August 13, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
CYCLING—GINTAUTUS UMARAS of the U.S.S.R. lowered the world record in the 5-km individual pursuit by 1.949 seconds, to 5:48.256, at a national tournament in Moscow. The previous record was set a year ago by the...
June 21, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
April 13, 1970
There are plenty of curious factors to ponder in the American League West. Lefthander Jim Kaat predicts that he will win more games for the Minnesota Twins because he has had a calcium deposit the size of a lime and...
April 14, 1969 | William Leggett
Billy Martin looks like Minnesota Skinny, the slick pool hall hustler ready to drop the eight ball in the side pocket or douse the lights and bolt away into the darkness if he misses. Hank Bauer looks like a Marine...
April 08, 1974
The world champion Oakland A's adopt the rather sophisticated view that happiness is not necessarily commensurate with success. If the A's can be characterized, it would have to be as unhappy warriors. They are...