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June 20, 1994 Table Of Contents

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NBA-NHL

Hot Not

While the NBA's image has cooled, the NHL has ignited surprising new interest in hockey

By E.M. Swift

NBA Finals

Arms And the Man

With the Knicks wrapping up MVP Hakeem Olajuwon, other Rockets gave Houston a 2-1 edge

By Phil Taylor

Baseball

Dugout Doldrums

Baltimore's John Oates has felt the heat, as pressures mount for today's managers

By Tim Kurkjian

Horse Racing

A Sweet Joint Venture

Two owners cheered Tabasco Cat's win in the Belmont Stakes

By William Nack

SI 40th Anniversary

No Place In the Shade

Cool Papa Bell could play with the best of them, but in this SI Classic from 1973 he tells why baseball was a bittersweet gig for Negro leaguers

By Mark Kram

Nate Newton

The Way He Was

Genial Cowboy Nate Newton used to be a big, bad bully

By Leigh Montville

World Cup Preview 1994

It Should Be a Kick

Ready or not, Americans, here comes soccer's —some would say sport's—greatest spectacle

By Alexander Wolff

A Dream Come True

It was Pelè who championed the U.S. bid for the World Cup

By E.M. Swift

1994 World Cup Preview

True Grit

Germany's Jürgen Klinsmann is a down-to-earth superstar

By Alexander Wolff

Scouting Reports

SCOUTING REPORTS

By Alexander Wolff

Inside

Baseball

By Kelly Whiteside

Extra Innings

By Kelly Whiteside

Point After

Stop This Madness!

Futbol Fever! Soccermania! Who said the World Cup can't catch on here?

By Rick Reilly

Departments

TO OUR READERS

By Mark Mulvoy

Letters

FACES IN THE CROWD

Scorecard

Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

Face-off

The Vancouver Canucks pushed the New York Rangers to a decisive seventh game for the Stanley Cup

By Austin Murphy