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May 25, 1987 Table Of Contents

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On The Scene

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL GOES FOR THE (PRO) GOLD

By Franz Lidz

NBA Playoffs

GREEN AND MEAN

The champion Celtics outbattled Milwaukee in a seventh-game showdown to advance to the NBA Eastern final

By Jack McCallum

THAT GREAT ABBOTT SWITCH

Jim Abbott, Michigan's fireballing sophomore ace, is so talented he can pitch and field with the same hand

By Hank Hersch

Alysheba

TWO DOWN, NOW THE CROWN

With a win in the Preakness, Derby champ Alysheba is in position to vie for the Triple

By William Nack

Eric Davis

THESE ARE RED LETTER DAYS

Cincinnati's Eric Davis, known as E, reminds some of Mays, Aaron and Clemente

By Ralph Wiley

Randy Gregg

Edmonton's Rx For D

As the Oilers battle the Flyers for the Stanley Cup, defenseman Randy Gregg, the NHL's only M.D., has the right medicine

By Austin Murphy

Joe Bugner

G'Day, Aussie Joe!

Joe Bugner is Down Under looking for a title shot

By William Oscar Johnson

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Track & Field

A DOUBLE WITH TROUBLE

Jackie Joyner-Kersee won two events in a star-crossed Pepsi

By Craig Neff

Green Bay

Troubled Times in TITLE TOWN

Court cases and losing seasons have strained the bond between the fans in Green Bay and their once-beloved football team

By Frank Deford

Sideline

A WICKET CHAMPIONSHIP

The St. John's-Navy croquet match is an esteemed event

By Clive Gammon

Yesterday

LORD OF THE WATERWAYS

The athletic Byron was poetry in motion as a swimmer

By Merrell Noden

Reminiscence

SITTING ATOP A TORNADO

In 1967, at 46, Freckles Brown rode the unridable bull

By W.K. Stratton

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week May 11-17

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

TWENTY-SEVEN'S A CROWD

The last thing the NBA needed was four new franchises

By Jack McCallum

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf