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Angling in on Roberto
Sugar Ray Leonard fought flat-footed in Montreal, but he says he'll have a new look in New Orleans next week when he meets Roberto Duran again
'The Fight's Over, Joe'
More than two decades after they first met in the ring, Joe Frazier is still taking shots at Muhammad Ali, but this time it's a war of words
The Wrecking Yard
As they limp into the sunset, retired NFL players struggle with the game's grim legacy: a lifetime of disability and pain
Lost In History
From 1929 to 1931, the Philadelphia A's were the best team in baseball, with four future Hall of Famers and a lineup that dominated Babe Ruth's legendary Yankees. So why hasn't anyone heard of them?
The Kentucky Wildcats' relentless attack reflects the ferocious drive of their coach, Rick Pitino, who left the NBA to rescue the Roman Empire of college basketball
Right on for Roberto
Implacable and totally relentless in pursuit of Sugar Ray Leonard, Duran bludgeoned and bruised his way to the welterweight title
The Breaking Point
A rising toll of racetrack breakdowns has shaken public confidence and put the thoroughbred industry at a crossroads
THE BIG BELLYACHE
... Duran, the apostle of machismo, blamed stomach cramps as he surrendered his welterweight title to Sugar Ray Leonard. By William Nack.
THE FUTURE IS SOON
... Ali overweight as well as overage, the heavyweight division is the pits, but some young boxers could pull it out of the hole. By William Nack.
The Razor's Edge
As the Cincinnati Reds chased a pennant in 1940, a dark family legacy tortured the mind of catcher Willard Hershberger