18
STREAKIN'
The Minnesota Twins ran their winning streak to 15 games and took over first in the American League West
BY TIM KURKJIAN

24
PAYNE FREE AT LAST
Payne Stewart overcame an enfeebled psyche, sore bones and Scott Simpson to win an elongated U.S. Open
BY RICK REILLY

32
MAN OF THE CENTURY
Leroy Burrell's world-record clocking of 9.90 seconds in the 100 brightened the bungled TAC championships
BY MERRELL NODEN

38
SHINING MOMENT
Michael Jordan dazzled as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers to win their first NBA title
BY JACK McCALLUM

50
A STAND-UP GUY
So, why don't Norwegians eat spaghetti? Stefan Edberg, defending Wimbledon champ, has an answer
BY FRANZ LIDZ

54
WHERE'S THE FIRE?
The controlled fury and skill that not long ago lifted Mike Tyson to the acme of his sport have already ebbed
BY RICHARD HOFFER

70
ENDURANCE TEST
Distance running star Zola Budd has survived turmoil. Now her hope is to represent South Africa in the Olympics
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

62
PRO FOOTBALL

66
BASEBALL

88
FOR THE RECORD

90
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY WILL HART
(TAKEN BETWEEN ROUNDS OF MIKE TYSON'S FIGHT AGAINST JOS‚Äö√†√∂‚àö¢ RIBALTA ON AUG. 17, 1986)
INSET BY RICHARD MACKSON

PHOTONATHANIEL BUTLER/NBA PHOTOSThey Lapped It Up: Among the estimated one million celebrants who came to Chicago's Grant Park to cheer the NBA champion Bulls last Friday was this Michael Jordan wannabe, who is already an all-star in the lingual league (page 38).
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