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Nostalgia

PLAYING BASEBALL THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

By Joel Schwarz

The Brewers

A HEADY START

The Milwaukee Brewers were hopping, thanks to a record season-opening victory streak and a no-hitter by their embraceable lefty, Juan Nieves

By Bruce Newman

Dark Clouds Over Sun Country

The biggest drug bust ever in pro sports implicated 11 present or former members of the Phoenix Suns

By Armen Keteyian

Islanders

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

After six hours and four overtimes, the Islanders beat the Capitals 3-2

By Austin Murphy

MONEY TALKED, NOBODY WALKED

Big bucks got Boston a great marathon field and two runaway winners

By Craig Neff

GULCH'S WOOD, BUT THE DEMON COULD

The Wood Memorial made Gulch a Derby contender, but a big win in Arkansas made Demons Begone the favorite

By Demmie Stathoplos

GAINING AT LAST ON THE TOP GUY

Perennial diving champion Greg Louganis lost—three times no less—at the indoors

By Pat Putnam

NFL Draft

A Bruiser from Azusa

Christian Okoye, a 25-year-old sleeper out of Nigeria and Azusa Pacific, has NFL scouts agog

By Jill Lieber

Dr. Z Charts the '87 Draft

By Paul Zimmerman

Stress Fractures

The Pain That Won't Go Away

Incessant pounding on legs and feet has caused an epidemic of stress fractures in the NBA

By Richard Demak

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Joyners

TIES THAT BIND

Jackie Joyner has a world record, and her older brother, Al, has an Olympic gold medal. Best of all, the two of them have each other

By Kenny Moore

On The Scene

BUGGING THE OPPOSITION

Human centipedes are infesting long-distance races

By Glenn Kramon

Perspective

REMEMBERING DUK KOO KIM

A young boxer achieved in death the fame he wanted in life

By Michael Shapiro

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week April 13-19

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS

A Masters-eye view of 32 years of covering sports

By Walter Bingham

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Sullivan