Sport: The Sweet Scene in Sarajevo

On the eve, a promise of the "best Games" ever

The 1984 Puerto Rican Winter Olympic team, first in the annals of the country and last to the bottom of the luge run, consists of one well-rounded American named George Tucker, who is particularly well rounded in the seat, where the number of mended holes in his suit suggests that Tucker occasionally arrives at the finish line without his sled.

"I have about a 75% completion rate," he says. "That's good for a quarterback. It's not so good for a luge racer." Tucker was...

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