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10 Questions for Mark Spitz

It's an Olympic feat that has not been equaled in 32 years--Mark Spitz's seven gold medals in swimming earned at the 1972 Games in Munich. This month his...

It's Coming Back to Me Now!

Who's heavyweight champ? Dunno. Muhammad Ali. Aren't the Celts on TV? O.K., a hint: not Spinks. Not which Spinks? There was Leon and there was Michael. How about...

Mark Spitz: Testing The Limits Of Middle Age

Q. It has been 18 years since you won at the Olympics. You are financially secure. You are married, with one child. Why are you doing this? A. In everyday life...

Swimming: Growing Up to the Legend

Swimmer Mark Spitz, then an 18-year-old high school graduate from Santa Clara, Calif., returned from the 1968 Olympics with two gold medals, one silver and one...

Spitz

Scene I: Mexico City, 1968. A gawky youngster of 18 who looks as if he could be Jerry Lewis' younger brother, perfunctorily addresses a putt. On the course...

Swimming: Water Baby to Beat

If there is one Olympic sport in which U.S. supremacy is secure, it is swimming. That was clear two weeks ago when the nation's top collegiate swimmers, led...

Olympics '72: Citius, Altius, Fortius

SIX months before the start of the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, a young Kenyan took up the 3,000-meter steeplechase because he was a failure in the...

Sport: Age of Amphibians

How can an American family protect its children from drugs, revolution and general hell raising? It might try keeping them wet. At least no generation has ever...

Boytox.

Botox is now being used by men, some of whom did not even run for President. The number of men in the U.S. who paid to get a series of tiny injections in their...

Pointing Fingers over Georgia

Zbigniew Brzezinski certainly knows his subject when it comes to relationships with the Russians ["Aug. 25"]. I would expect his practical experience to be more...

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