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Jerry Kirshenbaum

Jerry Kirshenbaum

All Jerry Kirshenbaum Stories

June 06, 1983

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

Dec. 29, 2003

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

April 27, 1998

Show Time!

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

Oct. 23, 1978

NHL

As the 1978-79 season begins, the NHL finds itself with six new coaches and minus one team. Gone are the financially strapped Cleveland ...

Aug. 17, 1970

AAAH-EEEE-AAAH...UMGAWA

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.

Jan. 25, 1993

Comeuppance

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum Scorecard Reporter: Richard O'Brien

Big-time college football and basketball coaches are feeling thesting of the NCAA's reform movement. At last week's NCAA conventionin Dallas ...

Jan. 25, 1993

Some Advantage

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum Scorecard Reporter: Richard O'Brien

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 ...

Aug. 14, 1972

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.

Jan. 28, 1980

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 ...

Jan. 25, 1993

The Facts, Please

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum Scorecard Reporter: Richard O'Brien

In his otherwise commendable efforts to combat racial imbalancesin sports hiring, Jesse Jackson has in recent days misspoken incalling for ...

May 01, 1972

Just A Decent Bloke

...until Ken Rosewall, a muscleless marvel of 37, grabs a racket. Then he carves up people

Jan. 25, 1971

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 ...

June 03, 1974

Howe? He showed 'em

Aided by his two sons, old Gordie led Houston to the promised land

Feb. 07, 1983

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.

Oct. 27, 1975

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 ...

March 11, 1974

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 ...

Nov. 17, 1969

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  ...

July 21, 1969

THEY'RE ALL OUT TO LAUNCH

Unsung and virtually unflung, the javelin is a UFO to most U.S. track fans but a spear of beauty to those who throw it. Now, however, Arizona State has a ...