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Dec. 03, 1973

'BAMA TAKES CHARGE

The Crimson Tide has moved ahead in the race for the national championship, thanks to the Ohio State-Michigan tie, but one false step and ...

Aug. 29, 1983

Picking up The Pieces

Detroit's former bullpen ace Kevin Saucier realized this spring that he'd never pitch again—but he's not about to complain

July 17, 1978

8 THE TV TIME-OUT

Back in the days of Buffalo Bob and Uncle Miltie, when Pete Rozelle was cranking out press releases for the Los Angeles Rams and Franklin ...

Dec. 02, 1974

STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

Ohio State spotted Michigan an early lead, then rallied with four field goals to win. The next day in a heated meeting of Big Ten athletic directors ...

July 17, 1978

1 THE MISDIRECTION PLAY

FACT: The professional sports industry is a self-regulating monopoly. Monopoly. Antitrust. Restraint of trade. For years those loaded words ...

July 17, 1978

6 THE GRANDSTAND PLAY

BRING YOUR KIDS TO SEE OUR KIDS! cried the full-page ad run by the New York Mets last August. But the fans were in no mood for family ...

Feb. 23, 1976

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. CLARKE

When he goes over the boards onto the Ice, a faultless young man becomes Bobby Clarke, the dread menace—and hockey's No. 1 player.

Aug. 15, 1983

THERE'S BITTER WITH THE SWEET

Heir apparent to the legendary Four Musketeers, Yannick Noah is the toast of France and a vital new force in the tennis world, but now he ...

July 26, 1976

The pelota bounces up north

FRONTON COUNTRY DID MEAN FLORIDA, BUT NOW CONNECTICUT IS INTO THE ACT

July 17, 1978

5 THE BUCK LATERAL SERIES

FACT: By one means or another, almost all professional franchises make money. Heavy with gloom, Walter O'Malley once confessed at a ...

Sept. 29, 1975

A strike forces the issue

After the owners promised new proposals, NFL players ended a chaotic walkout and kicked off the season. But the truce may be temporary

Oct. 13, 1975

DASHING DAYS FOR THE REDS

It's a beautiful day for baseball," said Willie Stargell as he stepped into the batting cage in Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium last Saturday and ...

July 05, 1976

THERE WAS A FIGHT IN MONACO

Rodolfo Sabatini, a former boxing writer for a Communist daily in Rome, paused one day last week to speculate about his latest adventure in ...

March 07, 1977

PITTSBURGH FATS DODGES A SILVER BULLET

It was show time in the Texas Panhandle. Or so it seemed when the Pittsburgh Steelers' Ernie Holmes went on trial in a crowded Amarillo ...

May 14, 1984

A NEW VOYAGE FOR AN OLD SALT

For all their fiercely independent ways, the intrepid mariners who ply vast oceans alone in small sailing vessels have two traits in common: an ...

April 19, 1976

HOWAY, BIG BREN! YE'RE DOIN' US PROOD!

Brendan Foster, England's star middle-distance runner, is a ray of golden hope in the forbidding streets of industrial Gateshead.

Oct. 22, 1973

Kush means push and rush and crush

Arizona State's Frank Kush produces winning teams every year by espousing the Lombardian theory of coaching—hit, sweat, fight, take a couple of laps up the side of a mountain and then whip somebody 66-7

June 27, 1977

REVVED UP TO RIDE ON AN OCEAN OF TROUBLE

A gutty crew is ready, set and about to go full throttle in a 36-footer after the record for an Atlantic crossing.