CONTENTS

April 30, 1989

RANGERS RISIN' 16
Led by two newcomers, the ageless Nolan Ryan and the affable Julio Franco, Texas has really taken off
by William Nack

IN SEARCH OF A NET GAIN 24
Soviet tennis ace Natalia Zvereva told U.S.S.R. sports officials she wants to keep her winnings and buy a Benz
by Dave Scheiber

BIG MAN ON THE BLOCK 32
Mark Eaton, the Utah Jazz's 7'4" center, is the sultan of swat on what has become the NBA's stingiest team
by Hank Hersch

MAXIMUM EXPOSURE 38
Like other NFL hopefuls, Mike Elkins bared body and soul in a four-month odyssey that ended with the draft
by Jill Lieber

DAY OF RECKONING 74
Easy Goer's jockey, Pat Day, has shed his evil ways and won almost every big race—except the Kentucky Derby
by J.E. Vader

WHAT IS 'JEOPARDY!'? 94
The category is television, for a thousand dollars. The question: the world's toughest game show. The answer is?
by Franz Lidz

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 11
Movies 81
College Football 82
Inside Baseball 84
Bowling 92
For The Record 112
Point After 114

Cover Photograph by Ronald C. Modra

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISIN

...AND FOR MY NEXT ACT

No, this car can't motor—or even park—on water. It was propped on invisible means of support at a water hazard during the seniors' Chrysler Cup last week, in Sarasota, Fla.

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)