CONTENTS

May 31, 1992

14
CLOSE CALLS
Al Unser Jr. won a crash-filled Indianapolis 500 by a mere .043 of a second over Scott Goodyear
BY ED HINTON

20
NBA PLAYOFFS

Chicago and Cleveland, teams with fragile psyches, battled in an Eastern Conference final full of crazy turns
BY JACK McCALLUM

In the West, petulant Portland blew its cool, not to mention an opportunity to seize a 3-1 lead over Utah
BY HANK HERSCH

30
STANLEY CUP '92

By turning the other cheek, the revamped Blackhawks swept past the Oilers in the Campbell Conference
BY JON SCHER

Goalie Tom Barrasso overcame a family crisis to lead the Penguins to the Stanley Cup finals again
BY JON SCHER

42
MOST HAPPY FELLA
The Oakland Athletics' Mark McGwire is smiling again, now that he's hitting home runs at a record pace
BY STEVE WULF

46
SUMMER TIME
And the swimmin' is easy for the U.S.'s Summer Sanders, who hopes to get five medals at the Olympic Games
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

50
OH GIVE ME A HOME
San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie, eager to flee Candlestick, is asking San Jose to build him a new ballpark
BY RON FIMRITE

60
'DA STADIUM'
Old Chicago Stadium, home of da Bulls and da Blackhawks, is a glorious sports palace in a decayed neighborhood
BY RICK TELANDER

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

58
BASEBALL

75
FOR THE RECORD

78
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY CHUCK SOLOMON

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERGraveyard at the Brickyard: Two of the unlucky 13 cars—these had been driven by Stan Fox (91) and Emerson Fittipaldi—that were wrecked in a literally smashing Indy 500 are laid to rest by Speedway tow trucks (page 14).

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)