CONTENTS

April 23, 1989

DYNASTY UNDONE 18
Wayne Gretzky's heroics against his old team helped L.A. dash Edmonton's hopes for another Stanley Cup
by Austin Murphy

ANGER, THEN DEATH 24
Tragedy again struck British soccer, as 94 fans were killed by the crush of an out-of-control crowd in Sheffield
by Clive Gammon

RETURNING GOOD FOR EVEL 26
Robbie Knievel executed the motorcycle stunt at Caesars Palace that nearly finished off his father 22 years ago
by Franz Lidz

FLYING AT THE FINISH 28
Abebe Mekonnen of Ethiopia took off with 1½ miles to go in the Boston Marathon and beat a fellow African
by Merrell Noden

BUMP AND RUN 33
Al Unser Jr. won the Toyota Grand Prix after rear-ending Mario Andretti, who was really steaming at the finish
by Sam Moses

A WANTED MAN 34
When the talk is trade, the name heard most often in baseball is that of the Seattle Mariners' Mark Langston
by Ron Fimrite

THE BIG ENCHILADA 40
Rick Telander profiles chowhound Tony Mandarich, who devours foes. He is a top NFL prospect, as Dr. Z's draft preview confirms

BRIDESMAID REVISITED 54
For the third time in the past four years, Greg Norman came tantalizingly close to a triumph at the Masters
by Bob Verdi

KJ! 60
Guard Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns gets a big lift from making assists, on and off the basketball court
by Rick Reilly

REFLECTIONS ON THE GAME 74
When the national pastime is your work, your passion is your profession. Five people tell of lives in baseball
by Mike Bryan

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 13
Inside Baseball 66
For The Record 95
Point After 96

Cover Photograph by Gregory Heisler

PHOTOOZZIE SWEETHOW SWEET HE WAS!: Sugar Ray Robinson, who died last week at 67, had style in the ring, where he won six world titles, and out of it. Here he's in the pink in front of his Harlem realty office (page 96).

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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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