Hank Hersch

Hank Hersch

All Hank Hersch Stories

Oct. 23, 1995


The tattoo on his left arm is an indelicate scrawl that readsDR. J. Juwan Howard had it done--his homage to JuliusErving--when he was a ...

Nov. 15, 1996


Cincinnati senior guard Damon Flint's arms--much like, well,Damon Flint--go on and on and on. In his 23 years, theloquacious Flint has never ...

Oct. 24, 1995


Senior guard Kerry Kittles, the reigning Big East Player of theYear, stands in front of the altar at St. Thomas of VillanovaChurch. The Pastoral ...

March 07, 1994

Jervaughn Scales

Here are two things worth noting about Jervaughn Scales, the 6'6", 223-pound senior power forward from Southern University, who leads ...

Sept. 22, 2003

Motown Rising

For the first time since 1997, when the Houston Comets won the inaugural WNBA title in their only year in the Eastern Conference, the East sent ...

Nov. 29, 1993

Ma Jian

When Utah coach Rick Majerus was first asked if he was interested in Ma Jian, as Majerus recalls, he thought he was being asked about an ...

Jan. 17, 1994

Heath Shuler

On the morning of Jan. 3, six days before he would announce The Decision, Tennessee junior quarterback Heath Shuler was shifting about in a ...

Dec. 13, 1993

Nate Friends

At the NCAA soccer tournament for the last few years, Virginia coach Bruce Arena has carried an attachè case containing everything from ...

Sept. 04, 1985


Two years ago as a freshman, quarterback Jeff Bentrim guided North Dakota State to the national title. Last season Bentrim led the division in ...

March 12, 1996


The problem kept growing. Deep breathing, extra battingpractice, 15 years of karate training--nothing helped to solveit. He understood that it ...

March 01, 1993

Sports People

Rasheed Wallace Rashard Griffith For the last year just about every college basketball coach in the country has been repeating two words: ...

April 26, 1993

Shannon Miller

Last Friday in Birmingham, England, a 16-year-old American girl displayed a measure of self-control that even a palace guard would envy.

Nov. 12, 1990


Troy Kopp's well-heeled classmates at Mission Viejo (Calif.) High didn't know much about being down and out. They never had to make their ...

Jan. 19, 2004

Major Letdown

Edited by Hank Hersch and Mark Bechtel

ANNOUNCED That she will not defend her title at the 2004 Australian Open, which starts on Monday, Serena Williams. Provided you haven't ...

April 05, 1993

Travis Ford

If you were looking for a smooth ride to New Orleans last week, you couldn't have done better than to take a Travis Ford, a subcompact that ...

Nov. 15, 1996


Marquette junior Aaron Hutchins, baseball cap pulled low over hisbrow, teeth gnawing at his fingernails, leans forward on a chairin his ...

Sept. 22, 2003

Miranda's Right

VINDICATED U.S. wrestler Patricia Miranda, who won a silver medal in the 105.5 -pound class at the World Championships of Freestyle ...

Nov. 28, 1994

Randy Livingston

New Orleans is a checkerboard of cultures, Cajun and Creole, white and black, bawdy and buttoned-down. Block by block, the Big Easy offers ...