June 12, 1988 |
After Ivan Lendl won $583,200 and professed his love for the Stakes Match, and Pat (No) Cash learned the other meaning of love in tennis--as in zero--the game's creator, former football coach Chuck Fairbanks, was satisfied as he took stock of the three-day event last November. This, mind you, was before he saw the dismal television ratings, a mere blip on the graph.
December 29, 1987 |
Ivan Lendl, who has been the world's No. 1 tennis player for more than two years, ended weeks of speculation Monday by announcing, as predicted, that he will form his own management firm. The move means the end of Lendl's longtime association with ProServ, a Washington management firm that has represented him for eight years. Lendl's new firm, Spectrum Sports, Inc., of Greenwich, Conn., will provide promotional and financial service for him, and, eventually, other athletes.
November 3, 1987 |
See Michael Jordan drive. See him in his new Corvette convertible with the cellular phone and the sound system that could melt your molars and the windows so darkly tinted you can see only an outline, a shadow inside. The license plate hints at who the occupant of this rolling cocoon might be: Jump 23 . See Michael Jordan drive on. Look, this isn't just a car he's driving. No, it's also a product, which of course he endorses.