CONTENTS

May 09, 1993

12
HAIL, THE CONQUERING HERO
The wall of horses parted, and Sea Hero sped through it to win the Kentucky Derby for his 85-year-old owner
BY WILLIAM NACK

18
SAVAGE ASSAULT
Upon coming back to the tennis court after a long absence, Monica Seles was targeted by a knife-wielding fan
BY SALLY JENKINS

22
A FLYING START
The wild and crazy Philadelphia Phillies have gotten a huge jump on the other National League East teams
BY TIM KURKJIAN

28
AMBUSHED
The mighty Phoenix Suns were on the verge of elimination after losing two games to the lowly Los Angeles Lakers
BY SHELLEY SMITH

32
LIFE FOR THE LEAFS
The Toronto Maple Leafs, long playoff pushovers, surprised the Detroit Red Wings in seven gritty games
BY E.M. SWIFT

40
GAIL FORCE
Driven by a vision, Gail Devers made an amazing comeback from a crippling illness to win an Olympic gold medal
BY KENNY MOORE

44
A SWING SO SWEET
The Toronto Blue Jays' John Olerud has always had a great stroke, but now he has the numbers to match it
BY PHIL TAYLOR

58
SUPER CONDUCTOR
Scotty Bowman—the winningest coach in the NHL—and his Pittsburgh Penguins are tracking a third Cup
BY E.M. SWIFT

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

7
FACES IN THE CROWD

9
SCORECARD

48
SPORTS PEOPLE

56
BASEBALL

72
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY CLAUS BERGMANN/CONTI PRESS

PHOTOKEN PAPALEO

Well, Shut My Mouth!

The St. Louis Cardinals' manager, Joe Torre, buttoned the lip of Gregg Jefferies before Jefferies's griping about a call by home plate umpire Tom Hallion got him ejected.

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)