September 10, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman
September 10, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
BOXING—PINKLON THOMAS scored a 12-round majority decision over Tim Witherspoon to win the WBC heavyweight title (page 54).
September 10, 1984 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Dolphin QB Dan Marino, who missed most of the preseason with a broken right index finger, completed 21 of 28 passes for 311 yards and five TDs in a 35-17 win over Washington (page 14).
October 08, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
PRO FOOTBALL—NFL: "Winning close games is Raider tradition, it doesn't matter who's wearing the uniform," said quarterback Jim Plunkett after Los Angeles overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat San Diego...
October 15, 1984 | Jill Lieber
New Orleans linebacker Jim Kovach, who made the tackle on Walter Payton's record-breaking six-yard carry in Chicago, enjoyed his moment in the spotlight.