Sport: Best of '87

BEST TACK After retrieving the America's Cup from Australia, San Diego Yachtsman Dennis Conner had barely exhaled before New Zealand found a loophole in the old deed and issued a new challenge in an outsized maxiboat.

BEST DOUBLE PLAY Shades of all-around Athlete Jim Thorpe: Bo Jackson, who plays baseball for the Kansas City Royals and football for the Los Angeles Raiders, hit a 466-ft. homer and ran for a 91-yd. touchdown.

BEST STRATEGIST Railing against college basketball's three-point rule even as he mastered the strategy required for the 19-ft. 9-in. shot, Indiana Coach Bobby Knight led his third team to...

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