CONTENTS

June 21, 1987

YOUR BALL, L.A. 14
With a Magical fast break and inspired play from a revered center, Los Angeles beat Boston for the NBA title
by Jack McCallum

AND THE WINNER BY KO: SPINKS 22
Though outweighed by 30 pounds, Michael Spinks knocked out Gerry Cooney in Round 5 in Atlantic City
by William Nack

TO KNOW 'EM IS TO FEAR 'EM 24
The underappreciated Blue Jays won 11 straight and knocked the Yankees out of first place in the AL East
by Peter Gammons

BOWED BUT NOT BROKEN 32
Crazy shots that beat him in the PGA and the Masters have fueled Greg Norman's desire to win the U.S. Open
by Rick Reilly

FIGHTING THE ENEMY WITHIN 40
Jim Eisenreich's major league career was derailed by a mysterious ailment, but now he's working his way back
by Richard Demak

HIGH-FLYING HOUSEHOLD 44
The multitalented Mills clan of Northfield, Ill., has some pretty lofty goals in life, among them the Olympics
by Hank Hersch

COUNT DRACULA 60
Transylvanian tennis guru Ion Tiriac, the mentor of Boris Becker, has sunk his teeth into many a juicy deal
by Curry Kirkpatrick

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 11
Inside Baseball 50
Indoor Soccer 54
Rowing 57
For The Record 75
Point After 76

Cover photograph by Peter Read Miller

PHOTORICHARD MACKSONHOOPLA: Everybody who was anybody in L.A. swarmed the Forum floor Sunday after the Lakers won their fourth NBA title in eight years by dethroning Boston 106-93 in Game 6 (page 14).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)