SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST 18
While the Lakers won a rugged series from Dallas, the Celtics showed their age in losing to Detroit
by Jack McCallum

THE DINGER TAKES A DIVE 24
After a record season for home runs in 1987, the long ball has come up short in '88. Here are 10 theories why
by Peter Gammons

MATS MANIA IT WASN'T 26
Mats Wilander won another French Open, but strangely, it was John McEnroe who won the crowds
by Alexander Wolff

WHO OWNS THE KING? 34
In the aftermath of manager Jimmy Jacobs's death, many are hungering for a piece of Mike Tyson
by Bruce Newman

MY, HOW SHE DID RUN ON 40
Late entrant Ingrid Kristiansen bested the strongest women's field ever in the L'eggs Mini Marathon
by Merrell Noden

CUP OUTLOOK: NO SAIL 44
Until next year, that is, as the New Zealand versus San Diego squabble is awaiting a clear verdict
by Sarah Ballard

COURTING A BIG RED 54
Soviet basketball star Arvydas Sabonis is visiting Portland, and the Trail Blazers are assiduously wooing him
by Rick Reilly

THE MISSING LINKS 70
With 20 million golfers in America and too few courses, many players make do with scruffy public links
by Rick Reilly

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 13
Track & Field 60
Inside Baseball 62
For The Record 91
Point After 92

Cover Photograph by Lori Grinker/Duomo

PHOTOGERARD VANDYSTADTIN ON THE GROUND FLOOR: Exhibiting admirable resourcefulness, one off-duty ball-retriever figured out a way to stay close to the on-court action during the French Open last week at Roland Garros (page 26).

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)