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Reminiscence

NO, THE GUYS AREN'T ALL NAMED SARAH

By Uri Berliner

Design

TAKING THE STING OUT OF BATTING

By James E. Reynolds

Indiana

SMART AND SUPER

Keith Smart's last-gasp basket propelled Indiana to a 74-73 victory over Syracuse in a brilliantly played NCAA title game

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Baseball 1987

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO THE STRIKE ZONE?

By Peter Gammons

MANAGER ON A RED-HOT SEAT

Mets skipper Davey Johnson has the formidable job of keeping his team in first place and out of the headlines

By E.M. Swift

MORE THAN A MEDIA DARLING

That Yale stuff is just so much boola-boola. Ron Darling of the Mets is first and foremost an excellent pitcher

By Peter Gammons

FATHERS & SONS

By Julian Javier

POW! WOW!

The lost Tribe is back, thanks to the bats of young sluggers Joe Carter and Cory Snyder

By Ron Fimrite

SCOUTING REPORTS

1 New York Mets

By Peter Gammons

2 Cincinnati Reds

By Peter Gammons

3 Cleveland Indians

By Ron Fimrite

4 Toronto Blue Jays

By Peter Gammons

5 New York Yankees

By Ivan Maisel

6 Philadelphia Phillies

By Peter Gammons

7 Houston Astros

By Craig Neff

8 Los Angeles Dodgers

By Craig Neff

9 Texas Rangers

Ivan Maisel

10 Boston Red Sox

By Peter Gammons

11 St. Louis Cardinals

By Peter Gammons

12 Oakland A's

By Ron Fimrite

13 San Francisco Giants

By Ron Fimrite

14 California Angels

By Ron Fimrite

15 Kansas City Royals

By Ivan Maisel

16 Minnesota Twins

By Craig Neff

17 Detroit Tigers

By Craig Neff

18 Baltimore Orioles

By Ivan Maisel

19 San Diego Padres

By Ron Fimrite

20 Milwaukee Brewers

By Ron Fimrite

21 Chicago Cubs

By Ron Fimrite

22 Chicago White Sox

By Ivan Maisel

23 Pittsburgh Pirates

By Ivan Maisel

24 Montreal Expos

By Craig Neff

25 Atlanta Braves

By Craig Neff

26 Seattle Mariners

By Ron Fimrite

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

ANOTHER PHENOM-ENAL FRESHMAN CLASS

By Peter Gammons

GAME 6

By Peter Gammons

Women's Basketball

A TENNESSEE WALTZ

The Lady Vols were the belles of the NCAA ball

By Jaime Diaz

Golf

TAMING A TOOTHLESS TIGER

Sandy Lyle won the rain-plagued TPC on a defenseless course

By Sarah Ballard

Hockey

THE SIOUX CAME THROUGH

Tony Hrkac led North Dakota to the NCAA title

By Pat Putnam

Sideline

VIDEOTAPE IS ON A ROLL

Coaches, players and fans tune in to new technology

By Jack McCallum

Spotlight

WORKING HAND IN GLOVE

Lee Chilton specializes in rebuilding baseball gloves

By Jay Feldman

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week March 23-29

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

LET'S JUST PLAY BALL

This fan likes his thrills without poetic frills

By Ron Fimrite

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff