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CONTENTS

April 27, 1987
April 27, 1987

Table of Contents
April 27, 1987

The Brewers
Islanders
NFL Draft
Stress Fractures
Joyners
On The Scene
Perspective
Point After

CONTENTS

A HEADY START 18
Milwaukee is hopping, thanks to the Brewers' record-setting win streak and Juan Nieves's no-hitter
by Bruce Newman

This is an article from the April 27, 1987 issue

DARK CLOUDS OVER SUN COUNTRY 24
The biggest drug bust ever in pro sports implicated 11 present or former members of the Phoenix Suns
by Armen Keteyian

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT 26
After more than six hours, the Islanders defeated the Capitals 3-2 in the fourth sudden-death overtime
by Austin Murphy

MONEY TALKED, NOBODY WALKED 34
Big bucks got the Boston Marathon a great field and two runaway winners, Toshihiko Seko and Rosa Mota
by Craig Neff

GULCH'S WOOD, BUT THE DEMON COULD 36
Although the Wood made Gulch a Derby contender, Arkansas champ Demons Begone is favored
by Demmie Stathoplos

NFL DRAFT '87 42

Jill Lieber profiles a college-division sleeper, RB Christian Okoye
Paul Zimmerman predicts the 28 selections in the first round

THE PAIN THAT WON'T GO AWAY 60
Incessant pounding on legs and feet has caused an epidemic of stress fractures among NBA players
by Richard Demak

TIES THAT BIND 76
Jackie Joyner has a world record, and her big brother, Al, has Olympic gold. Best of all, they have each other
by Kenny Moore

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 13
Diving 40
Baseball 72
For The Record 93
Point After 94

Cover Photograph by John Iacono; Inset by Bruce Bennett

PHOTOJOHN IACONOKNOCK ON WOOD: In an effort to shake up the slumping bats of his Rangers, manager Bobby Valentine took them all out for a walk on Saturday during a 4-3 loss to the red-hot Brewers (page 18).