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April 13, 1987 Table Of Contents

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Focus

NO TIP OF THE HAT FROM THIS JAPANESE PITCHER

By Michael Shapiro

Spotlight

RIGHT ON TARGET FOR STRIKES AND RINGERS

By Bruce Anderson

Radio

IF ERNIE'S ON, IT MUST BE SPRING

By William Taaffe

Derby Preps

THREE TO GET READY AND....

With four weeks to go, a trio of prep races further muddied the Kentucky Derby picture

By Demmies Stathoplos

Dwight Gooden

A CRASH LANDING FOR AN ACE

All baseball was stunned when Met superstar Dwight Gooden entered a Manhattan clinic after testing positive for cocaine

By Steve Wulf

A LETTER FROM ONE WHO KNOWS

By Smithers Alumnus

Steve Alford

That Championship Touch

Steve Alford, who helped lead Indiana to the NCAA crown, has added another chapter to his state's marvelous hoops history

By Alexander Wolff

Bob Tway

Here's To Happy Days

Bob Tway had a dicey time making the PGA Tour, but now he's on a roll

By Rick Reilly

Swimming

GRADUATING WITH HONORS

Seniors Matt Biondi and Pablo Morales won big at the NCAAs

By Craig Neff

Golf

SHOOTOUT DOWN AT THE SHORE

Quiet Betsy King won the Dinah Shore after a battle of the birdies and a playoff

By Jaime Diaz

Attacking The Amazon

ATTACKING THE AMAZON

...and vice versa. The author (knee-deep), his son, John (a-muck) and the guide (slime left) found the mud worse than the piranhas

By Roy Blount Jr.

Reminiscence

FLOWERS FOR AN OLYMPIAN

The author offers an elegy to heavyweight lifter John Davis

By Bud Greenspan

First Person

CAST IN A HAMBURGER ROLE

A pitch from Burger King made this softball player drool

By Larry Colton

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week March 30-April 5

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

THE CUP RUNNETH OVERLONG

The NHL playoffs seem more like a marathon than hockey

By E.M. Swift

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Sullivan

COMEBACK FOR THE AGES

Idle for almost three years, Sugar Ray Leonard made a spectacular return to the ring by beating Marvin Hagler to win the middleweight title

By William Nack