CONTENTS

March 19, 1990

16
YOUTH IS SERVED
Jennifer Capriati, 13, handled five more-experienced foes—and the media—in her pro tennis debut
BY DAVE SCHEIBER

22
A TASTE OF THE TOUR
Chris Couch played hooky from school to sample the perils and pleasures of professional golf
BY CHARLIE NOBLES

24
SHE CUT A FINE FIGURE
The compulsories are dead as dodos, but Jill Trenary exploited them one last time at the worlds
BY E.M. SWIFT

30
SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES
Remember when a conference basketball tournament meant something? The Ohio Valley's still does
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

36
NOT-SO-PAT HAND
The once flush Patrick Division of the NHL is now a study in mediocrity from top to bottom
BY JAY GREENBERG

72
SILENT SPRING
With the baseball lockout stretching into its fourth week, the signs of spring were mostly unhappy ones

78
THE EYES HAVE IT
Fans in Phoenix are horning in on bespectacled Kurt Rambis's success with the shining Suns
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

90
ABOUT FACES
Six Faces in the Crowd bear witness that satisfaction still can be derived from merely playing the game
BY DOUGLAS S. LOONEY

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

82
MOTOR SPORTS

86
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

103
FOR THE RECORD

104
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY CARYN LEVY

PHOTORONALD C. MODRALOCKED OUT: As SI went to press, another week of fruitless negotiation had gone by and the baseball shutdown had reached 26 days at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Stadium, the San Francisco Giants' exhibition-season home, and the 24 other spring training sites in Florida and Arizona (page 72).

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