STUNNER BY THE JAYHAWKS 18
In his final college game, Danny Manning led underdog Kansas past Oklahoma for the NCAA title
by Curry Kirkpatrick

CALL HIM IRREPLACEABLE 26
Nobody has been able to fill John Wooden's shoes at UCLA. Now that hot spot is wide open once more
by Alexander Wolff

IN BECAUSE HE KEEPS 'EM OUT 34
Thanks to rookie Sean Burke's inspired goaltending, the New Jersey Devils squeaked into the playoffs
by Austin Murphy

YANKED ABOUT BY THE BOSS 36
Bringing their feud to a head, George Steinbrenner sought to discredit, humiliate and unload Dave Winfield
by E.M. Swift

LADY TIGER TAMERS 40
Louisiana Tech came from way back to subdue Auburn in the finals of the women's NCAA championship
by Hank Hersch

TIE GOES TO THE WINNER 44
The Davis Cup is baffling and the U.S. may get waxed again this weekend, but it remains a remarkable event
by Frank Deford

APB FOR A CHAMPION 56
In the quest for a dominant golfer, four players out there on the Tour appear to be the primary suspects
by Jaime Diaz

MANCHILD IN THE NBA 74
Did Darryl Dawkins fail to live up to all the great expectations? A former coach searches for the answer
by Dave Wohl

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 13
Pro Football 63
Horse Racing 66
College Hockey 68
Golf 72
Indoor Soccer 91
For The Record 92
Point After 94

PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIER

PLAY BALL!

The first pitch of the '88 baseball season became the first out as Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox got the Detroit Tigers' Gary Pettis to pop up in Fenway Park.

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)