Showing 1 - 10 of 221 Stories for William Johnson
Much about the game smacked of a 19th century penny-dreadful melodrama. Underdog Minnesota rose up out of deepest adversity to smite ...
History's New Imprint
At last, Sarajevo, site of the next Winter Olympics, will be known for something besides a 1914 murder
A Loner's Crusade
Australia's Peter Thomson, who has won the British Open five times, has made himself an unpopular figure among American pros with his criticisms of U.S. golf and its rich tour. Thomson does not care. He is too busy with his own diverse interests—books, music, being a responsible father to his daughters and son (left) and encouraging the growth of golf in the Far East. His supreme goal, however, is entirely personal—to win the British Open for the sixth time, something only Harry Vardon has ever before done. This week at Carnoustie in Scotland, Thomson will get his chance
Through flags to riches
After a year of slaloming for pay, Hank Kashiwa (foreground) became the champion in a sport where they fine you for missing the parties
Look, Ma, No Hands...
That's the way it was decades ago when air circus pilots flew deadly competitions—and that's the way it is still as sports like Bevo Howard (preceding page) take to the skies and perform flights of fancy
A STAR WAS BORN
My life was entirely changed because of one-tenth of a second. Nothing was ever the same again." Clarence Linden Crabbe repeated these words or variations ...
FROM HERE TO 2000
Charles O. Finley is rarely, if ever, at a loss for words, but when asked what he thought American sport would be like in the year 2000, he was ...
Faith, Hope And Celerity
A devout Swiss and a cardinal-kissing miss from the U.S. worked miracles at the Alpine world championships in Italy
THE GO-GO GIRLS OF SAPPORO
Three American beauty roses bloomed in the snowbanks of Hokkaido last week, some 11000 miles from home. One was a ski racer from a ...