"I'll slow down if you will."
"There's that poor Harper boy. He's never wanted to do anything but play tennis."
Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines
PERU OVER PANHANDLE, 14-7 PEPPER MARTIN SLIDES AGAIN...PISTOLS AT TURIN
In one mighty, man-high lunge a wild bronco throws his rider to the ground and menaces him with pawing hooves
Never was there such a year for heroics in minor-league baseball, never so many headline heroes
New Orleans teaches swordplay to its youngsters
Now a man can wear his coat when it's July in October
It was a season of upsets, surprises, and one bright hope fulfilled