CONTENTS

August 01, 1993

14
MO TOWN
Mo Vaughn and the streaking Boston Red Sox have Bean Town dreaming impossible dreams
BY TIM KURKJIAN

20
HAPPY DAYS
As the era of Wade Phillips dawns in Denver, John Elway and the Broncos are all smiles
BY RICHARD HOFFER

24
POSITIVELY PESSIMISTIC
No one was as surprised by Lauri Merten's win at the U.S. Women's Open as Lauri Merten
BY JOHN GARRITY

30
THE BANDLEADER
When pitcher-guitarist Jack McDowell rocks, the division-leading Chicago White Sox roll
BY RICHARD HOFFER

38
GOING NOWHERE
Michael Andretti has been a spectacular failure in his first season in Formula One racing
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

42
BACK IN CHARGE
The task confronting first-year New England Patriot coach Bill Parcells is clear: save the franchise
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

48
THE ODESSA ODYSSEY
A crew from Ukraine scrimps and scrapes in Tampa to prepare for a race around the world
BY AMY NUTT

58
THE GALL OF FAME
As he approaches his induction at Cooperstown, Reggie Jackson is still strutting and orating
BY MICHAEL ANGELI

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

8
FACES IN THE CROWD

11
SCORECARD

52
SPORTS PEOPLE

56
BASEBALL

70
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPHS: BILL FRAKES (ELWAY); GABE PALACCIO (REEVES)

PHOTOCLEMENT/PRESSE SPORTMr. Goodwrench, To Go: A cyclist received some rolling repair work during the Tour de France (page 52).

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)