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June 08, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 23

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Larry Bird Cover - Sports Illustrated June 08, 1987

June 08, 1987 | Robert W. Creamer
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Fences opened on Broadway this spring and has proved a smash hit with critics and at the box office. It's about a loud, difficult, charming man who both loves and...

June 08, 1987 | Ivan Maisel
Forget all those computer chips and trivia questions gathering dust on the sports game shelf. An old-fashioned board game called Ultimate Golf has arrived on the market. To win at Ultimate Golf...

June 08, 1987 | Edited by Sarah Ballard

June 08, 1987 | Edited by Sarah Ballard
•Ken Singleton, Expos announcer, on the new roof on Olympic Stadium in often frigid Montreal: "This is nice. What would it take to dome the whole province?"

June 08, 1987 | Austin Murphy
The Oilers foiled the Flyers' comeback by winning Game 7 and regaining the Stanley Cup

June 08, 1987 | Ralph Wiley
Pinklon Thomas had some class but took it on the chin from Mike Tyson

June 08, 1987 | Peter Gammons
Kansas City pitcher Bret Saberhagen, who ruled supreme in '85 but faltered in '86, has again ascended to the top

June 08, 1987 | Jack McCallum

June 08, 1987 | William Oscar Johnson

June 08, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
In February 1985 special contributor Gary Smith traveled to Bolivia with his wife, Sally, to interview a BYU football player serving a Mormon mission. The Smiths had recently married, and the trip...

June 08, 1987 | William Nack

June 08, 1987 | Sam Toperoff
I had never been to Marseilles, but the first time I got lost in the city's maddeningly illogical streets, I was overcome by a powerful déjà vu. Rather than being disoriented or worried, I found...

June 08, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
REGGIE'S VISION (CONT.)I have long admired Reggie Jackson as a super athlete and as a man. He has had a great career and has brought thrills and excitement to ballparks all over the country. I,...

June 08, 1987 | E.M. Swift

June 08, 1987 | Peter Gammons

June 08, 1987 | Peter Gammons
McAWFULJoan Kroc, with her McDonald's wealth, is a noted philanthropist, which may explain why she decided on Friday not to sell her Padres to Seattle Mariners owner George Argyros. The next day...

June 08, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
Don Pooley came on strong to win a Memorial awash in low scores and grooved irons

June 08, 1987 | Gary Smith

June 08, 1987 | Jay Feldman
From where Jackie Robinson came, Eddie Klep couldn't go

June 08, 1987 | Nicholas T. Dawidoff

June 08, 1987 | William Taaffe
Gary McCord brings needed pizzazz to staid golf telecasts

June 08, 1987 | Compiled by Ivan Maisel
PRO BASKETBALL—The Los Angeles Lakers completed a four-game sweep of the Seattle SuperSonics with a 132-102 victory to win the NBA Western Conference crown. The Lakers now play the champion Boston...

June 08, 1987
MISSY HOWARDDULUTHMissy, a senior at Proctor High, bowled a 761 series, a Minnesota junior girls' (21 and under) record, with games of 259, 279 and 223 while qualifying for the national junior...

June 08, 1987 | E.M. Swift
By beating Philly, the Oilers struck a blow for finesse