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Wimbledon

WUNDERBAR!

Boris Becker smashed his way to a coveted third championship at Wimbledon...and Steffi Graf retained her title in grand style to give West Germany a historic sweep

By Alexander Wolff

Gymnastics

A DANDY BRANDY

Brandy Johnson was the top woman gymnast at the nationals, but will she age to perfection?

By J.E. Vader

Baseball At Midseason

CHILLS AND THRILLS

Margo Adams (left), Pete Rose and others have kept the headlines filled with unseemly baseball stories, but, fortunately, the first half of the 1989 season also provided fans with many memorable achievements on the field

By Peter Gammons

Blanchette

HELL ON WHEELS

Craig Blanchette, the world-record holder in the wheelchair mile, has lifted his demanding sport to a new level

By Kenny Moore

An American Summer

JOY RIDE

There was big-time cycling with a small-town flavor at the Casper Classic, and the McCallums eagerly took part—more or less

By Jack McCallum

Foreman

STILL HUNGRY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

George Foreman lost his world heavyweight title 15 years ago, but now his appetite for boxing has returned, and he covets Mike Tyson as the entrèe

By Richard Hoffer

Television

ARE YOU SWEATING YET?

Workout shows attract viewers—and some exercisers

By Steve Rushin

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week July 3-9

Compiled by Richard O'Brien

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

SENIORITY RUN RAMPANT

Old-geezer competition deprives today's stars of their due

By Rick Reilly

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Edited by Craig Neff