CONTENTS

July 09, 1989

ON THE STICK 18
Power and pitching have offset a spate of injuries to fuel the Giants—and hopes of a Bay Bridge Series
by Ron Fimrite

THEIR FINAL SHOTS 24
Volleyballers Karch Kiraly and Steve Timmons ended their stellar careers on the U.S. team with a bang
by Bruce Anderson

BIG SHOW IN OSLO 26
Africa's indomitable runners led the way at the Bislett Games, the finest track meet since the Olympics
by Merrell Noden

A RAFT OF FUN 34
Our intrepid vacationer picked an exciting Utah river for the wet opening leg of a summer on the road
by Jack McCallum

THE NFL FAILS ITS DRUG TEST 38
The league's drug program misleads the public and can be unfair to the players
by Richard Demak and Jerry Kirshenbaum

BRITANNIA RULES AGAIN 60
In Nick Faldo and Sandy Lyle, the ancestral home of golf has not one but two of the world's top players
by Sarah Ballard

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 13
Inside Baseball 52
Golf 56
For The Record 82
Point After 84

Cover Photograph by V.J. Lovero

PHOTOANDY HAYTA CUT ABOVE THE REST: These volleyballers—(from left) Bob Samuelson, Mark Arnold and Steve Timmons—helped the U.S. trim the U.S.S.R. seven straight times during a tour that ended last week (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)