Leading Off

Nov. 09, 1998
Nov. 09, 1998

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Nov. 9, 1998

  • 7 Days 78
    Compiled by Cameron Morfit and Jeff Pearlman

    While you were transfixed by the NFL, NHL, PGA, and NASCAR, you probably missed some of the weird and wondrous things that go on each week in the world of sports. Here are a few items from wire services and local papers that might have slipped under your radar.

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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY MIKE EPSTEIN Don't Take a Drop! Rick Christen blithely ignored the hazards and whacked a few golf balls from the top of the balloon Rainbow Rider into the ether at 6,500 feet in the Oregon Cascades. COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTYWhere's Waldo? Only the Witness Protection Program offered a better place to hide than the 32,000 runners who packed the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday at the start of the New York City Marathon.