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June 1, 1987 Table Of Contents

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Spotlight

A U.S. SOCCER STAR TRIES THE BIG TIME IN GERMANY

By Clive Gammon

Sideline

RETIREMENT NO LONGER HOUNDS THESE DOGS

By Ivan Maisel

The Stanley Cup

HOT SHOTS ON ICE

Wayne Gretzky and the Oilers were ready to reclaim the Stanley Cup after a scorching performance against the Flyers

By Austin Murphy

NBA Playoffs

PLAYING IT TOUGH IN THE EAST

After dropping two games in Boston, the Pistons drubbed the Celtics twice in Detroit to even their NBA playoff series

By Jack McCallum

SONIC BOOM GONE BUST

By Ralph Wiley

Orioles

POW! POW! POW!

The Orioles have been terrorizing American League pitchers with a record home run barrage

By E.M. Swift

IS IT ALL IN THE BALL?

By T. Nicholas Dawidoff

Henri Leconte

Meet The Court Cutup

With his antic joie de vivre, France's Henri Leconte is as fun to play as he is to watch

By Franz Lidz

Vinny Pazienza

The Paz That Refreshes

Lightweight Vinny Pazienza, who runs in a cemetery and runs off at the mouth, may be the entertainer that boxing needs

By Douglas S. Looney

Tennis

GETTING FED TO THE DAWGS

While its fans provided the bark, host Georgia put the bite on its NCAA rivals

By Jaime Diaz

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Basketball

GOOD SHOW, COMRADES

The Soviet junior team hooped it up in Hoosierland

Necciai

KID K

In 1952, Ron Necciai, 19, struck out 27 batters in nine innings

By Pat Jordan

Perspective

LACROSSE TO LA RESCUE

An old game is giving a Baltimore school a new outlook

By Morin Bishop

Television

TWO STRAIGHT SHOOTERS

Cory Leible and Herman Lang are top gun cameramen

By William Taaffe

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week May 18-24

Compiled By Ivan Maisel

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

A CALIFORNIAN'S LAMENT

The Raiders and Lakers are not laid-back, thank you

By Ron Fimrite

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf