Chances are you've never heard of him; yet the Baseball Hall of Fame is incomplete without his plaque, and the game owes him a profound debt of gratitude. His name is William Ambrose Hulbert. He...
February 26, 1990 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Rick Pitino, Kentucky basketball coach, when asked about one of his team's defensive alignments: "That's our mother-in-law set—constant nagging and harassment."
After Dale Earnhardt met a bizarre fate, Derrike Cope plucked a last-lap win at Daytona
February 26, 1990 | Jay Greenberg
After 10 seasons, Wayne Gretzky is feeling the wear and tear of life in the NHL. That spells trouble for the Kings
February 26, 1990 | Alexander Wolff
February 26, 1990 | Donald J. Barr
Among the more than 60,000 fans at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Oct. 17, when the earthquake stopped the World Series, was professional golfer Patty Sheehan. Like everyone else at the game,...
February 26, 1990 | Douglas S. Looney
February 26, 1990 | Jack McCallum
February 26, 1990
THE STEELERS' GLORY DAYSThank you for Peter King's essay about the Pittsburgh Steelers' super years (The Steel Age, Jan. 22). As a youngster in the San Francisco Bay Area, I became caught up in...
February 26, 1990 | Peter Gammons
PLUCK OF THE IRISH
MEN:Carlton Screen, a 6-foot senior guard for Providence, scored 29 points, including the Friars' last eight, in a 94-90 victory over third-ranked Georgetown. Screen then pumped in 23 points in a...
Out of Africa have come generations of dominant runners, forged by the rigors and customs of Kenya's Great Rift Valley
February 26, 1990 | Richard Yallop
Glen Housman should soon be the undisputed 1,500 king
February 26, 1990 | Compiled by James E. Reynolds
PRO BASKETBALL—The four-day All-Star break didn't cool off the Central Division-leading Pistons. They had seven players in double figures—but not one with more than 20 points—as they beat the...
February 26, 1990
MARY LU SILKJOLIET, ILL.Silk, 61, a housewife, shot a final round of 82 to defeat Tana Gray by 12 strokes in the women's championship of the Joliet Country Club. It was her 22nd victory in this...
South Africa must still be barred from international sports