AN AMERICAN CLASSIC 16
Jon Peters of Brenham, Texas, stepped into the national spotlight to pitch for a record 51st consecutive victory
by Rick Reilly

LESS IS MORE 22
The diminutive Warriors amassed a surprising two-games-to-none NBA playoff lead over the favored Jazz
by Alexander Wolff

TOOTHSOME SACRIFICE 24
After Chicago's Jeremy Roenick took a stick in the choppers, the surging Blackhawks stuck it to the Blues
by Austin Murphy

GIVE US A SMILE, HIT IT A MILE 34
Fred McGriff of the Toronto Blue Jays is Mr. Nice Guy—until he punishes pitchers with his long home runs
by Ralph Wiley

LOOK BACK IN ANGER 42
When drug rumors hit the airwaves, draft day turned into a nightmare for Florida safety Louis Oliver
by Dave Scheiber

A TALE OF TWO HORSES 78
Here's how a couple of fleet colts made their way to the Kentucky Derby. Only one of them will win
by Demmie Stathoplos

THE AGELESS WARRIOR 102
Archie Moore, who became light heavyweight champ after waiting 16 years, is boxing's most fervent disciple
by Frank Deford

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 11
Soccer 89
Inside Baseball 94
For The Record 119
Point After 120

Cover Photograph by Richard Mackson; Inset by Peter Read Miller

PHOTOPETER READ MILLERMONEYBALL: Utah fans, frustrated by the refs' calls as the Jazz lost twice to the upstart Warriors in the NBA playoffs, tried bribery in hopes that the officials would see things differently (page 22).

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)