June 12, 2006
By Nikolai Valuev, 32, his WBA heavyweight belt, with a third-round knockout of
Owen Beck. The 7-foot, 321-pound Russian (44--0) floored the smaller Jamaican
(Beck was giving up 101/2 inches and 80 pounds)...
May 26, 1980 | Frank Deford
There are some subjects that, despite seeming to be endlessly fascinating, can be totally covered in one movie. Take pool hustling. It's been done. The Hustler (the classic Jackie Gleason, the gorgeous Paul Newman,...
August 30, 1976 | Mike DelNagro
UNKNOWN LARRY LISCIOTTI CHALKED UP A TOURNEY FUNDED BY HIS OPPONENTS
August 28, 1972 | Barry McDermott
October 14, 1968
BILLIARDS—IRVING CRANE defeated Steve Mizerak in the final match to win the International Pocket Billiards Championship in New York. With a 13-2 won-lost record. Crane received $4,000 for first place; Joe Balsis,...