CONTENTS

May 02, 1993

14
SIGN OF THE TIMES
Baseball idols like accommodating Joltin' Joe have given way to antiheroes like No Way Jose
BY TOM VERDUCCI

22
REBUILDING THE NEST
The Eagles used the draft and a hectic week in the free-agent market to shake up their team
BY PETER KING

30
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

The Sabres' Grant Fuhr and the Blues' Curtis Joseph reached unexpected heights in upset wins
BY JON SCHER

The Canadiens moved to a 3-2 series lead over the Nordiques in the Battle of Quebec
BY E.M. SWIFT

40
UNHAPPY DAYS IN HAPPY VALLEY
As Penn State prepares for Big Ten football, insiders wonder if the alliance has hurt the Lions
BY WILLIAM F. REED

52
A ROAD LESS TAKEN
After enduring years of macho scorn in auto racing, Lyn St. James has her own Indy Car team
BY JILL LIEBER

78
HE'S EVERYWHERE
The Suns' Charles Barkley is celebrated on Phoenix buses, U.S. basketball courts and ads worldwide
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

6
FACES IN THE CROWD

9
SCORECARD

56
SPORTS PEOPLE

66
PRO BASKETBALL

74
BASEBALL

94
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY AP

PHOTOGEORGE TIEDEMANN

And Away We Go

While five relay runners reached impatiently for their incoming teammates in a high school 4 X 400 at the Penn Relays, those contestants making their exchanges were already speeding off in a blur.

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)