We are told that Ilie Nastase's second novel, The Net (St. Martin's Press, $16.95), has been "translated from the French." Despite the literary cachet of that phrase, the book seems to have gained...
The Gamecocks rely on Todd Ellis and Sterling Sharpe
OFFENSE:Quarterback Troy Aikman of UCLA (above), the top passer in Division I-A, completed 22 of 31 attempts for 328 yards and two third-quarter TDs as the Bruins rallied to defeat Arizona State...
November 09, 1987 | Chris Warner
L.A.'s hottest ice show in the 1930s was USC vs. Loyola
Emerson Fittipaldi came out of retirement to find new success driving Indy Cars
BOXING—THOMAS HEARNS knocked out Juan Roldan of Argentina in the fourth round to claim the WBC middleweight crown, in Las Vegas. Hearns is the first boxer to win titles in four weight classes. On...
November 09, 1987
TOM KEIMSPRINGFIELD, ILL.Keim, 33, a clerk with a 220 bowling average, rolled back-to-back 300 games in the Cosmos League at Strike N Spare West. Keim, who had never bowled a perfect game before,...
There's more to it than the L——and the C——
HE ALWAYS WAS SECRETIVE
•Billy Tubbs, Oklahoma basketball coach, on the similarity of his offense to that of the football Sooners: "We like to run, and nobody likes to pass."
Ibrahim Hussein and Priscilla Welch were refreshing winners in New York's marathon
The Irish have returned to the Top 10 with a bevy of backs, a brilliant receiver and a coach who just won't allow losing
Blessings Came Twice To Gerry Faust's Akron Zips On Saturday. For openers it did not rain in the Rubber Bowl—after nine straight wet home games. Then the Zips beat Nicholls State 23-17, which is...
Thomas Hearns knocked out Juan Roldan to gain a singular boxing niche
November 09, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
When senior editor Sandy Padwe was growing up in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he often spent evenings at the 109th Field Artillery Armory in nearby Kingston, cheering on the local minor league pro...
Tom Watson, golf's slumping superstar, ended his drought, at the Nabisco
Talk about a
power serve. Steve Hinman aced me with a heave that cleared the net by at least
15 feet, causing me to lose the ball for a moment in the ceiling lights, and it
crashed at my feet like...
November 09, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
MIXED REVIEWS Ron Mix's clear and eloquent arguments on behalf of the professional football player (So Little Gain for the Pain, Oct. 19) should strike a sympathetic chord in anyone who works hard...
November 09, 1987 | Leigh Montville
Based on last season's statistics and approximate salaries, here's a novel way of looking at how a quintet of top players were paid for their performances in 1986-87.
November 09, 1987 | Curry Kirkpatrick