THE NCAA'S HOME COOKING
•Frank Layden, Utah Jazz coach, to a newspaper fashion editor who had called for an interview: "You don't want me. Pat Riley spends more on a haircut than I do on a sports jacket."
March 17, 1986 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Walter (the Truth) Berry was a devastating force as St. John's claimed the Big East tournament
The U.S. survived its first-round match against Ecuador, but its Davis Cup prospects are shaky
March 17, 1986 | Bob Kravitz
Chicago Blackhawk Troy Murray has suddenly emerged as one of the NHL's biggest two-way stars
March 17, 1986 | Donald J. Barr
When we asked Roy Blount Jr. to do a story on the 100th anniversary of The Sporting News, we knew he would find the story to his liking. "I was just going to read some back issues," says Blount,...
March 17, 1986 | Kenny Moore
March 17, 1986 | E.M. Swift
March 17, 1986 | Roger Jackson
Michigan made very quick work of Indiana to take the Big Ten crown
DAN PALOMBIZIO: Ball State's 6'8" forward hit 24 of 38 shots from the field, 25 of 30 free throws and had 33 rebounds in three games as the Cardinals won the MidAmerican tournament and an NCAA bid.
It has been nearly a dozen years since Evel Knievel went down in history—literally—trying to jump Idaho's Snake River Canyon. Thousands of Evel worshipers had gathered on the crumbling rim to give...
March 17, 1986 | Ron Fimrite
Charlie Briley is a ramrod-straight, Southern-bred gentleman with a shock of silver hair and a face profoundly furrowed by the good life. On this spring night, seated as always on his stool at the...
PRO BASKETBALL—Washington politicians routinely flip-flop on the issues, and now the local NBA team has done a major about-face of its own. On Tuesday, the Bullets were embarrassed by the lowly...
March 17, 1986
HUGH LaBOSSIERSEATTLELaBossier, a senior at Yale, won the U.S. men's amateur hardball squash racquets championship in New York City. LaBossier defeated Kenton Jernigan, a Harvard senior and...
March 17, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
HOCKEY'S HIT MENSir:I felt compelled to drop you a line and commend you on your well-documented article on hockey in the Feb. 17 issue (Hockey? Call It Sockey). I have many of the same feelings,...