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16 A Good Turn At The Tour
Bernard Hinault won his fifth Tour de France and America's Greg LeMond finished second, with a promise for 1986
by E.M. Swift

22 Finally, One For The Home Folks
For the first time in 54 years the home of golf is also the home of the British Open champion, Scot Sandy Lyle
by Barry McDermott

34 Sweet, Sweet Revenge
A year after their collision in the Los Angeles Olympics, Mary Decker Slaney settled her score with Zola Budd
by Kenny Moore

40 A Fight Against Pain And Doubt
After three knee operations and two lost seasons, Dennis Leonard of the Kansas City Royals tries to come back
by Jill Lieber

70 Bobby Fischer
While conducting a search that turned into an obsession, the author discovers a great deal about the chess genius
by William Nack


11 Scorecard
54 Cycling
58 TV/Radio
60 Baseball
66 Harness Racing
91 For The Record
92 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John Iacono



LEADING OFF: "No speeding tickets" was the order of the day for Parisian gendarmes as 144 cyclists whizzed up the Champs-Élysées Sunday to celebrate the end of the Tour de France.