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12 No Stopping 'Em
Playing with passion and brilliance, the Celtics won their 16th NBA championship with a sixth-game rout of Houston
by Jack McCallum

18 'And Then She Just Disappeared'
At the NCAA championships, Kathy Ormsby mysteriously left the track during the 10,000, with tragic consequences
by Richard Demak

20 The Ivan, Chris And Mikael Show
Upstart Mikael Pernfors of Sweden tried to horn in as Ivan Lendl and Chris Evert Lloyd won French Open titles
by Curry Kirkpatrick

28 A Four-Letter Word For Shoo-In?
Try M-E-T-S. Their lead in the NL East went from six to nine games as their rivals sought the solution for stopping them
by Bruce Newman

36 Golf's Own Chen Dynasty
For T.C. Chen of Taiwan, who nearly won last year's U.S. Open Championship, golf is very much a family affair
by Sarah Ballard

58 His Honor, Don Baylor
The veteran slugger has lifted the Red Sox into first place by knocking in runs and meting out clubhouse justice
by Craig Neff


7 Scorecard
44 Inside Baseball
48 Horse Racing
54 World Cup
79 For The Record
80 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John Iacono



LEADING OFF: The Mets ran into trouble, and each other, on June 1 when shortstop Howard Johnson (20) fractured his right forearm colliding with centerfielder Lenny Dykstra while chasing a pop fly hit by the Giants' Jose Uribe. Still, New York had the NL East reeling last week.