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Booktalk

THREE LITERARY HOME RUNS: HILARITY, HISTORY AND IRRESISTIBLE ANECDOTES

By Jeremiah Tax

Replay

LONG AGO IN CLEVELAND, A DETROIT ROOKIE HAD HIS MOMENT IN THE SUN

By Jerry D. Lewis

Track & Field

Jumping Back Into The Limelight

Carl Lewis resumed his assault on the world long-jump record at the UCLA/Pepsi Invitational and came ever so close

By Kenny Moore

Presenting The Philly Phollies

E for error keeps popping up on scoreboards as the uncertain Phillies struggle to find themselves—and the ball

By Ivan Maisel

NBA Playoffs

Back In The Saddle Again

Los Angeles took a 3-1 lead over Denver and seemed headed toward its fourth consecutive NBA championship series

By Bruce Newman

The Sixers' Story: Against All Odds

Philadelphia fought off a sweep but trailed Boston 3-1 in the East

By Alexander Wolff

The Stanley Cup '85

Yes, Philadelphia Can Stop Gretzky

One man's opinion: The Flyers will triumph in the Stanley Cup because they have what it takes to muzzle the Oilers' No. 1 gun

By E.M. Swift

But Edmonton Isn't A One-Man Band

By Jack Falla

Walker

A Runner On A Roll

New Jersey's Herschel Walker has been dynamite of late, reviving memories of his years at Georgia

By Douglas S. Looney

Jacobsen

His Career Is Taking Off

Peter Jacobsen's talent as a mimic has overshadowed his golf, but now his success is reaching new heights

By Jaime Diaz

John Pauls

Did They Drive Over The Line?

Former racer John Paul Sr. and his Indy 500-driving namesake face serious charges in a drug case

By Sam Moses

Baseball

Bruno is busting out

Tom Brunansky, hitting .348 for the Twins, is performing like an MVP

By Jim Kaplan

INSIDE PITCH (May 13-19)

By Henry Hecht

Horse Racing

Coming on strong at the Weakness

A record run by Tank's Prospect gave the Preakness a big boost

By Demmie Stathoplos

Mount Kenya

A Day in the Life of Mount Kenya

It is Africa's most mystical mountain, and its denizens include forest children, a zealot and an ancient mother and son. Here is a tick of time in its fascinating history

By Gary Smith

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 13-19

Compiled by Roger Jackson

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Franz Lidz