18
THE FINAL FOUR
Duke became the first school since 1973 to win back-to-back men's NCAA basketball titles, by beating Michigan
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

30
MOLLY RULES IN L.A.
By heeding savvy precepts, Molly Goodenbour led Stanford to the women's national basketball title
BY SHELLEY SMITH

32
SEASON ON ICE
A late-season players' strike, the first in NHL history, put the Stanley Cup playoffs in jeopardy
BY STEVE WULF

34
A SPLENDID NEST
The charming new ballpark in Baltimore has Oriole fans and baseball purists chirping with delight
BY TIM KURKJIAN

42
DOWN MEMORY LANE
At the Tradition, where Lee Trevino beat Jack Nicklaus by a stroke, recollections were fond and faulty
BY JOHN GARRITY

60
WHITEY, BUCK AND THE COWBOY
Gene Autry, whose Angels haven't ever won a pennant, has corralled two old sidekicks to aid him
BY RON FIMRITE

68
UP FROM THE ASHES
A fire destroyed pro golfer Raymond Floyd's beloved house, but it rekindled his ardent desire to win
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

80
TRUE TO HIS WORDS
Fighter Hurricane Carter, imprisoned for 18 long years for murder, won release with a boy's help
BY WILLIAM NACK

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

72
PRO BASKETBALL

78
HORSE RACING

96
FOR THE RECORD

98
POINT AFTER

PHOTOJOHN IACONOEarly Bird Fans: Baltimore rooters could barely contain themselves as they waited for the gate to be opened—a little belatedly because the key had been mislaid—before the first game to be played at the new Oriole ark at Camden Yards. When they finally got in, the fans found themselves in a jewel of a ballpark (page 34).

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)