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CONTENTS

July 04, 1988
July 04, 1988

Table of Contents
July 4, 1988

Tyson-Spinks
Twins
Volleyball
Bob Boone
NBA Finals
Triathlon
Basketball
Swimming
Spotlight
Movietalk
Point After
Departments

CONTENTS

AND STILL CHAMPION 18
Mike Tyson KO'd Michael Spinks at 1:31 of the first round to remain the undisputed heavyweight champ
by Pat Putnam

This is an article from the July 4, 1988 issue

THE LATEST ON SEOUL 26
Can the Olympic Games begin? Seoul is "safer than a...ball game in New York," says one observer
by William Oscar Johnson

MIGHTY MINNY RECOVERY 34
Once 12 games out, the champion Twins moved to within four of first by beating the Athletics thrice
by Peter Gammons

SPIKING IT TO THEM 40
The U.S. men's volleyball team, the Olympic favorite, won the USA Cup by knocking off the Soviet Union
by Franz Lidz

BASEBALL IS IN HIS BLOOD 44
At 40, Bob Boone, the son of a ballplayer and the father of another, is still the premier catcher in the game
by Peter Gammons

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE 58
L.A. repeated as NBA champion, proving it's still the best, but Detroit seems to be tomorrow's team
by Jack McCallum

MR. MINT 78
New Jersey's Alan Rosen is the King of Cards, the Duke of Dough, in the high-stakes baseball cards game
by Dan Geringer

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 13
Triathlon 65
Inside Baseball 66
Basketball 73
Swimming 76
Movietalk 93
For The Record 94
Point After 96

PHOTOANDREW D. BERNSTEINTHAT GOLDEN GLOW: Was coach Pat Riley reflecting on the Lakers' second straight NBA title—or gazing ahead to a third crown—during a victory celebration at Los Angeles City Hall (page 58)?