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June 5, 1989 Table Of Contents

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Sideline

WATERLOO FOR WET EQUIPMENT

By Joseph Monninger

First Person

Go JUMP OFF A BRIDGE!

By David Noland

Nostalgia

THE SPORTS PAGES BEGAN WITH HIM

By Robert H. Boyle

NBA Playoffs

SIMPLY PERFECT

The Lakers, unbeaten for six weeks, emphasized defense to stun Phoenix and earn a shot at their third straight title

By Bruce Newman

THE BAD BOYS GET BETTER

Detroit's Isiah Thomas blew hot and cold against Chicago's Michael Jordan (above), whose team gave the Pistons fits

By Jack McCallum

Indy 500

A BUMPER-CAR INDY

Emerson Fittipaldi won the 500 after a 200-mph brush with Al Unser Jr.

By Sam Moses

THESE REDS LOOK ROSY

Despite the trials of Pete Rose, and other tribulations, Cincinnati was still atop its division

By Douglas S. Looney

The Stanley Cup

MONTREAL GOES UP IN FLAMES

Al MacInnis and his sizzling slap shot led the Calgary Flames to victory over the Canadiens and to their first Stanley Cup

By Austin Murphy

Thomas Hearns

THE HIT MAN: 46 WINS AND THESE THREE LOSSES

Marvin Hagler (top left), Ray Leonard (above) and Iran Barkley beat Thomas Hearns, but they all got beat up. Now it's on to Leonard II

By Ralph Wiley

Huber

The Lady In Waiting

After finishing ahead of Mary Slaney in Seoul, Vicki Huber is poised to inherit the throne as America's queen of middle distance

By Merrell Noden

Track & Field

QUEST FOR NEW CONQUESTS

Jackie Joyner-Kersee triumphantly took on the 400 hurdles

By Kenny Moore

Inside

INSIDE: BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

THE GREAT GLOVE SHARK

By J.E. Vader

Boxing

THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

North Dakota's own Virgil Hill defended his light heavy title

By Kevin Cook

The Daily Double

The Daily Double.

An odd couple of Ivy Leaguers produce the finest turf writing in U.S. newspapers

By Geoffrey Norman

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week May 22-29

Compiled by James E. Reynolds

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

A DUBIOUS CALL TO ARMS

Washington shouldn't draft athletes to fight drugs

By Rick Telander

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf