All Jerry Kirshenbaum Stories
Better by Leaps and Bounds
Julius Erving and the other 76ers had a high old time in taking a 3-0 lead over L.A. in the NBA finals
When Great Isn't Good Enough
Minnesota's Kevin Garnett, the highest-paid player in the NBA, must constantly fight off the image of the Star Who Hasn't Measured Up
Is Kobe Bryant the second coming of Magic or Michael? The playoffs are the place to find out if he's truly a prodigy or merely a creature of hype
As the 1978-79 season begins, the NHL finds itself with six new coaches and minus one team. Gone are the financially strapped Cleveland ...
The voice of Tarzan is still heard in the land, but there are days when Johnny Weissmuller prefers a quiet drink to yodeling at elephants.
Big-time college football and basketball coaches are feeling thesting of the NCAA's reform movement. At last week's NCAA conventionin Dallas ...
A compromise of sorts was reached last week in a dispute betweenBob Keino ( left), a 17-year-old junior at Ridgewood (N.J.) High and ason of ...
MARK OF EXCELLENCE
Keena and Deena and the rest of the girls were never feena—er, finer—at the Olympic swimming trials, but Mark Spitz made the biggest splash.
THE OLYMPIC ULTIMATUM
For more than two weeks the President of the United States had restrained himself, hoping in vain for some sign that the Soviet Union would ...
The Facts, Please
In his otherwise commendable efforts to combat racial imbalancesin sports hiring, Jesse Jackson has in recent days misspoken incalling for ...
Just A Decent Bloke
...until Ken Rosewall, a muscleless marvel of 37, grabs a racket. Then he carves up people
SPORT'S $5 MILLION PAYDAY
It's the biggest in history—the brainchiid of show biz promoter Jerry Perenchio, who got Jack Kent Cooke to put up the money. Now they own ...
Howe? He showed 'em
Aided by his two sons, old Gordie led Houston to the promised land
HOLD ON THERE, AMERICA
People are healthier, and it's due to dietary changes and exercise. Of course, this is based more on faith than data. —ROBERT M.
BIG CITY COUNTRY BOY
Money and the promise of national exposure lured superstar George McGinnis out of the ABA to Philadelphia, and the $3 million-plus deal for ...
THE AGONY AND DRIP-DRY ECSTASY
Pounding along in the sweet upper air, the runner has all the best of it; a few vigorous shakes of the thigh muscles, a deep breath and he's ...
MASTER OF THOSE MAD RACERS
Don Aronow, the world champion ocean powerboat racer, has two nicknames: The Animal and The Czar. The first was conferred on him by his fellow racers for ...