November 26, 1979 | Rick Telander
"Here, you'll like this," says George Randazzo, a 38-year-old Italian-American with fire in his eyes. Randazzo walks into a storage room and begins moving cardboard boxes around. "Now where is it?" he mutters,...
December 01, 1980 | Frank Deford
The violence in Raging Bull is ghastly and overdone. A nose crunches, broken for us to hear close up; copious amounts of blood gush out of orifices and gashes, drenching the ringside swells. To what purpose? There...
May 06, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz
•Don Rickles, upon being introduced to Nevada Attorney General Brian McKay at the Hagler-Hearns fight in Las Vegas: "If you'd put more criminals in jail, you could've had a seat closer to ringside."
July 07, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff And Robert Sullivan
•Abe Lemons, Oklahoma City basketball coach, on how he came within two strokes of winning a car at a golf tournament: "It was a hole-in-one contest and I had a three."
April 23, 1990 | Richard O'Brien
When it came to putting boxing on film, Thomas Edison had the right idea. Ninety-six years ago the inventor set up his kinetoscope in a laboratory in West Orange, N.J., and cranked away as world heavyweight champion...