PRO BASKETBALL—In one Eastern Division best-of-seven semifinals, the Pistons jumped to a three-games-to-none lead over the injury-plagued Bucks. Strong rebounding helped Detroit recover from a...
May 22, 1989
DAVID VILLARYONKERS, N.Y.Villar, 21, earned the New York City Golden Gloves 106-pound crown by decisioning Angelo Rolon of Brooklyn. This is the fifth straight year he has won such a title, tying...
Which numbers should be retired in whose honor
THE NFL AND STEROIDS
An account of Lloyd Daniels's life should be posted by every playground court and in every school gym. Known as Sweet Pea for his resemblance to the Popeye cartoon character, the 6'8" Daniels, now...
•Whitey Herzog, St. Louis Cardinals manager, when asked if he shared Detroit skipper Sparky Anderson's goal of managing until age 80: "Why would I want to do that? Look at Sparky—he's 55, and he...
May 22, 1989 | Jack McCallum
May 22, 1989 | Hank Hersch
With the wondrous Michael Jordan in full flight, Chicago took a 3-1 lead over New York in the Eastern semifinals
Calgary held off Montreal 3-2 to open the Stanley Cup finals
May 22, 1989 | E.M. Swift
May 22, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE COMMISHI am a recent Harvard graduate so it pains me to say it, but Yalie Bart Giamatti (A Gentleman and a Scholar, April 17) seems to be a gift from above to major league baseball. He is...
May 22, 1989 | Pat Putnam
May 22, 1989 | Albert Kim
May 22, 1989 | Jay Jennings
The annual spring deluge of baseball books is upon us and this year, in at least one sense, may represent a high-water mark. The sheer volume of titles is overwhelming. Here's a guide through the...
Rick Mears launched himself into the pole position for the Indy 500 in record time
Julio César Chávez KO'd Roger Mayweather again
After finishing 13th in the American League in hitting last year, the Chicago White Sox now begin each day in shackles. Look inside the batting cages and there are young men with bats in their...
After six innovative years, Michael Weisman was canned by his new boss
May 22, 1989 | Gary Smith