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Steve Rushin

All Steve Rushin Stories

Oct. 06, 2003

Hell on Wheels

Jocks can't drive. Jail Blazer Rasheed Wallace was stopped in Portland last week for erratic driving and now has more points in the DMV than ...

Jan. 31, 2005

The Best Medicine

When he was turning five, Tyler Kessler received a kidney from his grandmother. Four years later, cancer was detected in his abdomen and ...

Oct. 04, 2004

The Rinks Robbery

If your favorite sport will Not Halt its Lockout and your hero's New Home is Lapland and you're Now Hating Life 'cause there's No Hockey Left ...

Jan. 15, 2007

Teaching Tiger Cub Control

IN LIFE, there are three—and only three—things I do that Tiger Woods does not: 1) frisk myself for a second ball before teeing off on water ...

Aug. 29, 2005

Go West, Young Fan

The best place in America to watch sports is anywhere in the Pacific time zone, a magical land in which major league baseball games begin at ...

March 20, 2006

End of the Fairy Tale

Kirby Puckettonce told me he could die happy in a fishing boat. "I don't go icefishing," said the former Twins centerfielder, who had otherwise ...

May 13, 2002

The Sweet Smell of Innocence

Innocence survived Sept. 11. Its walls shuddered and its windowsrattled and its switchboard was silenced. But the day didn't markthe death of ...

April 14, 2003

Pros By Any Other Name

Though war still sounds like football--troops last week entered the "red zone" outside Baghdad--servicemen are more eloquent than sportsmen ...

Dec. 02, 2013

The Music Of the Cheers

If the top two teams in college football were to merge, they could rule the game from a place called Tuscahassee or maybe Tallahoosa, where ...

Nov. 29, 1999

Glanville Gets The Anvil For fools and blowhards there's nothing worse/than getting skewered in rhyming verse

You'll need a Number 2 pencil to complete this column. It's a fully interactive, multiple-choice poem that lets you be the critic. How does it work?

Dec. 10, 2001

When They're 64 Will we still need them--and will we still feed them--when our heroes are over the hill?

Allen Iverson last week signed a lifetime contract with Reebok,which will still be paying the 76ers guard when his onlydribbling is into a bib, ...

Nov. 09, 1998

All Offbeat, All The Time Put them all together, and the eccentric tidbits of sports TV add up to a heavenly lineup

We know God has a broad sense of humor, and basic cable, whichis how theologians explain Beano Cook. Surely, then, a day ofprogramming ...

July 18, 1994

Listen Up, Sports Fans!

There is much to learn from the laws of soccer about sports—as well as life

Feb. 21, 1997

I, CABANA BOY WHAT KEEPS THREE BEAUTIES IN MALIBU FROM CAVORTING WITH THIS PROUD MEMBER OF THE CABANAERO? THE ANSWER IS IN HIS GENES A SCREENPLAY BY STEVE RUSHIN

The Pacific Ocean is Sani-Flush blue, lapping gently at. Gap-khaki sands. Seagulls reel, movie stars frolic. And vice versa. From a distant hi-fi ...

June 08, 1992

The Pen Ultimate

Red Sox reliever Jeff Reardon is about to overtake Rollie Fingers as baseball's alltime save leader, but with saves as cheap as they are today, how much is that record really worth?