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May 26, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 21

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Akeem Olajuwon Cover - Sports Illustrated May 26, 1986

May 26, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Reporter Joy Duckett Cain is used to people having fun with her first name. Even on her first day of kindergarten the teacher said, "I just know you're going to be a joy to have in class." Since...

May 26, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

May 26, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•Dick Williams, Seattle manager, on shortstop Spike Owen's injured quads: "I never had any quads when I played."

May 26, 1986 | Jack McCallum

May 26, 1986 | Alexander Wolff
The Boston Celtics dispatched the Milwaukee Bucks from the Eastern Conference finals so emphatically that there's only one way to describe the Celtics as they chug into the NBA championship series...

May 26, 1986 | William Nack
A dud in the Derby, Snow Chief made amends in the Preakness

May 26, 1986 | Craig Neff

May 26, 1986 | Alexander Wolff

May 26, 1986 | Sam Moses

May 26, 1986 | Ralph Wiley
Gabriel Tiacoh won a sizzling race in what is still Lee Evans's event

May 26, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
A trio of veterans led Calgary's charge into its first Stanley Cup finals

May 26, 1986 | John Garrity

May 26, 1986 | William Jeanes
Back in the days before the Giants abandoned New York for San Francisco, it took true love to be one of their fans, even if you lived in New York. If you lived in Mississippi, as I did, it...

May 26, 1986 | Peter Gammons

May 26, 1986 | Peter Gammons
VISITING CLUBHOUSE MAN OF THE WEEKOakland's Steve Vucinich, who had his phone torn out by Boston's Bill Buckner, then watched helplessly as Toronto's George Bell demolished a plastic chair and the...

May 26, 1986 | Peter Gammons
When the Yankees changed pitching coaches Saturday, replacing Sammy Ellis with Mark Connor, it marked the 20th pitching-coach shift in George Steinbrenner's 14 years as owner. The roll call, year...

May 26, 1986 | Henry Hecht
By the time Hubie Brooks's weekend extravaganza was over, the San Diego Padres were believers. On Friday night the Montreal Expo shortstop had taken a 92-mph, ankle-high fastball from Lance...

May 26, 1986 | Frank Deford

May 26, 1986 | Frank Deford
Born: Oct. 18, 1956Prague, CzechoslovakiaLibra5'7½", 145, lefthandedWhen Martina escapes, she likes to go "into the mountains"Favorite color: REDFavorite expression: "HOLY MACARONI!"Favorite food:...

May 26, 1986 | Frank Deford
Born: Dec. 21, 1954Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Sagittarius5'6", 120, righthandedWhen Chris escapes, she "gets a massage"Favorite color: TURQUOISEFavorite movie: "THE SOUND OF MUSIC"Favorite book: "THE...

May 26, 1986 | Mike Chanslor
"Are you related to the Chanslor fighting in the toughman contest?" my history of journalism teacher asked.

May 26, 1986 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
PRO BASKETBALL—The Boston Celtics defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 111-98 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals to sweep the best-of-seven series. In the Western Conference finals, Houston beat...

May 26, 1986
WANDA FORDCLEVELANDFord, a senior forward at Drake, set an NCAA single-season women's basketball scoring record of 919 points, breaking the mark of 908 set by Clemson's Barbara Kennedy in 1981-82....

May 26, 1986 | Edited by Cathrine Wolf
OILER WOESSir:Armen Keteyian and Donald Ramsay have taken a cheap shot at the Edmonton Oilers after an emotional and tough series loss to the Calgary Flames (The Joyless End Of A Joyride. May 12)....