August 22, 2005
The greatest cyclist ever? Even Lance might agree that title belongs to Eddy Merckx. The Belgian star, who retired in 1978, had five Tour de France and five Giro d'Italia victories and won three world championships....
August 07, 1972
THE MAKING OF A PITCHERSirs:This Met fan congratulates you for your excellent article on the abilities of our Tom Seaver (Tom Terrific and His Mystic Talent, July 24). The crisp, lucid style of writing, the fine...
July 31, 1972 | Steve Englund
This year's Tour de France was a man-eater. Everyone sensed it from the beginning. Twenty-four hundred miles in 20 uneven laps—more than half of them in rugged mountains, some of which had not been included in the...
July 24, 1972 | John Underwood
Belgium's incomparable Eddy is sovereign of his sport, a pleaser of kings and a man who has made Merckxists of the masses throughout the world
July 17, 1972
With 165 bunkers and swirling winds, Scotland's elegant Muirfield lies in wait for Jack Nicklaus and his Grand Slam play. Dan Jenkins is there for Act III: The British Open.