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THIS GUIDE IS FOR THE BIRDS IDENTIFYING AVIAN SPECIES IN THE FIELD, NEVER EASY, HAS JUST BEEN MADE TOUGHER

By Robert H. Boyle

Contents

Golf Plus

STUCK IN SECOND WILL DAVID DUVAL EVER SHIFT INTO HIGH GEAR ON SUNDAY, OR WILL HE ALWAYS FALL BACK, AS HE DID IN ATLANTA?

By Gary Van Sickle

ALL IN THE FAMILY AS BOTH A ROAD TO THE FUTURE AND A LINK TO THE PAST, GOLF HAS HELPED KEEP THE KUEHNE CLAN TOGETHER

By Alan Shipnuck

NEWS AND NOTES

BOTTOM LINES

COMPILED BY Gary B. Smith

OFF COURSE

By Patrick Burke

Boxing

THIS GUY COULD TAKE A PUNCH AS MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMP, GENE FULLMER WAS A BRAWLER WITH A KEEN SENSE OF HUMOR

By Franz Lidz

Catching Up With...

OAKLAND A'S PITCHER VIDA BLUE MAY 31, 1971

By Ron Fimrite

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

Focus

ON THE ROAD AGAIN CYCLIST GREG LEMOND FINDS FAST NEW WHEELS

By Loren Mooney

Pro Basketball

NO LONGER LA DOLCE VITA U.S. PLAYERS ARE FINDING EUROPE A MUCH TOUGHER PLACE TO EARN A LIVING

By Alexander Wolff

WHERE IT STOPS NOBODY KNOWS AFTER A DIZZYING WEEK IN WHICH COACHES' PAY SPUN OUT OF CONTROL, FOUR COACHES WERE SITTING PRETTY WITH NEW TEAMS, ONE WAS UNSADDLED AND A SIXTH HAD THE BULL, IF NOT THE BULLS, BY THE HORNS.

By Jackie MacMullan

A POINT PROVED GROOMED BY A FATHER WHO DIED TOO SOON TO SEE HIM PLAY IN THE NBA, ROCKETS ROOKIE POINT GUARD MATT MALONEY DID HIS DAD PROUD AGAINST THE SONICS

By David Fleming

Cover Story

Checking Michael Jordan isn't so strenuous, but it's sure frustrating, says Steve Smith, who did the thankless task for Atlanta

By Phil Taylor

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Tennis

THE SECOND TIME AROUND HELEN KELESI WAS A TENNIS TERROR UNTIL A BRAIN TUMOR CHANGED HER LIFE AND APPROACH TO THE GAME

By S.L. Price

NHL Playoffs

CRUNCH TIME THE PURSUIT OF THE STANLEY CUP RAISES THE LEVEL OF INTENSITY--AND PAIN--SKY-HIGH, AS THE RANGERS' UPSET OF THE DEVILS MADE BRUISINGLY CLEAR

By Austin Murphy

Baseball

IN FLIGHT THE ORIOLES ARE NO LONGER HOMER-HAPPY, BUT THEY HAVE THE AMERICAN LEAGUE'S BEST RECORD BECAUSE OF THEIR PITCHING AND DEFENSE

By Gerry Callahan

Inside The NBA

HOW LOW CAN THEY GO? THOUGH BOTH TEAMS STRUGGLED TO SCORE, THE KNICKS USED DEPTH AND SAVVY TO TAKE COMMAND OVER THE HEAT

By S.L. Price

Pro Football

STEPPING OUT AFTER SPENDING HIS YOUTH IN THE PROJECTS AND IN LEG BRACES, LEROY BUTLER HAS FOUND FAME AND FORTUNE AS AN ALL-PRO SAFETY WITH THE PACKERS

By Michael Silver

Baseball [bonus Piece]

STAFF INFECTION CAREERS THAT BEGAN WITH GREAT EXPECTATIONS SUDDENLY TURNED SOUR FOR THREE YOUNG GUNS OF THE NEW YORK METS--JASON ISRINGHAUSEN, BILL PULSIPHER AND PAUL WILSON

By Tom Verducci

Inside Baseball

BOSTON IS ABUZZ OVER ITS ROOKIE SHORTSTOP WHO'S TOUGHEST, AND WHO'S EASIEST TO STEAL ON? AN EXPOS EXPLOSION

By Tim Crothers

THE ULTIMATE GO-TO GUY WHEN GOD SHAMMGOD DECLARED FOR THE NBA DRAFT, ONE GENERAL MANAGER SAW THE LIGHT

By Leigh Montville

Departments

LETTERS

IS FLORIDA FOOTBALL BETTER THAN SEX?...NEW COACH, NEW ERA IN KENTUCKY BASKETBALL...GOLF ON THE TUBE...DEEP BLUE BEATS KASPAROV...REMEMBERING DEVANEY...YOUNG TENNIS ACE

EDITED BY Richard O'Brien AND Hank Hersch SCORECARD STAFF WRITER Kostya Kennedy

TECHNOLOGY TANGLED UP IN BLUE

By Merrell Noden EDITED BY Richard O'Brien AND Hank Hersch