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June 6, 1988 Table Of Contents

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IN POOL, THE SHARK STILL LEAVES A WIDE WAKE

By Steve Rushin

NBA Playoffs

SCARED TEAM, SCARY TEAM

Newly respectful of Boston's aging Celtics, the Pistons emerged as a force in their Eastern Conference showdown

By Jack McCallum

THE MAVS PASS A GUT CHECK

Dallas eased doubts about its fortitude by whipping the Lakers twice to knot the series

By Hank Hersch

Stanley Cup

BLACKOUT TO SHUTOUT

Edmonton swept Boston to win its fourth Stanley Cup and close the book on a most bizarre playoff season

By Austin Murphy

Bowa & Co.

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

The San Diego Padres' Larry Bowa is the latest victim of the mania in pro sports for winning at all costs—now

By Steve Wulf

Harvard-Yale

Oars and Old Ivy

Every year, Harvard and Yale athletes bivouac at riverside to prepare for America's longest-running collegiate event

By Alexander Wolff

Roger Clemens

The Fireball Express

That's Boston's Roger Clemens, whose overpowering fastball is making him a good bet for Cooperstown

By Bruce Newman

Golf

THE FALL OF PRINCE HAL

The Memorial gave evidence of Hal Sutton's decline

By Jaime Diaz

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Track & Field

THE BEST IS YET TO COME

At the Jenner meet several vaunted veterans showed they were primed for the Olympics

By Kenny Moore

Max Patkin

MAX

After More Than 40 Years, The Clown Prince Of Baseball, Max Patkin, Still Leaves 'em Laughing

By Steve Wulf

First Person

AN UPLIFTING EXPERIENCE

The reluctant author tries hang gliding in Guatemala

By Leslie Bornstein

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week May 23-29

Compiled by Duncan Brantley

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

CONTINUING ED FOR JOCKS

Colleges should pay for tuition until athletes earn degrees

By Steve Robinson

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Timothy E. Pitt

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf

NEW KING OF THE HILL

CBS outbid NBC—by a lot—to win the broadcast rights to the 1992 Winter Olympics

By William Taaffe