CONTENTS

May 10, 1987

THE SON SHINES BRIGHT 26
Alysheba, sired by the famed Alydar, nearly fell at the top of the stretch but still won the 113th Kentucky Derby
by William Nack

MORE BANG FOR MORE BUCKS 32
Leftfielder Tim Raines returned to the Montreal Expos and won his first two games with homers against the Mets
by Steve Wulf

THREE SEVENS ON ONE ROLL 34
The Flyers, the Red Wings and the Canadiens all won Stanley Cup series that went down to the final game
by E.M. Swift

"WE HAVE A SERIOUS PROBLEM" 40
Oakland's great veteran star, now in his final season, talks about baseball prejudice and offers his services
by Reggie Jackson

AND...IT'S SUPER SUB! 50
When the L.A. Lakers need a lift, mild-mannered Michael Cooper turns into Cooperman and flies to the rescue
by Ralph Wiley

UH-OH! HE'S AT IT AGAIN 77
Bruce Crampton, as ornery as he ever was, is back to his winning ways, tearing up the senior golf circuit
by Douglas S. Looney

THE CASE AGAINST BRIAN SPENCER 98
One woman's testimony could mean a death sentence for a former hockey player accused of murder in Florida
by Pete Dexter

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 21
Inside Baseball 82
Volleyball 87
Tennis 93
Boxing 96
For The Record 119
Point After 120

Cover photograph by John Iacono; Inset by Jerry Cooke

PHOTORICHARD MACKSONBEDEVILED DEMON: The Kentucky Derby ended sadly for prerace favorite Demons Begone, who was pulled up, bleeding, on the Churchill Downs backstretch and taken from the track in an ambulance.

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)