CONTENTS

February 16, 1987

AMERICA'S CUP 10
With his triumph, Dennis Conner redeemed himself for his '83 loss and became a hero even to the Australians
by Sarah Ballard

"Almost as soon as I lost the Cup in '83, I began figuring ways to get it back," the Stars & Stripes skipper reveals
by Dennis Conner

MAYBE PITT IS IT 20
New coach Paul Evans has turned the formerly punchless Panthers into the Big East's newest national power
by Curry Kirkpatrick

SWISH WENT THE SWISS 26
Switzerland's men and women zoomed past their rivals to take a record 8 of 10 Alpine World ski titles
by William Oscar Johnson

ALL THAT GLITTERED WAS GOLD 63
Jill Trenary upset world figure skating queen Debi Thomas to win the United States championship in Tacoma
by E.M. Swift

TOUGH IN SO MANY WAYS 66
Before becoming a world champion, boxer Bobby Czyz had to learn how to deal with loss—both in the ring and out
by Franz Lidz

MILES FROM NOWHERE 78
Inner-city basketball stars flock to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia in hopes of improving their chances for glory
by Hank Hersch

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 7
College Basketball 72
For The Record 89
Point After 90

Cover photograph by James Drake

PHOTOENRICO FERORELLI/DOTTHE FLEET'S IN: After the final America's Cup race, a flotilla of spectator boats escorted Stars & Stripes (foreground) and Kookaburra III (upper left) to port and the festivities in Fremantle (page 10).

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)