CONTENTS

June 06, 1993

14
NBA PLAYOFFS

The Sonics and the Suns traded road wins en route to a 2-2 tie in the Western Conference finals
BY PHIL TAYLOR

The Bulls and the Knicks battled in an Eastern playoff that even saw Michael Jordan come under fire
BY JACK McCALLUM

22
METTLE ON THE PEDAL
Emerson Fittipaldi used a deft tactic to pull out a win in an Indianapolis 500 run on a narrower track
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

28
SEEING RED IN CINCINNATI
Davey Johnson finally made his managerial return—but amid outrage over the firing of Tony Perez
BY WILLIAM F. REED

32
NHL PLAYOFFS

Wayne Gretzky extended his reign as the Great One by leading Los Angeles to the NHL finals
BY JON SCHER

Ghosts of a glorious hockey history still reside in the 69-year-old Montreal Forum. Just listen
BY E.M. SWIFT

44
MAN ON A HOT SEAT
The death of his horse in the Preakness is merely the latest of trainer D. Wayne Lukas's problems
BY WILLIAM NACK

66
SWEET REDEMPTION
John Daly, now chugging M&M's instead of beers, is confining his hard-driving ways to the links
BY RICK REILLY

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
FACES IN THE CROWD

11
SCORECARD

52
SPORTS PEOPLE

62
BASEBALL

80
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MANNY MILLAN

PHOTOCHUCK SOLOMONBOWDEN—YOU'VE GOT A WEAK ACT!
Airing Their Feelings: Some Red fans paid for this sign to be towed above Riverfront Stadium after general manager Jim Bowden canned popular Tony Perez as Cincy's manager (page 28).

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