Taaffe 52

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 7
Hockey 58
College Basketball 62
Television 67
For The Record 68
Point After 70

Cover photograph by Ronald C. Modra

PHOTOBILL EPPRIDGEUP DOWN UNDER: America's Stars & Stripes was a picture of power as she drove through six-foot seas in winds up to 28 knots to beat New Zealand and become the America's Cup challenger (page 10).

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