Bring on the Brinks truck, boys—Babe Ruth is a free agent
•Ed Temple, who has coached eight women's Olympic track gold medalists during his 38 years at Tennessee State: "I'm the only man alive whose wife approves of him going around with fast women."
December 18, 1989 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Sugar Ray Leonard, 33, beat Roberto Duran, 38, in a fight dedicated to posterity
Even in defeat, the Broncos showed why they're the AFC's best hope for the Super Bowl
December 18, 1989 | Kenny Moore
December 18, 1989 | Jay Greenberg
Led by a new star, Pierre Turgeon, a surprising but confident Buffalo has taken over the NHL's top spot
December 18, 1989 | Mike D'Orso
It was six hours before my flight would leave for Portugal, and I was finishing my packing, searching for a spot to stuff my basketball. Actually, my Wilson Pro 1000 hardly looked like a...
Most of the books born of the running boom have been upbeat—even smug—accounts of fulfillment through exercise. Emphatically, that is not the case with Dark Marathon: The Mary Wazeter Story...
When Dorothy Hester Stenzel was 17, in 1927, she was a shy blue-eyed blonde who had a way with a biplane. At 21 she was barnstorming the Midwest and Southwest, performing aerobatics at air-shows...
December 18, 1989 | Geoffrey Norman
The competition was more than an hour away, but many of the contestants had already arrived and were warming up vigorously. Most of them sat in a section of bleachers at one end of a large arena...
December 18, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
BIG-TIME SOLUTIONS (CONT.)
December 18, 1989 | Jack McCallum
Season after season, coach Bob Hurley finds it increasingly difficult to kid his kids. Hurley, who is a Hudson County (N.J.) probation officer eight hours a day and the leader of Jersey City's St....
A SOBER BOUNTY BOWL
Oilers at Bengals. The Bengals hate the Oilers. They think coach Jerry Glanville's boys are a dirty, fight-starting bunch. Last year, in the Oilers' 41-6 rout of the Bengals at the Astrodome,...
A BATTLE OF TITANESSES
MEN: Tracy Shelton, a 6-foot sophomore guard for West Virginia, scored 36 points on 12-of-24 shooting—including 6 of 10 three-pointers—in a 97-93 double OT upset of Pittsburgh. Shelton also had 23...
December 18, 1989 | Joe Wise
Hoops for the 45-and-over set isn't the game you know
December 18, 1989 | Douglas S. Looney
December 18, 1989 | Shannon Brownlee
Colorado digs honor WW II'S 10th Mountain Division
PRO BASKETBALL—The Spurs and the Jazz took over coleadership of the Midwest Division from the Nuggets: Utah used a strong defense to defeat the Cavs 94-80, the Mavs 107-97 and the Rockets 104-90...
December 18, 1989
CHAD SATTLERLAMOINE, MAINEChad, a senior striker for Ellsworth High, scored all the goals as the 16-0-1 Eagles shut out Orono High 4-0 to win their sixth consecutive Class B Eastern Maine soccer...