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June 30, 1986 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

HERE'S A SLEW OF SPORTING SLEUTHS TO KEEP YOU COMPANY THIS SUMMER

By Jeremiah Tax

The Red Sox

Word From The Sox: No Clemensy

Pitcher Roger Clemens led a sweep of the dread Yankees as Boston's fans had visions of (gulp) a pennant

By Peter Gammons

Bye-Bye Brazil, Vive La France

Goalie heroics put France, with West Germany, Argentina and Belgium, in the World Cup semis

By Clive Gammon

Up And Out, Up And Away—And Upset

Carl Lewis won the long jump and the 100 at the nationals, but then he faltered in the 200

By Kenny Moore

BIAS

'The Cruelest Thing Ever'

Such was the reaction to the death of Len Bias, a Maryland All-America and Celtic-to-be. An autopsy showed that cocaine was involved in the tragedy

By Jack McCallum

HAVEN OF HAVENS

American Games

PLAYING IT THE AMERICAN WAY

Sports in the United States have been greatly influenced by the contributions of immigrants

By Frank Deford

RIDE 'EM, BELA!

A coach and four athletes who came to the U.S. talk with SI's Anita Verschoth

By Anita Verschoth

The Alyeas

A NEW LAND, AN OLD BOND

Brant Jose Alyea Medina escaped from Nicaragua to pursue a baseball career in the U.S. And here he was reunited with the father he never knew, former major leaguer Brant Alyea

By Peter Gammons

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

LITTLE D HAS HIS BIGGEST DAY

By Bruce Anderson

Yesterday

IF OUTFIELD PLAY'S THE THING, THIS CAST FROM BOSTON WAS A SMASH HIT

By Noel Hynd

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 16-22

Compiled by Duncan Brantley

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 Donald J. Barr

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff