ONLY ONE NO. 1 20
Iron-fisted Mike Tyson beat IBF champion Tony Tucker to stand alone at the top of the heavyweight division
by Pat Putnam

PETE HAS 'EM SEEING RED 24
National League West opponents can't seem to shake the claim to first place staked by Cincy's Pete Rose
by Hank Hersch

AMERICA'S NEW GOLDEN GIRL 28
Swimmer Janet Evans stole the show at the U.S. championships with two world records and four victories
by Bruce Anderson

A SHOWDOWN AT THE SHORE 36
Bet Twice defeated Alysheba in the Haskell at Monmouth, but the controversial drug Lasix was in the shadows
by Clive Gammon

OH, FOR THE DAYS OF YESTERYEAR 42
The Dodgers have lost the way that Branch Rickey laid out for them, and the future could be threadbare
by Peter Gammons

ANYONE SEEN A BLUE OX? 54
Aspiring Paul Bunyans met to challenge one another and white pine at the Lumberjack Worlds
Photographs by Josè Azel

IT'S DOUBLES OR NOTHING 60
Ken Flach and Robert Seguso have coped with scandal and separation to reign as tennis's leading pair
by Robert Sullivan

'I CAN CATCH THE ROCK' 74
When L.A. Raider tight end Todd Christensen plays his personal highlight tape, it's easy to see his class
by Paul Zimmerman

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 15
Golf 66
Inside Baseball 70
For The Record 91
Point After 92

Cover photograph by Ken Regan/Camera 5; Inset by Tony Tomsic

PHOTOJOSE AZELDOWN AND AT 'EM: Hey, thought one overconfident lumberjill in the Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, Wis., winning this event will be as easy as, well, falling off a...(page 54).

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