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Original Issue


22 A Big Splash By The Kiwis
Upstart New Zealand, its boat near perfect in the America's Cup trials, is throwing a scare into its challenger rivals
by Sarah Ballard

28 It Only Hurts For A Little While
Just ask college football's have-nots, who provide the fodder the haves need to make the polls and go to a bowl
by Rick Reilly

38 Mighty Mike Shoulders A Heavy Task
Mike Tyson hopes to become the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history by beating Trevor Berbick
by Hugh McIlvanney

46 Chairman Of The Board
Tony Hawk, an 18-year-old from Southern California, is riding the crest of popularity as skateboarding booms
by Armen Keteyian

82 Gault Is Divided Into Many Parts
Ballet dancer, model and track star, Willie Gault also catches passes for the Bears—when the QBs throw to him
by Bruce Newman


17 Scorecard
59 College Football
66 Golf
69 Pro Football
78 Pro Basketball
99 For The Record
100 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John Biever



LEADING OFF: Over the surging seas off Fremantle, Australia, comes New Zealand's America's Cup entry, which has proved to be a nightmare for the other challengers.