All Pat Putnam Stories
Holmes Really Had a Spoonful
Larry Holmes (left) is talking about hanging 'em up after unheralded Tim Witherspoon just missed taking away his WBC heavyweight championship
The Night They Called It A Daze
Larry Holmes's WBC title and his big payday with Gerry Cooney are still safe, but Renaldo Snipes nearly knocked both for a loop
Sugar Should Frost Him
Thomas Hearns is an imposing physical presence, but in the showdown fight for the welterweight title, he'll find Sugar Ray Leonard too quick and too good
The first Texas touchdown came on a dusted-off quarterback draw that wasn't even in the game plan. It's a wonder the Longhorns remembered ...
Of staggering proportions
UCLA overwhelmed runner-up USC 82-49 to win the NCAA title in a meet that featured a Garrison finish and some disproportionate staggers
Wohlhuter's better half
For the man who is the world-record holder in the 880, the easier part of the mile comes first, as he demonstrated last week in Louisville
NO! NOT JOHN SMITH!
The name has served as an alias for thousands, but last weekend a real John Smith checked in, the UCLA sophomore nipping Lee Evans in ...
Papa Benitez knows best
Introducing the youngest of the Benitez boys and also the youngest champion in boxing history
Competing mainly for kicks
Pro champ Jerry Clarke doesn't make much money but he's high on his sport
WHEN GOLDEN STATE GLITTERED
At the end of last season the Golden State Warriors astounded almost everybody by totally disarming the Washington Bullets in the NBA ...
A Road Least Traveled
No Canadian has gone to the victory stand for an Olympic boxing gold medal since '32, but Toronto's Shawn O'Sullivan and Willie deWit, a son of the plains, should alter that
EAST: Fried chicken again
As if Louisvillians weren't wrought up enough, they discovered recently that Dan Issel of their beloved Colonels had been force bussed over to ...
BACK IN THE RUNNING
After a layoff of nearly two years, world-record holder Jim Ryun competed in his first race last week, an indoor mile in San Francisco, beat a ...
FIRSTEST, FASTEST AND MOSTEST
It seemed that never had so many been so speedy as at the national track and field championships in Eugene, Ore.; some with the wind at their ...