October 09, 1978 | Kelso F. Sutton
When Terry Todd writes about strong men, as he does about Allen Turner, the champion arm wrestler, in the story beginning on page 56, he knows whereof he writes. The only time he competed, he won the Texas state...
October 24, 1977 | Jonathan Yardley
Many writers nowadays are trying to write about sports from a larger perspective, to treat sports as a manifestation—and an important one—of American society. Few of them are succeeding. Too often the genre that...
September 06, 1976 | Edited by William Oscar Johnson
OLD KICKERS NEVER DIE...
September 22, 1975 | Sarah Pileggi
December 23, 1974 | William O. Johnson
Umpires may be replaced by sensors, football scored like figure skating, tennis played in the nude and butterflies used as game balls