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22 Off to a Fast Start
Carl Lewis burst to the fore again as the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials got under way in the Los Angeles Coliseum
by Kenny Moore

30 The U.S. Open
Forced into a playoff by Greg Norman's miracle finish in regulation, Fuzzy Zoeller came back to crush the Aussie
by Dan Jenkins

36 There Was No Doubting Thomas
By stopping Roberto Duran in two rounds, Thomas Hearns retained his championship and regained his nickname
by Pat Putnam

42 Green and White and Red All Over
The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 7 to give Red Auerbach his 15th NBA world championship
by Anthony Cotton

48 Don't Knock the Rock
His drug problems behind him, the Montreal Expos' Tim Raines has become one of baseball's outstanding players
by Ron Fimrite

70 'So, Why Can't You Smile?'
If he did, then the winner of all but one of his '84 matches would not be the raging genius that is John McEnroe
by Frank Deford


17 Scorecard
58 Baseball
62 Pro Football
66 Horse Racing
97 For the Record
98 19th Hole

Credits on page 97

Cover photograph by Manny Millan


LEADING OFF: When that long-running hit called the NBA finals was over at last, the basket came down in Boston Garden, and the next day a Celtics fan offered an epitaph for the Lakers (inset) during a boisterous Beantown parade.