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June 02, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 22

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Bob Gainey Cover - Sports Illustrated June 02, 1986

June 02, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
Doing things differently comes naturally to assistant art director Ed Truscio. He lives in a 200-year-old house in Palisades Park, N.J. that faces south on a block of eastward-facing homes. His...

June 02, 1986 | Brad Lewis

June 02, 1986 | Jack Falla

June 02, 1986 | Compiled by MORIN BISHOP
PRO BASKETBALL—Houston defeated defending champion Los Angeles 114-112 to win the Western Conference title four games to one and advance to the NBA championship series against the Boston Celtics.

June 02, 1986
CHRISTY BACHATAYLOR, MICH.Christy, a sophomore righthander at Baptist Park High, pitched four consecutive no-hitters to break the national high school girls' softball record of three straight,...

June 02, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE GAH-DENSir:Thank you for Leigh Montville's article on the Boston Garden (And They All Say, "This Is It?", May 19). I hope the rest of the country will now realize what we Bostonians have known...

June 02, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan

June 02, 1986 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
•John Lloyd, husband of Chris Evert Lloyd, explaining why his right hand was taped during a recent tournament: "My hands are very soft because of all the dishes I have to wash."

June 02, 1986
Pennsylvania Little Leaguers and the Pirate Parrot joined Hands Across America Sunday in Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, linking the national crusade to the national pastime.

June 02, 1986 | Ivan Maisel

June 02, 1986 | Jack McCallum
The Houston Rockets had exactly what it took—including a last-second shot—to dethrone the L.A. Lakers

June 02, 1986 | E.M. Swift
Montreal downed Calgary in five games to win the Stanley Cup

June 02, 1986 | Clive Gammon

June 02, 1986

June 02, 1986 | Ron Fimrite

June 02, 1986 | Jim Kaplan
Three kinds of players dominate the Baseball Hall of Fame: batters who hit a lot, sluggers who homer a lot, pitchers who win a lot. Their glitzy stats jump out of the bios sent to electors. But...

June 02, 1986 | Jaime Diaz
Hal Sutton won the Memorial over, among others, host Jack Nicklaus

June 02, 1986 | Bruce Anderson
The U.S. team is No. 1 in the world, thanks in great part to Karch Kiraly

June 02, 1986 | Peter Gammons

June 02, 1986 | Peter Gammons
WALLY, JOSE, BEWAREFourteen rookies have hit 30 or more homers, but for eight of them—Wally Berger, Rudy York, Ron Kittle, Walter Dropo, Jimmie Hall, Earl Williams, Tony Oliva and Willie...

June 02, 1986 | Peter Gammons
These three Aussies are shortstop Craig Shipley (left), pitcher Adrian Meagher and a wallaby. Shipley and Meagher are with the Dodgers' Triple A club in Albuquerque, and though both are now...

June 02, 1986 | Henry Hecht
Oakland's Tony Phillips, who is 5'10" and 162 pounds, giggled as he told how he had to show some ID before he could get past the guard in Tiger Stadium's lobby last Friday. Phillips is in a grand...

June 02, 1986 | Clive Gammon
Rudy Austin, bearded like General Grant and built like a scaled-down Hulk Hogan, eased back in his chair and gave the matter further thought. "Mostly," he said judiciously, "we call it Drum Shoal....

June 02, 1986 | Sam Moses

June 02, 1986 | Katharine Merlin
Last August an exhausted peregrine falcon crashed onto the deck of a cargo ship in the mid-Atlantic, 1,000 miles off the coast of Scotland. Crew members kept it alive by catching small seabirds to...