Ernesto Bertarelli

America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

The first and perhaps only America's Cup sailed in the Bermuda Triangle could be over as soon as Sunday afternoon, bringing champagne showers to the Great Sound and changes to sailing's marquee regatta.

That is, unless Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA have any comeback magic left.

That'll be a big ask, considering how fast and dominating helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand were in routing Oracle in the first four races last weekend.

After a five-day break, the showdown between 50-foot foiling catamarans resumes with two races Saturday, if there's enough wind, and two Sunday.

The Kiwis lead 3-0 in the first-to-seven match. Because Oracle won...

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