CONTENTS

February 27, 1984

14 They Saved the Best for Last
Led by its surprising Alpine skiers, the U.S. closed with a rush at Sarajevo, winning three golds in the final four days
by William Oscar Johnson

23 Notable Triumphs, Wrong Notes
Scott Hamilton, Katarina Witt and Their Greatnesses hit golden chords in skating, but the U.S. pair got tuned out
by Bob Ottum

32 USFL'84
A glimpse of all 18 teams and a close look at Jim Kelly, the quarterback the league hopes will be its Joe Namath
by Jill Lieber and Rick Telander

64 A Here's to the Good Old Days
In a journal on events outside the white lines in 1983, the author recalls baseball as a pastime, not a product
by Jim Kaplan

DEPARTMENTS

9 Scorecard
46 College Basketball
50 Motor Sports
56 Pro Basketball
81 For the Record
82 19th Hole

Credits on page 81

Cover photograph by Tony Tomsic

PHOTOLEADING OFF: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...just good ol' Ladislav Dluhosch, a Czech ski jumper who here appears to be way, way off course. Actually, he flew far—and straight—enough off the 90-meter hill in Sarajevo to finish 12th.
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)