CONTENTS

June 16, 1991

28
HIS HIGHNESS
Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls soared to a 3-1 lead over the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals
BY JACK McCALLUM

34
IT'S HAMMER TIME
In an all-American slugfest, Jim Courier nailed heavily favored Andre Agassi to triumph at the French Open
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

40
DING-BATTERS
Louisiana State homered its way to the championship at the increasingly important College World Series
BY STEVE RUSHIN

44
ONE TO REMEMBER
American football was undisputed king when London beat Barcelona 21-0 in the first World Bowl
BY RICK REILLY

54
EVERY DAY IS FATHER'S DAY
Hal McRae's new job as Royals manager offers a fringe benefit—he can now watch his son Brian play
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

61
THE LAST OF THE LEGENDS
Thomas Hearns, unlike three former illustrious peers, is still a champion after decisioning Virgil Hill
BY PAT PUTNAM

66
MAN OF IRON
Wielding an appliance or a golf club, Lanny Wadkins has a hot hand going into next week's U.S. Open
BY RICK REILLY

78
WHO LET THEM IN?
Women have invaded the men's club of TV sportscasters, but they receive less airtime, pay and prestige
BY SALLY JENKINS

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

21
SCORECARD

72
HORSE RACING

74
BASEBALL

98
FOR THE RECORD

100
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MANNY MILLAN

PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGHAnother Golden Moment: In a scene typical of his 14-karat performance as Chicago built a three-games-to-one lead over Los Angeles in the NBA Finals, the Bulls' Michael Jordan glided through the middle of the lane during Game 3 in The Forum to flip in a short jumper while three Lakers stood nearby, seemingly transfixed (page 28).

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)