April 22, 1985 | Arnold Schechter
Former Chicago Cub Ron Santo will remember one at bat long after the other 8,142 have been forgotten.
April 22, 1985
HENRY ROCHELLEHOLLY RIDGE, N.C.Rochelle, a freshman rightfielder for Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., set two NCAA Division I records and tied another in a 38-0 drubbing of Radford, going...
April 22, 1985 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Detroit's Isiah Thomas made 21 assists in a 102-96 victory over Washington to bring his season total to 1,110 and break the NBA record of 1,099 set by Kevin Porter of the...
April 22, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
NO. 1 CATSSir:How about them Cats? Congratulations to coach Rollie Massimino and his upstart NCAA champions. Villanova truly is a team of destiny. Curry Kirkpatrick (Shooting The Lights Out, April...
MINNIE AND CLEVE LOVE BERNIE
•George Steinbrenner, New York Yankee owner, on whether he preferred his thoroughbreds to his ballplayers: "I like my horses better because they can't talk to sportswriters."
Marvin Hagler unleashed an all-out assault against Thomas Hearns to retain his middleweight crown
April 22, 1985 | Barry McDermott
April 22, 1985 | Douglas S. Looney
Star player John Williams, under indictment in the Tulane scandal, is facing an unpredictable future
From time to time the name Wilbur Wood pops up on the editors' list of projected stories. You remember Wood; he was the Chicago White Sox knuckleballer who, in 1972 and again in 1973, won 24...
April 22, 1985 | William Leggett
Destroyed by fire, New Jersey's Garden State Park has been lavishly rebuilt by bustling Robert Brennan
Solidified by three ex-Trail Blazers, the Nuggets headed into the playoffs after their most successful NBA season ever
Curiously, two sports films released recently choose to preach about how difficult it is for a modern woman to create a professional identity. How do you figure 'em out? Last year it was girls...
Little noted for a perfect ending to 1984, Mike Witt opened to little note
April 22, 1985 | Henry Hecht
The first pitch of the season was four hours away, and Pete Rose, player, manager and living legend, was taking the cellophane wrapping off his new black bats. Ty Cobb was 94 hits away. "I did a...
GARY CARTER: The Mets' new catcher hit three game-winning home runs, including a dramatic 10th-inning shot on Opening Day, as New York won its first five games for its best start ever.
While John McNamara, the Red Sox' new manager, could smile as his sluggers piled up the runs last week, the Yankees' Yogi Berra had to be fairly glum, wondering if he had much of a future. After...
Mario Andretti won the Long Beach Grand Prix by conserving his fuel
Both the winner and the venerable race itself suffered from cramps
April 22, 1985 | William Nack
All his life, Angelo Dundee has had problems. For instance:
April 22, 1985 | Richard Phelan
"Is there a sign or something, so we'll know when we get there?" my friend asked dubiously. We were talking on the phone, arranging to meet at Enchanted Rock.
April 22, 1985 | Rob Buchanan
It was a good thing Jacques Vaucher's godfather was a toymaker, because as a child Vaucher went through more than his share of model cars. "I was always outside in a sand pile, wrecking them," he...
April 22, 1985 | Sue Hubbell
Every spring I begin cutting my firewood for the upcoming winter. It should be cut months ahead of time so it will dry and cure. Last year I didn't get started until June, almost too late to be...