July 06, 1998 | Jeff Pearlman
November 13, 1961
April 13, 1998 | Richard Hoffer
Exactly when athletes became software is hard to pinpoint. They were always a little larger than life, but for a long time, no matter their increasing fame or wealth, it was possible to think of them as human beings....
November 18, 1996 | Merrell Noden
June 4, 1956
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March 22, 1993 | Pat Putnam
"I think that is my only problem," former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson says, and a few feet away Mickey Alan, his brother-in-law, turns his face away to hide a grin. Alan has one of the oddest jobs in boxing:...