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Golf Plus

PLAYING UP A STORM FRANK NOBILO CAME OUT OF NOWHERE TO WIN FOR THE FIRST TIME ON TOUR, AT WET AND WILD GREENSBORO

By Jaime Diaz

A MAN APART SHUNNED BY HIS PEERS FOR REAL AND IMAGINED SLIGHTS, DEANE BEMAN IS WILLING TO GO IT ALONE

By Jaime Diaz

NEWS AND NOTES

By John Walters

BOTTOM LINES

COMPILED BY Gary B. Smith

TIGER GOES GLOBAL

By Derek Lawrenson

ALWAYS SPECIAL NEITHER RAIN NOR MUD NOR A PREMATURE END CAN TAKE THE SHINE OFF A NANCY LOPEZ WIN

By John Garrity

Perspective

THIS ONE'S FOR YOU, MOM NO GAME WAS TOO FAR, NO UNIFORM TOO DIRTY FOR MRS. MURPHY

By Austin Murphy

Catching Up With...

SUPERSONICS CENTER MARVIN WEBSTER MAY 22, 1978

By Jeff Pearlman

NBA Extra

AN UPHILL STRUGGLE THIS YEAR'S LOTTERY TEAMS FACE OBSTACLES GREAT AND SMALL ON THE CLIMB TO RESPECTABILITY

By Tim Kurkjian

Focus

HIS PET PROJECT ISN'T A PLAYER ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SKIPPER TONY LA RUSSA'S FOUNDATION RESCUES HOMELESS ANIMALS

By Mark Wexler

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Track & Field

HIS MEET IS ALWAYS ON TIME CHIEF CLERK HERMAN MANCINI CREATES ORDER FROM CHAOS AT THE PENN RELAYS

By Michael Bradley

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

Pro Basketball

TURNING IT UP AS THE NBA PLAYOFFS BEGIN, THE STAKES--AND INTENSITY--RISE

By Phil Taylor

HOT HAND THE HEAT IS ON, THANKS IN NO SMALL PART TO TIM HARDAWAY, WHO HELPED MIAMI GET THE POSTSEASON JUMP ON ORLANDO

By S.L. Price

Baseball

BETTER THAN EVER AS IF POWER AND SUPERB PITCHING WERE NOT ENOUGH, ATLANTA NOW HAS SPEED TO BURN

By Tom Verducci

STEPPING TO THE FORE CATCHER JIM LEYRITZ HAS PARLAYED ONE HEROIC WORLD SERIES AT BAT INTO A STARRING ROLE WITH THE ANAHEIM ANGELS

By Leigh Montville

Hockey

HEADED FOR TROUBLE? THE BEHAVIOR OF DOMINIK HASEK, BUFFALO'S STAR GOALIE, ADDED A BIZARRE TWIST TO THE PLAYOFFS

By Michael Farber SPECIAL REPORTING BY Brian Cazeneuve

STILL GOING GREAT AT THE AGE OF 36, WAYNE GRETZKY AND MARK MESSIER REVIVED THEIR OLD MAGIC TO LEAD NEW YORK OVER FLORIDA

By Austin Murphy

College Football

THIS OLD HOUSE AS HE REBUILDS AT NOTRE DAME, BOB DAVIE PLANS TO LEAVE THE DOME GOLDEN. THE REST IS UP FOR GRABS

By Tim Layden

Baseball [bonus Piece]

The Breakthrough

Fifty Years Ago, over Fourteen Games in May, Jackie Robinson Erased Any Doubt that He Belonged in the Majors, Clearing the Path for Other Black Players

By William Nack

Inside Baseball

WE KNEW THEM WELL...AND WE DIDN'T THINK THEY'D BE THIS BAD WALKING SLUGGERS TORCHED BY AN ANGEL

By Tim Crothers

Inside The NBA

BREAK UP THE BULLS? OWNER JERRY REINSDORF SAYS HE MAY DO IT--WIN OR LOSE

By Jackie MacMullan

THE NUMBERS DON'T ADD UP SO SAYS A LAWYER FOR BROWN, WHICH IS FIGHTING TO ENSURE TITLE IX BENEFITS ALL STUDENTS

By Maureen E. Mahoney

Departments

LETTERS

VIDEO-REVIEWING THE NHL...REPLACEMENT PITCHER FINDS A PLACE...A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON FUZZY...LACROSSE SCORING LIMIT...THE NBA'S DISTAFF REFS...MULLEN'S FINAL SKATE

By E.R. Shipp EDITED BY Richard O'Brien AND Hank Hersch SCORECARD STAFF WRITER Kostya Kennedy