All Pat Putnam Stories
SWEET SCIENCE, INDEED
Foreman started stylishly, jabbing Ron Lyle, but after he was down and nearly out he became the old banger.
The Warriors Were Bulletproof
Led by big gun Rick Barry and backed up by a host of able spear carriers, Golden State whipped Washington in four straight to win the NBA title
FLYING START TOWARD THE OLYMPICS
Led by Dave Roberts, who broke a vaulting pole and then the world record, a talented group of U.S. track and field athletes earned a two-week ...
No heels in the Achilles
Union College didn't have a team, a schedule or even any ice when Coach Ned Harkness arrived, but now it battles the best on even terms in the Achilles Arena
Old Bear: unbeaten and unhappy
Coach Bryant frets about defense, but Alabama keeps on winning
GOLD TO IVORY, ASHES FOR TONY
For sprinter Ivory Crockett, the unappreciated world-record holder, the California Relays brought victory and vindication, but celebrated miler ...
TIME TO CLEAN UP BOXING AGAIN
Two nickel-and-dime outfits, the WBC and the WBA, now run the fights—to their own aggrandizement and to the detriment of the sport. First of ...
THIS DRAKE WAS FOR THE DUCKS
Rain, wind and assorted ailments hampered U.S. Olympic hopefuls at Des Moines' Drake Relays, but nothing bothered the one key man who ...
State proves East is not least
As any frustrated Nittany Lion knows, east is east and Penn State is a victim of its geography. And an awful lot of people are going to be ...
LEAN AND MEAN
Evander Holyfield sent a message to Mike Tyson with his KO of Adilson Rodrigues.