CONTENTS

February 15, 1988

DIRE STRAITS 42
The spectacular AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am had a gutty sudden-death winner in Steve Jones
by Jaime Diaz

OLD ENEMY, NEW ENDING 46
Greg Haugen won revenge and the IBF lightweight crown with a unanimous decision over Vinny Pazienza
by Pat Putnam

A SURPASSING MARK 50
The New York Knicks' multifaceted Mark Jackson, the 18th draft selection, is the NBA's No. 1 rookie
by Hank Hersch

THIS MOUTH TALKS BACK 56
Al Michaels of ABC is one of the best sportscasters on television. And don't you dare tell him otherwise
by Franz Lidz

HE DOES THE DEVILS' WORK 68
Danny Ferry is Duke's leader by virtue of his towering presence—and tricks he learned from his dad
by Curry Kirkpatrick

PEARLS OF THE ORIENT 78
West meets East in this year's swimsuit extravaganza, set in Thailand
by Jule Campbell, photographs by Marc Hispard

SPORT IN THE LAND OF SANUK 112
In Thailand nearly everyone—boxers, kite flyers, gamblers, even fish—takes part in the fun and games
by E.M. Swift

THIS YANK IS A DANDY 134
After a shaky beginning, U.S.-born Pat LaFontaine of the Islanders is living up to his star billing
by Austin Murphy

HARMONY ON HIGH 147
Al Waquie, a Pueblo Indian who finds spiritual peace in mountain running, is a great one for scaling heights
by Jaime Diaz

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 37
College Basketball 152
Track & Field 160
For The Record 187
Point After 188

Cover Photograph by Marc Hispard

PHOTOMARC HISPARDSWIM TRUNKS 1988: Pachyderms play it cool, pretending not to notice Estelle LeFebure, in a Flora Kung suit ($78), as she makes a splash at Thailand's Young Elephant Training Center. On the cover, Elle sports a $120 Rue Royale neoprene maillot (page 78).

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