CONTENTS

May 19, 1991

26
SHOW OF HANDS
Michael Jordan's mates gave him unaccustomed help as the Bulls look a 3-1 NBA playoff lead over Philly
BY JACK McCALLUM

32
NUNN OUT
James Toney KO'd Michael Nunn, the IBF middleweight champion, in Nunn's hometown ballpark
BY PAT PUTNAM

34
WHO WOULDA THUNK?
The Minnesota North Stars and the Pittsburgh Penguins meet in a most improbable Stanley Cup final series
BY JAY GREENBERG

42
A NEW TACK
The immense International America's Cup Class yachts made their debut in a regatta off Southern California
BY JOHN GARRITY

46
MAKING TRACKS
In a rare sprinting double, Michael Johnson is ranked the best in the world at both 200 and 400 meters
BY MERRELL NODEN

54 THE NASTIEST BOY
What makes the Reds' explosive pitcher Rob Dibble tick, tick, tick? No one is sure, least of all Rob Dibble
BY HANK HERSCH

58
ALL SMILES AGAIN
After a series of setbacks, LPGA ex-siren Laura Baugh's love life and game again have an ultrabright look
BY SONJA STEPTOE

72
AFTER THE FALL
Chet Forte, once TV's top sports director, is picking up the pieces of a life ruined by compulsive gambling
BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

DEPARTMENTS

8
LETTERS

21
SCORECARD

62
MOTOR SPORTS

67
HORSE RACING

68
BASEBALL

90
FOR THE RECORD

92
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY HEINZ KLUETMEIER

PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIERTake Your Mark: You've got to hand it to Michael Johnson: Whenever he settles in at the starting line, whether it's to run the 200 meters or the 400, he's a threat to break a world record (page 46).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)