Under A. Thomas Schomberg's knowing hand, shapes slowly emerge out of the formless lump of modeling wax. A man's head appears. Arms, legs, torso. Finally, a rock climber scaling an unseen...
•Billy Gardner, new manager of the Kansas City Royals, upon arriving in Fort Myers, Fla., for the first time in 25 years: "The last time I was here, Howard Johnson's sold only vanilla."
March 23, 1987 | E.M. Swift
That's the question facing the Red Sox, who have made boss Haywood Sullivan's son Marc their starting catcher
March 23, 1987 | Alexander Wolff
Somewhere in the not-too-distant past something fundamental happened to the NCAA tournament. The show became even bigger than the event. Oh, buzzer-beater finishes are still at the heart of it...
March 23, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
I like to study athletes for what they do well, what they do better than anyone," says staff writer Jaime Diaz. One of Diaz's favorite subjects is golf—and with good reason. Take this week's story...
Peerless Pirmin Zurbriggen clinched a third Cup title on capricious Mount Allan
March 23, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
March 23, 1987 | Bruce Newman
March 23, 1987
SEAN HIGGINSI can't help but get conflicting signals about the entire Sean Higgins situation (Signed, Sealed and Sorry, Feb. 23). It's hard to believe he never gave a "hoot" about UCLA. Preseason...
March 23, 1987 | John Nielson
The once woeful Whalers are fishing for a Stanley Cup
March 23, 1987 | Craig Neff
It's difficult to discuss Bowie Kuhn's autobiography, Hardball: The Education of a Baseball Commissioner (Times Books, $19.95) in a dispassionate manner. On the one hand, the book is a fascinating...
Undeterred by polio, Jack Keefe is a top backstroker at 71
The gamy place of the author's youth just isn't the same
March 23, 1987 | Tom Hughes
Alex Justin is a hotshot high school baseball player with an ego to match his skills. He knows he's destined to play in the pros, but he's secretly obsessed with what he calls the Moment, when all...
March 23, 1987 | Compiled by Cathrine Wolf
PRO BASKETBALL—In the Central, where the only tight division battle remains, Atlanta stretched its winning streak to 10—the NBA's longest this season—but still couldn't catch Detroit, which had...
March 23, 1987
TIMMY TURNERSAGINAW, MICH.Timmy, 8, a center on the Danti Tool & Die mite hockey team, scored five goals, three of them during a 26-second span in the final period, to rally Danti to a 7-6...
Woody Hayes was an apostle of primal struggle