CONTENTS

March 28, 1988

TYSON TAKES TOKYO 20
The heavyweight champion began his world tour in Japan, where he stopped an out-of-shape Tony Tubbs
by Pat Putnam

BELL CHIMES A SOUR NOTE 24
By refusing to be a DH, last year's MVP, Toronto's George Bell, has made it unclear for whom he toils
by Peter Gammons

POINTS WELL MADE 26
In the high-scoring NCAA tournament, the upstart Atlantic 10 placed two teams in the final 16
by Alexander Wolff

MURDER OF A SPEED KING 38
Mickey Thompson, flamboyant race car driver and promoter, and wife Trudy were shot dead in California
by Bob Brown

GETTING FREE FOR A BIG GAIN 40
Chicago's Wilber Marshall made NFL history as the first free agent to switch teams in 11 years
by Paul Zimmerman

BLAST FROM THE PAST 44
Wes Unseld and Willis Reed, two big former NBA All-Stars, are trying to revive the Bullets and Nets
by Jack McCallum

WIELDER OF A BIG STICK 52
Ian Woosnam, the pride of Wales, may be small, but pound for pound he's the best golfer in the world
by Sarah Ballard

NEMESIS 68
Just call her the golden goddess of sports frustration, and don't expect her to behave very much like a lady
by Steve Wulf

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 15
Wrestling 58
Swimming 60
Baseball 62
For The Record 85
Point After 86

Cover Photo by John W. McDonough; Inset: Peter Read Miller

PHOTOKAZUMICHI HAYASHIPOWER LUNCH: While in Tokyo to fight tubby Tony Tubbs, boxing champ Mike Tyson, with wife Robin Givens, shared a repast with a real heavyweight, sumo superstar Sally Konishiki (page 20).

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