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June 03, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 22

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Danny Sullivan Cover - Sports Illustrated June 03, 1985

June 03, 1985 | Compiled by DUNCAN BRANTLEY
PRO BASKETBALL—What more could a basketball fan want? East meets West; fast break against impenetrable defense; Magic versus Bird. The NBA's top two regular-season teams have survived the playoffs...

June 03, 1985
BEN WEBBPENSACOLA, FLA.Ben, a Tate High senior, pitched his third consecutive no-hitter in a 2-0 win over Pine Forest. In the three games Webb faced 71 batters, striking out 24 and walking five....

June 03, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
UEBERROTH'S MOVESir:It's about time somebody decided to get the drugs out of baseball (The Commissioner Gels Tough, May 20). Hats off to Peter Ueberroth! But why did it take so long? Also, Boston...

June 03, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz

June 03, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz
•Rocky Bridges, coach of the last-place Giants, reflecting on the Candlestick Park scoreboard message that reads, REAL GRASS, REAL SUNSHINE, REAL BASEBALL: "Two out of three ain't bad."

June 03, 1985 | Sam Moses

June 03, 1985 | E.M. Swift

June 03, 1985 | Ivan Maisel
On the wings of a seven-game winning streak, Toronto moved out to a safe lead in the always treacherous AL East

June 03, 1985 | Alexander Wolff

June 03, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
Like avocados, bikinis, the Dodgers and so many other things that make Southern California special, our two newest writers, Tony Castro and Rick Reilly, are not native to the Golden State. Castro...

June 03, 1985 | Bruce Newman
The Los Angeles Lakers' Byron Scott does witheringly funny impersonations of such show-business luminaries as Elvis Presley, Mr. T and Eddie Murphy. He also does unintentional impressions of some...

June 03, 1985 | Tony Castro

June 03, 1985 | Jill Lieber

June 03, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
The Red Sox are wild about the gifted and goofy Dennis (Oil Can) Boyd

June 03, 1985 | Henry Hecht
Here are a few reasons why Padre righthander Andy Hawkins is 9-0 and, after nine starts, the pitching surprise of the season:

June 03, 1985 | Henry Hecht
JEFF REARDON: The Montreal reliever saved four games, giving him 12 saves for the season. In his seven innings against the Giants and Dodgers, Reardon allowed only one hit, no walks and no runs.

June 03, 1985 | Henry Hecht
These tippers, according to a confidential poll of visitors' clubhouse attendants, are men of exceptional presents:

June 03, 1985 | Barry McDermott
Ben Crenshaw can't find his game and, strangely, he is hardly alone

June 03, 1985 | Ron Carlson
"Car!" someone would call, and we would all duck, fall on the ground or hide behind a tree. At twilight or shortly after dark the sight of a car cruising our neighborhood streets would send us...

June 03, 1985 | Demmie Stathoplos
Johns Hopkins routed Syracuse in a rematch of the last two title games

June 03, 1985 | Rick Reilly

June 03, 1985 | Roger Dionne
Emeryville. A gritty-sounding name for a seedy little city tucked among mud flats between Oakland and Berkeley on the wrong side of San Francisco Bay. Its 3½ square miles are home to 5,000 people;...

June 03, 1985 | Linell Smith
When the honor roll of Baltimore's champions is called, you hear names like Johnny Unitas and Brooks Robinson. Well, here's one hero you may have missed: G. Howell Parr, who performed the longest...

June 03, 1985 | William Barnhardt
NASCAR and Nashville have always had much in common—the same down-home values, the same loyal fans. Now a double album called Stock Car Racing's Entertainers of the Year (World Series of Country...

June 03, 1985 | Michael Baughman
Not long ago we celebrated our daughter Ingrid's 18th birthday. Hilde baked her a low-calorie cake, and we talked as we sipped champagne. We gave Ingrid the usual parental speech about the...