CONTENTS

October 04, 1987

THE RACES IN THE EAST 22

Toronto took three of four from Detroit in Part 1 of a two-weekend American League East showdown
by Peter Gammons

Montreal, tabbed last spring for the National League East cellar, is another won't-quit Canadian club
by Alexander Wolff

FIT TO BE TIED IN THE SEC 30
Auburn met Tennessee, and LSU took on Ohio State. Amazingly, no team won or lost
by Hank Hersch and Bruce Newman

THE NFL STRIKE 38

Tempers flared as the players struck and the owners readied plans to supplant no ball with scab ball
by Paul Zimmerman

The players' walkout had the Cowboys, like members of other teams, checking their wallets and consciences
by Jill Lieber

STILL ON THE OUTSIDE 44
In 1971 Dave Meggyesy took on the NFL in a scathing book. Now as a union man his struggle continues
by David Remnick

A CUP FOR THE OLD WORLD 58
Europe's Ryder Cuppers came a-calling and walloped the U.S. to win for the first time on American soil
by Jaime Diaz

THE FIESTA IN THE TOWN OF GHOSTS 76
A ritual fistfight high in the Bolivian Andes reveals a profound but simple truth about man's nature and boxing
by Gary Smith

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 17
Triathlon 62
College Football 64
Baseball 69
For The Record 96
Point After 98

Cover photograph by Jerry Wachter; Inset by Andy Hayt

PHOTODAN FITZPATRICKIN A WORD, UGH: The NFL players may have been on strike Sunday, but Chief Z, the Redskins' unofficial mascot, wasn't. He sat in RFK Stadium, ticked off that nothing was kicked off (page 38).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)