SWEETNESS AND LIGHT IN THE NFL
•Garry Maddox, Phillies outfielder, after watching catcher Ozzie Virgil splash his $400 remote-controlled biplane into the Gulf of Mexico: "When they find the black box, it will confirm pilot error."
Larry Holmes pummeled an outmatched David Bey to score a 10th-round TKO, improve his record to 47-0 and retain his heavyweight championship in what was his last fight (maybe)
Bernie Kosar has about five million reasons to leave Miami for the NFL
March 25, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Tom Schneider blinked and tried adjusting the tint on his copy of USA Today. There, in the sports section, was a story saying that comedian Bill Cosby had phoned the Lehigh University basketball...
For senior writer Ron Fimrite, visiting Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays (page 70) was a warm trip down memory lane.
Developments and discoveries at the NFL owners' meetings in Phoenix:
March 25, 1985 | Demmie Stathoplos
Stanford's Pablo Morales is one nice guy who doesn't finish last
March 25, 1985 | Rob Buchanan
It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in the placid Poconos, but the Camelback Ski Area looks like the Pennsylvania Turnpike at rush hour. Seven thousand skiers swarm over 25 trails, speeding and...
It's comeback time for four major leaguers with a variety of woes
Rod Davis broke a three-way tie to win the Congressional Cup
March 25, 1985 | Ron Fimrite
March 25, 1985 | Jennifer Gomez
Deep in Alaska's Chugach National Forest several hikers are busy clearing rocks and fallen trees from the site where a cabin will be built. Meanwhile, across the Pacific, Maui's Haleakala National...
March 25, 1985 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN
PRO BASKETBALL—Centers were very much the center of attention, most notably Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who netted his 33,000th career point as the Lakers whipped their L.A. rivals, the Clippers, 123-112...
March 25, 1985
TIM TRIEBOLDPORTERFIELD, Wis.
March 25, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
UP, UP AND AWAY GO SALARIESSir:As a basis for comparison with your March 4 cover story on baseball player salaries, I have enclosed a copy of your Oct. 7, 1968 cover featuring the St. Louis...