CONTENTS

July 29, 1990

16
TRIUMPH
After an illness-plagued spring, Greg LeMond won his third Tour de France championship by a healthy margin
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

22
SAD ENDING FOR A HERO
Baseball great Pete Rose was sentenced to five months in jail, among other penalties, for cheating on his taxes
BY JILL LIEBER AND STEVE WULF

26
A MAN ON THE SPOT
A transcript of a hearing before the baseball commissioner limned a dubious picture of George Steinbrenner
BY JILL LIEBER AND CRAIG NEFF

34
KING OF CLUBS
After his masterful British Open victory at St. Andrews, Nick Faldo reigned over the world of golf
BY E.M. SWIFT

38
THE GOODWILL GAMES

As the second Goodwill Games began, the aura surrounding Ted Turner's brainchild was almost too lovey-dovey
BY KENNY MOORE

Mike Barrowman of the U.S. established a world mark in the 200-meter breaststroke that surprised even him
BY MERRELL NODEN

A near record—and some bizarre midair moves—in the pole vault marked the start of track and field competition
BY KENNY MOORE

44
THE DITKA DILEMMA
Can Chicago icon Mike Ditka calmly return the Bears to prominence and win a new contract as coach?
BY PETER KING

56
GUT FEELINGS
Hey, guys, don't look down—something may be gaining on you. And, believe us, it isn't going to be pretty
BY JACK McCALLUM

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

50
DOG RACING

52
BASEBALL

69
FOR THE RECORD

70
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY YANN GUICHAOUA/AGENCE VANDYSTADT

PHOTOJOHN IACONOOH, YOU, EWER: Nick Faldo pays lip service to the British Open trophy after prevailing at St. Andrews and proving that he is indisputably the world's best golfer (page 34).

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)