CONTENTS

July 02, 1989

THE CASE AGAINST PETE ROSE 10
After Pete Rose got a legal victory, baseball released a damning report on his betting
by Jill Lieber and Craig Neff

SEE LARRY RUN 26
Larry Bird played his first basketball game since last November. It was as if he'd never been injured
by Leigh Montville

DECISIONS, DECISIONS 30
Flashy Deion Sanders is having a devil of a time choosing between baseball's and football's millions
by Dave Scheiber

SILVER THREADS AMONG THE GOLD 38
The U.S. National Senior Olympics were fun, but the athletes also got in some hot competition
by Demmie Stathoplos

READY TO TRADE SOME PAINT 43
Rusty Wallace will do almost anything to prevail in a stock car race, but he yearns to be liked as well
by Sam Moses

THE BOYS ON THE BUS 58
The team bus—long a fact of sporting life in America—offers a bouncing rite of passage for athletes
by Franz Lidz

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 7
Canoeing 53
Inside Baseball 54
For The Record 70
Point After 72

Cover Photograph by Mickey Pfleger

PHOTOJOHN IACONOBRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER: Neither turbulence (expected) nor fog (unexpected) on Maryland's Savage River kept Myriam Jerusalmi from winning the women's world white-water kayak title (page 53).

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)