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24 Sky High
Arkansas led the flight to the Final Four
by Alexander Wolff

42 Hand It to Magic
Magic Johnson became the Lakers' coach, for now
by Phil Taylor

46 Sharp As a Shark
Greg Norman devoured the course at the TPC
by Rick Reilly

Baseball 1994

50 Kids' Stuff
Young stars have put a fresh face on the game
by Tom Verducci

62 Slick with the Stick
Carlos Baerga's bat work and humor lift the Indians
by Franz Lidz

70 Making a Splash
Three youngsters give the White Sox enviable pitching
by Steve Rushin

80 Diamond Vision
Dan Duquette is driven to rebuild the Red Sox
by Steve Wulf

86 A Dazzling Deal
The Expos and the Dodgers showed guts and guile
by Tim Kurkjian


92 NL East
The Braves should own their new world
by Tim Kurkjian

100 NL Central
The Reds are hot in this debuting division
by Steve Wulf

106 NL West
The Giants can be big winners again
by Tom Verducci

112 AL East
The Orioles figure to fly high
by Tim Kurkjian

122 AL Central
The White Sox can hose this division
by Steve Wulf

128 AL West
The Mariners' ship should come in
by Tom Verducci


4 Letters
18 Faces in the Crowd
20 Scorecard
30 Final Four People
132 Point After

Cover Photographs by Peter Read Miller



Number 802

The puck captured here in mid-flight between the stick of Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky and the Vancouver Canuck net scored the goal with which the Great One broke Gordy Howe's NHL career record.