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18 The Final Four
Houston's Phi Slamma Jamma offense went up against the rock-hard defense of Georgetown in the NCAA title game
by Curry Kirkpatrick

24 Flying into a Stormy Haven
Teenage running prodigy Zola Budd forsook her South African homeland for England and a shot at the Olympics
by Peter Hawthorne and Kenny Moore

34 Oh, Were It Only the Racket
After a disturbing string of spiritless defeats, the question in women's tennis is: What's wrong with Andrea Jaeger?
by Barry McDermott

78 From High Above the Western Sideline
Painting word pictures that have made him the Michelangelo of the air, Chick Hearn is the enduring voice of the Lakers
by Bruce Newman


13 Scorecard
46 College Basketball
53 Golf
56 Horse Racing
58 Swimming
66 Boxing
75 Motor Sports
99 For the Record
100 19th Hole

Credits on page 99


LEADING OFF: Georgetown's Patrick Ewing showed Kentucky's Jim Master who's boss with this slammer in the NCAA semis. Oops, the shot didn't count—Ewing had traveled—but just about everything else the Hoy as did in their second-half wipeout of the Wildcats did. And how!