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April 27, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 17

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Rob Deer Cover - Sports Illustrated April 27, 1987

April 27, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

April 27, 1987 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Rocky Bridges, manager of the minor league Vancouver Canadians, on hitting .237 in his two seasons with the Dodgers: "The more I played with them, the more I found that no one could take a...

April 27, 1987 | Bruce Newman

April 27, 1987 | Armen Keteyian
The biggest drug bust ever in pro sports implicated 11 present or former members of the Phoenix Suns

April 27, 1987 | Austin Murphy

April 27, 1987 | Craig Neff
Big bucks got Boston a great marathon field and two runaway winners

April 27, 1987 | Demmie Stathoplos
The Wood Memorial made Gulch a Derby contender, but a big win in Arkansas made Demons Begone the favorite

April 27, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
In his year and a half with SI, writer-reporter Richard Demak has quickly become the magazine's preeminent medical and science authority. Dr. Demo, as he's known around the halls, has written...

April 27, 1987 | Pat Putnam
Perennial diving champion Greg Louganis lost—three times no less—at the indoors

April 27, 1987 | Jill Lieber

April 27, 1987 | Joel Schwarz
We all have our own special baseball memories, a personal highlight film of events both significant and trivial that flash through our minds with just a little prompting. On my reel Joe DiMaggio...

April 27, 1987 | Paul Zimmerman
The speed at running back and wide receiver is breathtaking. And for only the second time in 12 years, a quarterback will be the first player taken (Tampa Bay, in fact, already has Vinny...

April 27, 1987 | Richard Demak

April 27, 1987 | Richard Demak
A stress fracture begins when the shocks and strains of playing game after game create a tiny, often undetected crack in the outer layer of bone (left). If the pounding continues and the crevice...

April 27, 1987 | Peter Gammons

April 27, 1987 | Peter Gammons
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIESRobert E. (Bob) Hope is an Atlanta public relations executive who joined the Braves board of directors during the winter. Hope, whose résumé includes a stint as the club's...

April 27, 1987 | Peter Gammons
According to an informal poll of major league managers, coaches and executives, here are 20 active players (six of them minorities) who have the "necessities" to be good managers:

April 27, 1987 | Kenny Moore

April 27, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
MEAN MACHINEThanks for Leigh Montville's fascinating article on the Zamboni (You're an Old Smoothie, March 30). I've been a Zamboni fan for years. In fact, I used to live in Waterbury, Conn., and...

April 27, 1987 | Glenn Kramon
Human centipedes are infesting long-distance races

April 27, 1987 | Michael Shapiro

April 27, 1987 | Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron
PRO BASKETBALL—In the last week of the regular season, Denver clinched the final Western Conference playoff berth with a 142-114 win over Portland. The Nuggets will pair off against the...

April 27, 1987
JEFF PRESCOTTOLEAN, N.Y.Jeff, a 112-pound Olean High senior, won his third straight state wrestling title by defeating Eric Kaufman of East Hampton in the final. Undefeated this season, Jeff ended...

April 27, 1987 | Walter Bingham
A Masters-eye view of 32 years of covering sports