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Brian Oldfield, Shot-Putter SEPTEMBER 1, 1975
From the mid-1970s through the early '80s Brian Oldfield was one of the world's best shot-putters, strong enough to heave a then American ...
coming on strong
"When God invented man," says Brian Oldfield, "He wanted him to look like me." However it came about, he's some piece of work. World-record holder in the ...
Trying Hard to Go Nowhere
The Olympic Track and Field Trials led to a dead end, not to the Games in Moscow. Nevertheless, competitors like winning vaulter Tom Hintnaus gave golden performances
Hi, do you remember me?
In 1975 I put the shot farther than anyone ever has. But I never made the record books. Now I've got a chance. I'm B...R...I...A...N O...L...D...
Hail to the Redskins!
Hail victory! And good grief! The whooping began after good young Charlie Brown (87) scored the clinching TD against Miami in Super Bowl XVII
Round Two to the Kid
John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg in the Open, avenging his Wimbledon loss
The 1984 Olympics
By being less than promised, the L.A. Games are just living up to Olympic tradition. Still, they should be a spectacle worthy even of their host city
A BIGGIE OF A MEET AT MAC AND AL'S
Oh, true, that blithe spirit, Brian Oldfield, did almost skull a fellow competitor with a 16-pound shot, but that was an accident, and he did playfully ...
A LONG SHOT RIGHT ON TARGET
He trains with an extraordinary group of weightmen who live in and around San Jose—pro Brian Oldfield, who is preparing for the TV Superstars competition; ...