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August 17, 1987 Table Of Contents

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Nostalgia

THE WALL WENT UP AND THE A'S CAME TUMBLING DOWN

By Noel Hynd

The 49ers

FULL STEAM AHEAD

The 49ers got pro football off to a sizzling start with a win over the Chiefs in the Hall of Fame game

By Ralph Wiley

MAC GETS A NEW MR. FIX-IT

John McEnroe ventured to Vermont with his 1987 guru and a solid game in tow

By Robert Sullivan

PGA Championship

COOL CUSTOMER IN A HOT PGA

Larry Nelson calmly coped with searing weather to beat Lanny Wadkins in a playoff for his third major title

By Jaime Diaz

Bats & Balls

O.K., DROP THAT EMERY BOARD

Baseball has mounted a campaign to stop pitchers from doctoring balls and hitters from corking bats

By Peter Gammons

Special Olympics

They Came Up Roses

The athletes at the Special Olympics for the mentally retarded couldn't all win gold medals, but the hope and joy they brought to South Bend made them champions in a much larger sense

By E.M. Swift

Rueben Mayes

The Saint From Shiloh

Canadian running back Rueben Mayes has been a blessing to New Orleans

By Jill Lieber

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Harness Racing

HERE'S TO MACK THE KNIFE

Trotter Mack Lobell carved up the Hambletonian field

By Douglas S. Looney

Royal Dornoch

Unseen Hands on My Game

A WEEK AT ROYAL DORNOCH IN SCOTLAND IS A GOLFER'S DREAM, BUT THE AUTHOR FOUND IT A HAUNTING EXPERIENCE

By Rick Reilly

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Aug. 3-9

Compiled by Roger Jackson

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

KEEP WALDEN POND OPEN

Thoreau's watering hole should remain a public domain

By Robert Sullivan

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

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Edited by Steve Wulf