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A Few Pieces of Silver
Robbed of gold medals in Munich, the '72 U.S. Olympic basketball team will not betray its principles for...
Bracing nip of Holland gin
Dutch superstar Johan Cruyff has been a real pick-me-up for the Los Angeles Aztecs at the gate, where attendance has doubled, and afield, where scoring has tripled
The Question: As a former Olympian, what should the United States do to win the Olympics in 1956?
RALPH HILL, 5000-Meter RunSecond, 1932"By creating more interest in events in which we are traditionally weak. College meets should schedule events more ...
A Year of Turmoil and Decision
The third NCAA championship was a breeze. Much more difficult problems were the black boycott of the Olympics, Lew's change of religious affiliation and his choice between the rival pro basketball leagues
Playing in the Bush League
On a visit to Kennebunkport, the author barely kept up with a sporting Prez
He Got Down and Did It
Despite his antique racket, Jimmy Connors—who's a bit of an antique himself—was unbending in pursuit of his fifth U.S. Open
A MAJORITY OPINION ON BASEBALL BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES
Like millions of Americans who became instantly and forever qualified as experts the moment they watched their first game, I am an expert at baseball.
1954 & Its Sportsman: Roger Bannister
The year brought shining performances in a host of sports, but the electrifying running of history's first four-minute miler—a man of no fanfare—made him year's pre-eminent man of sport
It Took Courage for Billy Payne to Pursue the 1996 Summer Olympics for Atlanta, and It Will Take All of His Religious Fervor to Pull Them Off