All Curry Kirkpatrick Stories
When Push Came To Shove
In a memorable first meeting, Ralph Sampson and Virginia beat Pat Ewing and Georgetown
A Giant Stride Ahead of the Field
Both John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova walked right through Wimbledon
Off with a Hoop and a Holler
Forty-eight teams roared into the NCAAs. Thirty-two were silenced, including No. 1 DePaul. The survivors compete for the last hurrah
Hello, America, We Came Back
Three of the biggest reasons to look forward to the 1980-81 season are the young men waving their greetings on the opposite page: Mark Aguirre, Ralph Sampson and Albert King. They could be rich right now, but last spring they decided to forestall the start of their pro careers and stay in school at least another year. By not going "hardship" themselves, they spared college fans the pain of having to get by without seeing them in action. Surely, there could be no finer way to start the season than to have them tell us...
Our basketball-minded author once believed that the NCAA Final Four belonged to him alone. Well, now he has to share.
Bedlam at Wimby
Unbeknownst to the majority of anarchists, John McEnroe wasn't the first to ravage Wimbledon last summer. Before a ball was struck in the ...
The Palmer-Nicklaus laugh-in
At the PGA Team Championship in Oklahoma City the two kings got all the chuckles but Bobby Nichols and George Archer won the money
EVERYBODY DO THE PUTT-PUTT
They may never get a chance to show their stuff at the Masters, but last week at a miniature course in Fayetteville, N.C., 128 of "the best putters in the ...
They're SECond To None
Top to bottom, Kentucky to Alabama, Southeastern Conference teams can claim more good players and greater balance than any other league in the land
GETTING INTO THE PICTURE
Is it really surprising that a member of the very sex that burns the toast can announce a hockey score as "Detroit 2, Red Wings 0"? Is it truly ...
WIMBLEDON WAS NEVER BETTER
If Bjorn Borg and Jimmy Connors continue to stride atop the game of tennis as they did during the 100th year of Wimbledon and as they expect ...
CALVIN DISCOVERS MURPHY'S LAW
Calvin Murphy may be able to do tricks with a basketball, but everything went wrong that could to the Houston Rockets guard at the national ...
The Gang's All Here
Well, almost. St. John's, Villanova and Georgetown of the Big East will be joined in the NCAA Final Four by a solitary interloper, Memphis State
DAVID GOES AFTER GOLIATH
Is it possible to begin a college basketball season without raising hosannas to Bill Walton and his UCLA Bruins? Well, no. So here's to ...
The DeBacle At DePaul
Judging from an 80-61 loss to the Blue Demons, UCLA, with another new coach, is headed for disaster
HIGH ON THE HEELS
North Carolina rose to the occasion at the new Tournament of Champions.
THEY CAME TO PLAY
Most of the ABA survivors have shown they're plenty fit and, while two weeks do not a season make, Denver is fast giving the NBA originals ...