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20 Hang On to Your Hats...and Heads
With Patrick Ewing at his formidable best, Georgetown won the Big East tournament and sallied forth into the NCAAs
by Curry Kirkpatrick

26 The Whale Got Himself Whaled
Tim Witherspoon decisioned Greg Page, a heavyweight in more ways than one, for the vacant WBC championship
by Pat Putnam

28 Hail and Farewell to Legends
American women and men Alpine skiers won six World Cup races in only nine days, but they also lost a pair of aces
by William Oscar Johnson

36 Nothing Pitty-Pat about Patty
Patty Sheehan, the LPGA Player of the Year for '83 and an ascending superstar, is long off the tee and long on heart
by Barry McDermott

46 The Ivy's Irish Pug
Princeton graduate Henry Milligan, the national amateur heavyweight champion, has hopes for gold in Los Angeles
by Franz Lidz

76 A Diamonds in the Rough
The scouts found their gems on the field at an amateur baseball tournament, but the author found his off the field
by Kevin Kerrane


15 Scorecard
55 Wrestling
58 Track & Field
62 Hockey
64 Pro Football
68 College Basketball
101 For the Record
102 19th Hole

Credits on page 101

Cover photograph by Manny Millan


LEADING OFF:Four-hundred-and-forty-seven-and-a-half-pound North Carolina State wrestler Tab Thacker, no slacker as a midnight snacker, bellies up to a morsel or two on the eve of his victory in the heavyweight final at the NCAAs.