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First Person

THE ANDREA DORIA'S HAUNTING CALL

By Cathie Cush

NBA Finals

PUSHED TO THE BRINK

The Pistons took a 3-0 lead over the badly hamstrung Lakers in the NBA Finals

By Bruce Newman

Baltimore Orioles

O YOU BEAUTIFUL BIRDS

A year after setting a record for futility, the Orioles are sitting pretty in the AL East

By Steve Wulf

GIANT KILLERS

Teen terrors Michael Chang and Arantxa Sanchez pulled off amazing upsets at the French Open

By Curry Kirkpatrick

NICE AND EASY

Easy Goer won the Belmont commandingly, depriving Sunday Silence of a crown

By William Nack

Moscow Softball

THE DAY WE BLASTED MOSCOW

On their annual road trip, the aging denizens of a venerable San Francisco saloon challenged a team of Soviets and struck a blow for softball diplomacy

By Ron Fimrite

Jon Lugbill

PADDLING The Straight And Narrow

Jon Lugbill, the undisputed king of white-water canoeing, is a throwback to a time when sports heroes were larger than life

By Douglas S. Looney

Inside

INSIDE: BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

CHEWING UP THEIR FOES

By John Garrity

Walter Hagen

SIR WALTER

IN CONSUMMATE SKILL AND HIGH LIVING, NO ONE COULD MATCH THE FLAMBOYANT WALTER HAGEN, WHO CHANGED THE RICH-MAN IMAGE OF GOLF WHILE COURTING THE COMPANY OF PRINCES

By Ron Fimrite

Movies

SOME NOT SO GRIPPING GRAPPLING

Aaargh! Rip body-slams Zeus in a big-budget wrestling tale starring the Hulkster himself

By Franz Lidz

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week June 5-12

Compiled by Stefanie Krasnow

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

A STUDY IN FRUSTRATION

A revealing report on college athletics is being ignored

By Robert Sullivan

Departments

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff

ANOTHER CLASSIC

Sugar Ray Leonard survived two knockdowns and escaped with a draw in a thrilling rematch against Thomas Hearns

By Pat Putnam