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WITH A LUMINESCENT GOLF BALL, IT'S A LONGER DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

By Andy Meisler

World Cup

TANGO ARGENTINO!

Superstar Diego Maradona fast-stepped Argentina to the World Cup championship over West Germany in Mexico City

By Clive Gammon

A Killer Drug Strikes Again

Just eight days after the Len Bias tragedy, cocaine proved fatal to safety Don Rogers of the Browns

By Armen Keteyian

Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Jimmy Connors's ouster in the opening round at Wimbledon highlighted a week of upsets at The Championships

By Frank Deford

Football Trial

Give The First Round To The USFL

The embattled younger league has scored tellingly against the NFL in the trial of its $1.32 billion antitrust suit. Now the NFL has the ball

By William Nack

Canseco

Kiss That One Goodbye...

...and say hello to A's rookie Jose Canseco, who's leading the majors in RBIs while building his batting-practice legend

By Ron Fimrite

Anglo-American Football

The Brits Are Having A Ball

Football, that is, the American version. NFL telecasts have made the game so popular in England that teams are springing up everywhere

By Clive Gammon

Swimming

If you want records, go to the Matt

Matt Biondi sprinted to a couple of world marks in the U.S. trials

By Bruce Anderson

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

THE GIANTS' MR. SENSITIVITY HITS HIS STRIDE

By Franz Lidz

Bislett

HOT TIMES IN A NORTHERN CLIME

Since it opened in 1922, Bislett Stadium in Oslo has been the site of an astonishing number of world records in both track and field and speed skating. What is there about the place that lifts athletes in two sports to such stellar performances? Part of the answer can be discovered in the Norwegian people themselves

By Kenny Moore

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 23-29

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 And Robert Sullivan