18 Big Rocket, Big Blast
Akeem Olajuwon was unstoppable as Houston took a 3-1 lead over the L.A. Lakers' shell-shocked NBA champs
by Jack McCallum

24 A Day Of Redemption For The Chief
Snow Chief stormed back from his defeat in the Kentucky Derby with a four-length victory in the Preakness Stakes
by William Nack

26 The Wonderful World Of Wally
Rookie Wally Joyner has turned the American League into an amusement park and the Angels on to his power
by Craig Neff

32 D.J. Spins A Happy Tune
Having survived stormy times and two perplexing trades, Dennis Johnson has found his niche with the Boston Celtics
by Alexander Wolff

40 Have No Fear—Mears Is Here
In rare form in spite of an '84 crash that could have been devastating, Rick Mears is the man to beat at the Indy 500
by Sam Moses

70 A Pair Beyond Compare
Over the years, they have been sport's foremost foes, yet Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert Lloyd are fast friends
by Frank Deford


13 Scorecard
51 Track & Field
54 Hockey
58 Golf
64 Inside Baseball
93 For The Record
94 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John McDonough Inset photograph by Brian Lanker

TWO PHOTOSMANNY MILLANLEADING OFF: Add Teofilo Stevenson to the year's list of geriatric giants. Last week, at 35, the Cuban boxer beat Alex Garcia of the U.S. in Reno to win his third world title to go with his Olympic gold medals of 1972, '76 and '80.