William Nack

William Nack

All William Nack Stories

Jan. 28, 2008

Checkered Genius

His chess mastery is but one element of Bobby Fischer's curious legacy

July 09, 1984

The Writing Is On The Wall

That Mark Breland, a five-time Golden Gloves champion, will win an Olympic gold medal is as plain as the graffiti on the buildings in Bed-Stuy

April 16, 2001

Coming Up Roses Point Given completed his Derby preps with a spectacular win at Santa Anita

Moments before last Saturday's $750000 Santa Anita Derby, therichest and grandest of the California prep races leading to theKentucky Derby, ...

Oct. 29, 1979


Having won an agonizing fight with weight, top jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. is having a record-shattering year.

July 09, 1979

Doubling up on the Triples

Calumet's Davona Dale coasted to her eighth straight win, giving her the old as well as the new Triple Crown for fillies

Sept. 28, 1981


Take a gander at Goose Gossage in mid-flight and you know why the Yankee pitcher is baseball's most feared reliever. His neck strains, his face contorts, his long arms and legs flail and his fastball comes blazing to the plate at 100 per