CONTENTS

August 18, 1991

18
OVER DRIVE
Belting mammoth tee shots, John Daly won the PGA with an awesome demonstration of golf power
BY JOHN GARRITY

22
DIPLOMATIC FAILURE
The U.S. men's basketball team at the Pan American Games caused a stir in Havana by quartering in Miami
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

24
END OF THE SLIDE
After four years without a winning month, the Atlanta Braves are contenders in the National League West
BY HANK HERSCH

32
PLAYING IN THE BUSH LEAGUE
On a visit to Kennebunkport, the author needed stamina and a very thick skin to keep up with the President
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

THE BLACK ATHLETE REVISITED

40
BEANTOWN: ONE TOUGH PLACE TO PLAY
Many black athletes are concerned that Boston and its professional teams arc still rife with racism
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

48
LIFE LESSONS FROM A MAN OF STEEL
Dave Bing has made the leap from Detroit Piston star to successful Motor City businessman
BY RICK TELANDER

60
WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, YU HONG-KAI?
As they grew up, Taiwan's Little League champions used to fade right out of baseball. But not anymore
BY NICHOLAS DAWIDOFF

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

52
BASEBALL

57
BOXING

75
FOR THE RECORD

78
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE DUVOISIN
INSET BY HEINZ KLUETMEIER

PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIER

Hovering Hooves: In addition to playing softball (page 11) and basketball (page 22), competitors at the Pan American Games in Cuba indulged in horse play. Last Saturday, two-time World Cup champion Ian Millar and his horse, Future Vision, helped lift Canada to second place in equestrian jumping. Brazil landed first, and the U.S. third.

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)