May 12, 1986 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE GENDRON
PRO BASKETBALL—Boston won twice and took a three-games-to-one lead over Atlanta in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Hawks chipped away at an 18-point Celtic lead in...
May 12, 1986
KORY CHARLANDYORBA LINDA, CALIF.
May 12, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
IVAN LENDLSir:Gary Smith's article on Ivan Lendl (On Guard And Quite In Control, April 28) revealed that the Lendl we see on television and the real Lendl are two entirely different personalities....
COMMITMENT IS A ONE-WAY STREET
•Phil Stone, San Francisco broadcaster, describing Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda's dejection after a loss to the Giants: "He looks like he's just been told there's no cannelloni in the world."
May 12, 1986 | William Nack
In one of baseball's great pitching feats, Boston's Roger Clemens fanned 20 Seattle batters to set a major league record
May 12, 1986 | Armen Keteyian
Until their ouster from the NHL playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers were flying high—off the ice as well as on
May 12, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Rob Fleder, our newest senior editor and the man who directed our coverage of the Kentucky Derby (page 18), came to SI in March by a circuitous route. His previous stops, after graduation from...
John Offerdahl, a linebacker out of Western Michigan, became a pro in fine mid-American fashion
After 19 straight KOs, Mike Tyson went the distance to get a decision
May 12, 1986 | Peter Gammons
ANOTHER COUNTRYNow that they are with Montreal and thus freed from Cincinnati's rules banning facial hair, ex-Reds Dann Bilardello and Jay Tibbs are growing beards, and Wayne Krenckicki is...
May 12, 1986 | Henry Hecht
The Awakening (or How Kirby Puckett Learned How to Stop Worrying About Getting Jammed and Caused Havoc in the American League):
Reinforced by football players, Cal won its sixth college championship
May 12, 1986 | N. Brooks Clark
It is one of the odder facts of baseball that of the eight unassisted triple plays in major league history, two of them came on successive days. Diamond savants may recall that on May 30, 1927,...
May 12, 1986 | Bruce Newman
May 12, 1986 | William Barnhardt
Question: Who was the first person to swim the English Channel? No, it wasn't Gertrude Ederle—she was the first woman, and she did it in 1926. The first man was Captain Matthew Webb of Great...