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On The Scene

WOMEN'S RUGBY GETS SERIOUS

By Franz Lidz

Books

JOHN HERSEY'S BLUES

By Bob Brown

U.S. Open

AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE

Scott Simpson won a U.S. Open shootout with Tom Watson when the long Watson putt above stopped inches short on the final hole at the Olympic Club

By Rick Reilly

TURNING TOM AROUND

By Jaime Diaz

The Indians

IT WON'T BE AN INDIAN SUMMER

Prognosticators—like SI's—who said Cleveland would be the best team in the American League were maybe a tad off

By Ron Fimrite

OUR WOMEN IN HAVANA

With a silver medal in Cuba, the U.S. women's volleyball team won a spot in the '88 Olympics

By Demmie Stathoplos

Records

Giants on the Earth

Two awesome performances at the '68 Games still stand as records: Bob Beamon's long jump and Lee Evans's 400 meters

By Kenny Moore

Andy Hampsten

A Wheeler, But No Dealer

Cyclist Andy Hampsten keeps a low profile, but he rides into next week's rugged Tour de France as America's highest hope

By Alexander Wolff

Television

HERE'S A BOLD NEW SHOW

'Monday Sportsnite' contains a rare look at hard issues

By William Taaffe

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Indoor Soccer

THE BIG D STANDS FOR DESTINY

Underdog Dallas came from behind to beat Tacoma for the MISL championship

By Morin Bishop

Wally Pipp

JUST A PIPP OF A LEGEND

The man who was benched in favor of Iron Horse-to-be Lou Gehrig (inset) thereby earned an enduring fame in his own right

By Bruce Anderson

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week June 15-21

Compiled by Cathrine Wolf

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

OLYMPIC TENNIS: A BAD IDEA

Allowing that sport into the Games is an unforced error

By Bill Colson

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer