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May 22, 1989 Table Of Contents

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Books

THE BASES ARE LOADED WITH NEW TITLES

By Jay Jennings

NBA Playoffs

A NEW FACE, BUT THE SAME OLD MAGIC

With Magic Johnson—minus the goatee—smoothly directing the Lakers' offense, L.A. beat Seattle 4-0 in the NBA playoffs

By Jack McCallum

SITTING BULLS THEY WEREN'T

With the wondrous Michael Jordan in full flight, Chicago took a 3-1 lead over New York in the Eastern semifinals

By Hank Hersch

Stanley Cup Finals

THE CUP HEATS UP

Calgary held off Montreal 3-2 to open the Stanley Cup finals

By Austin Murphy

Tour De Trump

THE WHEELS OF FORTUNE

The Tour de Trump, billionaire Donald Trump's bike race through the American countryside, was a smashing success

By E.M. Swift

Michael Nunn

NUNN Better

Michael Nunn stopped dancing, started punching and fought his way to the IBF middleweight title

By Pat Putnam

Motor Sports

ROCKET RICK BURNS UP THE TRACK

Rick Mears launched himself into the pole position for the Indy 500 in record time

By Sam Moses

Boxing

STOP MEETING LIKE THIS

Julio Cèsar Chàvez KO'd Roger Mayweather again

By Pat Putnam

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

PLAYING BALL AND CHAIN

By Nicholas Dawidoff

Television

BOY WONDER GETS THE BOOT AT NBC

After six innovative years, Michael Weisman was canned by his new boss

By Shelley Smith

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week May 8-14

Compiled by Richard O'Brien

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

THE HEAVENLY HUNDRED

Which numbers should be retired in whose honor

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff