CONTENTS

February 23, 1987

DETENTE ON ICE 12
The NHL All-Stars and the Soviets split the two Rendez-Vous 87 games, but everybody there came out a winner
by E.M. Swift

LAYING DOWN THE L.A. LAW 20
Playing with conviction on their home court, the Magic Johnson-led Lakers roared from behind to beat Boston
by Jack McCallum

SIGNED, SEALED AND SORRY 24
Prep star Sean Higgins says his stepfather forced him to choose UCLA over Michigan
by Armen Keteyian and Alexander Wolff

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP 32
When Geoff Bodine gambled on his gas at the Daytona 500, Bill Elliott had clear sailing to the winner's circle
by Sam Moses

REGGIE TO THE RESCUE 34
With the game on the line, Reggie Williams, the versatile senior from Georgetown, has a way of taking charge
by Ralph Wiley

BATTLING FOR HER PLACE 48
Vicky Aragon's combative nature has earned her suspensions and fines—and acclaim as the leading woman jockey
by Pete Dexter

THE JOCK CAUCUS 62

Jim Bunning (R., Ky.) won 224 big league games with four teams before taking up his new position on Capitol Hill
by Steve Wulf

A year ago he was playing in NBA arenas—now Tom McMillen (D., Md.) performs in a more august House
by Jack McCallum

DEPARTMENT

Letters 6
Scorecard 9
Biathlon 54
Track & Field 56
College Basketball 58
Television 77
For The Record 78
Point After 80

Cover Photograph by Manny Millan; Inset by George Tiedemann

PHOTODAVID E. KLUTHOHAT TRICK: In the spirit of bonhomie that surrounded Rendez-Vous 87, NHL goalie Grant Fuhr of Edmonton was happy to oblige a Soviet opponent who had briefly lost his head(gear) (page 12).

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)