CONTENTS

May 21, 1989

NBA PLAYOFFS 16
With Magic Johnson—minus goatee—directing the offense. L.A. beat Seattle 4-0 in the Western semis
by Jack McCallum

Michael Jordan took full flight and lifted the Bulls to a 3-1 lead over the Knicks in the Eastern semifinals
by Hank Hersch

THE CUP HEATS UP 24
The Calgary Flames held off the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 as the NHL's Stanley Cup finals commenced
by Austin Murphy

THE WHEELS OF FORTUNE 32
The Tour de Trump, Donald Trump's bike race through the American countryside, was a big success
by E.M. Swift

NUNN BETTER 40
Michael Nunn quit dancing, started punching and fought his way to the IBF middleweight championship
by Pat Putnam

ARE THEIR DAYS NUMBERED? 46
A statistical theory predicts whether aces like Dwight Gooden and Roger Clemens will fulfill their promise
by Albert Kim

SHE WHO LAUGHS LAST...84
...laughs lustily, which is just what top jockey Julie Krone can do as she sits astride the horse racing world
by Gary Smith

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 11
Motor Sports 69
Boxing 75
Inside Baseball 76
Television 82
For The Record 103
Point After 104

Cover Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

PHOTOBILL BALLENBERGENTREATY DE TRUMP: Billionaire Donald Trump was the object of the college student's eternal plea as the Tour de Trump bicycle race went past the State University of New York at New Paltz (page 32).

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