THOU SWELL, THOU WITT-Y 20
East Germany's Katarina Witt dazzled the judges to win back the world figure skating title she lost last year
by E.M. Swift

POP IN HIS BAT, OR IN HIS CORNER? 24
That's a question for the Red Sox, who have made the boss's son, Marc Sullivan, their starting catcher
by Jack McCallum

STRUTTING THEIR STUFF 26
UNLV, North Carolina, Indiana and Georgetown smartly led the way into the NCAA's round of 16
by Alexander Wolff

Z-MAN IS A REAL HE-MAN 42
Peerless Pirmin Zurbriggen clinched his third World Cup title on capricious Mount Allan
by William Oscar Johnson

THE POWER OF LOVE 44
The longest hitter in golf is Davis Love III, who hopes that his prodigious swing will make him a big winner
by Jaime Diaz

THE ROAD TO NOWHERE 56
When the NBA's worst team, the L.A. Clippers, took a tour of four cities, the name of the game was futility
by Bruce Newman

LAST CHANCE FOR THE CONDOR 62
With only one of the species still left in the wild, the remarkable California condor struggles for survival
by John Nielson

HOTTEST AMERICAN IMPORT IN JAPAN 72
After laboring for 11 years in U.S. baseball, slugger Randy Bass has become a big hit with the Hanshin Tigers
by Craig Neff

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 15
Hockey 69
For The Record 93
Point After 94

Cover photograph by David E. Klutho; Inset by John Biever

PHOTOCARL SKALAKCALLED FOR TRAVELING: Missouri did its very best, but Greg Church could not carry his Tiger teammates past underdog Xavier, the 70-69 winner in the first round of the NCAA tournament (page 26).
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)