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June 3, 1991 Table Of Contents

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On The Scene

Long Day's Roll into Night

Out of the fertile land of California springs another pipperoo: the world's longest roller race

By Shelley Smith


A Dynasty in Denver

In mile-high country a tennis team has put together a streak that's over the moon

By John Gegner


You Just Can't Keep Chuck Down

Paralyzed by spina bifida, Chuck Roedelbronn is a world champion wheelchair weightlifter

By Paul Fabbri

First Person

No Tawny Blonds Around Here

Nosirree. In yuppieless Goodland, Florida, it's how you toss a mullet that counts

By Penny Ward Moser


The Old Man and the Track

Willie Clark once had a lot to live for. Now he lives for the singular distinction of being the oldest active jockey

By Gary Smith

Indianapolis 500

Mears to the Four

Rick Mears won his fourth Indy 500 by making a daring pass and then dropping the hammer

By Sam Moses

NBA Playoffs

Watch Out, World

The newly assertive Bulls roared into the Finals by sweeping the Pistons

By Jack McCallum

A Laker Lacing

Los Angeles thrashed the Blazers on Sunday to take a 3-1 lead in the Western finals

By Hank Hersch

Stanley Cup Final

On Top at Last

The Stanley Cup had eluded the Pittsburgh Penguins for 23 years and Mario Lemieux for seven. Now both are champions

By Jay Greenberg

Texas Rangers

Strange, But True

After 13 straight wins, the surprising Rangers were atop the American League West

By Tim Kurkjian


The fans' taunting of athletes keeps getting more and more vile

By Nicholas Dawidoff

Oil Can Boyd

The Can's A New Man

After years of controversy in Boston, Oil Can Boyd has found peace of mind in Montreal

By E.M. Swift


Meet the New Boss

Jim Essian, one of three rookie managers to make the bigs last week, had a bang-up debut with the Cubs

By Steve Wulf



By Tim Kurkjian



NBA commissioner David Stern, the son of a New York deli owner, took a downwardly mobile U.S. basketball league and turned it into a megarich international entertainment and marketing company

By E.M. Swift


Falling for Fell Running

A visiting Yank discovers the rigors and joys of running up and down hills in Wordsworth's magical Lake District

By Robert Sullivan

For The Record

Steinbrenner jumps ship...the earie success of the Trojans...a bad time for Prime Time

Edited by Michael Jaffe

Faces in the crowd

Point After

Puff, You're an Outcast

Smokers are perfectly welcome at Oakland A's games, just as long as they don't exhale

By Ron Fimrite




Edited by Richard Demak