•Johnny Bench, after shooting a double bogey, a triple bogey and a quintuple bogey in two rounds of play during the Cincinnati Metropolitan Amateur Golf Championship: "Gaylord Perry had the only...
Al Unser Jr. outlasted a pair of fierce, famous Indy rivals to win the rich Meadowlands Grand Prix
The Yankees' Rickey Henderson is having a heat wave and making his opponents sweat
July 08, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
After Anne White defied Wimbledon convention by wearing a bodysuit, her sexy attire was banned. But White had joined the pantheon of pioneers
Danny Miller booted five field goals to give Birmingham a dramatic 22-20 first-round victory over Houston in the USFL playoffs
July 08, 1985 | Tony Castro
July 08, 1985 | Armen Keteyian
Photographer Bill Eppridge is a fortunate man: His vocation and avocation complement each other almost perfectly. "It has occurred to me in recent years." says Eppridge, "that fly-fishing and...
Gary Pettis seems to be wearing wings as he glides around centerfield
Cubs manager Jim Frey was remembering what life was like before The Streak began. "We win six in a row, we're 3½ in front and our hurt guys are coming back," Frey said a few hours before the...
The 1985 season has seen an unusual number of unusual injuries. Some of them were very painful, so don't laugh:
PEDRO GUERRERO: The Dodger outfielder hit three homers to set the NL record for home runs in June with 15. He tied the major league mark held by Babe Ruth, Robert Johnson and Roger Maris.
July 08, 1985 | Schuyler Bishop
On Oct. 10, 1910, nearly seven years after the Wright brothers' first successful flight at Kitty Hawk, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst offered $50,000 to the first person who could fly...
The top shooters went for all the marbles at this national tourney.
The new, toned-down Bud Collins is a smash at the Wimbledon mike
Miller Barber won his third Senior Open championship in five attempts
July 08, 1985 | Jerome D. Lamb
I was, in my youth, not much of a ballplayer—no hit, no field, no arm. As a result, the highlights of my career were few and dim: an occasional pedestrian defensive play, a rare scratch single,...
July 08, 1985 | Alexander Wolff
July 08, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
BOWLING—TONY CARIELLO defeated top-seeded Mark Baker 204-154 to win $18,000 and the Kessler Open in Dublin, Calif.
July 08, 1985
DOUG MARTINVAN BUREN, OHIOMartin, a recent Van Buren High graduate and the 1984 U.S. Junior Amateur Golf champion, led his team to the state Class A title. In basketball, he averaged 12 ppg for...
July 08, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Being from Wisconsin, I always pull for Andy North, and I know of all the setbacks he has suffered during his career. It was good to see him win the U.S. Open again (, June 24). However, I was...