CONTENTS

July 24, 1988

GETUP AND GO 14
Florence Griffith Joyner's garb made her a vivid, record-smashing blur at the Olympic track and field trials
by Kenny Moore

BYE TO DODGER BLUES 22
Hello, Kirk Gibson and other newcomers who have L.A. looking more than O.K. in the National League
by Austin Murphy

MANO A MANO ON THE LINKS 26
After repeatedly flirting with disaster, Seve Ballesteros outdueled Nick Price to win his third British Open
by Jaime Diaz

A BIG BRAWL FOR ALL 30
At the Olympic Box-off in Las Vegas, the young men in the ring weren't the only ones battling for position
by Pat Putnam

WAS JUSTICE PARALYZED? 32
Exoneration of the team doctor left unresolved issues in the case of quadriplegic linebacker Marc Buoniconti
by William Nack

THE RUSSIANS ARE HUMMING 38
Now that baseball is an Olympic sport, many Soviets are beginning to fall in love with the American pastime
by Steve Wulf

DAVEY'S LITTLE SURFER GIRL 48
Andrea Johnson, one of Florida's top wave riders, likes to win—just as her dad, the skipper of the Mets, does
by Jill Lieber

OLD MEN AND THE DISCUS 56
This hallowed event is dominated by a small group of large men who are motivated by amity and enmity
by Kenny Moore

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 9
Inside Baseball 52
For The Record 70
Point After 72

Cover Photograph by Andy Hayt

PHOTOJOHN D. HANLONTHE GREAT ONES: Wayne Gretzky and his bride, actress Janet Jones, waved to their adoring subjects during a regal recession from St. Joseph's Basilica in Edmonton on Saturday afternoon (page 9).

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