CONTENTS

December 07, 1987

HEY, IT'S HEAVENLY 20
After 20 hellish seasons, the Saints did in the Steelers to assure themselves a winning record at last
by Paul Zimmerman

A STRANGE NEW TENNIS RACKET 24
Ivan Lendl won 5583,200 in the gimmicky Stakes Match. His finals opponent, Pat Cash, got zilch
by Alexander Wolff

SAILING BACK TO THE FUTURE 28
New Zealand's surprising victory in a courtroom last week may revolutionize the America's Cup at sea
by Sarah Ballard

YOU'RE BARELY BETTER IN '87 36
Notre Dame hoped to avenge a 53-7 loss at Miami two years ago, but the Hurricanes blanked the Irish 24-0
by Ralph Wiley

THOSE LOW-FLYING FLYERS 44
Philadelphia, a Stanley Cup finalist only a few months back, is struggling to keep from falling on its face
by Austin Murphy

BATTLIN' BUCCANEER 50
After having been deep-sixed in three ports, swashbuckling Steve DeBerg is now at the helm for Tampa Bay
by Jill Lieber

DUEL OF TWO MINDS 60
Opposites Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are vying for the world chess championship in Seville, Spain
by Franz Lidz

PEX SELL TIX 80
Once again Arnold Schwarzenegger is showing his muscle—this time at the box office in The Running Man
by Dan Geringer

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 15
Cross-Country 42
Pro Football 66
College Football 75
For The Record 99
Point After 100

Cover Photograph by E.J. Camp; Inset by V.J. Lovero

PHOTOMANNY MILLANNICE CHUCKER!: Tennis wasn't the only game in West Palm Beach last week. While beau Ivan Lendl was netting $583,200, Samantha Frankel threw out the first ball at a polo match (page 24).

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)