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June 27, 1988 Table Of Contents

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U.S. Open

STRANGE FINISH

America's Curtis Strange defeated Nick Faldo of England in an 18-hole playoff at the U.S. Open

By Rick Reilly

THREE OPENS, THREE PLAYOFFS

By Jaime Diaz

NBA Playoffs

TACKLING A TOUGH TASK

Detroit had the NBA title within its grasp, but L.A. broke free to tie the playoff finals at 3-3

By Jack McCallum

Indians

A HIGH OLD TIME

Cleveland won two of three from New York as the American League East race took off

By Franz Lidz

Tyson-Spinks

THE BIG SHOWDOWN

After a soap-opera prelude, Mike Tyson and Michael Spinks meet at last

By Pat Putnam

Soccer

THOSE THUGS AGAIN

To some fans, the European soccer championships were just an excuse for violence

By Clive Gammon

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Television

A BETTER OPEN; TOO MUCH BRENT

ABC improved at Brookline, but Brent Musburger's ego showed in the NBA finals

By William Taaffe

Fishing

REELING FROM THE STRIKE

A license law has Ireland's trout fishermen up in arms

By Clive Gammon

The Comeback Kid

THE COMEBACK KID

Elbow surgery and a nightmarish failure in the biggest game of his life can't keep Little League hero Aron Garcia down

By Kevin Cook

Spotlight

STILL IN THERE SWINGING

Joe Norwood, 96, has helped generations of golfers

By Jenny Kellner

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week June 13-19

Compiled by Jay Jennings

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

WHEN TRUST IS BETRAYED

Charlie Krueger gave the 49ers more than they deserved

By Sandy Padwe

Departments

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf