LARRY FLEISHER (1930-89)
•Sean O'Grady, former lightweight champion and USA Network analyst, noting that many boxers go without showers for days before their bouts: "Talking to a fighter at a weigh-in is like learning to...
May 15, 1989 | Jack McCallum
Winning playoff games, that is. Montreal was daunting on defense as it pounded out a 3-1 lead over Philly
Everybody and his brother is trampling on Mats Wilander, whose reign as the world's No. 1 player lasted but four months
May 15, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
Author Robert Whiting has never been exactly conventional when it comes to selecting the locales where he settles in to write. His first book, The Chrysanthemum and the Bat—considered the...
During the seven months Roy Jones spent contemplating his professional debut, 10 of his 11 Seoul-mates started slugging for pay. Here's how the class of '88—its collective record is 24-0—shapes up:
May 15, 1989 | Hank Hersch
May 15, 1989 | Sarah Ballard
May 15, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
BLUE BEHAVIORThank you for George Plimpton's article on the New York Ranger fans who occupy Madison Square Garden's blue seats (The Wild Blue Yonder, April 3). As a die-hard Ranger fan, I read it...
May 15, 1989 | J.E. Vader
Wendy Williams beat two Chinese foes in the World Cup
May 15, 1989 | Peter Gammons
TELEPATHIC SPORTSWRITINGCardinals first baseman Pedro Guerrero apologized last week to manager Tom Lasorda for telling reporters that the Dodgers had treated him "like a dog" before he was traded...
May 15, 1989 | Robert Whiting
PRO BASKETBALL—In the opening round of the NBA playoffs, all but one of the four Western Conference series ended in three games. Among the victors, only the SuperSonics needed more. They dropped...
May 15, 1989
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May 15, 1989 | Dave Kindred
It's corporate bucks for Georgia Tech, zip for the players