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Sept. 30, 1968

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

Sept. 09, 1968

THE TEEN ANGEL WINS

The new idol of anti-Establishment golfers (not to mention girls) is 19-year-old Bruce Fleisher, a cool Floridian in fringed trousers, who last week captured the ...

April 02, 1990

AND NOW...THE FINAL ONE

If the NCAA tournament gets any more taut or emotional or chaotic, Hollywood might as well pull from circulation all those cinema classics ...

Feb. 28, 1972

Wanted! (but not much)

Ed Ratleff, scoring against Pacific, leads a strong Long Beach team that has been unfairly accused of every sin under basketball's sun

April 19, 1976

AT LONG LAST IT'S CRUNCHTIME

This week's NBA playoffs have an unfamiliar ring—Cleveland and Philadelphia and Phoenix—but when the championship rings are handed ...

June 13, 1983

The French To A Frenchman

Yannick Noah overwhelmed his countrymen as well as his opponents en route to winning his nation's title

June 14, 1971

Making up for the lost cup

America's burly Steve Melnyk conquered a demanding Scottish course and a huge field of aspiring players to capture the British Amateur

Jan. 10, 1972

Latest biggie among the mighty smalls

Victory was sweet when Eau Claire finally put it to Kentucky State

Jan. 08, 1973

WHOOPING IT UP IN ENDIN COUNTRY

Long Beach State's 49ers went on the warpath down in Oklahoma and scalped everybody in sight to take Abe's folksy Ol' Down Home Classic.

Oct. 27, 1975

Jimbo does his bit for Uncle Sam

Playing Davis Cup at long last, Connors helps topple Venezuela

July 07, 1969

A cool one turned the heat on

While most of the field felt faint, a crisp cutie in gingham used one hot round to win the Women's Open

Feb. 26, 1973

DR. K, BIG CAT AND LITTLE TUBBY

Roll them together with Mr. Nice and Billy Bipp, and they spell sunshine and maybe a Missouri Valley championship for Memphis State, where racial turmoil and ...

Jan. 20, 1975

RUPP'S OLD FIEF IS FAR FROM BARREN

A lacquer of frost is on the bluegrass again, time for the farmer to prepare his tobacco for auction, for the mare to wait out her foal, for the ...

April 09, 1990

Runaway!

UNLV beat Duke 103-73 in the most lopsided NCAA title game ever

Jan. 29, 1990

BOLD, THOSE TIGERS

Fourth-ranked Missouri knocked off No. 1 Kansas in a renewal of their border war .

Jan. 05, 1987

A WILD NEW CATS' MEOW

Deadeye Kentucky freshman Rex Chapman gave slumping Louisville a taste of the future.

Feb. 13, 1978

GOING LIKE BLAZERS

Portland is not just running away from everybody in the NBA, it's mounting an assault on the record books as well.

Nov. 18, 1987

Please Don't Pick Us No. 1

Coaches have learned the hard way that being first in the preseason polls can be the unkindest cut of all