September 10, 1995

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Pro Football
A Gift From Heaven
No doubt it's a bit much — for most people, anyway — to use those words to describe the opening of another nfl season, a sunday on which 851,953 people in 14 stadiums witnessed 57 touchdowns, two overtime victories, the birth squalls of two new franchises and the relocation of two old ones. But the phrase is just right to describe a rookie running back's game-winning burst into the end zone, the perfect invocation for a new season.
Boxing
Baseball
A Native Son's Thoughts
(many of them heretical) about Baltimore (which isn't what it used to be), baseball (which isn't what it used to be) and the steadfast perfection of Cal Ripken Jr. (which is ever unchanging, fairly complicated and truly something to behold)
College Football
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