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May 14, 1984

A NEW VOYAGE FOR AN OLD SALT

Sailor-author Tristan Jones has lost one leg but not his enthusiasm for high adventure on the high seas

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 agonizes that he may be "losing control of my life"

Jun 06, 1983

It's the Apple of his eye

A's Manager Steve Boros is helping lead baseball into the computer age

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

Jun 06, 1983

Then Zing Go The Strings

That, say many top tennis players, is what happens after the Wizard of Boz, a.k.a. Warren Bosworth, performs his magic on their rackets and their games

Jul 17, 1978

Money: The monster threatening sports

Are all those O.J.s and Dr. Js overpaid? Are the team owners headed for the poorhouse or the countinghouse? Is the faithful fan being ripped off? Should all our pro games be renamed Moneyball? The first of a three-part report on the turmoil in America's favorite pastimes probes the charges and countercharges in the debate over whether big bucks are spoiling sports

Aug 13, 1979

OH, WHAT AN ERA!

If Rip van Jockman, rising from a 25-year nap, found his way to the academic elms and audited a course in nuclear-age sports, he would get a culture shock of seismic proportions. In view of the triumphs and upheavals of that era, speculation as to what the next quarter-century has in store for sports can be as far out as the limits of one's imagination

Sep 15, 1980

THE MAN WHO BROUGHT SURFING TO MONTANA

Paipo surfing is just one of the many sporting interests of David Rivenes of little Miles City. He's also big on luge, tae kwan do and age-group wrestling

Sep 12, 1977

MIRACLE IN THE MEADOWS

What used to be one of the outstanding garbage dumps of our time has become a gold mine of a sports center—and more nuggets are on the way. The man who pulled it off is Sonny Werblin

Dec 25, 1978

Sports Town, U.S.A. Its San Diego

In participant sports, you name it, San Diego has it. Exertion for fitness and fun is now so pervasive in this sun-kissed city that the lazy have become pariahs

Nov 30, 1981

Why is This man Laughing? Because He Just Read His Obituary

Although reports of Joe Retton's death were greatly exaggerated, there is no overstating his record at Fairmont State

Apr 28, 1980

MORE VICTORIES EQUALS MORE FANS EQUALS MORE PROFITS, RIGHT? WRONG, WRONG, WRONG

So says Matthew Levine, a marketing whiz whose firm has uncovered some startling information about pro sports by talking to—of all people—the fans

Mar 07, 1977

PITTSBURGH FATS DODGES A SILVER BULLET

Charged with the possession of cocaine, Steeler Defensive Tackle Ernie Holmes used an indoor outhouse to help gain an acquittal in Amarillo

Oct 02, 1978

SCORECARD

Apr 13, 1981

THE IRISH HAVE FLIPPED OVER FAUST

The mantle of Rockne, Leahy and Parseghian is being readied for Notre Dame's new head coach, if only he'll hold still long enough for a fitting

Oct 22, 1979

NOTRE DAME 1951-55

The Old Grad's defenses were up—until the echoes of Rockne brought on alumnesia