CONTENTS

February 09, 1987

MASTER ON A MISSION 66
After sailing to a 3-0 lead over Kookaburra III, Dennis Conner seemed ready to reclaim the America's Cup
by Sarah Ballard

THEY BURNED UP THE TRACK 72
Owner Al Holbert took the wheel to help his weary Porsche team set a course record at the 24 Hours of Daytona
by Sam Moses

A FEROCIOUS GAME OF FAMILY FEUD 74
Midway through the Big Ten battle royal, Indiana reigned, but Purdue, Iowa and Illinois were very close
by Curry Kirkpatrick

TIME FOR THE PAT AND NANCY SHOW 84
The new women's pro golf season could renew a great old rivalry between stars Pat Bradley and Nancy Lopez
by Jaime Diaz

CAROL AND HER BIG LUG 88
How is the marriage of New York Rangers captain Ron Greschner and supermodel Carol Alt? Rock solid, of course
by E.M. Swift

SUGAR AND SPICE AND, OH, SO NICE 98
The Dominican Republic is the land of sugarcane and our swimsuit salute
by Jule Campbell, Photographs by John G. Zimmerman

STANDING TALL AT SHORT 132
With more than 70 shortstops in pro ball, the Dominican Republic has become the top exporter of mediocampistas
by Steve Wulf

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 61
College Basketball 153
Track & Field 158
Pro Basketball 162
Speed Skating 166
For The Record 221
Point After 222

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman

PHOTOJOHN G. ZIMMERMANFAST TAKEOFF: Marathoner Kim Alexis, clad for our swimsuit act (page 98) in a racy suit by Mistral ($44), did laps on a Dominican Republic runway. On the cover: Elle in a tank suit by H[2]O ($72).

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)