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People: Dec. 29, 1986

Call it Lawstyles of the Rich and Famous. Former Auto Magnate John De Lorean, Singer Wayne Newton and New York Mets Pitcher Dwight Gooden all had ; dates with...

Sport: Nine Strikes and You're Out

The bases are about to be loaded with no one out. It is the bottom of the eighth inning in Dodger Stadium. Fernando Valenzuela and Dwight Gooden, pitching's...

Sport: The Benefits Not in a Contract

There were better weeks than last for canceling a sport. Couldn't strikes be timed to follow a good drug bust, or any of the disgraces that once were rare...

A CHANGE IN STRIPES

No offense to Dwight Gooden, but those plans to do a TV movie about his life now seem laughable. For one thing, the Doctor is nowhere near as good as he was when...

The Jock as Fallen Idol

Of all the numbers Mike Tyson has generated -- the 36 knockouts, the half- dozen biographies, the hundreds of millions of dollars in arena and TV revenue -- the...

Sport: Dr. K Is King of the Hill

A baseball pitcher whom not even New York City can enlarge or exaggerate stands atop the hill and the heap at 21. Without counting the mound, which is also...

Sport: Springing for The Check

"It starts over every spring with or without you; maybe that's the trick of it," said the old catcher Paul Richards, who died last May. At least in spring...

Why One New York Mets Fans Jeered A No-Hitter

For 29 years, I’ve been a fan of the New York Mets. And for 29 years, I’ve waited for a Met to throw a no-hitter. I’m one of the lucky ones. Many New Yorkers...

Greg Maddux: Gentle Tamer Of The Brutes

If you think baseball is boring, you'll hate the games Greg Maddux pitches. At a time when hitters like Ken Griffey Jr. are thrilling teen fans bloated by a...

Notebook: Feb. 3, 1997

WINNERS & LOSERS THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF FAMILY VALUES [WINNERS] LOURDES MARIA Her Material Mom scores at the Golden Globes, then splits early after talking to...

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