June 24, 1985 | Philip Singerman
It was a flawless morning in late spring. I was driving north along Highway A1A, the coast road, not far from Daytona Beach, Fla., when the low-slung roadster, traveling very fast, passed me from...
A BENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
•Benny Ayala, Cleveland Indians outfielder, after taking a called third strike with a 2 and 1 count on the scoreboard: "You can't trust anything these days."
June 24, 1985 | Barry McDermott
June 24, 1985 | Craig Neff
Wait until Earl
Weaver gets to Jim Russo's scouting report on the Red Sox and reads
"McNamara likes to bunt the cleanup hitter in Fenway...." The Boston
Red Sox bunt the cleanup hitter? In Fenway...
June 24, 1985 | Douglas S. Looney
On a poster over the desk of SI computer typesetter Joanne Cowen, an airborne Mikhail Baryshnikov executes a full leg extension. That's your first clue. Or she may mention in passing that the...
June 24, 1985 | Bruce Newman
Willie Banks broke the 10-year-old triple jump world record by three inches
Jeff Reardon is also saving games as he turns nasty boos into cheers
June 24, 1985 | Joy Duckett Cain
MacGregor Park in Houston's Third Ward has been the scene of riots, shootings, robberies and drug dealing. Nevertheless, from its tennis courts has come a player of shining talent, Zina Garrison....
June 24, 1985 | Bruce Anderson
Yankee manager Billy Martin held his fourth off-day workout of the year last Thursday, to the vexation of Don Mattingly, the 1984 American League batting champ. "Guys need a day off sometimes,"...
Happy Father's Day, Chuck Tanner. Tanner, manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, had a heavenly reprieve last Wednesday when rain washed out a game against St. Louis at Three Rivers Stadium. The rain...
GLENN WILSON: The Phillie outfielder drove in 15 runs, including two game-winners, and scored 10. He went 10 for 31, with four doubles, two triples and two homers as the Phils won five of seven.
Harvard's crew stormed from behind to beat Princeton at the nationals
WBC champ Pinklon Thomas KO'd Mike Weaver with a wicked right
June 24, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
June 24, 1985 | Steve Raymond
There's a haunting song about a wind they call Maria. It's a nice song, and Maria is a nice-name, but when I think of wind it usually brings other names to mind—names better left unspoken in...
June 24, 1985 | Norman Sklarewitz
Japan—land of flower-arranging, sumo wrestlers, geisha girls, the tea ceremony, motorboat racing....
June 24, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
BADMINTON—HAN JIAN of China defeated Morten Frost of Denmark 13-18, 15-10, 15-8 in the men's singles final at the fourth World Badminton Championships, in Calgary, Alberta.
June 24, 1985
SAM ANKERSONBROOKLYNSam, 12, capped an undefeated season (in sanctioned events) by winning his age group at the Junior National Squash Championship in Boston. He won all 11 tournaments he entered,...
June 24, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
SOCCER TRAGEDYSir:I was deeply moved by Clive Gammon's article (A Day Of Horror And Shame, June 10). I was at the game in Belgium. I was in the section where the wall and fence collapsed. I'm a...